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Very serene and authentic experience

This is well worth the visit, tucked away down a side street, the house and gardens simply just... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
wstokes1965
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Sydney, Australia
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a peaceful look back through time to Tokyo in the 1920s...

We visited on a wet morning last week. The house is located on a cliff and is now surrounded by... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Koukat
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This is well worth the visit, tucked away down a side street, the house and gardens simply just take you away to a peaceful and timeless place in Tokyo. Just a beautiful piece of heritage Tokyo and the house is totally original. No hype, no...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2018

We visited on a wet morning last week. The house is located on a cliff and is now surrounded by boutiques and quite a fancy neighbourhood. The house is mostly empty, with mostly tatami flooring (shoes to be left at the entrance) and some inbuilt...More

1  Thank Koukat
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Avery well kept traditional Japanese house that belonged to an important Japanese political icon from early 1900s. The house is tucked away from the main busy street yes still easily accessible. The house is well kept and walking around just give a sense of what...More

1  Thank shahrul79
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

This large estate remains untouched by the 1923 earthquake and various Tokyo fires. It has also been lovingly cared for. It is a true treasure, especially considering its urban location. Peaceful and enriching, it is a must see. When I visited, there were only 4...More

2  Thank Reasonable50
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Traditional but ‘modern’ Japanese house built in 1919. Enormous house for a family, nested in a peaceful garden. The property is not particularly beautiful, but it gives an interesting glimpse of life for an upper-class Japanese family in early 20th century.

1  Thank LamN_12
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

It's a begin 20th century house style. It's very impressive to see how many rooms they had. It's à big house with one upstair. It gives for our western culture, How the houses could be at this period. We can understand why with the big...More

Thank pank78150
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Amazing property, in the middle of busy Tokyo. Like a jewel It is unbelievable that someone can keep an estate like that in the middle of Tokyo. Up-keep must be very expensive. Less then $1 entry to the place. Only 100 yen.

Thank Shlomi T
Reviewed August 25, 2017

The Old Sakura Family House is only really worth a visit if you have seen everything Tokyo has to offer and are struggling for things to do but I wouldn't describe this as a highlight of our visit. We combined this with a trip to...More

Thank richardwY5374YO
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Happened to walked by this place whilst heading to Daikanyama. Looks unassuming from the outside and the fees were only 100 Yen. Whilst the house had little/no furnishing, the structure and garden is very lovely. You can get the vibe of what Tokyo was like...More

1  Thank 1A-globetrotter
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Great place for a few quiet moments savouring a step back into history. Free for o.a.p. s and even at 100¥ it's cheap. Beautiful furniture inside and cosy garden to walk through. Beautiful cherry trees, so go there in spring for sakura hanami.

Thank Odile L
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There are countless opportunities to shop in the
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areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's
Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to
recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh
yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast,
Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool.
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