A Tourist and Cultural Facility “Tokaikan” at Ito Onsen
Opened as a hot spring inn for the general public in 1928, Tokaikan has been both beloved and popular with many people. Built by craftsmen at the time, this proud, beautiful Japanese architecture is made with high-class wood such as cypress and cedar and warped wood from trees with bent shapes, which is called “Henboku”. Its architectural beauty is furthered refined by the craftsmen with corridors, stairs, and guests entrances throughout the interior, making it come to life. Take your time to look at this traditional Japanese architectural form that has now become a heritage.