Kyu Asakura House

旧朝倉家住宅Kyu Asakura House (Kyu Asakura-ke Jutaku, 旧朝倉家住宅) is the former residence of the Asakura family who were the landlord of this area. The prefix kyu means "former."
This traditional-style residence was built in 1919 by Asakura Torajiro, the then head of the family, who was also a rice dealer and later became a politician of the local government. The buildings standing on this site is designated as Important Cultural Properties.
It's a 5-minute walk from Tokyu Toyoko Line Daikan'yama Station.

House building
Asakura House
Asakura House
Asakura House
Middle garden
Asakura House
Storage
Asakura House
Garden
Asakura House
Asakura House
Kyu Asakura House
Hours 10am-6pm (-4:30pm Nov-Feb); 100yen; closed Mon (next day if holiday) & Dec 29-Jan 3
29-20 Sarugakucho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo MAP
Access: 5-min walk from Tokyu Toyoko Line Daikan'yama Station
Area guide around this site