Kami Tokikuni House
2016-02-04 9:39 am
The Kami Tokikuni House is the most important residence of the defeated Taira general named Tairo no Tokidata, after he lost the battle of Dannoura. Sent in exile to the isolated region of the Noto peninsula, the general disavowed the clan and stopped using the name Taira, also known as Heike (which literally means “House of Taira) to create his own clan : the Tokikuni.
Far from his past exploits, the new head of the Tokikuni clan, started to help the neighbouring village farmers, who had been in great distress, but with his help prospered as a wealthy farming family in the region for many years to come.