When not booked for overnight stays, Isoyama-tei opens as a café offering matcha and Japanese desserts in the atmospheric setting of a traditional Japanese home.
Itako Iris Gardens
Itako Iris Gardens are just 5 minutes' walk from Isoyama-tei. These elegant gardens are home to more than 1,000,000 iris plants of 500 different varieties. The gardens are at their best from mid-June onwards, and the Itako Iris Festival takes place between late May and late June every year.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city for and immerse yourself in nature with a stay in one of Ibaraki's guesthouses. Located just one hour's drive or less than two hours by train from Tokyo, Ibaraki is the perfect place to experience a different side to Japan.