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Kobuntei

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Nov 2018

if your are visiting the park, might as well visit this place, it a place when you are see the... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Keat K
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Singapore, Singapore
The view from the main guest room overlooking Lake Senba to the south is particularly striking.

Koubuntei is located on the western side of the plum trees area of Kairakuen. This is a wooden... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
tomizuta1953
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Funabashi, Japan
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2 Dec 2018
“Nov 2018”
10 Apr 2018
“The view from the main guest room overlooking Lake Senba to the south is particularly striking.”
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1-3-3 Tokiwacho, Mito 310-0033, Ibaraki Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

if your are visiting the park, might as well visit this place, it a place when you are see the interior of the past lord living quarter.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keat K
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Koubuntei is located on the western side of the plum trees area of Kairakuen. This is a wooden three story building designed by the ninth Mito feudal lord Nariaki Tokugawa for him to entertain guests. It is composed of Okugoten (the residential area for the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank tomizuta1953
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The Kobuntei is in the park and one has to pay a small entrance fee. After taking ones shoes off, you follow the signs and so see all accessible spaces. Certainly worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Stephan1954
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The Kobuntei is an extremely interesting housing complex. The lord's house has several interesting and ingenious security features in case of attack. The women's quarters have beautifully hand-painted wall screens in each room. Each room has a different tree or shrub, mostly flowering, painted on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank bobe2
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

On Sundays you can enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony (Matcha tea). A must see if you haven't experienced tea ceremony. Please be quiet while inside and respect the tradition

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

A very nice tea room. It is normally open for tourists, but at certain days you get to experience real tea ceremony in this historic tea room.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great restoration of the summer home of a famous Shogun who apparently loved plums and brought plum trees to the area. Beautiful view of the lake from the hillside.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank webhoppa
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This old building and has many history. From the top in this house you can see mito and lake in near kairakuen

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank vitaakdewi
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The only area in the garden that was exclusive was the three-story noble residence of Kobuntei. An admission fee is required but it is worth it as it provides the best perspective of the garden from its upper floors. The smaller patches of the gardens...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Rebuilt in the mid-1950s after it was destroyed by an aerial attack in World War II, the three-storey Kobuntei is a lovely historic wooden building housing some of the prettiest hand-painted wall screens/sliding doors that were recreated during the restoration. Kobuntei comprises a main house...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank ECFoodNTravels
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