Nihon Minka-en is the open-air museum where more than 20 traditional
farm houses have been removed.
It is located about 15 km northwest of JR Kawasaki station. It is in Ikuta Ryokuchi park.
This museum was opened in 1967.
Most of houses were built in the 17-19th centuries in various regions in east Japan.
They have thatched roofs and are built of wood.
Seven houses are designated as a nationally important cultural assets.
|Photo by Rettou-Houmotsukan|