Kiragawa Townscape Preservation Hall

Kiragawa Townscape Preservation Hall © Iry

Kiragawa Townscape Preservation Hall

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.

Access 

Get off at Nahari Station on Gomen/ Nahari Line of Kuroshio Railway. Take Kochi Tobu Kotsu Bus bound for Muroto Misaki/ Kannoura, 20 minutes. Get off at "Kiragawa Gakko Dori" bus stop.




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Description: Kiragawa Townscape Preservation Hall

Sights Kiragawa Townscape Preservation Hall (吉良川まちなみ館 )
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Address 2200-1 Kiragawa-Choko, Muroto-shi, Kochi
高知県室戸市吉良川町甲2200-1
Phone / Fax Phone: 0887-25-3670
Website
Duration 30Minutes
Admission Fee Free admission
Recommended Season
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