Heike Yashiki (Folkore Museum)

A few kilometres from Oboke, this thatched roof house was formerly the home of Emperor Antoku's doctor, who fled here after the defeat of the Taira (or Heike) clan in 1185 - the emperor for his part opted for suicide and threw himself into the sea. The interior still has its fine old timber frame and displays a disparate collection of farming and craft tools.

Useful information

Address:

Nishi-Iyayamamura, 778-0101 Miyoshi-shi

Price:

500 JPY

Opening hours

Mar-Oct: 8am-6pm; rest of the year: 8am-5pm

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