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Address: 3-10 Yamatecho, Ashiya 659-0096, Hyogo Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 797-38-1720
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Another Frank Lloyd Wright Hidden Gem

Great views! Beautiful use of native stone. Single-wide design split-level house built on a hillside with of fours floors, all at near ground level. Combination of Western and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 July 2016
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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Great views! Beautiful use of native stone. Single-wide design split-level house built on a hillside with of fours floors, all at near ground level. Combination of Western and traditional Japanese interior rooms, added by Wright's assistants. Thanks to the curators who allowed me to visit on a day that the house was usually closed to the public.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

This house is so beautiful, and interiors are also gorgeous. I enjoyed seeing this house and I am so moved I promise you can spend a great time And it will be an interesting experience to you

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

An amazing example of Frank Lloyd Wright's superb eye for line and an important insight into his connection to Japan. This house, perched on a hillside, has survived time and the odd earthquake. open Wed, Sat, Sun from 10 am - 4pm and 500 yen well spent to get in. You can actually walk through the house and experience the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

We are FLW followers and have travelled to view many of his masterpieces. For us, this is another! The house is built on a hilltop overlooking the Port of Kobe. A former summer home, it brings together a Frank Lloyd Wright structure reminiscent of LA textile block houses with Japanese interiors. A bit out of the way, (and we manged... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

We visited the Yodoko Guesthouse, i.e., the Yamamura House, before going for a lovely lunch nearby at Muragen. As far as I know, one cannot actually stay overnight here. Afterwards, I recommend taking another short drive to see the Rokko Apartments, designed by Japanese architect, Tadao Ando.

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