Private House Open to Public (Seikuro’s Residence) Private House Open to Public (Seikuro’s Residence)

  • Seikuro's Residence used to be a popular inn.

  • High ceilinged, glamorously lacquered living room

  • A spacious drawing room with tatami mats indicates a luxurious livelihood.

Seikuro's Residence used to be the house of a shipping agent, who made his fortune from the late 19th century to the 20th century. The house was later sold to the Seikuro Family. The building is considered to have been built in the middle of the 19th century. This building boasts the highest levels of materials and construction skills of the times, such as lacquered doors made from Japanese zelkova and cedar.

Overview

Address 400 Shukunegi, Sado, Niigata
Access Approx. 10 minutes by car from Ogi Port
Nearest bus stop Approx. 1 minute on foot from Shukunegi bus stop on the Shukunegi Line
Opening Times 9:00-16:00 (Closing time varies depending on the season.)
Closed Open 365 days a year
Prices Adults: 400JPY / Elementary and Junior High School Students: 200JPY

PLEASE SHOW RESPECT TO LOCAL RESIDENTS. Please do not litter or smoke while walking.