Official

Provincial Governors Offices area

A CG tour through the ruins fo a bygone town.

Sightseeing

Kokushi-no-tachi served as the residence and head political office and that governed the Musashi Province from the Asuka and Early Nara Period to the end of the Heian Period, during roughly the end of 7th to 11th centuries.
The remains of this site have been marked by 30cm-diameter, 2.4m tall pillars that help evoke the image of the buildings size and scope.

Simply use a smartphone or table to read the available QR codes to see a computer generation recreation of the site as it once was.

Highlights

  • This is the site of the head office and reisdence of the Kokushi, head of government at that time.
  • There are a number of pillars set up so guests can imagine the general size and scope of the building.
  • You can see a computer generated recreation of the building via smartphone or tablet.
  • It's said that this is where Tokugawa Ieyasu would stay when visiting on his falcon hunting trips.

Photos

  • 国司館と家康御殿史跡広場

    国司館と家康御殿史跡広場

  • Main entrance

    Main entrance

  • The building is recreated with real 2.4m pillars.

    The building is recreated with real 2.4m pillars.

  • The main hall, remains as an important artificat.

    The main hall, remains as an important artificat.

  • Secondary room ("wakiden")

    Secondary room ("wakiden")

  • Secondary room ("wakiden")

    Secondary room ("wakiden")

  • Full View

    Full View

  • Model recreating the Kokushi Building at 1/10th scale.

    Model recreating the Kokushi Building at 1/10th scale.

  • Read the QR code to see more in VR form.

    Read the QR code to see more in VR form.

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Details

Name in Japanese
国司館と家康御殿史跡広場
Postal Code
183-0023
Address
1-14 Honmachi, Fuchu City, Tokyo
Telephone
042-335-4487
Admission
Free
Closed
New Years Holidays
Open Hours
9:00am-5:00pm (Nov. - Feb.: 9:00am-3:00pm)
Access
2 min. walk from Fuchu-hommachi Station on the JR Musashino & Nambu Lines.
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)