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Kurando Terashima's House

Kurando Terashima's House

The former residence of Kurando Terashima – a middle-class samurai belonging to the Maeda clan – the house was constructed in the second half of the 18th century and offers a glimpse into the life and homes of the middle-class during the Edo Period.

 

Kurando Terashimas was an influential official and accomplished painter, who held a prominent position in Kanazwa through his life (1777-1837). Since 1974 his former residence has been open to the public and preserved as an important cultural property. English-language pamphlets are available on-site.