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Kuroki-gosho Imperial Residence Site & Hekifū-kan Museum

  • Genre

    • Museums
    • Culture & History
  • Area

    • Nishinoshima Town
Sitting atop a small hill, the Imperial Residence Site overlooks Beppu Port.
Emperor Go-Daigo was banished to the Oki Islands in 1332 and is said to have lived at this site for over a year before his escape. Located at the foot of the hill, known as Mt. Tennō, is Hekifū-kan Museum. The small museum contains exhibits related to Emperor Go-Daigo. The site is also popular for cherry blossom viewing in April.

    Basic information

    275 Beppu, Nishinoshima-cho, Oki-gun, Shimane 684-0302
    From Beppu Port:
    3 min by bicycle
    10 min on foot
    Business hours
    Museum 9:00-17:00 (April to November)
    ●International Visitor Admission Discount:
    Adult: JPY 150
    University and high school student: JPY 100
    6 to 15 years old: JPY 100
    Present your passport or residency card to get discounted admission for international visitors.

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

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