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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: 2014/05/26 22:04

        Arts Chiyoda 3331 special plan exhibition
"World festival and Sanno"
    ... Edoite is lumber-carriers' work song song ... to picture scroll to festival car

To Nagatacho "Hie-jinja Shrine festival Sanno festival" performed of *ko in June
Venue during holding is 6, Sotokanda arts Chiyoda 3331 until Sunday, June 22
Venue is 6, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku 11-14 old training junior high school
The nearest station Suehirocho (Ginza Line) Yushima (Chiyoda Line) Okachimachi (JR)

Access, display contents, the details including event in period are this 
Cf. official site↓

When we set foot in training park
Created poster of big elephant jumps into eyes in the front!


Admission is 300 yen
Chiyoda inhabitant of a ward, less than high school student, 65 years old or older,
Person having disability certificate can enter free.


Is it tunnel? We can pull this and enter venue.
There is "Shinto shrine, Inari of Chiyoda-ku" map in wall surface and looks at small head fireman!


"Tengu" (Mount Kurama) owned by Uchikanda Kamakura town assembly where this side appears for Kanda Festival drum festival car doll
We pulled that town of Nihonbashi owned the depths in the past and was similar in occasion of Sanno festival and were turned
Festival car doll "Sarasvati" that height becomes approximately 2 meters (Kanamarumachi, Ishioka-shi, Ibaraki possession)


"Curtain" to display sacred sake place owned by Kojimachi three orders eyes town assembly orchid King Ryo (Kyosai Kawanabe image)


Figure of Edo world festival screen


Scenery of venue display

Besides, it is corner of display in votive card which featured the theme of festival relations
A lot of works of Edomachi fire fighter (head fireman) whom Okada parent drew are displayed.

As, within session, pleasant lecture or workshop are planned a lot
Please go out to "world festival and Sanno" display.

Access, display contents, the details including event in period are this 
Cf. official site↓


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/05/23 21:33

Great admiration now being held

From today Friday, May 23
The 70th "Higashikanda, Iwamoto-cho family bazaar" start

Session 5/23 gold 5/24 soil 5/25 day 5/30 gold 5/31 soil Sunday, June 1
Time from 9:00 to 18:00

Pleasant events including river circulation are varied during session.
For more details, please check in official site! This ↓

Venue is striking distance of Iwamotocho intersection. Big two-pole banner facing Showa-dori is mark.
From JR Akihabara Station Showa-dori Exit as a 5-minute walk!
It is walked from JR Asakusabashi Station.
It is striking distance from Akihabara Station of subway Hibiya Line and Iwamotocho Station of Shinjuku Line!

There was not with vehicle traffic stopper today on Friday,
Still a large number of everybodies enjoyed shopping.
It was easy to almost walk in vehicle-free promenade state.
As car cannot enter on the weekend, you can enjoy shopping slowly.

We have everything!
It is ... other than the few thing!

As for person being full as it is bargain sale, and shop of any place being crowded, there is no help for it!

Is it colorful shawl? You pick this up, and please check article!

Socks of pretty colorful design for child are these prices?

A lot of good men's shirts lined up in coming season!

We stay, and are there a few crepe long underpants for summer, too? Oh, is there not either?

There were a lot of shops where shoes for gentleman, woman formed a line abundantly!

This is jacket and suit of summer. Of course try-on is OK, too!

Despite Cool Biz, we will stock tie at this opportunity!

Mark where is popular among articles for dishes to use in kitchen for woman.

It is woman miscellaneous goods to gentleman miscellaneous goods with clothing for gentleman, woman, child in such condition in Maine
It is ... truth from household goods, miscellaneous goods, cosmetics to socks, shoes, hat and fur coat!
It keeps anything other than the few thing!

"Iwamotocho, Higashikanda family bazaar" where is annual in spring and summer
Please go out!

During session, pleasant events including river circulation are varied.
For more details, please check in official site! This ↓


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/05/12 22:07

Following "Misaki Inari Shrine annual festival" performed *ko of for Golden Week of last week besides
Omikoshi was carried on the shoulder in high spirits in each place on Sunday on 11th on Saturday on 10th of the weekend in the second week in May.

Miniature shrine of 2, Kandasudacho town assembly is had made newly last year in 2013
Thing that did by Kanda Festival with shrine is place that is new in memory, but ...
Nana will be to say how what?
We participated in festival of Shitaya Inari Shrine on Saturday on 10th and did Miyairi worship.

As for the upper photograph, miniature shrine of Kanda is diving for the first time in history at red torii of Inari Corporation characteristic from Asakusa Street
It is scene that miniature shrine is carried on the shoulder lively for Shitaya Inari Shrine.
And lower photograph finally meets Miyairi and is moment to right go at torii of Shinto shrine now!

Why is it?
Does miniature shrine of Kanda participate in festival of Shitaya Inari Shrine? Why is it Miyairi?
In fact, this is because part of 2, Sudacho town assembly becomes parishioner area of Shitaya Inari.
Let alone being parishioner of willow forest Inari Shinto shrine enshrined in town assembly
There is parishioner part of Kanda Myojin and is specific town assembly which is parishioner of Shitaya Inari Shrine.

Some constructed towns are merged till then early in the Showa era
New 2, Sudacho town assembly was formed,
Ujigami is three in one town assembly, it is very unusual; local!

On the day Shinto ritual is held in Nishimachi Park close to Shinto shrine in minute at 3:30 and goes to Shinto shrine
We accomplished the long-cherished first Miyairi worship safely happily.

We are enshrined in Surugadai and assume town assembly of Surugadai east and west and 2, Ogawa-machi south and 1, Nishikicho parishioner
In "Princess Ota Inari Shrine" which did main shrine restoration, shrine office new construction last year
Annual festival is held after an interval of two years, to everybodies early in the morning a large number of miniature shrine of Shinto shrine
We were carried on the shoulder lively and togomeguriko did all of parishioner area and turned out to be return to the office safely in evening.


As for God good luck festival and God turnout event including miniature shrine Miyairi, Kanda Festival is not held this year in year of shade
Miniature shrine (Masakado miniature shrine) big in major Marunouchi town assembly with Saturday, May 11 Masakado mound preservation society
Around Masakado mound was carried on its shoulder in local company from morning by hand of all of works.
Photograph returns to Masakado mound at 3:30 and is scenery of the end of miniature shrine in front of mound.

In addition, annual miniature shrine bearer does in town, and divide line into age of shade of Kanda Festival in Kandaizumicho
It was performed by cooperation of all of alliance town assemblies in eastern Akihabara noisily around Izumi-cho.

When May begins, festival continues in each place in Kanda and neighboring so-called downtown areas
We catch sight of scenery that miniature shrine is carried on the shoulder well in high spirits.
It was ever called world festival in Chiyoda-ku in the Edo era in June
As there is the first main festival of Hie-jinja Shrine (Nagatacho) in 2 years, as for this in fun!


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/05/05 22:21

 [Misaki Inari Shrine festival]

It is in front of ferry Suidobashi Station for two days on holiday of from 4 to 5 on May
shinyotogo of Misaki Inari Shrine does, and break line
Jimbocho, Nishikanda around the Shiroyama Street, the Misakicho area did well.

Parishioner town assembly of Misaki Inari Shrine becomes 9 following town assemblies.
One God, God one north, God west, north God, God three, Nishikanda, 3, Nishikanda, 1, Misakicho, Misakicho

On the afternoon of May 4, town assembly miniature shrines of nine parishioners society gather at Jimbocho intersection.
Yasukuni Dori, Shiroyama Street became full-scale traffic stopper and carried on our shoulder with miniature shrine and overflowed in hand and sightseers.


Miniature shrine of each town assembly leaves Jimbocho intersection for numerical order of piece bill.
Spend time, and rotate in town, on street in front of Misaki Inari Shrine
In miniature shrine of each town assembly waiting for Miyairi of great congestion it was in a situation.


Place that town assembly miniature shrine of the Jimbocho 1 north of the piece bill second finishes worship with Miyairi, and leaves Shinto shrine.


May 5 (Children's Day) 
It is made getting out shrine early in the morning, and Shinto shrine shrine miniature shrine is day over all the parishioner town assemblies on that day.
Child taking part in a festive procession line of small children gained popularity with attention of photographer; was.


Point that entered some bystreets at Yasukuni Dori of Jimbocho 2 in evening.
Head office shrine miniature shrine was finally carried up towards Shinto shrine.
Scramble of fierce heroic bearer stick begins in front of miniature shrine!


Finally, it is orderly, and it is Miyairi in parishioner young man party of Misaki Inari Shrine solemnly.

It turns out that we are going to hold next Misaki Inari Shrine annual festival two years later!

Festival of "Princess Ota Inari Shrine" enshrined next week in Surugadai halfway up a mountain on Sunday, May 11.
Miniature shrine of Shinto shrine surrounds parishioner area for one day.
Parishioner town assembly is Suruga Taito, Surugadai west, the 2, Ogawa-machi south, 1, Nishikicho.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/04/28 21:16

 Agency for Cultural Affairs registration tangible cultural property
[bachelor Hall] We observed visit tour!

We exist in a grand manner at corner where 3, Kandanishikicho Shiroyama Street and Kanda Police street cross
Old-fashioned, solid building of appearance clearly different from neighboring buildings [bachelor Hall]

Old building that 4-story building of right this side was built in 1928 in 1928
The left back 5-story building becomes new building enlarged in 1937 in 1937.
Sadataro Takahashi that design dealt with Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Imperial Hotel new building.


Visit starts from new building front desk lobby. Guide is bachelor Hall public information.
We learned the history of hall which began in bachelor society in exhibition room of seven national universities of the lobby side.


Corridor which leads from new building to old building on the first floor.
We understand that architecture delicately changes in the middle of corridor.


Entrance hall of old building which ceiling is expensive, and the skill of elaborate craftsman catches sight of everywhere.
Door, ceiling, all standing out including pillar overflow in solid feeling.


We go out of the old building entrance hall once.
There is "University of Tokyo birthplace" monument on the entrance side.

And there is "place of Jo Niijima birth monument" on Kanda Police street side of the hall side.


There is "Japanese baseball birthplace monument" of impact strong at one corner of parking lot close to new building.


We come back in hall and rise to the fifth floor of new building at a stretch and at first observe marriage ceremonial hall.
It is gone on a business trip Shinto priest of Kanda Myojin at wedding ceremony, and marriage seems to be held.

And we appear to the roof of 4-story old building.
We can enjoy urban view which gangs are different from ground view in.
Space where atmosphere of timeworn scratch tile of old building is felt close.


We have you go down floor sequentially and show around hotel guest room.
Wooden door and doorknob of brass let you feel the times and are preferable.
We seem to rest the room with calm atmosphere slowly!


Every scene which it gets into eyes during movement of visit is attractive with calm atmosphere.
It is appearance to be attractive even if we take where.
Stained glass of stairs landing brought on precious beauty now, too.


Room 201 where is familiar by finally recent popular drama and movie of visit.
We say the bank head office meeting room of drama "Naoki Hanzawa" in question or are between kneeling.

We told about design of approximately visit as things mentioned above.
Please refer to following bachelor Hall homepage for the detailed history of bachelor Hall↓

Please refer for inquiry of visit to bachelor Hall in hall "public information" sauries.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/04/24 0:30

 "Otemachi Kawabata city park" that opened on Tuesday, April 22

It is promenade completed on Otemachi side along the Nihonbashi River separating Kanda and Otemachi.

Bridge built over the Nihonbashi River from Nishiki-machi bank of a river intersection of Uchibori Street to Otemachi is brocade bridge
We left this brocade bridge.


It shows such a scenery when we turn glance to the left across bridge.
The left side is the Nihonbashi River and the Metropolitan expressway.


There was bench where we filled with stones. There is bench to sit on towards surface of a river.


There is bench to sit with river as back if we think of this and is instant and is Kanda Bridge!


Such Otemachi-like scenery soars in front.
After all scenery seems to be quite different from Kanda in same building street.

gyogyo! There is straight no signal across Hongo Street.
We come back to Kanda Bridge intersection or cannot but detour to signal of Otemachi gathering.


There is verboten in green walk in various ways. Let's follow rule!


It is good that position relations are compared on seeing area map of the Edo era now.


Only the Metropolitan expressway gets into eyes on the left side when we pass Kamakura bridge and does not see the surface of the water.
We faced with JR high shelf, and Otemachi Kawabata green walk was to here.
Is it with 500 meters from here to Tokyo Station and Mitsukoshimae Station? It is return ... to Kamakura Bridge


Go and worship at Kamakura-cho enshrining, Onjuku Inari of Prince Ieyasu Tokugawa connection
We finished walk of Otemachi Kawabata city park.

Route to become line of flow of person connecting Kanda and Otemachi until now of just what
It was only brocade bridge, Kanda Bridge, Kamakura Bridge.
Trees and green of was laid out beautifully, planting greatly grow after time of 2-3 years
We look forward to that scenery of promenade changes atmosphere more!



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/04/17 21:08

Culture lecture "Myojin private supplementary school" of Kanda Myojin who began in 1997 reaches the 17th year,
On Wednesday, April 16 lecture of the first this year
It was held in shindemmeishinsaimusho hall.

Principal of a private school this year is Yuichiro Ando secondary to last year.
Theme of this year "Edo food culture and Edo literary arts"
We invite special guest every time, and talk with principal of a private school is carried out, too.


"Shinto shrine, Shinto lecture" by Shinto priest of Kanda Myojin begins at 18:00.
He/she comments on the world of following Shinto clearly from the mythical world to the present age, the future.


We work as main shrine Noboru and, after lecture of Shinto priest of approximately 40 minutes, receive purification in in front of God.
It is gone and worshiped at all of worship students desired with between backward stone.


Hall returns, and lecture of principal of a private school, Yuichiro Ando begins at 19:00.
It was story of seasoning in the Edo era today.


We have guest enter in the latter half of lecture and become talk.
Today's guest is the history of business more than 300 years 1699 (1699) founding how
President Katsuyuki Takatsu of well-established "we are not similar" of Nihonbashi.
It is the history and episode of business of dried bonito from the Edo era to the present age.
It was full of interesting stories including thing of business using the industry's first cash voucher.


And, after lecture, President Takatsu oneself of "we are not similar" sharpens dried bonito Nantes
If say that dried bonito which behaved to student attending a lecture was delicious; ... ...

As for the second, guest is plan of Ushio Oshima, managing director of Senbiki dealer on Wednesday, June 18.
As for the third, guest is plan of Toshiyuki Yoshimura, president of Toshimaya Head Office on Wednesday, July 16.

Because attendance is with OK in coming single time, too,
Person who is interested, please do inquiry, application to Kanda Myojin.
Inquiry is this → 03-3254-0753


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/04/10 22:29

Feel gentle sunlight
We took a walk through [brocade bloom street] where flower bloomed leisurely.

Intersection under Surugadai
We go to the north between Sumitomo Mitsui Banking and McDonald's
Way facing with slope "saikachi slope" in parallel with JR is [brocade bloom street]!
(brocade bloom street sign is composition)


We begin to walk and see the right side, cherry tree of Ochanomizu Elementary School immediately.
Taste that one slice of cherry blossom is scattered to one slice style and passes away is very smart thing.
The sidewalk can look at flower of azalea which pinkness has a cute!

Of colorful flower which town assembly makes care here and there of the sidewalk
It will be that various planters soften feeling of person that way passes away.

Beautiful flowers and garden plant are put in store of noodle shop.

Opposite Sarugakucho old friendship turn (now Sarugakucho town assembly crew room) of noodle shop
Sakura Kawazu has been over, but is surrounded by pretty flowers.

Cute flower is brought up into the root of each roadside tree separately from planter!
Pink double cherry blossoms which are bright to eyes on the entrance side of Kanda learning for women garden are in full blossom!

And we are fascinated by prettiness of horizontal flower bed fixed beautifully of entrance stairs!


When we go down slope from "saikachi slope" of end to Suidobashi Station
The side of Orient High School includes avenue of camellia.

How is stroll while we look at flower in promenade of spring [brocade bloom street]?


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/03/28 23:03

The eleventh waterasumarushie
It is full of visitors of a lot of causes of refreshing blue sky blessed with good weather on Friday, March 28!

On tomorrow Saturday, March 29,
We are holding waterasumarushie until from 11:00 to 16:00!
Cherry blossoms of waterasu open space begin to bloom, too.
Please enjoy local special product, shopping of excellent article for sale.


People gather in really familiar waterasumarushie in 2, Awaji-cho waterasu open space!


Mini-concert by sax quartet is held for the lunch break, too
Many people were relaxed and enjoyed shopping and music.


The south from Kyushu the north to Aomori. One article of feelings assembles in full force.


Booths of special product which is more than on 20 29th form a line!


W of the Awaji area management of sponsor goes around venue with smile, too.


Similarly O of NPO corporation agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center of sponsor has a hectic time in general information booth!

Please enjoy shopping on 29th while enjoying cherry tree of Awaji Park of open space tomorrow.

In addition, on Wednesday, April 2
In 3, Nishikicho platform square (Wood deck)
As "the 38th Chiyoda blue sky city" is held,
In this Marchais in fun!


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/03/10 22:17

Of the Nihonbashi River, the Kanda River, the Sumida River
It surrounds earthquake disaster revival bridge

Now when it is three years from the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11,
Think about disaster prevention of big city from waterside of the downtown area, earthquake disaster revival bridge
Observe from the ship top, with earthquake disaster reconstruction contracts after the Great Kanto Earthquake
River circulation Cruise who hears commentary about city disaster prevention
It was held on Sunday, March 9
. (sponsorship: Kanda Riverside project)

Starting point Chiyoda-ku disaster prevention anchorage (the Nihonbashi River, the Chiyoda-ku Government building back)
Cruise of two flights of the morning, the afternoon was performed, and participant was 80 people in total.

Course leaves Chiyoda-ku disaster prevention anchorage and goes north, and appear to the Kanda River
We appear from Yanagibashi to the Sumida River toward the east and go up river
We observe the Skytree from the ship top and make a U-turn and go down river,
Appear to the Nihonbashi River after coming in the Kamejima River; and of starting point
It became 2-hour sea voyage to return to Chiyoda-ku disaster prevention anchorage.

Dragoman is Okada of sponsor "Kanda Riverside project".
Ship was the chic person-maru of Asakusabashi "Miuraya".

We came out from the Nihonbashi River to the Kanda River.
We chase oyster bird and pass through Suidobashi.

Mysterious experience to watch the backside of bridge girder of Ochanomizu bridge from the ship top.
Ochanomizu bridge is ramen gel bar structure. We are completed in 1931.

Train of subway, Marunouchi Line runs at the top than own glance.
Commentary is Mr. Takashi Ito of Nihon Univ. department of science and engineering specially appointed professor.
It was spots in story of content that was considerably enthusiastic, and was technical.

Shohei Bridge is completed in 1923.
The sidewalk and road are bridges of beautiful brick that three separate arched bridges were united.
The Kanda River and harmony with brick of old forever bridge Station become beautiful scenery.

We go up the Sumida River and observe the Skytree close.
It is mustard or does not see scene of the Skytree to look at in ship to go over Kiyosu bridge.

The way home to the Nihonbashi River became from the Kamejima River which surrounded Shinkawa, Chuo-ku (soul bank Island).
Experience that ship went ahead through the water within a hairbreadth of bridge girder was not able to be daily life.

There is Joban bridge during restoration construction when we go ahead through the Nihonbashi River.
It is the 1877 completion, stone arched bridge by Tokyo only traditional method of construction.
We were able to have a glimpse of sectional structure of bridge which there was in construction average.
It is going to be completed in next March.

You sail up the Nihonbashi River, and pass through Nihonbashi, Joban bridge, Kamakura Bridge, Kanda bridge
We came back to Chiyoda-ku disaster prevention anchorage that was starting point.

From the water, the ship top name, water system, structure of earthquake disaster revival bridge, the completion year
We guide and explain person concerned with bridge of various times and episode of town and have
It was full 2-hour Cruise who was able to think about city disaster prevention again.