Built in 1905 as the official residence of the Kure Naval Commander-in-Chief.
Interesting and famous architecture in Kure City.
This five-storied pagoda is said to have been built as a place where people could pray for safety at sea.
Get a unique view of submarines in active service. Four red brick warehouses built around 1900 (during the Meiji era) stand behind you as you look over the subs.
Navy sailors who disembarked at Kure often whiled away shore leave at the facility depicted in this scene of the animated film In This Corner of the World.
The Mitsugura warehouses appear in several scenes of the animated film In This Corner of the World, such as when Suzu goes to the black market to buy sugar.
In front of the Old Naval Hospital you can still see the original steps which appear in the animation In This Corner of the World.
Koharu Bridge appears in the animation In This Corner of the World in the scene where Suzu goes on a date with Shūsaku.