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Historical Monument

Located in the sightseeing spot of Shizuoka Prefecture’s Atami City, this was constructed as a villa in 1919 and is a famous residence that was declared one of Atami’s Top Three Villas. It was used as a ryokan (Japanese inn) during the Showa period (mid-1920s to late 1980s), and as a famous lodge in Atami it was loved by various literary masters and celebrities including Naoya Shiga, Junichiro Tanizaki, and Osamu Dazai. It is a refined residence with a Japanese-style main building, a western-style structure that combines the beauty of the East and the West, and a chisenkaiyu-shiki garden (a style of garden that features a path around a pond), and it was opened to the public as an Atami City Designated Tangible Cultural Property.


Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Shouwachou 4-2 (AtamiArea)

phone 0557863101

9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)

Review of Kiunkaku

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/11/06 Atami highlight
In general, Atami gets a lot of bad press for nothing to see (apart from the Sex Museum). Kiunkaku, however, is definitely worth checking out. The original two buildings date from the Taisho Period...
Reviewed:2019/11/05 A Touch of Kyoto Close To Tokyo
If you don’t have time to visit Kyoto, you can visit here and taste a traditional Japanese house and garden. The glasses were made by hand with special skills and the surface is not smooth. No one...
Reviewed:2019/03/15 Property from the 1920s
If you go to Atami, this Property with its beautiful garden, initially built as a private home is worth the visit. The historical significance and the association with famous writers and...

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Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Shouwachou 4-2 [ map ]
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Wednesday (open for public holidays)/The end of the year
[Admission fee]
[Middle, High School Students]300yen
[Elementary School Students]Free
Parking Lot
Available 37spaces (Free/Large Bus Not Available)
Credit Card
Not available
Not available
English Menu
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until May 31, 2020 (Information as of May 15, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          With the giant Pacific Ocean to the south and the great Mount Fuji to the north, Shizuoka prefecture is blessed with some of the best views the country has to offer. The white sand beaches of the Izu Peninsula are a rare find on mainland Japan, neighbored by beautiful cliffs, tumbling hills, and natural hot springs. As Japan's largest producer of green tea, the age-old tradition of tea drinking is ubiquitous in Shizuoka, from the miles of tea fields to the old tea houses hosting traditional tea ceremonies.

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