The House of Igura (Matsuda Old House)


Igura no Yakata(The house of Igura) is a beautiful white walled house with plaster finishing that attracts public attention. This house, built at the end of the Edo era, was used as a branch family house of a landlord who made a fortune from producing candles. A lattice door was installed at the entrance of the house along the street. A living room with glass windows on the first floor, windows on the second floor covered by a iron door,a room with vaulted ceilings, and the extensive garden on the premises are unique. The house has been opened to the public since 1998. The house also has rooms for conferences and is used as various purposes.
Rental fee of a conference room: 60yen-160 yen per hour.
Place: Yoshiimachi, Ukiha-shi (National Traditional Important Cultural Properties)
Site area: 1,329.13 square meters
The main house: 400.85 square meters
Guide dogs permitted.

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 839-1321 福岡県うきは市吉井町1103-1
Address 1103-1, Yoshimachi, Ukiha-city, Fukuoka
Telephone Number 0943-75-3343(うきは市教育委員会 生涯学習課)
Contact Lifelong Learning Division, Education Board, Ukiha-city
Open 9am-4:30pm.
Closed Holiday: Monday (Tuesday becomes holiday when Monday is a national holiday).
Price Free admission.
Car Park No parking.
Access A 15 minute walk from JR Chikugo-Yoshii station.

*Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.


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