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Historic house

I enjoyed the house and garden. Interesting history. No English information though. About 30 minute... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Kent P
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Batavia, Ohio
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Beautiful

Beautiful garden and rooms for viewing. almost wish i could stay there. gardens lovely for... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
joshlty
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Singapore, Singapore
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4-2 Showacho, Atami 413-0022, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the house and garden. Interesting history. No English information though. About 30 minute walk from Atami sta.

Thank Kent P
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Beautiful garden and rooms for viewing. almost wish i could stay there. gardens lovely for photography. cafe with nice view is available.

Thank joshlty
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Beautifully restored and maintained garden. The rooms some of most famous Meiji-era authors stayed and pennd their work.

Thank motohachi
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Loved this the most in Atami. Wonderful aristocratic Ryokan in a serene atmosphere. Visit the rooms, pause for a while, relax! Take a green tea/ coffee break in the cafe. Stroll in the tranquil garden. You won't feel like leaving the place. Only regret is...More

Thank hasanarif
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A very nice stop right in the center of Atami. The house was built by a wealthy businessman long ago as a home and place to host guests. It is a very well preserved and still opulent today.

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This is worth the visit as it has a very eclectic architecture with areas typically Japanese - including the garden - and yet other parts that are distinctly Tudor and even Roman Bath in style. A number of famous Japanese authors visited during the time...More

Thank ABrummie2
Reviewed 21 February 2017

It's a nice place to visit if you come to Atami. You can see an example of Japanese style design, walk around the building and see the rooms from the inside, and it all surrounds a beautiful Japanese landscape garden which you can also stroll.

Thank Matan K
Reviewed 4 February 2017

For those who want to see great Japanese architecture other than temples and shrines, Kiunkaku is a great example of a grand Meiji Era industrialist's home. The art deco inspired dining room and "Roman bath" are human scale but boast very intricate design details which...More

Thank TokyoSean
Reviewed 7 May 2016

OK, it's an old beautiful house with lovely gardens, but to my OCR (Old College Roommate) it was the staff who was outstanding. We visited the day after the bombing in Paris, so it was a somber day. As it turned out, one of the...More

1  Thank sck007
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Another place to stop by while visiting Atami is the "Kiunkaku" which is a luxury lodge and garden with Japanese and Western architecture constructed in 1919, and was frequented by the literati and dignitaries of the day. Though it no longer operates as a lodge,...More

2  Thank tabibito007
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