Teahouse in Shimabara

Shimabara Mizuyashiki

Off Shimabara's central arcade, this delightful, Meiji-era teahouse features a lovely garden, a spring-fed pond and an obsessive collection of maneki-neko (lucky cat) figurines from all over Japan, some for sale. Th…
Teahouse in Shimabara


For a quick break, this city-owned former villa sits on stilts over a spring-fed pond. No charge for entry or a cup of tea.