Ehrismann’s house (Photo: Tomoko Kamishima)

Ehrismann Residence

Yokohama Yamate’s Western Houses-5

Tomoko Kamishima   - 1 min read

The original owner of this lovely house was Fritz Ehrismann who was born in Zürich Switzerland and came to Japan in 1888 to join a trading business. The house is located in Motomachi Park and surrounded by many fresh green trees. The tearoom is the most comfortable place here with its big windows facing the park and a very high ceiling. The architect was Antonin Raymond who built quite a few unique fusion style (half Japanese/half Western structures) in Japan.

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Tomoko Kamishima

Tomoko Kamishima @tomoko.kamishima

Japan is a small island nation, but we have a huge number of surprising things to discover here. Many of these delights can be found when you step off the main street onto small side paths. I really enjoy studying about and researching various aspects of traditional Japanese culture, and then sha...