Facilities & Locations

Former Shirai Family Residence Front Gate

Former Shirai Family Residence Front Gate

Nagaya Gate with a Rest Area Inside the 20-meter-long Gate House

  • 15 min
  • Free
  • Open
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Built in 1846, it was moved to its current location in 2000. A massive gate serving as living quarters for one of the Sanada clan’s vassals, the samurai Shirai, and others.
Today, it is a free rest space where you can get information and also where the Association of Volunteers for Matsushiro Cultural Heritages serves tea.

Highlights of Former Shirai Family Residence Front Gate

Hirokoji (Wide Street)

Hirokoji (Wide Street)

Tour of the inside

Tour of the inside

Cultural Heritage Volunteers

Cultural Heritage Volunteers

Location・Opening Hours・InquiriesInquiry

Location
〒381-1231
204-3 Matsushiro, Matsushiro-machi, Nagano
Inquiries
TEL:0120-691-792
Hours
9:00~17:00(Tea served until 15:00)
Closed
Generally open year-round

Admission fee

FREE

Access ・ Parking lot

Public transportation
Bus:
30 min from Nagano Station’s Zenkoji exit.
Board the Alpico Bus (No. 30) bound for Matsushiro at boarding point #3.
Get off at the Matsushiro-eki stop and walk 3 min.
Private vehicle
10 min from the Nagano Interchange
Parking
Sananda Treasures Museum Parking
(5 min walk to the Former Shirai Family Residence Front Gate)
Lot: 3 large-size buses and around 70 regular vehicles
Accessibility
Multipurpose toilet
Accessible parking spaces:
 Former Shirai Family Residence Front Gate: 1
 Front of the Sananda Treasures Museum: 1
 Municipal parking lot: 2