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 light a fire in the sunken hearth.
  • Visitors are welcome to sit and relax by the fireside.

Free Tour Guide

  • 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.