Inaba Shimo Yashiki

The Inaba were the feudal lords of the Usuki Domain in present-day Oita for most of the Edo Period. When the domains were abolished in the late 19th Century the famiy were made peers and moved to Tokyo

Shimo Yashiki means “lower samurai residence”, bvut what it means in this case is “second home”. In the first decade of the twentieth century this large residence wwas built for them to

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