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Birthplace of Iwasaki Yataro

The rural town of Aki is the birthplace of Iwasaki Yataro, the founder of Mitsubishi Corporation. His beautiful thatched house remains today as one of the sights of Aki.

Birthplace of Iwasaki Yataro

The rural town of Aki produced one of Japan’s most influential industrialists, Iwasaki Yataro, the founder of Mitsubishi Corporation. The son of a low-ranking samurai, he improved his standing through zeal and ambition. As a young man, he frequently climbed Mt. Myoken to the west of his home to strengthen his body and will.

His beautiful thatched house remains today as one of the sights of Aki. It’s also a site of pilgrimage for employees of Mitsubishi.

Information

Name in Japanese: 岩崎弥太郎の生家

Pronunciation: iwasaki yatarō no seika

Address: Ichinomiya Inokuchiko, Aki-shi, Kochi-ken 784-0051

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