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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: 2015/12/23 19:32

December, the shallows of year which finally drew near
We are going to reach 2016 in new 2016 for approximately another one week.
Edo total local deity "Kanda Myojin" enshrined in Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku does well for New Year holidays.

We will tell about event of Kanda Myojin of the New Year.

30 minutes ago to greet the New Year.
Person except the person concerned disappears in the Kanda Myojin precincts.
11:30 p.m. on 2015 last day of the year December 31.
Shinto gate door is right shut now at this time to greet the New Year.
This scene is scenery only for 30 minutes then once a year.
All of worship that visited New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine lines up from the Shinto gate; the line
We turn at Myojinshita side street from intersection under deferred Myojin and extend to Kuramae bridge street.


0:00 a.m.
Drumbeat to greet the New Year becomes signal, and Shinto gate door cut open
It becomes entrance by the guidance of lumber-carriers' work song of head fireman of Edo firefighting memory society orderly.
It is instant, and the precincts of Kanda Myojin are in a condition that you are watching in people people and follow until morning.


Let alone New Year holidays three days.
Bustle of New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine of Kanda Myojin continues all the time from day of the work beginning of the New Year.


House plan, sponsorship of Monday, January 4, 2016 14:30 - NPO Kanda
Wooden building [house of imatsurigoto, Kanda] which is built in Chiyoda-ku Miyamoto Park who is next to Kanda Myojin
It depends on everybody of Edo firefighting memory society first ward at the door front from 2:30 p.m.
There are lumber-carriers' work song, fireman's standard transfer, announcement of performance of acrobatic performances on a ladder.

We have annual "daikoku festival" in the New Year in Kanda Myojin until from Saturday, January 9 to 11th (celebration).
One which many Shinto ritual, events are planned, but is predominantly popular with worship sightseers
Shinto ritual made saiko from time at 10:00 on Saturday, January 9 is "purification ceremony patience meeting during cold".
New adult approximately 40 beginning any people regardless of age or sex
Holy Shinto ritual to take cold water in purification ceremony ground with ice, and to expel impurity.
It is one of the annual events that great a great number of people come for visit every year.

Besides, various events appropriate for the New Year are carried out in Kanda Myojin.
For more details →

Have year that is good, everyone.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2015/12/16 22:06

The head of a ward talks with everybody in Chiyoda ward administration closer
"Business trip! Head of a ward room was held.

Wednesday, December 16 
Of this year fourth "business trip! Head of a ward room
It was held in waterasukomonhoru of 2, Awaji-cho.

Time is two hours of from 5:00 to 7:00 in the afternoon.
Entrance leaving becomes free.


Today's basic theme
"2020 Tokyo Olympics Paralympics holding and Chiyoda-ku"
Questions and answers of visitors and the head of a ward began on the agenda.

Approximately 40 people visit venue.


・Parking problem of large car of Sotokanda Akihabara area
・Holding of lecture of English (foreign language)
・The issue of notation of signature mark for foreigners
・Problem of vacation rental of foreigner
Question, opinion was given lively, and Mayor Ishikawa told nadonado one by one.


・By general questions and answers
・The way of Chiyoda-ku public information
・The head of a ward, problem of reward of member of the Diet
・Problem of bicycle fall in slope
・The issue of rebuilding of forever bridge branch office
・The issue of rebuilding of Sotokanda Ward house
・The issue of rebuilding of Ochanomizu Elementary School
・Problem of state affairs activity costs of member of the Diet reward
・Akihabara Station stop request of Ueno, Tokyo line
・Problem of undergrounding and security camera setting
・Problem of Chiyoda-ku community bus pinwheel
Question continues one after another, Mayor Ishikawa, Yamaguchi vice-head of a ward, staff of Chiyoda-ku
We gave answer. We take to go about problem that we cannot answer on the spot
Form to reply some other time is taken later.

He/she answered in inhabitant of a ward, question, opinion of inhabitants
Mayor Ishikawa and the Yamaguchi vice-head of a ward, talks in actual voice of bitchiri two hours thank you.
Inhabitants of a ward who arrived to venue thank you.

This all questions and answers later,
We are to be published in Chiyoda-ku homepage.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2015/12/12 18:41

Chiyoda City Tourism Association plan, sponsorship "company sight-seeing"

On Saturday, December 12,
All of 2, Kandasudacho town assembly woman parts as part of woman part training activity
1, Misakicho visited "Hotel Tokyo of garden".

Hotel Tokyo of garden

Scenery of appearance that "Hotel Tokyo of garden" was settled down facing the brocade bloom street.
It is Michelin for 7 consecutive years than the opening of business ☆☆ It is good-quality hotel of 2 pavilion evaluations.


Following greetings of Morikawa of evil Chiyoda City Tourism Association chairperson
Of President Aya Kinoshita of Hotel Tokyo of garden had to talk.
From founding of inn, Morita building via Tokyo Green Hotel,
Process and concept of hotel to lead to current "Hotel Tokyo of garden"
We had you talk about intention to safe disaster prevention.


We observed underground seismic isolation facilities by guidance of the facilities person in charge.
It is seismic isolation facility to be seen in the depths, and part glittering toward you is with record facilities.


We observe seismic isolation facilities which put on everybody helmet, and are rarely seen eagerly.
Is it with to begin that hotel observed seismic isolation facilities to general everybody publicly?


Next is visit of guest room.
We observed three guest rooms different in type and grade.


Concept of Japanese modern makes guest room calm atmosphere.
Evaluation of staying many foreigners should be high.


Japanese and Western delicate balance will bring on good exquisite comfort.


After visit, it is lunch by restaurant "relationship" (yukuri) of the sum of hotel confidence.
We defeated eating a food with great relish to delicious Japanese dishes and became dissolution while it was peaceful.

Tokyo this of garden hotel →

Chiyoda City Tourism Association "company sight-seeing"
Where will you visit on the next time?

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2015/12/05 20:46

Saturday of early December
In the town of Kanda, events were varied!

In open space of Ochanomizu sun Clair Store Association
Santa Claus came over from Finland.

Children are great cheers of delight for appearance of Santa.
Cute question flew at question corner to Santa.
It is Sho Oai in "reindeer of red nose" in the whole venue.
Meet-and-greet event and shooting society swelled, too, and, in the venue, smile became full.

In old Imagawa Junior High School of Kajicho,
Meeting with rice cake of Kanda Station east alliance 9 town assembly was held.

It is awkward that children stand in line and experience rice cake making and are puzzled and.
But adults took care kindly and took care, and it was with smile at happy time.
Eating and drinking booth around the school grounds does well very much, too.
Ice cream does not think partly because was blessed with good weather; became popular.

Great congestion that visitors are as you see in Higashikanda, Iwamoto-cho family bazaar.
Sunday, December 6 tomorrow is the last day. 

Annual family bazaar held in winter is always quite popular prosperous yellowtail of street.
Bargain sale as clothing is main, but is surprised to daily necessities, miscellaneous goods, food.
Worn winter clothing clothing and cold protection goods usable immediately gained popularity.

Sunday, December 6 will be the last day tomorrow.
For more details, it is this → .com


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2015/11/28 22:49

Saturday, November 28
In 3, Kandanishikicho Chiyoda platform square 5F
The 15th Chiyoda town development support middle presentation
But, it was opened, and the middle announced the present situation 14 groups via examination committee of June.

A lot of member of activity group and general visitors are the prosperity of the arrival crowdedness in venue.
Taguma of local Chiyoda-ku where examination committee was acted as as for the host progress before.

As we cannot report all 14 groups
We make Kanda the ground, and activity in Kanda will introduce some groups of main constituents.


[Kanda living expeditionary party]
Student of the University of Tokyo is leading member and reports town walk and booklet production targeting at multi-town 2


[Jimbocho film festival executive committee]
We are doing activity to perform film festival in hope of "movie culture promotion" in Jimbocho and local activation


[18, Jinden area promotion society]
We are doing activity that featured the theme of "meal" in 18 ways of areas running through multi-town, Tsukasacho


[Jimbocho community plaza]
We are doing activity to build information dispatch bases such as bookstore, sightseeing, gourmet information in Jimbocho.


[NPO city house and town development workshop]
Area predominates in east Matsushitacho undergoing a complete change and runs
We aim at realization of "community cafe"


[Reeve with dream]
We go point of Chiyoda-ku barrier-free map production
We are active with study toward realization of akuseshiburukupon.

At middle presentation that began at 1:00 p.m.
14 groups during activity report activities right before seven examination committees in this term
There were the exchanges such as hot questions and answers with examination committee.
Middle activity report of all groups is finished safely by 4:00 p.m.

Activity last presentation of Chiyoda town development support this year
It is planned in the venue on Saturday, March 5.
One and one with interest that want to work on town development in Chiyoda-ku
Please go out.

 And finally, bottom up does support activity
[Chiyoda town development supporter's neo-] As program special of this
We play an active part as alumnus group of town development support
[NPO child wakamono town ing] Of this with announcement of activity of Satoshi Hoshino
There was lecture including advice for activity.

The details
Public interest incorporated foundation "machimirai Chiyoda"
3-21, Kandanishikicho, Chiyoda-ku Chiyoda platform square 4F
Telephone 03-3233-7556

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2015/11/22 21:02

Activated nito plays an active part local interchange through activity of mini-train
Vehicle of mini-Marunouchi Line of Tokyo underpass orbit
We came over to waterasu open space of Kandaawajicho on Sunday, November 22.

In fact, between underground Awajicho - Ochanomizu waterasu stations
We run without genuine subway, Marunouchi Line stopping every day from morning to evening.

waterasumarushie is holding doing in open space in occasion.
Furthermore, mobile child base came over and did well.


Rail of 60m was spread around symbol of open space, wing of waterasu.
Children of ride will be what a cute smiles to Marunouchi Line!


Tree of open space turns red, too.
It became peaceful scenery not to think of to be Tokyo.


As mini-train can take even adult
Father and mother, grandfather and grandmother take with child, too.

Mini-train Marunouchi Line runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
We carried many smiles.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2015/11/08 0:34

We were started on Saturday, October 25 in session of 2 weeks
"Oedo Tokyo full festival"
But, we closed curtain in the large prosperity on Saturday, November 7.

17 people participate in downtown area "visiting Kanda, Nihonbashi" of Edo old town, the truth on the last day.
We drop in at Satake Inari that goes out the Kanda Station west exit, and is enshrined at west exit mall
shindenryukankawa where it existed until 1950 to have arrived from the Kamakura bank of a river.
Ground of ward world of Chiyoda-ku, Chuo-ku is ward world of Kanda Nihonbashi from old days of Edo now.
We are looking at first Japanese concrete bridge built over ryukankawa.


We go straight on in ward world of both wards and, across Showa-dori, enter Nihonbashi.
nichihonkyojuomoishogakuko and place this in park as for the visit are ex-Kodemmacho premises of a prison.
Furthermore, we look at well-established "Edo shop" of Honmachidori and pass Takarada Ebisu Shrine.
We drop in at happiness and prosperity Shinto shrine of Muromachi from Kofunecho and go and worship.
Photograph of "Yamamoto-noriten" which was also visited by Nihonbashi long-established store visit is this ↑


Goal of visiting Kanda, Nihonbashi is princess of the Dragon Palace open space of Nihonbashi north final stage
It was the birthplace of Nihonbashi riverside fish market and existed on this ground until 1928.
Today's town walk participant was 17 people.


Head fireman people of Edo firefighting memory society first ward appear in venue according to hardware at 1:00 p.m. at the appointed time!
Song voice of lumber-carriers' work song echoes in the sky of Kanda.
In the rear, we ask yo tuple, and performance of fireman's standard transfer of group is carried out.


The traditional skill of Edomachi fire fighter
Wonderful skill of acrobatic performances on a ladder is shown and receives standing ovation.


Lumber-carriers' work song of the end. And we closed one Kanda and were held ga, and performance was finished.


"Oedo sake Festival is held in venue, too".
It becomes event to purchase ticket and extra-large sake cup, and to enjoy liquor of each place.


People who visited Kanda hardware street enjoy liquor and cooking freely.
We see the south exit of Kanda Station in the front.


And end event is in progress on stage.
Seishiro Morikawa of our Chiyoda City Tourism Association chairperson took leading of toast.


Programs such as Japanese dance or play progress on stage.
We were happy, and this lively event turned out to be end at 7:00 p.m.

Mall of Kanda and Nihonbashi was held across administrative drawing
"Oedo Tokyo full festival"
We enjoyed session of 2 weeks in downtown area of Edo, Tokyo and became the end in the large prosperity.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2015/11/03 20:34

It is Kanda over the end of October and early November
Many autumn events were held and became prosperous very much blessed with good weather!

[Kanda secondhand book Festival] From Friday, October 23 to Sunday, November 1
Very many bookworms almost gathers blessed with weather in Jimbocho.
It became big event that world's best Jimbocho secondhand bookstore-cho sent.

Photograph Jimbocho secondhand bookstore street (Yasukuni Dori)


[Jimbocho book Festival] From Saturday, October 31 to Saturday, November 1
Jimbocho new book bookstore lily of the valley street and Sakura Street,
Event of "book" which reels Jimbocho Mitsui Building open space on a large scale in venue, and is opened.
There is booth of eating and drinking, and there is performance of music and comedy on stage.
Charity auctions was published in newspaper article.


[Kanda curry Grand Prix] From Friday, October 30 to Sunday, November 1
"Brook open space" of Kandaogawamachi does well from the eve on Friday very much!
It completely takes root in area and becomes great occasion that was publicized to the world.
It was "good curry" to have won a certain honor grand prix.


[Kanda sports Festival] From Saturday, October 31 to Sunday, November 1
Festival of sports held every year in sports shop street of Kandaogawamachi.
Booths of each soil skiing areas line in Yasukuni Dori; service perfect score.

Booth of lottery of Tsumagoi-mura, Gunma where Chiyoda-ku and friendship are deep as for the photograph
Can you see that long line continues to the rear?


[trance arts Tokyo 2015] From Friday, October 9 to November 23 (celebration)
Space building, vacancy around former Tokyo Denki University ruins in gallery!

Arts Chiyoda 3331 unification director
Masato Nakamura "bright despair"
Until ... 23rd (celebration) exhibited in arts Chiyoda 3331 more


[trans arts Tokyo 2015 Urban camping Tokyo]
From Saturday, October 31 to November 3 (celebration)
Urban camps in Tokyo Denki University ruins open space of big city Kandanishikicho, Tokyo
Non-everyday scene and working of up to 4 days and 3 nights reeled, and they were widened.


[Kanda sports Festival Kanda professional wrestling raising an army encouragement of new industry]
Saturday, October 31 Sunday, November 1
Topic becomes heated in SNS in the media!
Square ring is set up in Tokyo Denki University ruins open space
Exciting game that there was was developed, and outside scuffle was enthusiasm and time for excitement for two days, too.


[Oedo Tokyo full festival] From Sunday, October 25 to Saturday, November 7
Collaboration event of mall of Kanda and mall of Nihonbashi.
Mayor of center attends at opening ceremony, too,
Much-talked-about Nihonbashi was just held in front of world "happiness and prosperity Inari Shrine".

Photograph "looks of downtown area "visiting Kanda, Nihonbashi" of the Edo old town truth town walk
We are observing Agency for Cultural Affairs registration tangible cultural property designation "Maruishi building" of Kajicho.
Town walk is carried out eight times in total during period.

From most whole day 7th Saturday 13:00 in according to Imagawa Bridge intersection hardware
Acrobatic performances on a ladder of everybody going out together movement of Edo firefighting memory society first ward, fireman's standard swing, lumber-carriers' work song
In addition, sake Festival and dance of Japan are held in the venue, too.

Trance arts Tokyo 2015
Oedo Tokyo full festival
We are holding this still more! You check homepages, and please go out!


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2015/10/31 20:53

Non-everyday "sound play on ship" to taste "town" from sound
We hear sound of famous bridges
Sponsorship: The city music teacher project cosponsorship: Kanda Riverside project

From Saturday, October 31 Kanda River Izumi Bridge disaster prevention anchorage
One ship with musician and 20 audience appeared.
It is purpose to listen to music while feeling scenery of sound that town causes in surface of a river.

Commentary of musical piece and sound is Aoyama Gakuin University's professor, Keiko Torigoe
Ship leaves Izumi lighter landing place and dates back to the upper reaches and passes away.
Sound that town creates melts into sound that voice and musical instrument play beautifully.


Koji Washino is in charge of conveying structure and the history of bridge, culture and the history of town.
It should be different and knows the pawn of sound to echo by materials and structure of bridge wonderfully.
Sound of car via sound, bridge of the murmuring of river which town creates.
Sound of railroad which goes ahead through guard, and crosses iron bridge. Call of bird. ... such as voices of person


Song is Kosuke Tsuji of vocalist.
There is under arch of Hijiribashi here.
Audience who went on board does experience that is unusually valuable to taste town triggered by sound.


Player of old musical instrument viola da Gamba is Sei Shinagawa.
This is sleeve of Shohei Bridge.
We see piece of town from between humanity and road under bridge.


Forever bridge which spans Chuo-dori.
Spot popular in space where mer wisdom cute no waterside terrace is wonderful.
There was person who enjoyed sound on ship while tipping beer on terrace.

Boating on Kanda barge
We wait for next spring, and concert that "we taste town from the ship top and feel" again is planning!

The details "city music teacher"


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2015/10/30 20:01