Nishiyama-Goten Heritage (Tokugawa Museum Annex)
Mitsukuni Tokugawa (1628-1700), the second lord of the Mito domain, spent his retired life at this modest one-story residence. The house features a thatched roof and views of the landscapes gardens and pond from the circular window in Mitsukuni’s study. The pond is designed in the shape of the Chinese character for ‘heart’. Mitsukuni supervised the compilation of ‘The Great History of Japan’ during his time here.
※Photo by The Tokugawa Museum, Suifu Meitokukai Foundation
※Nishiyama Goten is the property of Nishiyama Goten Heritage, Suifu Meitokukai Foundation
590 Arajukucho, Hitachiota City
By public transport: around 5 minutes by tax from Hitachiota Station on the JR Suigun Line. ]
By car: around half an hour from Hitachi Minami-Ota IC on the Joban Expressway.
HOURS9:00 - 16:00 (last entry 30 minutes before closing)
Groups of 30 people or more are eligible for a discount.