The SpaceVery quiet and peaceful area. Your room is a Japanese style Tatami (URL HIDDEN) can see a Japanese garden from your room. You can use all rooms on the first floor. ( Living room, Dinning room and computer room) Please make yourself at home.
At home: High speed wifi
Out side : you can borrow a pocket wifi ( 110MB/ day) if you need
I am a Japanese paper doll teacher. If you want to learn how to make a Japanese paper doll, you can book the class. You can make a doll while you stay at my house. If you want to know the detail thing about the class, please send me a message. Guest AccessYou can wash your laundry with a washing machine. I will help you how to use it, or I wash your laundry if you don't mind. You can keep your food in a refrigerator. You share a shower room with my family and other guests. You can use kitchen and dining room to eat and drink. You can also cook, but please don't use a gas when I am not at home due to not get fire. You can use first floor, the second floor is private space for me and my family.
I clean your room while you are out if you stay more than 3 days. If you don't want me to clean your room, please let me know. Interaction with GuestsI am happy to drive you to a museum and other places where you need to go in Seki. ( If I am busy, I give you a map and direction) Seki is famous for cutleries. I can help you to buy a good knife,if you need. I am happy to go out with you for dinner or lunch when I am free. Let's have fun time at night time at my house. I have many boardgames. When I am busy, I will help you how to get to a store and museums. I will try to my best. : )
If you arrive at Seki station( Nagaragawa line) or bus station (Seki city terminal or Kousoku Seki) when I am at home, I can pick you up or drive you to the station.( I need to know what time you will arrive or leave at the station.) The NeighborhoodThere are restaurants, an ATM and convenience stores around my house. They are within walking distance. My neighborhood is quiet at night time. There are a big mall, movie theater, a nice public bath and Karaoke within the walking distance.
Unagi-Donburi ( Grilled eel and rice) is very famous in Seki. It is a little bit pricy, but very delicious. My favorite Unagi restaurant is Shigeyoshi. It takes about 5 minutes on foot from my house. Getting AroundThere are bus stations and a train station walking distance from my house.
Bus : Seki City terminal ( From Gifu , Nagoya) 関シティターミナ(URL HIDDEN) From Central Nagoya to Seki, it takes about one hour
Kousoku Seki ( From Takayama, Nagoya, Gujo, Shirakawago(URL HIDDEN) From Takayama to Seki: It takes about one and half hours
From Mino-Ota ,From Gujo
From Mino-Ota about 20 minutes, From Gujo about one hour
If you are coming to Seki from Centrair airport, easiest way to come to Seki is
1: Take a bus or train to Nagoya. Bus: From centrair airport to Meitetsu bus center. Train Come to Meitetsu Nagoya and walk to Meitetsu bus center. 2. Then take another bus from Meitetsu bus center to Seki. Bus stop 4th flour # 23 関 美濃
3. Please get off at Seki City Terminal (関シティターミナル)
Please send me a message and tell me where you are coming from, I will tell you how to get to my house.
There is a rental car shop near my house. Japan rental car.
If you would like to know the detail, please send me a message. Other Things to NoteWhat you can do around here:
1. The demonstration of making swords on the first Sunday of March, April, June, November, and on the Seki cutlery festival days( and Saturday and Sunday.)
2. Cormorant fishing from the 11th of May to the 15th of October
3. Making your own knife.
4. Tour through a knife factory
5. Japanese cooking class- Ozeki Cooking Class
6.Making Japanese paper doll- Chisako's Japanese paper doll
7. Japanese paper lantern festival in Mino
2nd Saturday and Sunday evening in Ocotober
8. Shopping good quality knife for a reasonably priced
10. Relax and recharge for the next place you go :)
11. Hot spring in Seki or Gujo
It takes about 30 minutes from Seki station to the hot spring station. ( Minami Kodakara Onsen)
It takes about 15 minutes from my house to a nice public bath on foot.
12: Gujo- Bon dance
It takes about one hour to Gujo from Seki by train or 40 minutes by bus. Gujo Bon dance is very famous in Japan. Even though you don't know how to dance, you can follow people dancing and it is very fun. You can borrow Summer Kimono at my house and I can put it on. From the 11th of July to the 5th of September
14. Play boardgames at my house
15. Enjoy Origami or make a small Japanese paper doll bookmark with me
16. Rental Kimono and walk on the traditional old street. I will be your camera man.
Cormorant fishing, Making your own knife, Tour through a knife factory, Cooking class, Doll class, Rentalk Kimono+ putting it on: You need to book in advance and these activities cost money