Ishida Hakyo Memorial Museum ishidahakyokinenkan

Ishida Hakyo Memorial Museum

The second hometown "Koto City" of person who has rendered distinguished services of haiku literature

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-go leads postwar haiku world and leaves big achievement in haiku literature of our country. The museum was established here, in a place that Hakiou himself called his ‘second home town’, in order to honor him, to introduce visitors to his achievements and his connection with Koto City, and to give them an idea of what he was like as a person.

Address 5-1-7, Kitasuna, Koutou-ku (Sunacho, Koto-ku Culture Center)
TEL 03-3640-1751 (Sunacho, Koto-ku Culture Center)
Access Toei Shinjuku Line "Nishi-Ojima Station" Exit A4 17-minute walk

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