Private House Open to the Public (Sankakuya [Triangle House]) Private House Open to the Public (Sankakuya [Triangle House])

  • The signboard of a salt shop still remains.

  • An example of a past household livelihood is exhibited.

  • An intriguing interior with an unusual floor plan

Sankakuya is a house built in a triangular shape to fit the shape of the narrow alleyway. It is also called the ship-shaped house because of its appearance. This house is an example of the skills and techniques of shipbuilders to make the most of the land, and has become one of the symbols of Shukunegi. This building was in use until 2006.


Address 448 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 Period 4月〜11月中旬
Opening Times Open from 9:00-16:00 on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 April until late November. *Open everyday in August
Closed Weekdays *Open everyday in August
Prices Adults: 300JPY / Junior High School Students and under: 150JPY / Pre-schoolers and under: Free
Pet No
Assistance dog No
Assistance in Foreign Languages No

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

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