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Home of a Diplomat

Last updated:09/02/2024

画像:Home of a Diplomat

The Home of a Diplomat was built in the Nanpeidai area of Shibuya Ward as the residence of Sadatsuchi Uchida, a diplomat of the Meiji government. It was relocated and restored to the Yamate Italian Garden in 1997, and is an important cultural property of Japan.

Area Honmoku / Motomachi / Yamate
Opening Hours 9:30am - 5:00pm *Open until 6:00pm in July and August Closed on every 4th Wednesdays (open if holiday), year end & new year holidays
Address 16, Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0862
Closest Railway Station 5 min. walk from "Ishikawacho Station" (JR Keihin-Tohoku Negishi Line)
TEL 045-662-8819
Ticket Info Admission Free
Eating Facilities café
Barrier Free slope, disabled stall, multipurpose toilets

The accessibility compliance status of this facility is as follows

Accessibility Support Status

  • Parking
  • Information counter
  • Step inside facility
  • Multifunctional restroom
  • Ostomate-friendly
  • Western-style toilet with handrails
  • Infant seat or highchair
  • Wheelchair for rental
  • Diaper changing bed

Emergency system

Number of AEDs (automated external defibrillators) installed 1
Considerations in evacuation flow lines There is no entrance or exit to the restoration building. Please follow the instructions of staff to evacuate to the administration building.

Parking lot

Parking lot Yes
Number of wheelchair-accessible parking spaces (350 cm or wider, near entrances and exits)


Stairs or steps of 2 cm or more at entrances/exits (barrier) No
Handrails on steps/stairs No
Ramps for stairs and steps (140 cm or more in width)
Wheelchair lifts for stairs
Entrance/exit width is 80 cm or more Yes
Automatic doors at entrances/exits No

On premises

Information desk Yes
Steps of 2 cm or more on the premises (barrier) Yes
Steep slopes with a gradient of 5° (1/12) or more and a length of 2 m or more on the premises (barrier) No
Ramp for steps (140 cm or more in width)
Alternative measures such as personnel support for steps
Passageway on the premises are more than 140 cm No
Escalators No
Wheelchair-accessible elevator (entrance width: 80 cm or more, elevator car depth: 135 cm or more) No
Wheelchair lift for stairs No
Benches for resting Yes
Wheelchair-accessible and dedicated seating (spectator facilities and rides)

Barrier-free restroom (multi-functional restroom)

Barrier-free restrooms (multi-functional restroom) Yes

*Outdoor restrooms only

Separate men's and women's barrier-free restrooms (multi-functional restroom) Yes

*Outdoor restrooms only

Automatic sliding doors No
Bidet toilet Yes

*Restrooms inside the building and outside

Ostomate-compatible Yes

*Outdoor restrooms only

Universal seats (diaper changing beds that can also be used by adults) No

General restroom

Urinals with handrails No
Western-style toilets with handrails Yes

Outdoor restrooms

Private rooms with infant chair Yes

Outdoor restrooms

Larger sized private rooms (e.g., can accommodate strollers) Yes

Wheelchair rental

Manual wheelchair Yes


Electric wheelchair (electric cart) No

Information assurance

Written communication boards at the information desk, communication apps, etc. Yes
Braille information boards or braille materials No
Audio guidance support (earphone guide, etc.) No
Braille guidance blocks for the visually impaired on the premises No

Multilingual support

Foreign language information displays No
Easy-to-understand Japanese information displays No
Interpretation services by employees No
Support by automatic translation tools No

Baby care

Diaper changing table Yes

Outdoor restrooms

Nursing room No
Installation of hot water heaters or kettles No
Baby stroller rental No
Temporary storage of baby strollers (baby stroller storage) Yes

Discount system, etc.

Discount system based on disability and age (65 and over, etc.)
Other services and initiatives Since it is a nationally designated important cultural property that is over 110 years old, the building remains in its original state and is not barrier-free. Since it is a nationally designated important cultural property that is over 110 years old, the building remains in its original state and is not barrier-free.