Kaiko Takeshi Memorial House · Chigasaki People’s Museum
The Kaiko Takeshi Memorial House is where Akutagawa Prize-winning writer Kaiko Takeshi lived from 1974 until his death.
It is located in the Higashi Kaigan Minami area and is open to the public. The study is just the way he left it, with his manuscripts and cherished trinkets on display.
The Chigasaki People’s Museum is next door.
It introduces the achievements and lives of people related to Chigasaki area through exhibitions and workshops. When the weather is good, visitors can enjoy walks in its garden.