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Good place to visit to see traditional Japanese home of 18th century (and beyond). Very nice garden... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
charlieu44
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Sydney, Australia
small and pretty

This is a pretty spot, especially when the leaves are turning or the flowers are in bloom. It's... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
NCtravelz
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“Original home”
10 Feb 2018
“small and pretty”
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805-1 Obuse, Obuse-machi, Kamitakai-gun 381-0201, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 26-247-4049
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Overall: Kozan Takai Museum well exceeded my expectations. Details: the property, as we are told, was the residence of a prosperous merchant, artistic dilettante, and patron of Hokusai: Visual Artist of the Day. How exciting can that be? Well, maybe, just about as compelling as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to visit to see traditional Japanese home of 18th century (and beyond). Very nice garden as well.

Thank charlieu44
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Nice old place, gives you a good impression about life of a landlord and patron in the 19th century. Easy to combine with visiting the other attractions of obuse.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This is a pretty spot, especially when the leaves are turning or the flowers are in bloom. It's worth ducking in if you are on the path outside but not really a must-see.

Thank NCtravelz
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We loved seeing the huge brushes used by Kozan to make his caligraphy banners, as well walking around the beautifully preserved inner rooms of the compound (and playing the stringed instruments in the salon.) Some beautiful examples of Takai and Hokusai's work. It's small and...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2014

Overall: Kozan Takai Museum well exceeded my expectations. Details: the property, as we are told, was the residence of a prosperous merchant, artistic dilettante, and patron of Hokusai: Visual Artist of the Day. How exciting can that be? Well, maybe, just about as compelling as...More

1  Thank Andrew1234
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