This European-style building (the former Kinoshita family residence) was built as a merchant’s vacation house and countless honored guests have been entertained...
Italian cuisine in a Taisho-era Western-style building and a tour of Oiso's sightseeing spots
In a Western-style building that is registered as a Tangible Cultural Property of Japan, enjoy Italian food produced and consumed locally. Then, talk a walk in Oiso Joyama Park, where you can see the beautiful autumn leaves and, on a clear day, a magnificent view of Mt. Fuji. The tour will take you to places associated with politicians and literary figures, such as the nearby former residence of Yoshida Shigeru, and the former Shimazaki Toson residence near Oiso Station.
Oisojoyama Park is a park where the former Mitsui Zaibatsu owner had his villa as well as where former Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida spent his last years.
This is the residence of Shigeru Yoshida (1878-1967), who was the prime minister after the war. Originally, in 1884, his adoptive father Kenzo Yoshida bought the...