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The town blog "Kanda, Jimbocho, Akihabara" outskirts

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

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2009/05/26 10:33

Gallery αM of Musashino Art University administration opened in Higashikanda

We go down stairs of building of approximately 50 years old tap-tap.
As for Higashikanda, at hand of the entrance, this building sandwiches street and is Bakurocho.
New gallery opened in ward boundary of Chiyoda-ku and Chuo-ku.




Gallery which Musashino Art University ran opened in Higashikanda Agatha Takezawa Building on Saturday, April 25.
Gallery αM

Strict prohibition as for this display without shoes.
We change into slippers at entrance and enter. . .
Oh, yes, it is not determined here in gallery of gownsman.
Because anyone can enter, interest, person with interest take for art anytime.

University in charge of gallery reaches with smile.

The height of the impressive ceiling, space of white wall and pillar.
Please go out.

It is commemorative by the 80th anniversary of the foundation of university and is going to hold continuation exhibition or symposium by ten writers this year.
Besides, in this building, gallery or import general shop unfold. Now Higashikanda, Bakurocho,
Asakusabashi area is changing into pro-creation town including art, art, design.

Higashikanda 1-2 11 Agatha Takezawa Building B1 
03(5829) 9109 the sun and the moon celebration rest from 11:00 to 19:00

galleryαM http://www.musabi.ac.jp/gallery/

@Leader

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2009/05/21 18:02

We participate in "meeting of Kanda barge" making a round trip of the Kanda River, the Nihonbashi River, the Sumida River, the Onagi River.
Because we say the 59th by holding 2 times a year, it is meeting having the history of approximately 30 years.

We fold the embarkation, and doing is in front of Ryogoku Kokugikan during the Grand Sumo Tournament start.
Flag of ranking sumo wrestler hangs over wind of early summer, and drumbeat color flows through the Sumida River from oar.

 We see last bridge Yanagibashi of the Kanda River

          Across the Sumida River, fleet (four) sails up the Kanda River.

 See near at hand; eruha forever bridge

          kage of building of Akihabara is reflected in wall surface of building under construction in Sudacho.
          Point of traffic since the Edo era. It is not thing which is silly to be able to sink at the bridge.

 We look at Shohei Bridge, Sobu Line from forever bridge

          Because such a scenery floats on the surface of the water, it is scenery to be seen.

 It is right scene called excellent valley

          The Kanda River meanders through point from Ochanomizu. The fresh green as it is dazzling colors building a breakwater beautifully.
          Appearance of perfect scenic spot called excellent valley was valid here once.

 Fleet advances to the Nihonbashi River

          We turn left, and point enters the Nihonbashi River at Misaki Bridge.
          It is called "Hirakawa" before the Kanda River is completed at the beginning of the Edo era and is the original main stream once.
          But, it is horrible though we see now. Most of surface of a river are covered in expressway, and there is not taste dimly, too.

 Stone wall of Edo-jo Castle of the Edo era

          Stone wall of Edo-jo Castle is left in the neighborhood of Hitotsubashi with Mainichi Shimbun.
          There are many stones that carved seal is carved with when we see well.
          Is mason thing which we chopped? Or is it carved seal worth crab of large prestigious family which undertook construction?

 We pass Edo Nihonbashi.

          Does NIPPON ROAD former vote know that bridge is central?
          There is much traffic of car, and cannot usually at all see, but ...
          As miniature shrine is carried on the shoulder by Kanda Festival, Sanno festival to the center, we can see.
          A large number of people take souvenir picture of road former vote.

 It is eco-boat of Chiyoda-ku

          We overtook eco-boat which went down the Nihonbashi River leisurely to and fro.
          If I am not mistaken, we make a round trip to Chiyoda-ku government office and pier of Izumi Bridge on the weekend and should travel.
          It is most suitable to take a walk through the Kanda River, the Nihonbashi River leisurely and is fun. (there is embarkation experience)

 From the Nihonbashi River to the Sumida River

The overwhelming width of a river and the large sky open out. Large ship goes up and down incessantly, too.
Fleet aims at the Onagi River crossing Koto-ku to east and west after this.

The Onagi River
It is canal which the Shogunate made artificially to carry salt and supplies of Gyotoku to town of Edo by transportation by water in the Edo era.
Experience of para-Panama Canal was surprising. The surface of the water raises or lowers 1.5-2 meters.
Spray from water gate which goes up water gate when we sink is not odd.
People putting up their umbrella are experienced people of meeting participation of ship, and, in raincoat, the first "gets wet!"

Make a round trip of the Kanda River, the Nihonbashi River, the Sumida River, the Onagi River; and four fleets
We come back to pier of water bus of the two countries of starting point.
It is tour of approximately two hours, but scenery to watch from the surface of the water looks fresh to.
It is not to be able to make very often bridge where we appeared a lot into even that we sink.

360 people in the afternoon participated in this meeting in the morning.
When if there is opportunity, we go round rivers of Edo, Tokyo having been continued since the Edo era
How about?

@Leader

※On the next time, the 60th "meeting of Kanda barge" is planned in October.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2009/05/15 19:44

It is a 3-minute walk from JR Suidobashi Station.
Hotel wrapped in green of taste of "the sum" in Misakicho, Chiyoda-ku is open.



As for the name "Hotel Tokyo of garden."
Former Tokyo Green Hotel completely renewed.

"The sum" and dining of "French" are placed across green courtyard.




We settle in private room.


Guest room seems to soften with preparation of the sum, too.




On the other side of courtyard dining "relationship" (yukuri) of the sum


Suidobashi in the Imperial Palace in Akihabara
Of course Tokyo Dome City is near, too
As portal of sightseeing in not only business but also city
It is attractive hotel.

For more information, look here.



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2009/04/27 12:37

Yesterday, Akiba MIKOSHI where dekoreto made contents that condensed Akihabara culture
We went and worshiped at Edo total local deity Kanda Myojin.
Person judging from TV and newspaper thinks that it is a lot, too.
A large number of media and older brothers of maid enthusiast run about in utter confusion on camera and video.
We wish that Akihabara wants you to get well more and yet more
"Akiba Akiba MIKOSHI which ninai go society" produced with energy and love.

Pleasure is in full blossom in concourse of Akihabara UDX on the second floor and open space on the first floor.
The disposal to carry without general people being satisfied with sightseeing in harmoniousness.

Is it finally Miyairi in front of torii of Kanda Myojin in the evening? Worship.
Gee, we look good somehow.
Of 32 inches of architrave dimensions sharp lye male Kameyama model, approximately 250 kg
Figure which Akiba MIKOSHI is carried on their shoulder by maids, and sinks at torii is portliness.
If it is a little darker, illuminations of MIKOSHI shine, too.

Anyway finish accident safely unhurt
Person concerned cathedral will be to have been relieved.
If is some trouble just before public performance of Kanda Festival of Shinto ritual; ...

Still, such event MIKOSHI
It is admired depth of breast of Myojin Edo total local deity receiving.
Even if it was very complicated double suicide, it was good to be over really safely.

@Leader

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2009/04/23 17:17

We produce new making miniature shrine in Akihabara.
We carry on our shoulder on 26th and put up.
There is not divine spirit. Natural.
We seem to go to worship to Myojin.

There is not money offering reputation that there is no God crest in on roof.
As small bird of shape of a bracken sprout flew somewhere, too.
LCD monitor which front of miniature shrine is reflected in live in the front of miniature shrine.
Chinese phoenix is not on, too, and "Akihabara" sign is attached.
Unique tchaa is certainly unique.
There seems to be around 300 kilos.

@Leader

We try local action hard exclusively as follows in Akihabara
It is comment of Masuda @ guide of maid costume play.
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Akihabara of these days does not really have spirit.
There.
We wanted to be nervous about omens together together to serve Akihabara, and to put up.

Akiba "Akiba MIKOSHI" of ninai go society

We carry on our shoulder together and look from far away and make fun, and anything is fine!
Even around five minutes are all right. Come casually.

[schedule]
April 26, 2009 [day]
■From 13:30 to 15:00 Akihabara UDX building (meeting in front of 1F Tully's Coffee)
■From 16:30 to 18:00 Kanda Myojin (Toriimae meeting) 
 *Night illuminations MIKOSHI


[sponsorship] It is ninai go society in Akiba
[administration] The Akihabara information desk

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2009/04/20 19:50

Here is certain Kandanishikicho.
Long-established store of Kanda whom certain Sarashina tchaachittoha name became known to.
We walk the front casually and something stops to eyes incidentally and stops foot.

We do not know whether it is nn, what, but bring ourselves to some.

We will stop by near. We will stop by. We will stop by.

Season of cherry blossoms is over, too, and "cold water" toward summer has appetizing menu.

However, nn is strange.

This menu. . . We will stop by. We will stop by. We will stop by.

nn? !?

Deficit this nanda?

We are written as Sarashina red Cliff schemer Komei Horii.

It is plan of world soba three minutes. Ha ha ha!

Is three colors of mixture soba?
Is three kinds of cold water things?

We go in slow lunch and will ask Komei Horii of storekeeper this time.
Oh, we knew. . . It was written by deficit.

Is chilled country soup country, or come; country

It is plan of great soba three minutes.
Oh, ... red Cliff falls nowhere though it is good.

@Leader

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2009/04/14 16:01

"horenshinyotsushizasai" where it is done saiko as for the start of Kanda Festival on the night of Thursday, May 7.
It is under another one month.
Scenery to enliven feeling of festival in many places of town came to stand out.


Roof of sacred sake place, Kariya has been already completed.
We are constructing the front of torii of Kanayama Shrine of 2, Iwamoto-cho.
When say by town assembly name; "east dark blue town assembly." It is town assembly of home territory of head fireman of dark blue three.


Next is display of miniature shrine.
Display of small miniature shrine is Kamakura town assembly. When say in address; 2, Uchikanda side.
Of Chiyoda-ku sports center is almost Kaede Building of the front. It is displayed in cursor nova shop of 1F.
We will enter the inside. . .

 
Gorgeous, excellent small miniature shrine is enshrining mashimashiteiru.
Photograph of Miyairi worship by recent Kanda Festival is displayed with sum in the people.
Round fan which design turns into every year and Kanda Festival guidebook are displayed sequentially.

Indispensable Japanese towel is beautiful for old life in Japan.
It seems to be boom, but ... Kanda looks good with Japanese towel to some people well recently.
We can look at design and stylish Japanese towel of coloration which had elaborate each town by Kanda Festival.

By the way, by the way, this Kamakura town assembly should display large miniature shrine. We will go♪


When go ahead through intersection of Kamakura Bridge to Otemachi direction, Tokyo Toyopet Chiyoda shop.
There was large miniature shrine of Roku Onuki.
We are accompanied by male and female humped-head goldfishs towards main street.
1963, Asakusa is dignified figure of 5 sun of architrave dimensions 2 shakus of Miyamoto product.
(I am sorry that we eat weather by miga obstacle including image of front glass)


As for before Kanda Festival, well-established shop dealing in kimono fabrics of certain Sudacho can happen.
Beautiful kimono backs away and is full of existing waretaruha Nantes short coats.

  
Load of much corrugated cardboard is untied when we look in the shop.
Preparation such as tabi, straw sandals, longjohns, Japanese towel, mouth of a sword sheath shirt, bowl hook was set entirely.
We seem to be persistent, but are shop dealing in kimono fabrics.


This poster is association of brocade.
The alliance of 3 town assembly combination of 2, Nishikicho, 3 and the 3, Ogawa-machi south.
It is fun for all of company works of neighborhood as the eve peacefully on the night of 8th
We have you experience miniature shrine shouldering.


Thing of Sudacho central part town assembly where this poster gives its ancestor goddess sedan chair.
We can experience miniature shrine shouldering if we propose woman 18 years or older.
Because he/she lends clothes, we massage ..., and it does not cost money, too.
For more details, we will look at the blog "goddess sedan chair" mentioned above.

Well, breath of Kanda Festival is here and there and can feel this with such a condition in town.
If uncle who wore short coat in town walks in around 2-3 people, we collect contribution and go.
Older brother and uncles of feeling that is clear-cut and fearless are head fireman people doing the best as stagehand of Kanda Festival.

As for this of town tension goes up standing day by day
aada, koodato running about.

Oh, it is Kanda Festival. . . We are next ... early♪

@Leader

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2009/04/07 11:05

Long-established store of Kanda who repeated time more than 160 years from the Edo era
"Amano-ya" by Kanda Myojin gate.

Designated Chiyoda-ku kojishitsu (muro) in the basement
It became tangible cultural property (building).



Unfortunately do not open to the public, but ...
State that we observed before is improved as follows.↓↓↓
Look at interesting one.

http://nishihei.com/05-48-01amanoya.html



There were sky Noya, cultural assets authorization congratulations.

@Leader

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2009/04/03 19:22

Today is big festival in spring of Kanda Myojin.
It is also veneration society, festival Committee.
Of Kanda Myojin parish representative and parishioner 108 town assembly
Representative, festival committees gather in Myojin Hall.
After Noboru worship, it becomes general meeting - festival Committee.

In the beginning of meeting, each committee of this year
"Kanda Festival formula guidebook" is distributed.
Circulation of what and 60,000 copies.
"We know all of Kanda Festival!" if we see this It is te book.

Person of parishioner town assembly particularly festival committee is tied up about own town assembly.
We obtain information of other alliance and other town assembly on seeing this book.


At bookstore of Kanda, is sold for tax-included 500 yen later.
In rest station (stand) of Kanda Myojin, he/she distributes a little more cheaply.

Kanda Festival. . . Near at hand. . .♪
@Leader

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2009/03/31 17:34

Meeting "divine grace society" of Kanda Myojin parishioner stood and got nervous.

We call for participation of all Kanda
Let's make town of Kanda better.
Let's do just Kanda Festival. It is meeting of ttena purpose.
We read with "kansukekai", but we determine and are not perverted human meeting of Kanda.

Well, the first meeting is "cherry blossom viewing" there can be thing, and why The air is full of spring is as for time.

All of Kanda who gathered at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 29 at time
We wear short coat of vaunted our town each.
We already say, or heart is Kanda Festival mode far than the new year.
Place is Miyamoto park of the Kanda Myojin adjacency.
It is coming out for three minutes, but sunlight that cherry blossoms bloom moderately, and is warm is comfortable.

When replacement by turns person comes, we leave,
Only as for people that there was this group photo at about 14:00.
"House of Kanda" which the rear is completed this spring in April, and opens.
Lumber dealer of Kamakura-cho played an active part as Kanda Myojin parish representative for a long time.
It is wooden building of rare sukiya style that removed and rebuilt mansion of Mr. late Endo storehouse.
Hue called Edo black shows calm appearance.

Though cherry tree of Miyamoto Park is in full glory cutely,
Is it dumpling than all flower?

We close during the middle and are after o, but nobody returns.
We closed very much at 16:00 and were similar and turned out to be the closing after all.

The second will be that forward talks are surely carried out. Surely.
I mean will there be the second?
Uneasiness. . .

@Leader