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Vories Memorial Hall

Omi-Hachiman Sta.

Omihachiman City, Shiga Pref.

Vories Memorial Hall

William Merrell Vories is the most famous former resident of Omi-Hachiman City and the founder of the Omi Brotherhood company, and the house in which he lived with his wife Makiko is now operated as the Vories Memorial Hall. Tours require a prior reservation.

  • Approx. 8 min. by bus from JR Omi-Hachiman Sta. to Kajiya-cho bus stop
  • +81-748-32-2456
  • 11 Jionjichomoto, Omi-Hachiman City, Shiga
  • 10:00-16:00 (requires telephone reservation)
  • Mon, Holidays, other irregular days (closed from Dec.1-Jan.15 for changing of exhibits)
  • Free admission
  • Website

35.139909, 136.094723

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