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Huge home with formal garden and 2 kure (warehouses)

Not much English on signs, but they hand out a half-page explanation of the property... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2015
Kim C
The House of Yanagiwara Byakuren's second Husband.

This house was the main residence of coal mining merchant Ito Den-emon whose second marriage was to... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2014
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29 Apr 2015
“Huge home with formal garden and 2 kure (warehouses)”
31 Dec 2014
“The House of Yanagiwara Byakuren's second Husband.”
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Reviewed April 29, 2015

Not much English on signs, but they hand out a half-page explanation of the property. Unfortunately, they don't explain the tie-in to the famous TV drama "Hanako." Nevertheless, it was interesting to see inside the old Japanese home of the coal magnate, Denemon Ito.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Kim C
Reviewed December 31, 2014

This house was the main residence of coal mining merchant Ito Den-emon whose second marriage was to Yanagiwara Byakuren (also her second marriage) who was a cousin of Emperor Taisho. Yanigawara wrote poetry under her pen name of White Lotus. Yanagiwara was also a friend...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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