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Town blog

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: 2014/01/18 20:28

The thirteenth Kandaogawamachi snowman fair

We are holding for from 10:00 to 16:00 on Sunday for from Saturday, January 18 to 19th! 

We announce the grand prix, prize-winning work in commendation ceremony from 12:30 on Sunday on 19th tomorrow!
The event details are Chiyoda City Tourism Association site this↓

"yukkii" of image character of event snowman comes up, too

24 snowmen assemble in full force in Kandaogawamachi (Yasukuni Dori)!
We vote, and the grand prix decides favorite in polling place installed in brook open space.

"Red cowl" which is wonderful snowman is prettiness perfect score!


Symbol of wisdom to stare at 2020 OLYMPIC to have at Ogawamachi intersection six years later
The molding beauty and balance of "owl" snowman are beautiful.


Brook open space transforms itself into "little child open space" where there is play with snow.
Snow sled slide and Kamakura are long popularity that can stand in line of waiting in extreme popularity.

As 18th was warm blessed with good weather today, it was not hard in waiting time of line either!
There are other a lot of playthings which children can enjoy in brook open space.
As a lot of stands of eating and drinking open a store, adults, please enjoy, too!

One which was more quite popular with children "treasure hunt game"
Get set! Go! participant by 30 starts at a time, and slip, and fall down; treasure hunt.
Families got close to snow to fill the smile and played.
We change "treasure" which many participants found for prize for participation of souvenir.
It was day when "brook open space" of shotoshinshinden was surrounded by smile and cheers.

It will be held in from 10:00 to 16:00 on Sunday, January 19 tomorrow
Please go out to "Kandaogawamachi snowman fair"!

We announce the grand prix, prize-winning work in commendation ceremony from 12:30 on Sunday on 19th tomorrow!

The event details are Chiyoda City Tourism Association site this↓


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/01/11 23:31

From Saturday, January 11 to 12th Sunday 11:00 - Bellesalle Akihabara 1F & B1
Akiba enthusiast! Festival 2014 now being held
We do it on 12th tomorrow! For more details, it is this →

Such as electricity, animation, hobby, idol, gourmet
It is event to collect charm of Akihabara in cathedral, and to be able to enjoy from child to adult.

At entrance, large miniature shrine of familiar hometown, Hatagomachi town assembly is displayed by Kanda Festival.
Masuda of Akiba guide who there is receptionist in the front, and likes Akihabara
We distribute document and brochure flyer and take care of venue guide single-handed.
In addition, of "Akihabara quiz walk rally" hosted by Masuda (there is prize in three kinds of courses)
It becomes reception desk, departure & goal point.


There is PR corner of the Self-Defense Forces, too, and the samazana equipment and clothing, document are put.


There are such a huge railroad layouts, and both child and adult are delighted!

There are work and experience-based section where we will make robot battle and plastic model of Gundam!


Neighborhood, "mer wisdom cute Kanda forever bridge" which opened last year are branches immediately
We sold original "forever bridge dorayaki" and book concerned.
Pattern of dorayaki was able to look good with forever bridge and Lieutenant Colonel Hirose bronze statue and Yamanote Line.


While child is taught adult by the staff at experience-based corner of Kendama and yoyo, too
Scene which was idle with smile innocently was impressive.


Costume play war nurse who is pretty in the neighbor of Self-Defense Forces booth
We sold outdoor product affiliated with armed forces.

Anyway it is event that is full of charm of various Akihabara!
We will do it on Sunday, January 12 tomorrow.
Akiba enthusiast! The festival 2014 details are this →


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/01/11 23:01

 It became annual as event for New Year holidays of - New Year at 10:00 on Saturday, January 11
Kanda Myojin daikoku Festival "purification ceremony patience meeting during cold" was held.

Any people regardless of age or sex of 45 including 12 new adults participated.

All of participation stands in line in front of main shrine and gathers for purification ceremony during cold on schedule at 10:00 a.m.
Receive purification from Shinto priest as Shinto ritual, is yomi* by great purification words in all the members.
We performed great rotation of the Shinto shrine precincts at a run and went to purification ceremony ground before lion rock.


Do warm-up called "bird ship" while advocating haraishi
We enter purification ceremony place where by 4-5 people provided big icicle for together with the spirit.
Experienced person of purification ceremony takes cold water in big movement dynamically.


Because it is very rare event in Tokyo
A large number of coverage media comes over, and camera and video keep taking heroic Shinto ritual.
In addition, as for the general visitors increasing year by year, there are none other idea for shooting most people.


Three circumferences bathe in cold water from walking twice and expel mental and physical impurity, and "purification ceremony during cold" is finished.
We go with everybody smile, but know even if we see with long distance
A lot of one shaking with cold is founded.
Purification ceremony Shinto ritual, everybody in cold first in this season really thank you.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/01/01 13:18

When it is past 11:00 p.m. when curtain of 2013 is going to be closed
People go to Edo total local deity "Kanda Myojin" one after another!

We reach the former Year of the Horse in 2014
Design of Kanda Myojin New Year New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship "wait blog Kanda"
We tell as the first report in the New Year.

View of Edo total local deity "Kanda Myojin" 2014 (2014) New Year New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine 

Shinto gate door is shut at 23:45 of the last day of the year on December 31; and all of general worship
Figure which forms a line from the Shinto gate, and forms a line becomes annual.
We sink in Otorii from approach to a shrine, and the line improves in Myojinshita intersection direction in Yushima slope.
Line of Yushima slope is twisted to Myojinshita medium-grade articles in occasion
We seem to have gone to Kuramae bridge street in peak of congestion.


2014 New Year's Day 0:00 a.m.
Drumbeat resounds, and Shinto gate door is opened with getting out sound of Kanda musical accompaniment.
Standing in line entrance of the inside where song voice of lumber-carriers' work song of comings and goings head fireman echoed through the precincts began.
The police, fire chief nearest in the center.
And of historical service veneration group of Kanda Myojin
Everybody of "scheme-proof" "shrine key scheme" acts as the top and leads worshiper to in front of main shrine.

Tone of Kanda musical accompaniment that all of Kanda musical accompaniment preservation society to echo in the precincts plays
We include feeling still more for New Year holidays and put up.


It is revealed that there are very many a young people when we begin line of worship.
Because it is late-night worship, it is what which there is evidently
It is * tteiriyodeshita in ji and line everybody in a good manner in long time to prayer!


A Happy New Year.
I hope that it is splendid one year for all of you.

Thank you I would like Chiyoda City Tourism Association "town blog" in this year.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/26 23:53

Kanda Myojin seeing the old year out New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine
Before December 31 0:00 a.m. when curtain of 2013 is closed soon
Door of the Kanda Myojin "Shinto gate" is shut only then once a year.

 0:00 a.m. of turning point to Heisei 25 through 26
Drumbeat resounds in the precincts, and Shinto gate door is opened.

Led by the Kanda chief constable, Kanda fire chief
People of scheme-proof, shrine key scheme stand in line, and they enter the precincts with lumber-carriers' work song of head fireman.

In 0:00 a.m. of the last day of the year, Edo total local deity "Kanda Myojin" of the new year
Do you not come to taste atmosphere?

Kanda Myojin is this↓


On Saturday, January 11 12th Sunday
In Bellesalle Akihabara
Akiba enthusiast! Festival is held!

In detail "love Akiba! Festival 2014 this↓


Saturday, January 11 13th (celebration)
Kanda Myojin "daikoku festival" is held
Purification ceremony during cold, kitchen knife ceremony
Various Shinto ritual, entertainments are held.


Cause adult of instruction, a large number of Shinto priests including pious people, lion rock of the precincts former
"Purification ceremony during cold" is performed saiko of in special pool where icicle was put up.

Kanda Myojin is this↓


New Year Saturday, January 18 19th Sunday
More than 20 snowmen assemble in full force in a row in Yasukuni Dori facing Ogawamachi!
Kanda "snowman fair" is held.


Brook open space transforms itself into "little child open space" where there is play with snow.
It is popularity as Kamakura, slide, footbath can stand in line every time.

It is Otemachi Nikkei hall on Sunday, January 19
Long song out of Oedo Sukeroku drum and Ryoko Narita Corporation
There is concert of the sum to compete (4,500 yen)
Ukiyoe print of Hiroshige whom Jimbocho, Mochizuki possesses in venue lobby is going to display!

The concert details are Oedo Sukeroku drum this↓


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/23 22:55

waterasumarushie is performed under the general Awaji area management and the cosponsorship of NPO corporation agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center once a month.
In this Marchais "candle arrangement in Christmas to make with conifer" class
It was held.
Wonderful lecturer is representative of atelier cherry tree, Hitomi Okamura of flower coordinator.
We made with the cause, harmoniousness of pleasant instruction easily.
Heart softens when we touch trees.

Comment after the end showed good place of each work, too, and there was all of you take-out comfortably.

It includes instruction, material cost, tip and is 3,000 yen.
When prepare materials by oneself, take plenty, there was in great numbers happily, and was advantageous.
When there are a lot of such opportunities, we are glad.

※NPO corporation agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center holds blue sky city performed in platform square.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/20 23:38

Today Friday, December 20
"waterasumarushie" was held in waterasu open space of Awajicho.
"waterasumarushie" is held every month on third Friday, Saturday!
Sponsorship Awaji area management NPO agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center

The north from apple of Aomori the south to citrus fruit of Ehime
30 stores handling national delicious thing flock in waterasu open space.

From 11:00 to 16:00 are waterasumarushie now being held on Saturday, December 21 tomorrow, too.
Please go out!

Space of relief of town of super downtown area "Kanda" is waterasu open space in Awajicho
(old Awaji Elementary School ruins)


The lunch break when the sky which clouded over mixed with rain is clear, and sunlight is warm
A large number of everybodies working in inhabitants, neighborhood of neighborhood visit venue.


Producer communicates with visitor directly and explains product.
Can buy assent; it is characteristic of Marchais to be able to communicate.


Lineup of selected product boasting district and producer.
It is feeling that is just looking, and seems to be used to health.


It is hot from the oven and can be hungry as there is booth selling article of fresh one.
Chair and table which can eat and drink are prepared for people.


Elaborate kitchen car made appears in open space.
Dishes of various menus seem to be popular among women.

From 11:00 to 16:00 are waterasumarushie now being held on Saturday, December 21 tomorrow, too.
Please go out!
"waterasumarushie" is held every month on third Friday, Saturday!
(please note that you may be changed in schedule)

Tomorrow Saturday, December 21 from 11:00 to 16:00
We are holding "waterasu Kanda native winter festival" in venue waterasukomon!


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/19 10:00

We dropped in at "Ogawamachi gold sushi" of Tourism Association, member.
The nearest station is located beside Jimbocho, liberty tower of Meiji University.

There is store of the Japanese-style appearance in alley lined with buildings.

Nine seats of counters. Because we visited in the early afternoon, preparations from the evening were done.

There was room, too and did in shop of calm atmosphere.

[store information]
Address: 3-20, Kandaogawamachi
Time: From Monday to Friday from 11:30 to 13:30, from 18:00 to 21:00, soil from 11:30 to 13:30, from 17:00 to 19:00
Fixed closing day: Day celebration
Telephone: 03-3291-2816

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/05 16:31

We went to Mikawa-ya Ayabe store who was Tourism Association member.
We pass through Otorii of Kanda Myojin and are shop in the right hand.

It is well-established ricemalt shop founded in the Edo era in 1616.
Red noren becomes mark.

Ricemalt is still made with handicraft without changing with old days,
Of the U.S. ricemalt, besides, handle miso, natto, amazake.

In the Edo era, it seemed to be shop of family to inherit the shogunate purveyance for the government.
Photograph had you show old gate pass of the time when you put miso in the Imperial Household Ministry.

There is cafe space in shop and can enjoy sweetness.
Business hours of cafe are from 9:00 to 17:00

This is prolongation of life amazake of noted product.
In cold season, body warms from core.

Various amazake is had in souvenir, household use.

On the last day of the year, we seem to open on seeing the old year out of Kanda Myojin at night.

Mikawa-ya Ayabe store
Address: 2-17-3, Sotokanda
Time: From 9:00 to 18:00
Fixed closing day: Day (February, Wednesday of March fixed closing day)
Telephone: 03-3251-7086

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/12/04 23:04

In Wednesday, December 4 Chiyoda platform square
"Chiyoda blue sky city" of the Nantes 35th was held.

Sponsorship NPO agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center platform service㈱

To bridge that blue sky city ties district and city, producer and consumers!
This on once a month (first Wednesday) of platform square of 3, Nishikicho
It is held at the outskirts and puts favorable reception and the results on Wood deck terrace.


In venue of lunch break, pretty woman is met by light performance of accordion!


We display, and, in city, local "genuine article" which has not been known yet product is sold.


There are a lot of smiles to producers. We contact customer with paste paste!


For fresh vegetables or fruit
One and resident working at the outskirts are bought for pleasure.


"Blue sky city" which completely took root in area
As it is held once a month, would you like to go out on the next time?

On from Friday, December 20 to 21st Saturday in Awajicho waterasu open space
The eighth "waterasumarushie" is held.
The sponsorship Awaji area management, NPO agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center

Held plan or inquiries such as future "blue sky city" "Marchais" are this↓
The details are NPO agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support centers