Ishitani Residence

Local name石谷家住宅
Location上町, Chizu, Tottori, Japan

The Ishitani Residence is a family residence in Chizu, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. In the Edo period Chizu flourished as one of Japan's largest shukuba or post stations, the Chizushuku. The Ishitani family, an upper-class family, built a residence in the area. In the early 20th century the residence was greatly expanded by incorporating Western-style elements into the Japanese-style structure. The residence is spread across two floors and forty rooms. The Ishitani Residence is an important part of the Itaibara settlement. A number of its buildings have been designated Important Cultural Properties and its gardens are a registered Place of Scenic Beauty.

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Address Japan

Coordinates 35°16'12.477" N 134°13'49.112" E

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