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Statue of Konaki-Jijii

Yamashiro district is steeped in many mysterious legends and is the home of Konaki-Jijii, whose story was first introduced in the book called “The hobgoblins” by Kunio Yanagida, the founder of Society of Japanese folklore in 1938. This statue was created in 25 November 2001 and stands in the Fujinosato Park. Its model is from first volume of comic series, which Shigeru Mizuki wrote based on the Yanagida's story.

Basic information

Address
Kamimyo, Yamashiro Cho, Miyoshi City
Parking lot
car:5
Access
Get off at Ikawa-Ikeda IC→Take the National route 32 bound for Kochi→Take the Prefectural road 272→Kamimyo (Journey time is approx. 1 hour by car.) 40 minutes walk or 10 minutes by car from JR Oboke St. to the destination
Contact
三好市役所観光課
Phone
0883-72-7620