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Exhibition room of His Imperial Highness Prince Chichibu's personal memorabilia

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  • Mountain Climbing Statue of His Imperial Highness Prince Chichibu
  • Mountain Climbing Statue of His Imperial Highness Prince Chichibu

  • Produced by Fumio Asakura, 1928
    His Imperial Highness Prince Chichibu demonstrated the deepest understanding and most extensive knowledge of sports of all imperial family members, and was fondly known by the Japanese as the “Prince of Sports”. He took part in a broad range of sporting activities, from climbing and skiing to boating. The Prince had a life-long passion for climbing in particular and his skill as a climber was highly recognized around the world.

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