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Old Ito Denemon House

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Address: 300 Kobukuro, Iizuka 820-0066, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Huge home with formal garden and 2 kure (warehouses)

Not much English on signs, but they hand out a half-page explanation of the property. Unfortunately, they don't explain the tie-in to the famous TV drama "Hanako." Nevertheless... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 April 2015
Kim C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

Not much English on signs, but they hand out a half-page explanation of the property. Unfortunately, they don't explain the tie-in to the famous TV drama "Hanako." Nevertheless, it was interesting to see inside the old Japanese home of the coal magnate, Denemon Ito.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

This house was the main residence of coal mining merchant Ito Den-emon whose second marriage was to Yanagiwara Byakuren (also her second marriage) who was a cousin of Emperor Taisho. Yanigawara wrote poetry under her pen name of White Lotus. Yanagiwara was also a friend of a lady named Muraoka Hanako who translated from English to Japanese the story Anne... More 

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