Places to visit in kimono
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.
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.
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.