Nihon Minkaen (Japanese Open-Air Folk House Museum)

Exterior

Date: 

17th-19th centuries

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Notes: 

Emukai House, built between the late 17th century and the early 18th century. It is a style of steep-sloped roof style house called Gassho Zukuri. It is from a village in the Toyama Prefecture where snowfall was heavy, hence the sharply inclined roof.

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Image Source: 

The Trustees of Columbia University, Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology

Image Date: 

May, 2010