12524064_988981027816415_1069380057963013503_nA part of the residence belonging to Saitou Kijuurou, a merchant who was active from the Meiji era and into the Showa era, it has been opened to the public for free. For a fee of 300 yen, you can have a taste of their matcha, so why not rest a moment in the elegant surroundings while sipping tea and gazing out at the Japanese garden?

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Basic Information

Homepage: http://niigata-bs.sakura.ne.jp/si/enkikan/top.html

Telephone: 025-224-6081

Location: 1-2 Ichibanboridoorimachi, Chuo-ku, Niigata, Niigata (Within Hakusan Park)

Hours: 9am-5pm

Closed: On the first and third Mondays of every month (when Monday is a national holiday then the following day is closed)

Fees: No entrance fee

Access:

By Train: 15 minutes by bus from Niigata Station

By Car: 15 minutes by bus from Niigata Station

Other: Paid parking by the front entrance