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Samurai Villa

Samurai villa with both westernized building as well as japanese style building opening to a... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Bobby S
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Interesting mix of western influences in Japan

Lots of interesting historical tidbits. The house is definitely getting old and crumbly, but you... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2017
Lafayette, Louisiana
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1 Shinhokamachi, Yanagawa 832-0069, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 944-73-2189
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

The restaurant in the museum and hotel, Yanagawa Tachibana-tei Ohana, consisted of watery miso soup, but miso is watery, so that’s redundant. Every diner got a bento box with beef, egg shreds, and sprouts over rice. What there was of the beef was very tasty,...More

Thank 911carolg
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Really nothing much to see unless you want to kill time after the boat ride and wait for the free bus back to the station. The pictures on their website are better than the real thing, as the plot of Ohana is too small.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Samurai villa with both westernized building as well as japanese style building opening to a beautiful garden facing the cannal. It displayed beautiful dolls when we went there. It's a samurai clan museum in the front that lead to a shop.

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Lots of interesting historical tidbits. The house is definitely getting old and crumbly, but you see hints of how austere it was in the past. My favorite part was viewing the outside landscaping around the pond while chilling out on the upper levels. Very relaxing.

Thank 3Ammn
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

We had a pleasant meal of grilled eel here. The service was fine and the food was ok. There are many eel restaurants in Yanagawa and this one was a bit more economical and appears to cater to large groups. Not bad for a quick...More

Thank fidusmager
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

This historical place is very popular mainly among local tourists but I felt it was not up to its potential despite its great history. Compared with other similar places, there was little explanation about history of this building, great legacy of Tachibana family, etc... even...More

Thank Hiro H
Reviewed December 26, 2016

The garden and the buildings looked nicer in photos taken by many people. I wanted to see the museum (armours etc)there but it was closed without any notice as far as I know as they had to change exhibits . It was not funny as...More

Thank Keizo
Reviewed May 11, 2016

This hotel is dated, the style is traditional, the food is great and the staff very so friendly. It epitomises this tiny town with four bars and canals.

1  Thank ChinaJoe889
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Was nice to take a look before lunch at Shukeitei Japanese Restaurant in Yanagawa Ohana Hotel which is located besides this place. The service and steam eel was very good. For this place, I find the architecture nicer than the interior where you have to...More

1  Thank Meiz
Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

This is the house of a very influential family in feudal Japan and it is linked to a Meiji-Showa period building that was built around early 20th century.

1  Thank eymwonder
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