Ichiyo Memorial Hall

Travel Guide - Ichiyo Memorial Hall


This literary resource center displays items such as handwritten manuscripts and personal mementos of Higuchi Ichiyo, a female Japanese author of the Meiji era (1868 - 1912).
Her portrait is printed on the current 5,000 yen bill.

The Ichiyo-sai (Ichiyo Festival) is held each year on November 23, the anniversary of her death, with events such as public readings of her works.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 16:30


  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • December 29 - January 3

Access / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Minowa Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (H19)

Address / Location

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