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The town blog "Kanda, Jimbocho, Akihabara" outskirts

The name: machiblog3 Making day: 2008/07/07 13:48
It is town blog of Chiyoda-ku

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/01/29 22:10

Of Chiyoda of the Kanda Myojin adjacency Ward Miyamoto Park
Wooden Japanese house "house of Kanda" is Chiyoda-ku designation tangible cultural property.

"House of Kanda" having been continued since the Edo era lumber dealer of Kamakura-cho, store house of the Endos
We restore and are wonderful wooden Japanese house which we removed and rebuilt on this ground.
To Mr. late Endo storehouse who contributed to area as Kanda Myojin parish representative for a long time
Significance of existing thing is big next to deep Kanda Myojin of relation, too.


It needs reservations and can observe the inside basically on (8,18, 28th) on day when there is 8.
In addition, juggler's tricks in Japan are held as plan special event irregularly.
State of "introduction to Edo lumber-carriers' work song lecture" that lower photograph was performed for 10,11, December and January and four times.
Town black kite, so-called head fireman were lectures to say to learn lumber-carriers' work song.

By the way, this time this Kanda blog writer "@ leader" with friends of Jinden-cho walk
We observed "house of Kanda" again.

At first we observe decoration this month at the entrance for New Year holidays mainly on battledore displayed much.
Ranging from expensive battledore to battledore of toy which picture is only drawn on.

We see "elbow rest railing" of structure that was elaborate when we look up from the entrance.
We find sculpture of plover in wave.

Feelings of lumber dealer who used rare rare wood abundantly have a glimpse in each place and obtain.

Go up stairs; and to the second floor. Ceiling between 7.5-mat next makes cedar weaving like a wickerwork pattern like feathers of an arrow.
Ranma of partition with back 12-mat hall is openwork of bamboo forest.

We see company of Kanda Myojin who is adjacent when we come from the second-floor railing near at hand.

The first-floor 6-mat Japanese-style room where warm sunlight comes in through mouth of southern aspect is tea-ceremony room specification.
Bottom of a ship ceiling where structure that exerted ze;zei used Yaku cedar abundantly.
Unpainted space on the wall seen as a window of pine Fumi was elaborate surprisingly; make.

In the specialized thing and Endos including structure and structure of wooden building saying this, it is hard luck story of removing and rebuilding.
The nado NPO staff of "house of Kanda" explains exhaustively and painstakingly.
※Hina doll of the Girl's Festival is displayed in the entrance hall from about the middle of February and is going to be displayed.

◎"House of Kanda" New Year holidays decoration and the appearance → This

◎Please go for visit. The "house of Kanda" details or visit application → This



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/01/22 1:16

Not introduction of lunch, it is introduced shop this time.
As for the name "shindenichikokyu." It is sushi bar.
Place is Uchikanda Kamakura town assembly. Do you not know? Notation on map is 3, Uchikanda.
It is sushi bar for approximately three minutes to the Tokyo area along the track from the Kanda Station west exit.
The neighbor "Saito coffee."

Anyway article which displays in shop, and is posted,
It is grand mainly on Edo festival hobby in a row.
It will be unbearable place for favorite person.

At first it is face of storekeeper for an instant over lunch menu and counter.
Soba and dessert after a meal appear in ranch without exception. Then we will look around the shop.

manekimoku hangs from glass on the road side, entrance side. manekimoku where head fireman exchanged presents to the left.
manekimoku of shindenichikokyu per counter stab is dignified presence, too.

On wall of the front of counter of general, Kariya of miniature is seen in the depths. Miniature shrine is enshrined, too.
manekimoku where fireman's standard of head fireman who succeeded tradition of so-called Edomachi fire fighter near lighting was drawn on.
Eight points of trays that coating of head fireman people is vivid below are built.
It is the block calendar calendar which is distributed by New Year's greetings of head fireman well below.
It is scene which is mysterious though we are beautiful that block calendar calendar equals zura - tsu as for six.
As is expected, it was all same date.
Color woodblock print of three pieces of files distributed to participants at the time of Chiyoda-ku Edo world festival.
With book of tachibanamigikorekichi "-proof", character of to "Hu" is splendid, too.

There may be person knowing in character of soo "bo", but the master is veneration scheme from the Edo era of Kanda Myojin
It is played an active part as member of scheme of "scheme-proof" in event and area of Shinto shrine.

               Votive card of hobby is put on pillar, too.

How about? It is leader of one Hu Hisashi.
It was "shindenichikokyu" where decoration of Edo hobby was splendid.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/01/18 0:52

Pedestrian bridge which appears in the east exit of JR Suidobashi Station, Shiroyama Street here.
There are "meat" and shop where it is not revealed of written reason without white on red large noren in underpass of street over there.
We write as "meat" on noren very much and are done, but understand with "ramen" to lateral signboard.

Nothing! There,
It is not ramen shop and is butcher shop! Is it nanda in this?

We enter in shop.

Basics of menu are ramen and noodles with roasted pork fillet of the right-side end.
It becomes set meal when we add side menu.

What we were surprised at orders (we order ramen passably for the first time)
Then it is "do you make increase in quantity topping of meat?" and staff. It is tteeeto
"We acquire +3 pieces, double +5 pieces free if single."
Unfortunately, it is ↓. that we ask as we do not like meat so much saying it is saying "normal is enough!", and was completed

Menma and leek and roasted pork fillet (looking with half-opened eyes) are two pieces to inside large noodles in soup of pork bones system.

Well, this had you understand butcher shop tarutokonanokato of name "butcher shop".
By the way, ramen 720 yen (even as for five pieces, even two pieces of meat stays good with seven pieces, and is thing)

Are you good? Is it not so?
You try, and please make a decision by yourself.

It was ramen shop called meat increase in quantity free "butcher shop".


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/01/15 19:56

Kanda Myojin daikoku Festival began on January 15 today.
Is festival of Oguro, but is the precincts; saying "have bamboo grass by business prosperity!"
Announcement that we hear by festival of Ebisu.
That Ebisu seems to be believed in in pair with Oguro.

Kanda Myojin daikoku Festival

Therefore is given fortune; of business prosperity to profit
Kanda Myojin was full of many people.

Kanda Myojin body Festival to have

When we are given fortune bamboo grass, is it purification of fortune bell from Ebisu?
Receive purification in mallet in from Oguro of the hand; keruraremasu.

Kanda Myojin daikoku Festival

In addition, that person given fortune bamboo grass can do lottery without blank.
By the way, money offered to God charges of fortune bamboo grass are 1,000 yen.

Kanda Myojin body Festival to have

Even if Kanda Myojin daikoku Festival says anything, we make ablutions during the cold season. Patience society is famous.
Minimum temperature of today's Tokyo region is 1 degree.
Three icicles bigger to water tank of purification ceremony.

Purification ceremony during Kanda Myojin cold

One of the Shinto ritual to get back to whether it is clean with crime and impurity makes ablutions.
Therefore it is said to be popular name patience meetings
Purification ceremony is line wamasu with style of proper Shinto.

We receive purification of chief priest and advance with bird ship (take ship), yuken (otakebi), male filling (we fall down), ki* (breathe).
Lower photograph is design of bird ship.

Purification ceremony during Kanda Myojin cold

And we finally make ablutions. We take 2-3 times of cold water repeatedly.

Purification ceremony during Kanda Myojin cold

Participation of woman was outstanding, too. New adult participates, too.
Purification ceremony during Kanda Myojin cold

We made ablutions during winter pastime that gives poetic charm, the Kanda Myojin cold season of Tokyo and were held safely this year.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/01/12 0:28

On Saturday, January 8, 2011 when pines were finally produced in bachelor Hall of Kandanishikicho
Lecture of Kensuke Okoshi of main caster of NHK news 9 was held.

Sponsorship: Bachelor Hall Chiyoda City Tourism Association

Bachelor hall is precious building more than 80 after the building appointed as Agency for Cultural Affairs registration tangible cultural property.
We bring on solid atmosphere that both gangs and two taste are different from modern building of neighborhood in.
Old building (this side) was built by design of architect who had the same new building (the depths) as Nihonbashi Takashimaya nine years later in 1928.

This side is Manager at former Univ. of Tokyo baseball club in University of Tokyo alumni. Akira Okada of existing Chiyoda City Tourism Association secretary general.
Pitcher whom platform gave legendary eight wins to in University of Tokyo baseball club. It is Kensuke Okoshi of newscaster at existing NHK.
It is senior of so-called University of Tokyo baseball club, to say relationship of younger student.
One of sponsor, bachelor Hall are the University of Tokyo birthplaces, and another is old-timer of baseball club
We guess very much when we cannot decline lecture request. It is just guess.

Okada of Tourism Association adds soil to Hosei University having monster, Egawa for the supervision era of Univ. of Tokyo baseball club.
In addition, Okoshi is chosen as representative from Japan by Japan-U.S. baseball in aces who raised eight wins at the time of Univ. of Tokyo active play.

Lecture is talk in the days of baseball club active play from story of Univ. of Tokyo entrance to school.
Story that was chosen by representative from Japan, and confronted Mark Mcgwire by Japan-U.S. baseball.
It is talked about the political journalist and Washington bureau era by employment to NHK.
Story of acquaintance with politician. There are politics and story of the media or story of Yu Saito who became professional
A lot of humor pleasant story to diverge into many branches was developed in sequence.

It was answered carefully without running out of smile for many questions at question corner after lecture.
That handshake and signature take a ceremonial photograph in lobby; could stand in line, and showed height of popularity.

Does audience more than 300 who buried hall of bachelor Hall buy flower in instant two hours?
This hall of venue on the second floor was hall of very wonderful appearance, too.

It appearing to have been talked by lecture → This

Bachelor Hall is the University of Tokyo birthplace.
And it is the Japanese baseball birthplace as shown by monument (in front of parking lot, subway Jimbocho exit) that you are watching.
Saying this
It may be said that it is the University of Tokyo baseball club birthplace. kamo does not become known. Probably?
We build even cousin monument already and will increase one famous spot of Chiyoda-ku!


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/01/04 15:29

Kanda Myojin who is strong in image of God of business.
There is January 4 today when it is the first business day of the year and is great bustle in worshipers.

Kanda Myojin New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine

Even at person paragraph about 1:00 p.m. when arrived line of worship
We turn around approach to a shrine to the sidewalk of Sotobori Street and road.

Kanda Myojin New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine

The precincts are in such a state, too.

Kanda Myojin New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine

Until 4th, branch office of the Akihabara information desk opened today in front of Kanda Myojin Hall.

Akihabara information desk Kanda Myojin

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/01/02 21:41

In 2011, Kanda Myojin of New Year's Day of 2011 is blessed with weather
It was full of many people.

It is Kanda Myojin with much company worship, but New Year's Day seems to have many families.

Kanda Myojin

Flow of person of the precincts is relatively smooth during the morning of New Year's Day, too.

Kanda Myojin New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine

We go on a business trip, and, in front of Myojin Hall, Akihabara tourist information center opens.
Kanda Myojin who is Ujigami of world Akiba.
If finish worship; is GO to Akiba.
Kanda Myojin

From Kanda Myojin in hill, we can see the Tokyo Skytree, too!

Kanda Myojin New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine

The next to Kanda Myojin, Chiyoda-ku designated cultural assets "house of Kanda" in Miyamoto Park.

House of Kanda

It is display and sake offered of decoration in "house of Kanda" for New Year holidays. It will be until January 3, 2011 tomorrow.

House New Year holidays decoration of Kanda

For more details → This

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/01/01 14:30

World power spot boom.
You must not be fooled by boom very much
That we will respect yoha, ancestors
It may be the liver we will worship nature, or to be considerably universal.

Meanwhile, it is two Inari Shrine of Kanda of image called Ujigami in hometown.
It was past time of seeing the old year out and was New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine scenery quiet in the morning on New Year's Day.

At first it is Misaki Inari Shrine of JR Suidobashi Station side.
Iemitsu Tokugawa after starting daimyo's alternate-year residence in Tokyo performs veneration of Misaki Inari,
It is told daimyos to have promoted prayer.
When when daimyos enter Edo, they return to the hometown
We stood in Misaki Inari and seemed to almost stop by,
We are told that trip and road safety include benefit.

Misaki Inari Shrine

Princess Ota Inari Shinto shrine in place that fell down from Ochanomizu Station to the Kandaogawamachi area next.
It is venerable Inari state to come from Shinto shrine of tadendo*kizudate.

Princess Ota Inari Shrine

It is all flavor such as forest of local local deity
We may trade place to feel if we know the history and come.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2010/12/26 17:25

In Chiyoda-ku Miyamoto Park who is next to Kanda Myojin (2, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku)
There is wooden construction architecture "house of Kanda" that concentrated the best.
We usually release the inside on 8 days to arrive of calendar with a limitation of a small number of people and are used for event of the sum.

Of Mr. late Endo storehouse of Kamakura-cho where parish representative of Kanda Myojin was served for a long time and was played an active part in area
We removed and rebuilt former house, and are Chiyoda-ku designation tangible cultural property.

◎Exhibition of "house of Kanda" entrance New Year holidays decoration
January 1 New Year's Day - 3rd from 11:00 to 16:00 (there is sake offered for from 12:00 to 14:00)

Kadomatsu that seasonal pattern is excellent is put in gate, front yard, mansion and the excellent appearance named ream.
It is Kanda Myojin that cinnabar red roof is seen on the right side.

There is the entrance hall in point of the pavement having been continued since the gate. One-storied house part seen on the right side is tea-ceremony room.

We match with the entrance in year of one year, and various display is performed.
For example, old-fashioned hina decoration is beautiful in the Girl's Festival of March.
In addition, warrior decoration and carp streamer are gorgeous in the Boy's Festival of May. nadonado.

Decoration of the entrance of New Year holidays of the New Year is pretty.
Toy and doll associated with for New Year holidays of various parts of Japan looking good on Japanese wooden building are displayed.
The staff of "house of Kanda" is devoted in preparation for display now.

If we finish New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship to Kanda Myojin for New Year holidays,
We have you drop in at Miyamoto Park "house of Kanda" of the neighbor by all means, and please see decoration for entrance New Year holidays.

◎Exhibition of "house of Kanda" entrance New Year holidays decoration
January 1 New Year's Day - 3rd from 11:00 to 16:00 (there is sake offered for from 12:00 to 14:00)

※In "the house of Kanda," NPO corporation "house of Kanda" is doing operational management.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2010/12/25 20:52

It has been a long time no see. It is kon* of dyer.
Concerning work, we do not have time to take a walk through Kanda and Chiyoda-ku neighborhood for approximately this half a year,
It is blog up after a long absence.

As there was time after a long absence late last week, of meeting and Surugadai with rice cake of Kanda
We did Nicolai temple aimlessly.

The afternoon of Saturday, December 18
When it is the end of the year in each town assembly around Kanda, a lot of meetings with rice cake are opened.
In "such urban truth" Person thought to be, thinks that it is a lot, too,
Quite prosperous.
Town assembly, 1, Kajicho neighboring in Kandakonnyacho Minamicho meeting where I belong to of the Showa era,
Jointly with two orders eyes, we held on December 4. (but I was absence)
Rice cake making meeting of east Matsushita town assembly where there was old 1,000 cherry tree elementary school on Saturday on 18th.

In the old 1,000 cherry tree elementary school, school building is demolished now,
Originally venerable place where there was Xuanwu hall of Shusaku Chiba.

When I arrived, the rice cake making was over.
We arrived with this mortar.

We picked quarrel promptly, and made rice cake became rice cake and was behaved.

And youth group of Kanda where there is good at festival.
Fish, simmered giblets of dried fish which we baked with takoyaki and clay charcoal stove as well as rice cake,
And of course liquor was served abundantly, too.
Including new face who entered face or apartment of old friend newly,
Both conversation and liquor advanced friendly.

When, in east Matsushita town assembly, we are completely entertained,
We went to the Surugadai area for walk aimlessly.
As winter solstice was Saturday when was, too,
Book of nihasukari dusk was about to fall at about 4:00.

There is Nicolai temple when we go down intersection of Hijiribashi to the Ogawamachi area.
We have Christmas of last year cause from the person concerned of the Greek Orthodox Church,
Participated in worship of birthday celebration for a saint, but Christmas season of this year.

To attend worship especially even if it is not original flock,
Why don't person having pious feeling participate by all means more or less?
When we purchase candle as charity and enter chapel, we can experience solemn atmosphere.

Inquiry to Nicolai temple
4-1-3, Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
TEL: 03-3295-6879
By the way, when we go down slope of Surugadai and come out of Suruga Her Excellency intersection on "lily of the valley street"
There are well-known store of Russian food, "roshia bower".

There was long-established store of Russian food called "balalaika" before on the same side of "book spring" of bookstore, but has disappeared with redevelopment now.
It does not mean that we receive the next,
"roshia bower" succeeds to Russian food culture of Jimbocho now.
In addition, there is Russian restaurant called "monkey fan" on Surugadai side across Yasukuni Dori, will existence of Nicolai temple be related to there being many Russian restaurants for some reason in Jimbocho neighborhood?

At "roshia bower," we provide "marrow course" as special of this time.
Other than course dishes in free drink of Stolichnaya and zubrowka
It is "roshia bower" Nara that vodka is served without limit.
Person concerned with Greek Orthodox Church seems to turn up, too.

by kotogotominaokukon*

roshia bower
1-13, Kandajinbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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