The site of Nakagawa Funabansho (historical site) nakagawafunabanshoato

The site of Nakagawa Funabansho (historical site)

Barrier trace which inspected people and supplies which ship to go in and out of carried to Edo

During the Edo era, the Onagigawa River was an important waterway for the transportation of commodities inland to the Kanto region and onwards to Tohoku. This is the former site of the Naka River boat guardhouse, which was was located at the point where the Onagigawa joined the former Naka River. At first the boat guardhouse was near the Sumida River at the north end of Mannenbashi Bridge (now in the vicinity of the Tokiwa 1-chome district of Koto City), although it is said to have been moved to the Naka River in 1661 (the first year of the Kanbun era).

Address 9-1, Ojima, Koutou-ku
Access Toei Shinjuku Line "Higashi-Ojima Station" large Shimaguchi 6-minute walk

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