Located in Kiragawa, Kochi Prefecture, it is a facility preserving the old streets and culture and serves the purpose of preserving traditional culture. It consists of renovated traditional houses.
The charcoal making business thrived in Kiragawa from Meiji to Showa Period. Here you can see the restored shops and warehouses, transmitting the atmosphere of that period. This town was designated important preservation district of historic buildings in 1997, first of this kind in Kochi Prefecture.
Business hours are 8:30-16:30 from April to October. From November to March – 9:00 to 16:00.
Apart from maps and souvenirs sold at Kiragawa Townscape Preservation Hall, there is also a rest area attached.
Image Gallery: Kiragawa Townscape Preservation Hall
Description: Kiragawa Townscape Preservation Hall
|Sights||Kiragawa Townscape Preservation Hall (吉良川まちなみ館 )|
2200-1 Kiragawa-Choko, Muroto-shi, Kochi
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 0887-25-3670|
|Admission Fee||Free admission|
Spring (March - May)Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November) Winter (December - February)
|Recommended target||Couples Groups Infant & Toddler (ages 0-6) Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|
Map: Kiragawa Townscape Preservation Hall