Fujiwara Yoshie Memorial Hall (Koyokan)

Fujiwara Yoshie Memorial Hall (Koyokan)

Simple Western-style building on a hill, welcoming visitors with delightful songs of opera

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This Western-style house was built for a son of the president of Holm Ringer & Co., a British trading company, and was used as the official residence of the British consulate and accommodations for a trading company. Its simple appearance without excessive decoration enhances the building's presence on a hill covered with beautiful greenery. The building is currently used as a memorial hall for the Shimonoseki-born world-famous opera singer Fujiwara Yoshie (December 5, 1898–March 22, 1976), whose father served as manager at Holm Ringer & Co. The hall is filled with his beautiful songs.

Address 3-14 Amidaiji-cho, Shimonoseki City
Access Approx. 5 min. on foot from Sanden Transportation Akama-jingu-mae bus stop
Tel 083-234-4015
Hours 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Tuesday and the third Saturday (closed irregularly)
Admission Free
Remarks *Visitors are required to make reservations.
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