The site of Ishida Hakyo's house ishidahakyotakuato
Haiku poet, the ground where is related to Hakyo Ishida which led postwar haiku world
Ishida Hakyou was born in Ehime Prefecture in 1913 (the 2nd year of the Taisho era), and moved to this location in 1946 (the 21st year of the Showa era), where he took up residence until the 33rd year of the Showa era. Ishida subsequently wrote many famous works, and his haiku on the theme of Koto City suffering extensive damage during air raids were known as ‘scorched earth poems’. He passed away in the 44th year of the Showa era at the age of 56. Grave is in Jindaiji of Chofu-shi.
|Address||2-1-38, Kitasuna, Koutou-ku (the personal house)|
|Access||Toei Shinjuku Line "Nishi-Ojima Station" Exit A1 17-minute walk/Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Minami-Sunamachi Station" Exit 1 17-minute walk|