• Cultural Heritage

Explore the British Embassy Villa Memorial Park

Take in beautiful views of Lake Chuzenji and learn about the international history of Okunikko

Visit this carefully preserved former diplomatic residence to appreciate the tranquil scenery of Lake Chuzenji from a new angle. Once used as the British Embassy’s summer residence, this building was donated to the local government in 2008. The history of this villa makes it a great place to learn about Britain’s long history of cultural exchange with Japan. Be sure to sample the villa's famous scones, made according to the original British Embassy recipe.


When April – November
How Long 30 minutes
Cost Adults (16 years old and over) 200 yen, children (4–15 years old) 100 yen, infants (4 years old and under) free
Contact Nikko Natural Science Museum
Email info@nikko-nsm.co.jp
Link nikko-nsm.co.jp/british