Yoshinaka Museum

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Yoshinaka Museum (義仲館) is a historical museum of Kiso Yoshinaka. Yoshinaka is one of Shogun and hero during Genpei War in 12th century. He is one of Genji clan and defeated Heike clan. However, he lost by his own Genji side, Minamoto no Yoritomo. This museum displays the life of his story.

Tourist Info.
There are parking and restroom.
Admission: 300 yen for adult, free for under Junior.
Close: Monday.
Time: 9:00 to 17:00

0. at Kiso Fukushima Station.
1. use JR Chuo Line to Miyanokoshi.
2. walk west (20 min.)


周围的地图 Yoshinaka Museum


Yoshinaka Museum is the story taller of Hero Kiso Yoshinaka. Minamoto no Yoshinaka, also known as Kiso Yoshinaka is one of famous Shogun and war hero during Genpei War. Under the order of Mochihito King, Yoshinaka raised his army to defeat Heike. He defeated many armies of Heike and entered Kyoto.

He became Asahi Shogun. However, because he never stayed and experienced Kyoto, he failed to rule Kyoto.

He became Seitaishougun.

Later, at Awatsugahara, he was defeated by Yoshitsune and died. He was in 31 years old.

Yoshinaka Materials
Kiso Yoshinaka, Tomoe Gozen, and Yoshinaka Shitenno.

Map of Yoshinaka's path.

Pictures of his life.