a nip of autumn in the air.

Take a trip down the Edo memory lane.

Enjoy the cozy fire while talking with your friends at Irori.

How does the Tatami mat feel?

Search for Zen 禅 in a company of a hundred small statues of Buddha.

Experience firsthand what it was like to live in this rural area during Edo era.

Nakaya is a lodging for people who would like to experience Japanese culture, its nature and who would like to communicate with locals. It’s completely different from other hotels and hostels.


You get to stay in historical Japanese farmhouse built over 150 years ago in Edo era. 

About Nakaya

Immerse yourself in the past, wear traditional Japanese clothes. And we’ve prepared many activities for you can enjoy.


Cycle around in serene and mysterious zen village where famous Daimyo called  Takeda Shingen’s  vassals lived.And autumn is coming soon. Red and yellow leaves,blue of high clear sky, orange of gentle sunshine. What a beautiful colors to be seen in autumn.You will be introduced to some of our some seasonal events.


Make Soba(buckwheat) noodles with your own hands and explore the taste of truly organic Japanese food.


You can wear traditional Japanese clothes, Samue, during the day, or even instead of pajamas.

Samue; Half Kimono, half pants. Practical Japanese clothes. This is traditional Japanese clothes that were worn by Zen-shu Buddhist priests during they were working as weeding out plants in a garden, cooking and cleaning a temples etc.

See the pictures that were taken by our guests.

一期一会 Ichigo Ichie

You can easily reach Nakaya by bus from Tokyo.There are bus line from Tokyo that go to nearby.The rides takes only two hours.
Our staff will wait for you at the nearest bus stop to take you to Nakaya.


Learn more historical stories around Nakaya.

Shingen Takeda has been chosen as the best example of a boss with whom todays Japanese businessman would like to work. 

Shingen Takeda

Free Bicycle


Free WiFi Access


Pick up at the nearest station