Commemorative literary monument to Hayashi Fumiko's birthplace
Birthplace of the female writer famous for the masterpiece Horoki (A Wanderer's Note)
Novelist Hayashi Fumiko (December 31, 1903–June 28, 1951) was born in Komorie in Moji-ku. She produced many popular works, represented by Horoki (A Wanderer's Note), a novel about her own wandering life. A commemorative literary monument to Hayashi Fumiko's birthplace was erected near her birthplace in 1974. The monument is inscribed with her poem Tanagokorososhi. Every year on a Sunday near June 28, the anniversary of her death, a gathering is held to commemorate her. The former Moji Mitsui Club near JR Mojiko Station houses the Hayashi Fumiko Exhibition Room.
|Address||2-12 Hayama, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu City (near the Komorie water purification plant)|
|Access||Approx. 15 min. on foot from JR Moji Station|