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Japan's oldest remaining company housing (#9)

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  3. 10 beds
  4. 1.5 baths
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The oldest remaining official residence and company housing in Japan. Situated within the historic silver mining town of Ikuno that has been designated as a national important cultural landscape. These "Koushataku" houses were built by the Mitsubishi Corporation around 1876 and are now designated cultural properties of Asago CIty. In such a historic building, you can experience accommodation while thinking about the life of the past.

The space
Normally, the former Ikuno Mine staff dormitory (Koushataku ) is a tour facility, including the administration building on the premises.

There are 5 buildings, of which building 7 is an actor from Ikuno who is indispensable for Akira Kurosawa's work. It is a memorial hall where Takashi Shimura (1905-1982)'s movie appearance records and relics are exhibited.

Accommodation is available in buildings 9 and 19, both of which are nostalgic buildings from the Meiji era. Guests can enjoy the life and culture of the mining town while remembering the past.

Building No. 9 mainly displays nostalgic daily necessities from the early Showa period to the '30s of the Showa period.

It also features a traditionally styled kettle bath that can't be seen in modern homes. Please experience it.

What this place offers

Garden view
Mountain view
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Central air conditioning
Bathtub
Shared backyard – Fully fenced
Hair dryer
Security cameras on property

Where you’ll be

Asago, Hyogo, Japan

Guests can freely and leisurely explore Ikuno town and its Silver Mining history. Discover the rest of which Asago City has to offer such as the Takeda Castle ruins which is a sight to behold during "unkai" the sea of clouds. In addition, the area retains a vast amount of nature and over 1200 years of history, including some interesting French influences from the industrialization period.

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The property is operated in collaboration with the Ikuno Town autonomous council to support efforts for regional revitalization. The purpose is to develop a special and authentic Japanese countryside experience in the silver mining town of Ikuno.
The property is operated in collaboration with the Ikuno Town autonomous council to support efforts for regional revitalization. The purpose is to develop a special and authentic J…

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Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Rated 4.92 out of 5 from 13 reviews.