Uno Chiyo Birth House

Birth House of famous Japanese creator.

Chiyo Uno was one of the most famous female authors and fashion designers in Japan, and she is most notable for her novel “Ohan” that modeled after her stepmother and her early life in Iwakuni. She was born to a wealthy family, and her beautiful 900 sqm Japanese garden is filled with maple trees. The best season to see the garden is between summer ~ late fall. If you are interested in her work “Ohan”, it is also published in English, though it is a century ago when she grew up in this town, there are still places and buildings that are mentioned in the book. Walk around this neighborhood and enjoy the world of Chiyo Uno.