Trace of Great Sword Masters

During Sengoku period to the end of Edo Period, there are many sword styles were flourished. MustLoveJapan introduces the birth place or highly related spots for those famous sword style and sword masters, such as Yagyu Shinkage Ryu, Katori Shinto Ryu and Tennen Rishinryu.
If you are joining any Japanese sword fighting or a big fan those sword masters, check out the spots, and experience the real atmosphere. You might have the same enlightenment of those masters.

Miyamoto Musashi


Miyamoto Musashi (宮本武蔵) is located on the border of Okayama and Hyogo pref. It is the birth place of Miyamoto Musashi, the most famous Sword master in the world. There are many Musashi related spots including his birthplace and grave. Legend said, Musashi came up with the idea of Nitoryu at this place.

Tourist Info.
There is parking. You can get a map at the museum.

0. at Tsuyama Station.
1. use JR Himeshin Line to Sayou (1 hr.)
2. use Chizu Line to Miyamoto Musashi (30 min.)