Inaba Family Merchant House – Gosho Inaba Honke

ABOUT
THIS
SPOT

The Inaba family were wealthy merchants who lived in Kumihama. At first they earned money through production of malted rice during the Edo Period. They used their money to start a very successful shipping business focusing on coastal trade. They built the main building 130 years ago, it is a nationally registered tangible cultural property.

You can now visit a reproduction of the mansion. At the restaurant “Ginshou-Tei,” which has existed for 215 years. Here you can enjoy bara-zushi, a local specialty and a freshly-made staple, “bota-mochi” (rice cake with sweet bean taste).

You can also purchase local Kumihama souvenirs at the shop.

There is no entrance fee.

OTHER
FACTS

Nearby Points of Interest:

 

Kumihama Bay – Sightseeing

Mt. Kabutoyama Observation Deck – Sightseeing

Nyoiji – Cultural Sightseeing

 

Reception Garden – Restaurant

Aonone – Restaurant

waterside cottage Heron – Restaurant

Kumihama SANKAIKAN – Restaurant & Gift Shop

 

 

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DETAILS

Address
3102 Kumihama-cho, Kyotango City, Kyoto Prefecture
Business Hours
Open 9 am to 4 pm
Holidays
Closed every Wednesday
Website
http://www.inabahonke.com/

(Japanese only)