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Emperor Go-Toba Museum

  • Genre

    • Museums
    • Culture & History
  • Area

    • Ama Town
Learn more about the exiled emperor here.
The museum contains objects related to Emperor Go-Toba, Oki Shrine, where he is worshipped, and a small collection of Japanese swords, with one as old as more than 600 years. Find out why the emperor was exiled here, what life he led and how he affected to deveopment of local culture an daily lives of the residents. In the surrounding area is the Residence Site and the Burial Site of Emperor Go-Toba, and the residence of the Murakami family that guarded the tomb for generations. Information presented in the museum is in Japanese and English.

    Basic information

    1521-1 Ama, Ama-cho, Oki-gun, Shimane 684-0403
    From Hishiura Port:
    20 min by bicycle
    10 min by car
    15 min by bus (alight at "Oki Jinja" bus stop)
    Business hours
    9:00-17:00 ※The museum is open from March to November only.
    Adult: JPY 300
    Child: JPY 150

    This sightseeing spot is one of the sites of the Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark.

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