Yoshikawa Eiji is a renowned historical novelist who wrote "Miyamoto Musashi", "Shinsho Taikoki (Paperback Life of the Taiko, Toyotomi Hideyoshi)", and "Sangokushi (Romance of the Three Kingdoms)".
He stayed here with his family for 10 years from 1944 to evacuate from the battle of the World War II.
His former residence as well as the annex with his study room are preserved as they were.
In the memorial hall built in 1977 near the residence, all kinds of drafts and letters completing the Yoshikawa Literature are displayed.
- March - October: 10:00 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing
- November - February: 10:00 - 16:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing
- Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
- December 25 - January 5
Access / Public Transport
- 15 minutes walk from JR Futamatao Station