Marudai fanmaker (forest of education)

Marudai fanmaker (forest of education) まるだいおおぎや(ぶんきょうのもり)
Historical building which conveys water transportation culture of Nagai in now
One of the merchant's families who prospered in water transportation of Mogami River which had history for about 350 years from the Edo era in corner of forest of education through the Showa era. As valuable thing leaving old state from late Tokugawa period to Meiji, the Taisho era, is appointed in "Yamagata Prefecture designation tangible cultural property" in 2003.
Beautiful eating house, shops with thick mortar walls of lattice door facing the Tokamachi Street form a line, and there is the shop gate in for a moment when it took of dark blue noren in the meantime, and miso granary, granary for unhulled rice and all seven continuing buildings which prayer bill that the name of an era in main building, incorporation, 1832 was written remains are kept and leave typical building placement of the upper grade merchant's family of lower Nagai district including facilities "nyu rekawado" which used tableware and tool, waterway at the time. Plan exhibitions using Kura are held and can observe. We can indulge in feeling that totally skidded in time in the Edo era including garden where roof of thatch and old garden lantern are left.
House and lot of business magnate "Marudai fanmaker" of Mogami River water transportation was donated to Nagai-shi, and maintenance restoration was carried out from 1990. Kozo Naganuma of the present head of a household is sculptor, and work is released attached to "Kozo Naganuma carving and modeling building" in donation, mansion from 1995 by citizen, too. Around central room Chuubee, Naganuma house in site of about 700 tsubos, designated shop, shop with thick mortar walls, Uchikura, room Kura, six of new room the prefecture in 2005. These six tell in both buildings which supported living of "merchant's family of the Meiji period", the living in coming ages; is valuable at all. Of room Kura, son treating incorporation, customer putting shop with thick mortar walls and life article to put joining hands hut of central room and thatched roof root, thing to drop, and to sell in sliding door and box stairs, shop of shop away away to be newly-married; newly rooms integrally with passage and garden is made, and all citizen's is thrown open.
  • Name Marudai fanmaker (forest of education)
  • Location 1-11-7, Tookamachi, Nagai-shi
  • Phone number 0238-88-4151
  • Business Hours 10:00-16:30
  • Closed The end of Monday Sunday and Monday (the next day is closed days when Monday is holiday.)
    From December 29 to March 31
  • Admission Free
  • Access Than Yamagata Railroad Flower Nagai Line Nagai Station from in a 7-minute walk (800m) or Ayamekoen Station a 5-minute walk (500m)
  • Parking lot Available
  • Contact information Forest of education
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  • Remarks In the forest of education, it is from merchant's family "Marudai fanmaker" who prospered in Mogami River water transportation "Kozo Naganuma carving and modeling building" displaying work of sculptor Kozo Naganuma representing Showa "small cherry tree building" of former Nishiokitama-gun government office.
  • Others ※In the case of admission of "Kozo Naganuma carving and modeling building", admission charges are necessary.
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