Jinpukaku Mansion (National Important Cultural Property)

Historical Monument
Jinpukaku Mansion is a villa constructed in 1907 by Marquis Nakahiro Ikeda, the grandson of the last lord of the Tottori domain, to provide accommodation for Crown Prince Yoshihito (later the Taisho Emperor) during his tour of the San’in region. It is a two-storey white wooden building with a tiled roof, the design of which was inspired by the French Renaissance style; it has been designated as a National Important Cultural Property. The Jinpukaku Mansion now houses a museum, with displays on the history of the Tottori domain and the Ikeda family. The second floor offers superb views of the Horyu-in Garden, which has been designated as a municipal Place of Scenic Beauty by Tottori City Government.

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Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Higashimachi 2-121 map map Map
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Monday(The next day in case of Public holiday), The next day of Public holiday, New Year's Holiday
[Admission fee]
[Fees for groups(20people and above)]120yen
[High School Students and below, 70 years and above (Over 65 during HOT cooperation period)] Free
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Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Possible (1F only/because there are no elevators or other facilities)
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • A surprise
    5.0 Reviewed : 2020.01.21
    The area is breathtakingly beautiful. We were walking around the building and so surprise that they allow us to enter the building. My education isnt un architechture, but I always have interested in...
  • Nice historical buiding built in European style
    4.0 Reviewed : 2019.09.02
    This large European style building is located at the bottom area of the Tottori Castle Ruins and is surrounded by two nice gardens. One in front with a long lawn towards the building and one in the...
  • A western style buliding with two Japanese gardens
    3.0 Reviewed : 2019.05.06
    The garden of this place is designed by the designer of the famous Meiji Shrine Gaien Garden in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The admission fee of the building is 150 yen, but its free to explore the gardens...

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