Kaisho no Yakata Kyu Kamei-tei (Former Kamei residence)

Japanese and Western-style housing difficult to reproduce with modern technology

The Kaisho no Yakata Kyu Kamei-tei (former Kamei residence) is a historical building built in 1924 by the first president of Kamei Corporation in Shiogama. It uses Japanese and Western-style housing architectural style, which incorporates a Western sensibilities into a traditional Japanese building, and is a building of such extremely high historical value that is difficult to reproduce with modern technology.


Guided tours are being offered of the Shiogama-jinja Shrine and the surrounding area for visitors. It is located on the left-hand side of the hill behind the Shiogama-jinja Shrine, so stop by on your way to visit "Shiogama-sama."


During the Hinamatsuri (Girls' Day), you can also see hinamatsuri decorations adorn the inside of the building.

General Information

Address
宮城県塩竈市宮町5-5
Prices
Free
Opening Times
10:00-15:30 (Entry closes 15 minutes before closing)
Closures
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and the New Year's holiday period (closes on a temporary basis when reserved for events)
Directions
10 minutes on foot from Hon-Shiogama Station on the JR Senseki Line
Car Park
No

Contact

Telephone Number
022-364-0686

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