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Art Museum

This art museum is located in Akaoka-cho, Konan City. It stores the folding screen paintings by the late Edo to early Meiji period painter Ekin (Hirose Kinzo) that are displayed at the Suruda Hachimangu Jinsai festival held on July 14 and 15 each year. One exhibit allows visitors to view the folding screen paintings in the same dark setting as the night of the festival. Another allows visitors to view the paintings through a literal hole in the wall. The museum regularly rotates the paintings that are on display. It also features exhibits about the life of Ekin.


Kochi Pref. Konan City Akaokacho 538 (Kochi / NankokuArea)

phone 0887577117

9:00-17:00 (until 16:30)

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Reviewed:2018/11/08 Beautiful museum
Very nice piece of arts can be seen here. Once our guide explained who was Ekin it was really amazing to hear all that he has done and the extreme problems he went through. All the painting reflected...
Reviewed:2018/10/30 絵金
Reviewed:2018/07/24 絵金祭の絵金蔵

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Kochi Pref. Konan City Akaokacho 538 [ map ]
Kochi / NankokuArea
9:00-17:00 (until 16:30)
Monday (The next day for Public holiday), New Year's Holiday
[Admission fee] Adults 500 yen, High School Students 300 yen, Small Junior High School Students 150 yen
Parking Lot
Available (Please use Konan City Chamber of Commerce parking space. Bus 2spaces/General car 10spaces)
※ picture Friday parking lot for disabled people available in the Kura site.
Credit Card
Not available

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