About Maiko tea house/ Somaro
♦Enchanting dance of female dancers.
The building is used to be a high-class Japanese style restaurant "Somaya" since Edo period.
In the mud-walled storehouse, dolls, works of Yumeji Takehisa, Tessai Tomioka, and Shigeru Mori are displayed in turn. There is a saloon where Sakata girls perform traditional dance. The performance is practiced everyday from 2 p.m. Meals can also be enjoyed (reservation needed), weekly lunch box "Maiko Bento" (3500 yen) is cooked by 5 high-class Japanese restaurant.
Details Maiko tea house/ Somaro
- Address:Maiko zaka, 1 Hiyoshi town, Sakata city, Yamagata
Opening hour:10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (close at 5 p.m. between December and February)
Entrance fee:700 yen, 630 yen (group of more than 15)
Parking:(free) 20 cars
Access to Maiko tea house/ Somaro
Access:5 minutes by taxi from JR Sakata station toward Hiyoriyama park.