Former Iwasaki Residence and Garden

A former house of the Iwasakis who is the founder of Mitsubishi. It was built as this residence of the Hisaya Iwasaki in 1896 (Meiji 29). A design of the Dr. Josiah Conder that the wooden European-style building of the U.K. renaissance type is known as an architect in Rokumei-kan period among existing European-style building, billiard room, Japanese halls. The hall is splendid made, too. The billiard room does the mountain hut-like appearance, and it is said that the Japanese hall of the Shoin-zukuri was used as residence space. The Japanese-Western style juxtaposition-type very large garden is beautiful. This former house is appointed to an important cultural property.

[ Access ]
It is a 3-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line Yushima Station.
It is a 10-minute walk from JR Ueno Station, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Ueno-Hirokoji Station
[ Hours ]
From 9:00 to 17:00 (last entrance 16:30)
[ Fees ]
Admission 400 yen
[ Closed ]
Open everyday (except the year-end and New Year holidays)
[ Links(English) ]
[ Links(Japanese) ]
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