We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 411-2 Ozu, Ozu 795-0012, Ehime Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 893-24-3759
Website
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 37 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Quiet Beauty

This Villa allows you to see traditional Japanese architecture from the 20th century. Each room has an audio recording explaining certain aspects; unfortunately, it's not in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2015
Jessica R
,
Helena, Alabama
Add Photo Write a Review

37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Helena, Alabama
Level Contributor
53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

This Villa allows you to see traditional Japanese architecture from the 20th century. Each room has an audio recording explaining certain aspects; unfortunately, it's not in English. BUT, they have a very detailed brochure. They have weird rules about taking pictures. The house opens to picturesque views of Ozu.

Helpful?
Thank Jessica R
Japan
Level Contributor
207 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The house and garden are a great find- not what I expected in this small town. Both are very well done- the small details are amazing. Don't miss on the explanations of the staff of the rooms, its really a lot more interesting once its understood. the garden is really a gem.

Helpful?
Thank Mish_H50
Irvine, California USA
Level Contributor
106 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The review by tinn12 "Beautiful small garden and house" says it well. Let me add... There is a good English language brochure. But it was very quiet when we visited and the attendant showed us several interesting features of the house. The villa is small and somewhat quirky. The small gardens were lovely. I think it is the highlight of... More 

Helpful?
Thank David-IrvineCA
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

This is a beautiful small garden and house with a tea house that overlooks the river. They have some slightly bizarre rules about what you can and cannot take photos of, but definitely worth a trip. Inside the house they have a 4-seasons room with some beautiful carved wood windows, and the garden is small but lovely. The tea house... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank tinn12

Travelers who viewed Garyu Sanso also viewed

Ozu, Ehime Prefecture
Ozu, Ehime Prefecture
 
Uchiko-cho, Kita-gun
Ozu, Ehime Prefecture
 

Been to Garyu Sanso? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Garyu Sanso staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?