On this tour, you will virtually visit the Kusakabe Heritage House, which is one of the most beautiful Japanese architectural works, with a professionally licensed guide. You will learn interesting facts about the merchant family who built it and the beautiful town of Hida, Takayama. Please enjoy this virtual tour from the comfort of your couch!
Surrounded by the magnificent nature of the Northern Alps in Takayama, the Kusakabe Family Residence (Kusakabe Folk Crafts Museum), an important cultural property, stands majestically in a corner of the town that retains the atmosphere of a samurai period’s castle town. You will learn the history and culture of the building, which is praised around the world as a masterpiece of architecture during the samurai period.
During the 60-minute tour, you will enjoy not only the company of an excellent guide but also a wonderful song written by a local singer!
We will be taking you on a virtual time-traveling experience where you will learn about the life and business of the wealthy merchant family in Hida and the architectural value of their house. You will also get a glimpse of the excellent skills of Hida's master carpenters and authentic Japanese folk crafts which are featured at this museum. This is an interactive tour with fun and friendly quizzes and other entertaining sessions!
Highlights1. You will virtually travel to Kusakabe Heritage House, which is a National Important Cultural Asset. Thanks to the detailed explanation by our professional guide, people who are not familiar with architecture or Japanese history, and those who don't usually visit museums can also enjoy the tour!
What to Prepare* Be ready with your Zoom account 5 minutes before the tour.
All tour schedules are shown in Japan time.
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