This is the mansion in which the "beer king" Takahashi Ryutaro grew up. He not only contributed to the prosperity of the Japanese beer industry, but also, as Minister of International Trade and Industry, to the post-war economic revival Japans. It is also the birthplace of his father Takahashi Yoshihira, who was called the "Sage of Uchiko". Since Ryutaro's eldest son, Takahashi Yoshitaka (former chairman of Asahi Breweries, Ltd.) cared deeply about his hometown Uchiko, the bereaved family donated the residence to Uchiko town. The exhibition shows items, such as tobacco pipes used by family members or the uniforms of the professional baseball team "Takahashi Unions" that he sponsored as the owner. A relaxing cafe corner is provided. It is possible to stay overnight limited to one group (up to 10 people) per day.
|Address||2403 Uchiko, Uchiko-cho, Kita-gun, Ehime, Japan|
|Parking||Parking Available / 10 car capacity(Free)|
|Lodging||Adults(1 person)4,860 yen, Adults(2 or more people)4,320 yen, 6-12 years old 3,240 yen, 3-5 years old)1,620 yenUnder 3 years old free|