Iroha Soan 魯山人いろは草庵
Faithfully maintained cottage where artist Rosanjin stayed in 1915
Iroha Soan is a historic cottage where artist Rosanjin (1883–1959) briefly stayed in 1915. Rosanjin sojourned among the hot springs of Yamashiro Onsen to focus on his calligraphy.
Iroha Soan retains its 1915 layout, with traditional-style tatami mat flooring and enclosed garden. Works by Rosanjin and other artists of the same period are displayed around the cottage.
Address18-5 Yamashiroonsen, Kaga
Hours9:00 to 17:00 (last entry at 16:30)
Closed daysWednesdays, New Year's holidays
Fees560 yen (280 yen for seniors; free for children under 15)