Western Honshu Sights

Meimei-an Teahouse

  • 278 Kitahori-cho Map It
  • Matsue
  • Historic District/Site

Published 12/10/2015

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Built in 1779, this is one of Japan's best-preserved teahouses. The teahouse offers views of Matsue Castle and for a small fee you can have tea and locally made sweets. To get here, leave Shiroyama Koen, the castle park, at its East Exit and follow the moat going north; at the top of the park a road leads to the right, northwest of the castle. The teahouse is a short climb up this road. Before you enter, turn around for one of the best views of Matsue's hilltop castle.

Sight Information


278 Kitahori-cho, Matsue, Shimane-ken, 690-0888, Japan

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Sight Details:

  • ¥410, ¥820 with tea
  • Daily 9–5

Published 12/10/2015


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