Kojin Shimomura known as a author of "Jiro's Story" was born in this house and he spent his 10 years of childhood here. This house is very important as an architecture from the early Meiji era as well as a place where the 1st part of Jiro's Story takes place.
Every year on October 3rd, the birthday festival of Kojin is held and this birthplace has been preserved as a place where children can gather and also as a important cultural asset to celebrate his achievement and be a base of spiritual culture.
|Address||A house number 1 Sakimura, Chiyodamachi, Kanzaki-shi 神埼市千代田町﨑村895番地1|
|Closed||Monday, Beginning and the end of the year|
|Opening Hours||December～February : 10:00～16:30
March～November : 10:00～17:00
|Access||12 minutes from JR Kanzaki station by car|
|Parking Availability||Free parking available for 6 cars|
|Cell Phone Battery Charging||Unavailable|
|Credit Card Acceptance||Not accepted|
|Estimated Time to Enjoy||30 minutes～1 hour|
※Reservation must be made in advance if you wish to have a guide by the staff.