The Ishitani Family Residence

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The Ishitani Family Residence

The Ishitani Family Residence
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"Ishiya House" with a large Japanese-style house with a large Japanese-style house with over 40 homes, 7 houses and a beautiful Japanese garden. The Ishitani family moved from Tottori Castle to Chizu in the early years of the Genroku Period (1688-1704), and was an old house that flourished here. During the Edo period, he served as a large-scale restaurant and owned a landowner and a post shop wholesaler, and in the Meiji era he worked as a large forestry business owner and a politician who participated in government affairs.
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Hildebrands7
7 contributions
Well-kept old residence and beautiful private gardens
Nov 2020
This is a massive old Japanese residence with tons of character and history. There's a beautiful overlook of gardens that've been wonderfully preserved.
Written January 14, 2021
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Émilie d.C.
15 contributions
Beautiful ancient home with stunning gardens and museum-like quality
Nov 2020 • Friends
This old residence was owned by the same family for generations. The bedrooms and tea rooms are kept traditionally but with information for visitors. The gardens are impeccably kept by a third-generation gardener. Every room is beautiful. The garden is old enough to have been visited by samurai, and old wood carvings have been preserved for generations. It is a must-visit location.
Written November 28, 2020
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M_Parisa
5 contributions
Feel like time traveled to the past
Oct 2020
The Ishitani residence is very good place for everyone who love Japanese history. After you go into the house, you can feel like time traveled to the Edo period. There are a lot of story inside this place.
Written November 6, 2020
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Oscar Y
13 contributions
An amazing little private garden once reserved for nobles
Oct 2020 • Friends
It was a great place to stop buy. The guide is a 3rd or 4th generation caretaker.You could feel his connection to the estate and kindly answered all of my questions. I love gardens so it was a great to see a private garden made for noblemen traveling through during the samurai days. It was a remarkable feeling to Veiw the calm garden with the background noise of a small waterfall.
Written November 6, 2020
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Gianna Marvilla
Okayama, Japan21 contributions
Home and a garden
Nov 2020 • Friends
The Ishitani Residence is filled with history. The whole tour at the house would be good experience if someone is there to tell you the story behind the rooms and things inside the house. If not, they hand out flyers in English. The house has a magnificent garden too! It gives you the complete, authentic Japanese residence tour experience.
Written November 2, 2020
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Sasikarn S
20 contributions
Nice place to absorb tranditional Japanese lifestyle.
Oct 2020
The old style of Japanese residents is surrounded by a beautiful Japanese garden. You will see the traditional living lifestyle of a rich Japanese family. You can learn the history of this town through these residents.
Written November 1, 2020
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Savannah
8 contributions
Stunning Garden
Oct 2020 • Friends
The garden was stunning! We got a private tour and we learned so much about the way the residence has changed over time.
Written October 26, 2020
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Rainyaviel
Okayama, Japan23 contributions
Beautiful Garden!
Oct 2020 • Couples
The Ishitani Residence has storehouses and rooms dating back to the Edo period, as well as traditional architecture and cultural exhibits. The gardens there were beautiful and relaxing, and the woodwork was fascinating. It is not nearly as large as a museum, so it can be a great short stop on a trip. However, with its relaxing garden and spacious rooms, it can also be a great place to relax for a longer visit.
Written October 24, 2020
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Yosuke Nomura
14 contributions
Stunning Garden I’ve never seen!
Oct 2020 • Couples
Not only magnificent historic mansion it also has stunning garden I’ve never seen.
I was impressed by the beautiful view of garden I saw from one of the rooms! The gardener who manages the garden is a very fun person. I highly recommend you to go there and talk with him!:)
Written October 3, 2020
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lifesayko
Zurich7 contributions
Tranquil yet majestic
Nov 2019
I wasn't expecting the residence to be so impressive, but it has been very well curated, and has a beautiful garden. We had previously visited the Ritsurin gardens in Takamatsu, and this nonetheless stood out, largely due to the overwhelming tranquility. The woodwork and craftsmanship in the architecture is also fascinating. It's an excellent spot to combine with a visit to Mitaki-en.
Written November 26, 2019
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