Goryo Tea House Honjin

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Goryo's Tea House Honjin (五料の茶屋本陣) is remaining original Honjin of Annaka, Gunma. It was not used for hotel, but used for resting house. People waited here while processing the passage of Usui Sekisho. There are two houses, the west House and the east house. Both houses were built in late Edo period, and registered as historical sight of Gunma.

Tourist Info.
There is parking and restroom.
Admission: 210 yen for adult, 100 yen for kids. There is a group discount.
Open: 9:00 to 17:00 (last entree 16:30) From Dec to Feb close 30min earlier.
Closed: Monday. If the monday is holiday, closed on Tuesday.

Need a car.
Drive rout 18 and turn to the north Goryo. There is a sign.


周围的地图 Goryo Tea House Honjin


Goryo's Tea House Honjin is located on Nakasendo Road just nearby Usui Sekisho Gate. It was used for resting houses while Daimyo was waiting the process of passage at Sekisho. Therefore, there is no many rooms in these houses. However, there are Shoin Style Room for the special guests. It was used also for the government office of this area.

There are two houses. Both of them were constructed in 1806. They are called O-nishi (the west) and O-higashi (the east). They are register as historical sight of Gunma.

It was used until 1992. It is Kiritsuma Style 2 stories building. It is fully restored as the house of Edo period. There is huge doma with stable and bathroom, Shoin Room, living room and restroom.

It was used until 1973. It Kirituma Style 2 stories building. There is a beautiful Karesansui style garden in front of the house. Behind the garden you can see beautiful Mt. Myogi.

Emperor Meiji rested at this house.