The oldest wooden house in Japan is located on a hill in Kyoto, and it’s known as the “Old Wooden House.”
It was built in the 13th century and has an estimated value of more than 1.5 million yen ($2,100).
The house is known for its unique wooden facade that is decorated with a variety of Japanese traditional scenes, such as flower petals and the Japanese kanji.
The Japanese tradition of painting a wood facade with kanji in Japanese is known as “wood carving.”
The oldest known wooden house is the “Yokozuna House” on a small island in Japan’s southern Kyushu province.
It was the first wooden house built in Japan, and its owners, Okuyasu Yoshimura and his wife, Yoko Yoshimura, made a living from selling traditional wood products.
The home was destroyed by a tsunami in 1923, but the Yoshimas have since maintained it.
According to the U.S. National Park Service, the Old Wooden House is the world’s oldest wooden structure, and the oldest known wood facade in Japan.
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