Tourist attraction

Furue Shoji & Kanke Nagayamon

1. Furue Shoji & Kanke Nagayamon

1. Furue Shoji & Kanke Nagayamon

2. Furue Shoji & Kanke Nagayamon

2. Furue Shoji & Kanke Nagayamon

1. Furue Shoji & Kanke Nagayamon
2. Furue Shoji & Kanke Nagayamon

The Chofu Mori Clan announced "Tatsu Toyoura Kachu Ittoka protocol" in Tenpo era to set the limit for building a new house by the social position of the Clansman.

The unique point about this castle town Chofu is the structure of houses facing the street with elements of the gate, terrace houses, mud walls, stone walls and the gardening style inside them. As the structure,, the stone walls were built above the site first. The mud walls were built additionally on top of them. Usually, these walls are only kept bare without covered by mortar.

Location Chofu Furueshojicho, Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Access (1) 10 minutes by bus from JR Sanyo main line Chofu station
→10 minutes walk from "Jokamachi Chofu" Bus stop
(2) 23 minutes by bus from JR Shimonoseki station
→10 minutes walk from "Jokamachi Chofu" Bus stop
(3) 20 minutes by car from Chugoku Expressway Shimonoseki IC
Website http://www2.city.shimonoseki.yamaguchi.jp/
Office of Inquiry Shimonoseki Board of Education Cultural Properties Preservation Section Tel. No. 083-254-4697

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