Top Choice Museum in Chiran

Chiran Peace Museum

Around 2km west of town, Chiran’s air base was the point of departure for 1036 WWII kamikaze pilots (Tokkō), the largest percentage in the Japanese military. On its former site, the large, thought-provoking Kamikaze…
Historic Building in Chiran

Samurai Houses

Seven of the mid-Edo period residences along Chiran’s 700m street of samurai houses have gardens open to the public, in which water is usually symbolised by sand, shirasu (volcanic ash) or gravel. Allow up to one le…