Izushi Town Map

Izushi Castle Town Map

Izushi Eirakukan

Izushi Eirakukan opened in 1901 and is the oldest make-shift playhouse in the Kinki region. It was renovated in 2008 after 44 years. Backstage areas such as Mawari Butai (revolving stages) and Naraku (under the stage) are open to public when no performance including Kabuki is underway.
永楽館
Business hours 9:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (last admission by 4:30 P.M.)
Holidays Thursdays, Dec. 31, Jan. 1
Admission fees Adult: 300 yen, Students: 200 yen, Elementary and junior high school students: Free
Group Admission fees Adult: 240 yen, Students: 180 yen
Contact information TEL.0796-52-5300
URL http://eirakukan.com/

Toyooka Municipal Museum of Art –
Kiyonaga Itoh museum

Exhibiting a large number of art works by Mr. Kiyonaga Itoh (born in Izushi), paintings from his childhood to death, and his favorite painting tools.

伊藤清永美術館
Business hours 9:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (last admission by 4:30 P.M.)
Holidays Wednesdays, New Year holidays (Dec. 28 – Jan. 4)
Admission fees Adults: 500 yen, Students: 300 yen, Elementary and junior high school students: Free (Special exhibition surcharge may apply.)
Group Admission fees Adults:400 yen, Students : 200yen
for up to 20 people
Contact information TEL.0796-52-5456
URL http://www3.city.toyooka.lg.jp/itoh-museum/

Izushi Shiryokan (Museum)

The former residence of a wealthy merchant who traded silk in the Meiji period. It has been exhibiting historical materials mainly related to Izushi-han as a museum since 1977.

出石資料館
Business hours 9:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (last admission by 4:30 P.M.)
Holidays Mondays, New Year holidays (Dec. 28 – Jan. 4)
Admission fees 300 yen, Students: 180 yen, Elementary and junior high school students: Free
Group Admission fees Adults:240 yen, Students : 150yen
for up to 20 people
Contact information TEL.0796-52-6556

Shinkoro

Shinkoro was built in 1871 at Yaguradai beside the Otemon Gate of the former Sannomaru. Since Dr. Ikeguchi donated a large clock in 1881, Shinkoro has been known familiarly as the clock tower. The third clock now keeps time.

Shinkoro

Sakagura (Izushi Shuzo Y.K.)

The red mud wall has aged with the passage of time to create an expression like that of a human face. The sake brewery sells local sake “Sasazru”

sakagura

Izushi Meijikan

A rare quasi-Western wooden structure built in 1887 as a prefectural hall. Offering a permanent exhibition of Izushi’s well-known personalities including Mr. Tsutomu Sakurai. It is a designated cultural property of the city.

明治館
Business hours 9:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.(last admission by 4:30 P.M.)
Holidays Mondays, New Year holidays (Dec. 28 – Jan. 4)
Admission fees Adults:100 yen, Students : 60yen, Elementary/junior high school students: Free
admission discount for up to twenty people
Group Admission fees Adults:80 yen, Students : 50yen
for up to 20 people
Contact information TEL.0796-52-2353

Izushi Karoh Yashiki

The former residence of a senior samurai in the late Edo period, which was located within Izushi Castle. This is where the mansion of Sengoku Sakyo, who played a major role in the Sengoku Disturbance, was located.
家老屋敷
Business hours 9:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (last admission by 4:30 P.M.)
Holidays Nov. 3, Dec. 31, Jan. 1
Admission fees Adults: 100 yen, Students: 80 yen, Elementary/junior high school students: Free
Group Admission fees Adults:80 yen, Students : 50yen
for up to 20 people
Contact information TEL.0796-52-3416

Katsura Kogoro Senkyo-ato

A monument is located at Hiroeya-ato where Katsura Kogoro (Kido Takayoshi) is said to have operated a business while in hiding. In addition to Hiroeya-ato, a small monument is installed at Senkyo-ato.

桂小五郎潜居

Sukyoji Temple

Reconstructed by Takuan Osho in 1616, Sukyoji Temple is also known as Takuan-dera (Takuan Temple). It had been a place of worship of Izushi Castle lords for generations as Bodaiji Temple.

宗鏡寺

Izushijoseki

Climbing stone steps, entering the red Torii gate, and looking down over the castle town from Inari Jinja (Shrine), you can enjoy a cityscape that is unique to the castle town, and which conjures up images of the Edo period. Sumi Yagura (corner tower) was restored in 1968 at the site of Honmaru (main part of the castle) followed by construction of Tojo Gate and Tojo Bridge.

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Izushi Tourist Association (NPO)
104-7 Uchimachi Izushi-cho, Toyooka-shi, Hyogo, 668-0214, Japan
TEL: +81-796-52-4806, FAX: +81-796-52-4815