Robata-no-Kai (炉端の会) (The Fireplace volunteer group)
The heat and smoke from the fires in the sunken hearth not only protects the house from damp and decay, but also introduces a breath of life into the houses.
Sunken Hearth Fires
- We keep a fire in the sunken hearth.
- Visitors are welcome to sit on the wooden or tatami floors and relax by the fireside.
Free Tour Guide *Suspended for the time being.
- English guides are available.
- We can guide a group of 5 to 30 persons a day. (Free of charge)
※For more information please refer to -> Guided Tours in English.