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Seisonkaku Villa

1-2 Kenroku-machi, Kanazawa 920-0936, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-221-0580
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1-2 Kenroku-machi, Kanazawa 920-0936, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-221-0580

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely old villa, very well preserved and worth visiting if in the area. The were some areas you couldn't take photos though.

Thank NPR1973
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The villa is inside the garden and accessible by ticket. It is convenient to visit to appreciate the traditional japanese architecture .

Thank Jupiter81
Reviewed 5 May 2017

It is sort of hidden toward the back of the Kenrokuen Garden. You can see beautiful interior of an old Japanese house as well as a collection of traditional Japanese dolls and house goods owned by the wives of a rich Bushi family.

Thank M S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The interiors of this Villa are beautiful, although it is very sparsely furnished, so I was quite happy that I visited. The entrance fee does seem a little expensive, I would assume the cost of upkeep must be very high.

Thank libica
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Fascinating place with such unusual features. This is my second visit and the exhibitions change regularly. Currently set up for children's day with a huge collection of dolls and tiny antique furniture for dolls.

Thank tes108
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The interiors of this building would have to be it's highlight and are worth a visit (unfortunately photography is prohibited). NOTE: You can access the site from the Kenroku Gardens.

Thank SPS S
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Did not appreciate this villa and again it was just in and out and not a lot to see at all. Sometimes you pay to get in to these places just in case you miss out but in hindsight would not have bothered going in....More

1  Thank RuthyGlasgow
Reviewed 4 October 2016

So pleased we paid the money to see this beautiful house and it's gardens and exhibits. A very rare opportunity to get inside a quality building of this period. They had the summer kimonos on display which added extra interest.

1  Thank fairtrader
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Seisonkaku is very interesting if you are interested in Japanese history, it is quite beautiful. However, it is quite expensive (700yen each) - I just don't feel 100% comfortable paying that much after already having payed to enter the park. Overall, I'm glad we went,...More

2  Thank TeamBulmer
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This villa was a quiet respite early one morning when I visited adjacent Kenrokuen garden. This villa has beautiful small gardens and makes unusual use of color on some of the walls and ceilings of the upstairs rooms.

Thank JourneysFromSeattle
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