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A villa of Akimoto Family the feudal lord of Tatebayashi

Tatebayashi is a castle town since 1532 when Terumitsu Akai built a castle here. During the Edo Period (1603-1868), ten different daimyo families and 23 feudal lords ruled the area and Akiyama is the last lord ruled the place after reassigned from Yamagata.

Address: 8-1 Obikicho, Tatebayashi
Telephone: 0276-72-4111 (Tatebayashi Sightseeing Association)

Viscount Harutomo Akimoto (1881-1948) was a nice guy and he was loved by the villagers. He liked nature and enjoyed fishing with a net. The statue was built in 1919.