Overview of the Fukushima City MINKA-EN, Japan
Fukushima City MINKA-EN (the Fukushima City Historical Architecture Park) recreates the surrounding of the northern area (Kenpoku area) of Fukushima Prefecture that existed from the Mid-Edo to Meiji Era (around 1700-1912). The Park is about 110,000㎡ wide, and landscaped as the gardens and fields with traditional structures from that time. The centerpieces of the park's architectural works are private homes that were relocated from northern area (Kenpoku area). There are also a theater from Yanagawa Village (now Date City), an inn, a restaurant and storehouses from fukushima City, and a private house from Aizu area. Many of the buildings are designated as cultural properties of Japan, Fukushima Prefecture, or Fukushima City.
You can experience
You can see the Fukushima City Historical Architecture
"The Former Hirose-za Theater"
●Important Cultural Property of Japan
7-1, Kitamotomachi, Yanagawa-machi, Date-gun
20th year of Meiji, 1887 (estimated)
□Area: 785.52㎡ (includes cellar of 54.08㎡)
This theater building was constructed in 1887 next to the Hirose river that flows through the town of Yanagawa, and it was used for plays.
"Kakujiken"(Later called "Koyo-Kan")
●Important Cultural Property of Fukushima City
3-33 Kitamachi, Fukushima City
late Edo period, late 1800s (estimated)
□Area: (East structure)75.07㎡ (North structure)144.92㎡
This structure was originally built in Kitamchi, Fukushima City as an inn and restaurant in the latter half of the Edo era. It is known as being the site various important historical eventshave taken place in this house.
At Fukushima City MINKA-EN, you can meet many flowers
Spring (April to June)
Japanese Flowering Dogwood
Asian skunk cabbage
Summer(July to August)
Autumn (September to October)
red spider lily
fragrant orange-colored olive
Winter (December to March)
Far East Amur adonis
GUIDE BOOK , MINKA-EN （ENGLISH）
|FILE NAME||Download link||File Size|
|GUIDE BOOK ENGLISH||Download||18.0MB|
|Open:||9:00 ～ 16:30|
|Closed:||Every Tuesday（In the case that a public holiday falls on a Tuesday, the park will be closed on the following weekday）
New Year’s holiday （Dec 29～Jan 3）