ROKKAKU-DO (destroyed by the Japan Earthquake)

Recommended Spot

Rokkaku-do was designed in Meiji era by Tenshin Okakura, the forerunner of modern Japanese arts. It is a red hexagonal building and is named “ Kanran-tei ". Tenshin and Taikan Yokoyama, a famous Japanese-style painter, spent time deep in thought on the steep, broken cliff.
At present, Rokkaku-do is open to the public as Izura Institute of Arts & Culture, Ibaraki University.
There is also Tenshin memorial museum of art close to Rokkaku-do.

INFORMATION

LOCATION 727-2, Izura Otsu-cho, Kita ibaraki-City
CONTACT Izura Institute of Arts & Culture, Ibaraki University
TEL:0293-46-0766
HOURS 9:30 to 17:00
ADMISSION Adults-300 JPY, Students and Children-Free
CLOSED Mondays
( Tuesday when Monday is a holiday)
ACCESS 15 min. by car from the Kita-Ibaraki IC of the Joban Expressway
WEBSITE http://www.ibaraki.ac.jp/izura/data.html

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