Somaro is a classic restaurant and cafe where you can also enjoy Maiko (Geisya) Dance Performance. It is located in Sakai, Yamagata Prefecture. Because Sakata was the central port town of all Tohoku region, Sakata was highly developed. According to their development, Geisya and other culture came here from Kyoto. The building was reconstructed in 1984 and registered as the national cultural assets.
Relaxing Living Room
This is the living room that we use tea room where you can enjoy tea. In March 3, at the other side of the room, The large Hina Dolls will be displayed. Those dolls are from Edo period. Some of them are used for Oshin.
Large Guest Room
Maiko Dance is performed in this place. Tatami is colored in red called Benibanazome.
The placement is the pattern of Ichimatsu. This pattern means the bringing the good business to you.
It displays many traditional Hina Dolls from Edo period.
The art works of Yumeji Takehisa and Tessai Tomioka are displayed here.
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