Joto Area — Around Oshima Station

Joto Area — Around Oshima Station

It is area of "Higashi-Ojima Station" neighborhood "Nishi-Ojima Station" Toei Shinjuku Line "Ojima Station". Promenade along Kyu-Nakagawa flowing through bottom of Higashi-Ojima Station that is station on rare river forgets that we are in Tokyo and is quiet and is recommended walk spot nationwide. In Former Nakagawa river station located in Kyu-Nakagawa and the junction department of Onagigawa River, daily life can approximately see figure that amphibious bus "sky duck" is launched like a brick in river. We can touch downtown area human empathy nationwide while doing shopping in Sunamachi Ginza Shopping Street having high popularity happily. Metropolitan bus is recommended to access.

List of sightseeing theme spots

1. Ojima Inari-jinja Shrine (ojimainarijinja)

Ojima Inari-jinja Shrine

In Shinto shrine dedicated to God of staple grains abundant harvest, it is also called Ojima Shinto shrine. In the precincts, there is monument "concave wood mound monument" of Koto City registration cultural assets which phrase of Matsuo Basho was written, and there are stone tablets of Basho image and Issa Kobayashi, too.

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2. Higashi ojima jinja Shrine (Uncle Higashio may be serious)

Higashi ojima jinja Shrine

Villages prospered based on Onagigawa River transportation by water in the middle of Edo era, and five Shinto shrines were built as Chinju, but all the cityscape became trifle by Tokyo blitzkrieg of (1945) March 10 in 1945, and main shrine, history of a company was destroyed by fire together. Some raised the Shinto shrine rebuilding with revival of cityscape, and it merged five companies with (1952) in 1952, and main shrine was erected in the existing enshrining place.

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3. Houtoji Temple (one and maggot)

Houtoji Temple

Houtoji Temple of the Shingon Buddhism intellect mountain group temple which hoinkeni founded in (1610) in 1610 claims the House of Inariyama minor feudal lord. Houtoji Temple having a lot of Koto City registration cultural assets, and merchant of the Edo era praying for business prosperity in that, and having comprised salt of origin "lick salt, and guardian deity of children" is famous. In addition, reason, another name take wart, and "they are also called guardian deity of children" even if it is cured when we get salt of Buddhist altar and paint wart.

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4. The site of Nakagawa Funabansho (historical site) (nakagawafunabanshoato)

The site of Nakagawa Funabansho (historical site)

Onagigawa River which is the Edo era, the Kanto inland, important river transporting supplies of the northeastern area to Edo is ruin of middle barge guard station which it hits and looked good with joining Kyu-Nakagawa. It is Kitazume of Mannenbashi Bridge near the beginning Sumida River, and there was ship guard station in (the neighborhood of current 1, Tokiwa), but is informed by (1661) in 1661 when we moved to Nakagawa.

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5. Nakagawa Funabansho Museum (nakagawafunabanshoshiryokan)

Nakagawa Funabansho Museum

We establish museum in the ground of proximity of barrier "Nakagawa guard station" set up in Onagigawa River by Kawaguchi to convey history of city of attractive waters, Koto, and, by dioramas, we reproduce Nakagawa guard station, and transportation by water of Kanto and Edo, history, culture of Koto City display document that it is revealed.

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6. Former Nakagawa river station (rapid Kagawa, river we obtain and come)

Former Nakagawa river station

River station was established as turnout base of new waterside at Kyu-Nakagawa and join with Onagigawa River in (2013) March in 2013. Slope for amphibious bus becoming first among Tokyo to be launched in river is maintained, and it is imminent and can see figure of amphibious bus jumping into river like a brick, and there is turnout facility where even hand-worked fishing boat crewman anchorage, anyone can drop in at.

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7. Kameido Sengen jinja Shrine (kameidosengenjinja)

Kameido Sengen jinja Shrine

It is Shinto shrine which is famous in "Mt.Fuji-shaped mound of Kameido" built "ring of Japanese nutmeg" that size to come out in the precincts in the end of June is said to be Toichi Seki using "kogai mound" related to ototachibanahime and the kogai mound and done mound every year. After having thrown the body to the sea because wife ototachibanahime of yamatotakerunomikoto quiets the rough sea on kogai mound, there is anecdote that kogai drifted to. Main shrine collapsed by major earthquake of (1855) in 1855, but we carried lava from (1878), Mount Fuji in 1878 and built Mt.Fuji-shaped mound and rebuilt main shrine on the top.

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8. Koto City Sports Center (we ask)

Koto City Sports Center

It is general Inside Sports facility which Koto City runs. We are fully equipped with large small physical education room, various martial arts ground (judo, kendo, Kyudo), training rooms, sports sauna pools, meeting rooms. We are fully equipped with parking lot where trailer bus can park.

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9. The site of Yukihide Sano,forging place (historical site) (sanoyukihidetanrenjoato)

The site of Yukihide Sano,forging place (historical site)

We were allowed to enter (1847) under the castle of Tosa feudal clan in 1847, and Yukihide Sano moved to Edo according to feudal lord Yodo Yamanouchi in (1862) in 1862, and it was in place that did *katana. It is revealed that we worked in here where there was suburban residence of a daimyo of Tosa feudal clan at the time of from signature on a sword of work of this time. Style shows reactionary tendency that respected good old Japanese sword made for practice use.

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10. The site of Nakahama Manjiro's house (historical site) (nakahamamanjiroutakuato)

The site of Nakahama Manjiro's house (historical site)

Manjiro Nakahama was known for the name of John Manjiro and played an active part as interpreter and teacher from the late Tokugawa period to the Meiji era. At the age of 14 years old, we were saved on American whaler when we went missing during sailing out fishing and were cast ashore in uninhabited island and we crossed in the country and received education. We were appointed after returning home by Tosa feudal clan, the Shogunate, and we were appointed again in (1868) in 1868 by Tosa feudal clan and lived in suburban residence of a daimyo of Tosa feudal clan which there was here from 1869 to 1880 and served professors of Kaisei school (forerunner of the Univ. of Tokyo).

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11. Great Tokyo Air Raids・War Damage Document Center (we defeat father brothers we learn and do not do)

Great Tokyo Air Raids・War Damage Document Center

When we utilized document of "meeting which recorded Tokyo air raid" which collected documents and articles of Tokyo blitzkrieg, war damage from (1970) in 1970 and handed down dire disaster of citizen's war that we suffered in the next generation, and it was in place that was useful for study and learning of peace, it got cooperation of many various places on (2002) March 9 in 2002, and we were opened by Inst. of Politics and Economy.

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12. The site of Ishida Hakyo's house (historical site) (ishidahakyotakuato)

The site of Ishida Hakyo's house (historical site)

We were born in (1913) in Ehime in 1913, and Hakyo Ishida moved to (1946) here in 1946 and held residence until 1958. Leaving many masterpieces, we composed haikus much as "burnt ground poetic composition" on state of Koto City covered with serious damage by air raid and died at 56 years old afterwards in 1969. Grave is in Jindaiji of Chofu-shi.

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13. Sunamachi Ginza Shopping Street (sunamachiginzashotengai)

Sunamachi Ginza Shopping Street

Celebrity mall where the name is known to in the whole country. Other than perishables, about 180 various shops link the eaves up to side dish and fabrics for kimono, daily necessities such as oden classes. We can enjoy the old downtown atmosphere of Tokyo enough just to look, and to turn around. "Stupid value city" of 10th has large discount and is must-see every month.

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14. Jihoin Temple (jihoin)

Jihoin Temple

It is said to (1626) that gyo*hoin founded in 1626, and it is when it was done open wound as well as "Sunamachi" in "the Shingon Buddhism intellect mountain group Jihoin Temple" before Genki Tensho. Three top annotation of the propagating Buddhism Great Teacher is left in the Jihoin Temple precincts, and it turns out that we collected faith as the good luck charm propagating Buddhism Great Teacher.

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15. Ishida Hakyo Memorial Museum (ishidahakyokinenkan)

Ishida Hakyo Memorial Museum

Haiku poet Hakyo Ishida lived in Kitasuna of Koto City from (1946) for about 12 years in 1946 and composed many haikus on state of Koto City at the time as "burnt ground poetic composition". In addition, wave volost leads postwar haiku world and leaves big achievement in haiku literature of our country. Wave volost oneself established memorial in "the second hometown" and this ground which we called to introduce relation with Koto City, and to honor achievement and image of a human being.

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16. Insokuji Temple (insokuji)

Insokuji Temple

Four car bug-eyed people are Akita-born sumo wrestlers and made it to maegashira comedian, but are known for play and storytelling as sumo wrestler of famous "quarrel of Megumi company". We died at 38 years old in (1809) April in 1809 and were ostracized in Insokuji Temple which there was in Fukusumicho, Fukagawa in those days. Insokuji Temple moved to the current ground afterwards in (1927) in 1927. In addition, there is grave (historic spot) of Hisashi Matsumoto Shiro after starting sand village forcing culture in the precincts, too.

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17. Jomyoji Temple (jomyoji)

Jomyoji Temple

Foundation is (1625) April in 1625, and the open basis is ogikanshichiro of Yamato square village (Nara). Two younger brothers visited this ground together, and, in the Genna year, perception Shichiro reclaimed this land and named the place name ogishinden. We enshrine holy image of devilish child mother god to adore who appeared by massive tsunami from all over the sea.

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18. Arakawa Rock Gate (arakawarokkugeto)

Arakawa Rock Gate

On the rocks gate (= lock) is facility to go back and forth in river of different two of water level, such as "elevator" function. Water level differences between Arakawa and Kyu-Nakagawa became than up to 3m, but came to be able to find the water traffic to "Koto delta zone" caught in Arakawa and the Sumida River from both directions by Arakawa Rock Gate having been completed. In this way, transportation such as relief supplies or restoration material at the time of disaster, support of disaster restoration activity including rescue of victim were enabled.

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19. Higashisuna, Koto-ku Sports Center (we ask)

Higashisuna, Koto-ku Sports Center

It is general Inside Sports facility which Koto City runs. From local child to old one, various age groups hold business to be able to wrestle for sports happily a lot. In location that is full of green, there are large physical education room, training room, indoor pool, and it is used depending on purpose by many people.

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20. Ario Kitasuna (there is and gets up, and do not add)

Ario Kitasuna

It is large size commercial facilities comprised in specialty stores more than 100 to be able to enjoy around general merchandise store "Ito-Yokado Kitasuna shop" toward fashion, cosmetics, miscellaneous goods, amusement, kids, various generations including gym. Characteristic and specialized store supporting our "daily life" is substantial.

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21. Ojima Nakanohashi Shopping Street (ojimanakanohashishotengai)

Ojima Nakanohashi Shopping Street

Mall that extends to the north from east side, Shin-ohashi-dori St. of Ojima Station. About 100 stores link the eaves to go according to 300m, and stores such as fruits and vegetables, fresh fish, side dish jostle each other and are right "kitchen of downtown area". It becomes vehicle-free promenade and, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., is full of shoppers. We hold city surprised at 8th every month.

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