Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (Ijokaku)

Famous for its nostalgic octagonal hall
A national Important Tangible Cultural Property

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Ijokaku is a cottage that Gokindo, a trader in Kobe, built in 1915. Its iconic three-story octagonal hall creates a nostalgic atmosphere. Shown to the public in 1984 as Sonchuzan Memorial Hall, it exhibits information materials related to Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen, who once visited this place. It was registered as a prefectural important tangible cultural property on December 10th, 1993, and as a national important tangible cultural property on November 14th, 2001.

About the facility

Business hours

All year 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Days closed Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a national holiday), Year-end and New Year season (December 29th – January 3rd)

Admission fee

Adults 300yen
Elementary school/junior high school/high school students and younger children Free of charge
Discount (senior citizens aged 70 or over) 200yen
Groups (20 people or more) adults 200yen
  • Admission is free for a visitor who presents his/her physical disability certificate, rehabilitation certificate, or mental disability certificate and also for his/her attendant.


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