Rifle Corps (鉄砲隊(種子島))

Taneyaku Area Tourism spot

In 1543, Portuguese sailors washed ashore in Tanegashima and introduced matchlock guns to the local ruler. Shortly afterwards, local blacksmiths attempted to imitate these firearms and, despite great struggle, eventually succeeded. Their traditional style is kept alive by the Matchlock Preservation Society, and you can still see the guns in action at events today.

Basic Information

Address 鹿児島県西之表市
Directions Events take place somewhere in Tanegashima Island
90 minutes from Kagoshima Port to Nishinoomote Port by high-speed vessel
  • 駐車場
  • トイレ
  • クレジットカード
  • WIFI
  • バリアフリー対応可
  • ベジタリアンメニュー相談可
  • ムスリムメニュー相談可
  • 祈祷所


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