August 19 , 2019

Kawana Hotel Main Building and country house registered as a registered tangible cultural property (building) in the country

Kawana Hotel was registered on November 20, 2015 (Friday) as a registered tangible cultural property of Kawana Hotel Main Building and Rural House (Building). A report for registration was submitted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s Cultural Council and certified on February 25, 2016 (Thursday). 

[Kawana Hotel Main Building] The photo is a full view of the hotel around 1950. 

On December 6, 1936, Kawana Hotel has 60 guest rooms (currently 100 rooms), a sun parlor, lobby, dining, grill, bar, reading room, Longji was opened as a resort hotel with a total floor area of ​​over 2,000 tsubo, with a three-story basement and towers, complete with a projection room. 
All are built with the latest technology at the time, and their materials, structure and design have been loved by customers for many years as modern architecture in the early Showa period. The designs of the founders Kiichiro Okura and Sadataro Takahashi are found everywhere.

[Rural house] Photo shows the entrance to the 

Rural house around 1945. The rural house was reportedly relocated to a private house in Gotemba in 1936. It was. 
The restaurant is currently open as a reservation Japanese restaurant. 

Comparison photo

[Overview of the hotel]

[Rural house]

[Main Dining]


[Sun Parlor]