British Consular Residence

Yokohama Yamate’s Western Houses-7

By Tomoko Kamishima    - 1 min read

The reinforced concrete building next to Minato-no-mieru-oka Koen Park used to be the British Consular Residence in Yokohama. It was built in 1937. Various kinds of roses and other flowers adorn the premises throughout the year. A wide porte-cochere is stately and beautiful. The Christmas decorations inside the residence are quite refined. I also love the elegant interiors of this residence. An index of this series is here.

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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 sharing this information with visitors to Japan. I hope you will enjoy it, too! ARTICLE INDEX & PHOTOS:  An index of most of my Japan Travel articles can be found at the entry page of my blog, and my photos are shown here.  日本はとても小さな国ですが、大通りから一本小道に入ればたくさんの発見があります。日本人が積み重ねてきた歴史を学びながら、古い建物や庭を訪ね、物語の舞台となった景色を眺めて、皆様といっしょに日本文化の奥深さを探求していきたいと思います。