Sasagawa House is the traditional house located in Niigata city. There are 11 buildings that are registered as the national historical assets. The main house was constructed in 1826. Sasagawa family was very powerful farmer in this region. They were the mayor of 8 different villages and took care of 8000 koku land.
In 1953, famous British artist visited this house and prized this house as the best Japanese house he ever saw.
Soga and Hirasawa Memorial Museum
It is the memorial museum of Two famous villagers of this area.
-The main gate-
Constructed in late 16th century.