Eiichi Shibusawa, known as the father of the Japanese economy, was born on March 16, 1840, on Kureai Island in Fukaya City, Saitama Prefecture.
Shibusawa Eiichi was born on March 16, 1840, in Fukaya City, Saitama Prefecture.
It is located about 500 meters away from the Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Museum.
Former Shibusawa Residence "Nakanchi" is located about 500 meters from the Eiichi Shibusawa Memorial Museum.
In Fukaya City, the birthplace of Eiichi Shibusawa, there are many sightseeing spots related to him, including his birthplace and the Eiichi Shibusawa Memorial Museum.
Location: 247-1, Chiaraijima, Fukaya City, Saitama 366-0006
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed: Year-end and New Year holidays, etc.
Parking: Available (Free)
Getting to the Museum
Former Shibusawa Residence "Nakanchi" in Fukaya City is located in Fukaya City, near Gunma.
In Fukaya, Fukaya Station is the center of the city. The city hall is about a 10-minute walk from the station, and the shopping district is also near the station.
The area of Yatsumoto, where the Former Shibusawa Residence "Nakanchi" is located, is one of the most agriculturally active areas in the city. The surrounding area has many fields.
It is about 6 km away from the station, and public transportation, Kururin (community bus) runs from the station, but the number of buses is limited, so please be careful.
Former Shibusawa Residence "Nakanchi"
The Admission is free.
It is a private residence, so it is not that big.
The bronze statue of Shibusawa Eiichi is on the left as you enter the gate.