Kakunodate Conservation Area of Traditional Buildings

In the Samurai District, signboards denote the20171214_111544.jpgKakunodate Conservation Area of Traditional Buildings,” which read:
“The landscape of traditional villages and towns, which pass on the historical environment to the present day, constitute a precious cultural heritage indispensable to our understanding of our country’s history and culture.”
The landscape of samurai houses in Omotemach and Higashikatsurakucho was designated as a “conservation area of important traditional buildings” in 1976.
National Agency of Culture, Akita Prefecture, and Semboku City”

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