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On my way back to Fukuoka from Beppu, I just dropped by this small town. So peaceful an calm... As a stranger felt like an English man in New York! Lovely and friendly locals, and a few tourists. I was stunned to know Einstein stayed...More
This building was built by Mitsui finance group, and it was used to use as a guest house for VIP of companies. Mr. and Mrs. Einstein stayed there when they traveled in Japan. Nowadays it is used as a restaurant and a event space. Visitors...More
A great deal is made of Einstein's visit to Japan (occurred just after he had been notified of winning the Nobel prize and receiving it).
An interesting house - but not much info in English. Enough to know where he sat, slept and ate.
First of all, I do agree this is a lovely building with a delicate garden. However, there is not much to see for the tourists.
There is a restaurant serving the popular local dish, "roasted curry," here. Regretfully, they are off work during the New...More
We had dined in the building the evening before and decided to have a look around the following morning. This is the building where Einstein was said to have stayed during his visit. There is little explanation in English although it does give you a...More