Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan


Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

Welcome to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni’s official website. MCAS Iwakuni is the only Marine Corps installation on mainland Japan.
Local Event Information

External resources:

Iwakuni City
Hiroshima Pref. Tourist Office
Hiroshima Convention & Visitors Bureau
Miyajima (Hatsukaichi City Tourist Office)
Yamaguchi Pref. Tourism Federation Cooperation
  • Apr 5 - Jun 28, 1900 - 2100 on every Tuesday
  • Location: Iwakuni Shimin Kaikan (Civic Hall) Training Room.  Map is available at PAO.
  • To take the class, no reservation required.  Iwakuni Class now receives direct check-in on the first day of the class.
  • Only 40 seats are available, first comes first served basis.
  • 1,000 yen per term is charged for enrollment.
  • Should you have questions or concerns, such as parking, access map, and more, further assistance available at Public Affairs Office (POC: Ms. Kawamoto @253-5551), MCCS Information & Referral (POC: Ms. Yoshimoto), or the city hall's urban exchange program  @ 0827-29-5018 (English speakers available.)

Tea Ceremony at the Kikko Tea House at Kintai Bridge Area

Get a feel for the heart and essence of Japanese culture through tea ceremony. We give you a chance to enjoy the first-hand experience of Japanese culture in an environment where you can also appreciate the natural beauty of four seasons at the Kikko Park. Please join us with your friends and family members.

The schedule for 2016 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.);

March 13 & 27

April 3 & 17

May 8

June 5

July 3 & 24

September 4 & 18

October 2, 16 & 23 (The reservation is required for 23)

November 6 & 27 (The reservation is required for 6)

December 4 & 11

For more information, contact the Culture Promotion Section, Iwakuni City Hall at 0827-29-5211, 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Japanese national holidays.

April 28 - May 10, 2016

10 a.m. - 5 p.m., except Wednesdays at Kikkawa Family History Museum in Kikko Park near Kintai Bridge.

You can experience to engrave the character on seal stone. The material fees are from 2,000 yen, depending on the size. For more information, contact Saryo Oishi, Tenkoku Seal Making Instructor at 080-4655-2990 (Cell Phone), E-mail: