Rosanjin’s Iroha Soan

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Name in Japanese: 魯山人寓居跡 いろは草庵
Area: Ishikawa
Address: 18-5 Yamashiroonsen, Kaga, Ishikawa 922-0242, Japan [map]
Phone: +81 761-77-7111 +81 761-77-7111
Hours: 9am - 5pm (closed Wednesdays, unless a national holiday)
Admission: Adults: ¥500
Seniors: ¥250

Known for his pottery, calligraphy and painting, Kitaoji Rosanjin was a famed guest of the small onsen town.

Although he only stayed here for a few months in 1915, the house has been preserved with examples of his work and that of his contemporaries on display. There is a library, workroom and area for relaxing with a cup of tea while looking out at the garden.

Entry is ¥500 for adults, ¥250 for those over the age of 75 and free for hugh school students and younger.