At Morioka, there are many castle towns developed such as Morioka, Hanamaki, Tono, and Sendai, Ichinoseki, Mizusawa (Oshu city), Iwatanido (Oshu city Esashiku). Above all, many castles in Omi (Shiga Prefecture) have been living in Morioka since Ikujo, and Yakkamachi and Sanbemachi (around the present Honcho Dori) centered on Kyomachi in front of the castle, and copper shops in the east side of the castle ( A shopping street was formed from the paper town) to the Kisho town area (from present Ashiya town to Sakai town). In order to preserve the property, the merchant house made the storehouse storehouse to protect from disasters, installed a rain-water fence for fire protection on the roof, and kept in mind to give up the partition and slap.
Representative merchant house in the prefecture
Kozuku (Mozaku Mori 9 store)
[Location] Morioka Ashiyacho
It is located in Ashiya-cho, where a long-established storehouse of Morioka clan is lined with eaves during the Shosei period, is a typical Morioka large-scale merchant house, and Omote-dori conveys the landscape at the time of its foundation except glass doors. Dozo is popular as a landscape representing Morioka in conjunction with Ishigaki of the riverbank. It has been built in the late Edo period, in the middle and late Meiji period.
The current store of Yoda Yoten is a storehouse built in the late Meiji period. Esashi City (now Oshu City Esushi-ku) Iwatani-do has long been a place where wholesale traders have lined the market, and the sales channels are Giwazawa, Higashiyama (Higashi Kashii), Kesen and Sendai Shonai, as well as Morioka Kashi's Kokui, Waga region and Dewa Senkita region It is thought that it was over.
Yoda Yoten, the first generation Yosaburo parted from Yoyakuya Yodaya, built materials, oil, fertilizers, salt and other businesses widely in 1884, and brought up the miso soy sauce industry in 25 (1892). It was called “Saya” and made the foundation for today. The solid atmosphere of the Dojo store has melted into the town beautifully.