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Hotarukan Tomiyashokudo

103-1 Chiranchokori,, Minamikyushu 897-0302, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 993-58-7566
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Small but well laid out museum

We were looking forward to visiting this museum, as we had seen a few statues of Tome Tonihama... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Andrew M
House of movie "Hotaru"

Famous Ken Takakura's movie "Hotaru", Hotarukan is a small museum, which displays the objects... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Kimitaka S
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3 Oct 2017
“Small but well laid out museum”
4 Jul 2016
“House of movie "Hotaru"”
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103-1 Chiranchokori,, Minamikyushu 897-0302, Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 993-58-7566
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were looking forward to visiting this museum, as we had seen a few statues of Tome Tonihama around Chiran, and were familiar with her story prior to visiting. Tome owned a restaurant in Chiran, which was approved by the army for officers use. Chiran...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Famous Ken Takakura's movie "Hotaru", Hotarukan is a small museum, which displays the objects concerning Kamikaze pilots. It is a good complement to Chiran Peace Museum.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We peeked in the bay window and photographed the exterior of this well restored wooden former restaurant, now memorial to the kamikaze pilots. In the bay window are a few of the many memorabilia from the pilots who used to frequent here. According to the...More

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