A mansion and gardens constructed in the Taisho period to serve as a residence for the Furukawa family. With the post-war dissolution of the zaibatsu conglomerates, the facility was nationalized. After the property was designated a national Cultural Property in 1982, the grounds and building were refurbished. Today, the mansion serves as an art museum commemorating Yonetaro Otani, a man who built his fortune in the steel and hotel industries. The museum’s tea room is open to the public and here visitors can the beautiful antique interior while sipping a cup of tea. An advance reservation via return postcard is necessary to tour areas other than the tea room.
Tokyo Kita-ku Nishigahara 1-27-39 (Ueno / Asakusa / RyogokuArea)
[Open] 9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
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I went to high school near by and we used to draw and paint in the garden during the class. Back in the late ‘70s it...
- Tokyo Kita-ku Nishigahara 1-27-39 [ map ]
- [Open] 9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
- New Year's Holiday
- [Admission fee] General150yen, Over 6570yen (Green Sunday-Free of the people of Sunday)
- Parking Lot
- Not available
- ※ Inquiries about Western-style buildings:Otani Art Museum 03-3910-8440
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
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