Rokkaku-do was designed during the Meiji era by Tenshin Okakura, a forerunner of Japanese modern art. It is a red hexagonal building and is named “ Kanran-tei,” hich means a place of viewing big ocean waves. Tenshin and Taikan Yokoyama, a famous Japanese-style painter, spent time contemplating in the building on the steep, broken cliff.
At present, Rokkaku-do is open to the public under the supervision of Izura Institute of Arts & Culture, Ibaraki University.
Tenshin Memorial Museum of Art, Ibaraki holding lots of Japanese art works is near the Rokkaku-do building.
727-2 Izura Otsu-cho, Kitaibaraki City
Izura Institute of Arts & Culture, Ibaraki University
15min by car from the Kita-Ibaraki IC of the Joban Expressway
HOURS9:30 to 17:00
( Tuesday when Monday is a public holiday.)
ADMISSIONAdults: 300 JPY, Junior High School Students and younger: Free