We already discussed the city's architecture in a previous article about Murakami's Shintaku restaurant. The highest spot in the town holds a large amount of religious buildings, which are scattered across an intricate maze of narrow streets and alleys. Although Shintaku's structure is of relatively recent construction, most of the buildings in the area date from the Edo period. Nonetheless, we can find plenty of luxury Edo relics on display inside the restaurant, such as folding screens. Folding screens on display inside Shintaku restaurant, in Murakami.