An inn where you can experience traditional Japanese life.

The Taraichi-tei, which is located in the north-west of Lake Biwa, is a traditional Japanese farmhouse. It accommodates just one group per day. The house which features thick beams and the metal-tube-covered old thatch roof is a must-see. You will enjoy the beauty of ancient Japanese architecture.

Built 150 years ago.

Metasequoia avenue near inn.

In winter, a lot of snow falls in this area.

This is Omochi-tsuki.

The white lump is a mochi, called rice cake in English.

It's a Japanese traditional food.

It is so sticky that it’s kind of hard to swallow. Don’t eat a lot of it at one time otherwise it might get stuck in your throat.

You can experience it while you stay here !


It is a cooking stove called Kamado, Japanese old cooking style.

Burns woods and make rice using bamboo pipe to blow. It will surely be a good memory in Japan if you experience.



This is a Japanese traditional bath. It is a small but it will warm from inside the body. Goemonburo made of Hinoki tree with very good fragrance.

Tatami room.

There are two ski resorts near the inn. )about 10 min by car. )about 25 min by car.

There are two hot springs(Onsen) near the inn.

About 10 min each by car.

If you stay our quaint house, you can feel and enjoy deep Japan.