Ehrisman Residence


Ehrisman Residence

Built in 1926, this was the residence of a silk yarn trader. You can have tea there while feeling the season.

This is a mansion built as a private residence of a silk yarn trader, Mr. Ehrismann, in 1926. It was designed by Antonin Raymond, who had a great influence on the Japanese architectural world. The residence was moved to the current location and reconstructed in 1990, and on its first floor, there is a drawing room with a fireplace and a sun parlor from which the garden can be viewed. Displaying photographs and drawings and holding events, the second floor is used as a reference library for the European-style buildings in the Yamate area. The hall in the basement is a rental space. The former kitchen area is now used as a coffee shop, and there are counter seats as well as table seats by a big window. The view from the big window is full of green, and you can have tea there while feeling the season. It is a ten-minute walk from the Minato-mirai subway line Motomachi Chinatown Station, or a fifteen-minute walk from the JR line Ishikawa-cho Station.


  • Address

    1-77-4, Motomachi, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 231-0862

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  • Nearest Station
    Motomachi-Chukagai Station
    ・ Minatomirai Line
    Exit 5
    8 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number


    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.


  • Hours
    Every day 9:30am - 5:00pm
    *Opens until 6:00 p.m., Jul. and Aug. only
  • Closed
    The 2nd Wed. of the month
    Opens if second Wednesday is national holiday, closes following day; New Year’s holiday