Historical ryokan overflowing with the romance of the Taisho period

An introduction to ryokan registered as cultural assets of Japan, full of the glamour of the Taisho period (1912-1926) and with a perfect mix of Western and Japanese influence.

Historical ryokan overflowing with the romance of the Taisho period

Akita > Daisen

Shuhouen

Shuhouen
Shuhouen

Full of Taisho romance, historical techniques were used everywhere in the construction of this hall, resulting in its defining sense of luxury. Additionally registered as a hot springs heritage site, it also received a Special Award in the 2003 Japan Top 100 Hotels and Inns listing.

Kanagawa > Kamakura

Kaihinso Kamakura

Kaihinso Kamakura
Kaihinso Kamakura

This authentic "ryotei ryokan," or, a ryokan that also serves as a traditional Japanese luxury restaurant, in the ancient capital of Kamakura has a distinct atmosphere of Taisho period romance. With its distinctive pointed roof, the Western-style hall has been designated as a Kamakura City Important Landscape Building.

Nagano > Ueda

Ryokan Hanaya

Ryokan Hanaya
Ryokan Hanaya

With over 370 years since its founding, this venerable ryokan offers a view of the Hayakawa valley from each of its guest rooms. With the distinction of being included in ukiyo-e painter Hiroshige Ando's "Tonosawa," one of the famous seven hot springs of Hakone, it continues its age-old tradition of providing a place for travelers to rest and rejuvenate.

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