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