Teranishi-ke Abeno Nagaya (The Teranishi Family’s Abeno Townhouses) 0

These classic townhouses are the only nagaya-style residences in all of Japan registered as a National Tangible Cultural Property. Held in high regard for the use of the underlying historical structure in a way that harmonizes with the surrounding townscape, the townhouses won the Mayor’s Choice Award in the 26th Osaka Machinami Awards.

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  • Open

    Same as occupant restaurant
  • Closed

    Same as occupant restaurant

Constructed in 1932 before World War II, this nagaya-style row of townhouses is two stories tall and uses irimoya-style hip-and-gable roof construction. Built by temple carpenters, these townhouses have lasted over seven decades and were renovated splendidly: They now add vitality to the local area as restaurants and galleries.

  • Location

    〒 545-0021 1-50-25 Hannancho, Abeno-ku, Osaka
  • Directions

    Roughly a 1-minute walk from exit 4 of Showacho Station on the Osaka Metro Midosuji Line
  • Price

    No fee for observing facade (space currently occupied by restaurant)
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