Located within the grounds of ueno park lie Kyu Iwasaki-Tei Gardens. This being the former residence of the iwasaki family, one of Japan’s most powerful business families and founders of mitsubishi. The gardens house various buildings of different cultures such as a swiss billiard room, and the house itself being in a pennsylvanian and jacobean style.
360 years in business About Matsuzakaya Honten, a Hakone Ashinoyu Onsen Founded in 1662 and depicted in Hiroshige Utagawa's ukiyoe woodblock prints, Matsuzakaya Honten has been a long-established onsen inn since the Edo period. The inn has been visited by many...