Bronze statue of Okubo Toshimichi おおくぼとしみちどうぞう

One of the Three Great Nobles of the Meiji Restoration who contributed to the modernization of Japan

The Three Great Nobles of the Meiji Restoration, Saigo Takamori, Kido Takayoshi and Okubo Toshimichi, contributed to the modernization of Japan. The monument of Okubo Toshimichi was created by Shinya Nakamura to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Okubo’s death (on September 26th, 1979). The 4.3-m main statue stands with engravings of the coachman and horse that were killed together with Okubo.

Center of the city (downtown)
History, historic places

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Address 892-0847 鹿児島県鹿児島市西千石町
Access Approx. 5 minutes’ walk from Kagoshima Chuo Station


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