Matsumora Kōsaku monument
- Southern area
Among the words inscribed on the monument raised in 1983 can be read the following.
"Matsumora Kōsaku (1829-1898) was born in Tomari Village. The wise master was a naturally gifted bujin. Making the best of his small body but robust health, he started training in his young years with Tomarite experts Uku Karyu and Teruya Kisen. Years after, he distinguished himself as a bujin. Filled with a deep chivalrous spirit, he once restrained a samurai from Satsuma who had drawn his sword and was abusing the good citizens of Tomari. In the fear of aftereffects, Matsumora had to go hide in Nago Village for a while..."
(The worshipping monument located next to the karate stele is not related to Matsumora Kōsaku.)