19th Century Mori Residence and Shipping Agency

A must if you are heading to the Iwase area
Built in 1878, and designated an “Important Cultural Property” in 1994, this Edo style residence was the home and office of one of the leading shipping agency families in Iwase. In the 17th century, unusually stout sailing ships called kitamaebune (northern-bound ship) were developed to carry goods between Hokkaido and major southern Japanese ports, bringing commerce and wealth to Iwase.
Address 108 Hiagshi-Iwasemachi
Hours 9:00 - 17:00 (last admission 16:30)
Closed Around the New Year’s Day, temporary closures
Cost Adults: ¥100 (¥90), Children: ¥50 (¥40)
The cost in brackets is for groups of 20 or more people
Children enter for free on weekends and nat. hol.
Access 10-min walk from “Higashi Iwase” tram stop (Portram)
30 min by car from Toyama IC

Street view