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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: 2018/01/26 14:53

Cultural properties protection D Kanda Myojin fire drill
Kon-do and fresco of Horyu-ji Temple are burnt down by fire on January 26, 1949 and are damaged by a fire.
January 26 was set with "cultural properties protection day" in 1955.
In today's cultural properties protection D, fire drill was carried out in Kanda Myojin.

Kanda fire department, Kanda firefighting team, person in charge of Kanda Myojin firefighting participated.

Medium of Kanda Myojin extinguishes a fire of fire place with fire extinguisher in the early days.

Member of Kanda firefighting team rescues injured person from main shrine of fire place.
Cultural assets of Shinto shrine were carried out of main shrine, too.

Many fire engines and ambulances enter the precincts
All of Kanda fire departments deals with lifesaving.

Simultaneous drainage from hose toward Akira Kanda Kamimoto.
All of Kanda fire departments and Kanda firefighting team, Shinto shrine fire brigade give off water all at once.

We have talk of generalization of Kanda fire chief and Akira Kanda divinity Miyaji at the end of the practice
We were able to finish fire drill without delay safely.

Fire drill that of course cultural assets protect human life, property from fire.
Joint ownership of disaster prevention awareness from day and practice training are serious matter.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/01/21 14:36

The 17th Kandaogawamachi snowman fair
It was held on Sunday on 21st on Saturday, January 20!

This year from Tsumagoi-mura, Gunma
A large quantity of snow of 80 tons came over to Kandaogawamachi.

"Little child play with snow open space" was prepared into brook open space.
Many families visited venue for two days and did play with snow.

It is slide of snow to be above all quite popular with children.
One slide are increased this time, and became three, but is long; was able to stand in line.

Food which special product and food stands of Tsumagoi-mura formed a line in venue, and was hot was popular.
Charcoal grilled char looks delicious! It became sold out immediately.

Children are busy for treasure hunt game of open space over snow absorbedly.
We picked up metal from snow and rushed into goal and got prize for participation.

In Yasukuni Dori (Ogawamachi), snowman contest is held.
Snowman of masterpiece of 22 teams did entry in contest this year!

Masanori school "TEAM SG boy" who won the best work made ko photograph
It is snowman which was named when to "S ☆ GO don - Edo and Kanda".
There was congratulations. (we have melted at the time of shooting a little)

It is commendation ceremony held in brook open space
Testimonial, supplementary prize of the best Best Picture Award were conferred
It is Masanori school "TEAM SG boy" team.

There is yushushoinusho; Mizuho Bank Kanda Branch "one Mizuho"
Award for excellence snow yanonnon! Arts Chiyoda 3331 "snowman production team"
To prize for vote Kanda panda Sophia University official recognition circle Q "Q"
All Tsumagoi prizes ski camping Boy Scout Chiyoda 1 group liking "is always fine! Turnip corps"
The above was team of winning a prize.

City is center Kanda who does not drink and touches with much snow and can play
It was pleasant pleasant Kandaogawamachi snowman fair!

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/01/13 12:55

We congratulate the New Year and color
We introduce event like downtown area, Kanda.

Kanda Masakado Myojin drum
New Year Wednesday, January 3
All of Masakado drums in waterasu open space of 2, Awaji-cho
We developed performance of heroic drum.
All of sightseeing that came enjoyed performance in hand with liquor and amazake of behavior!

Similarly it is January 3 in the New Year
All of Masakado drums in open space of brick of mer wisdom cute Kanda forever bridge
We performed at the end of smile by splendid, heroic performance.
Sound of sum drum was breathed in to blue sky of New Year holidays of Kanda.

Purification ceremony patience meeting Shinto ritual during Kanda Myojin cold

Saturday, January 13 10:00 a.m.
With Shinto priest to call Michihiko instructing purification ceremony during cold in the lead, all the members assemble in full force in front of main shrine
Shinto ritual is held, and everybody matches voice, and *jo does congratulatory address.
People of a large number of sightseeing gather early in the morning.
In addition, a lot of coverage formation of the media came including foreign countries, too.

After having done warm-up including bird ship, three big icicles are finally put
We are covered with water to enter purification ceremony ground satisfied by cold water, and to cleanse the body.

All conduct is carried out in intense cold in conformity with tradition of Shinto
It is annual Shinto ritual of Kanda Myojin of the New Year.
It was held by participation of 44 people including six women in this year.
Regular customer courageous man of purification ceremony during cold of consecutive participation went down among them for 20 years, too.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/01/04 17:40

Age changes to Heisei 29 through 30
Please see state of seeing the old year out New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship of Kanda Myojin!

It is line in front of Akira Kanda Kanagawa Univ. torii of 11:00 p.m. on 31st on the last day of the year.
We go down Yushima slope in front of Shinto shrine, and line has already formed long line.
Information that we passed curve Myojin steeper slope of the two in occasion enters Myojinshita medium-grade articles.

Shinto gate door is shut only at 11:00 p.m., annual this time on the last day of the year.
General worshiper leaves the
Shinto shrine precincts at this point in time and has
It is in a condition that only the person concerned is in the precincts in Shinto shrine and waits for arrival of the New Year solemnly.

After hearing story to youth who was at the top by line in front of the Shinto gate
We seemed to secure top position of line from 2:00 of the afternoon.

What wait to lead the worship visitors in front of the precincts, the Shinto gate
As Kanda Takanori Myojin confraternity having been continued since old days of Edo
Members of scheme of shrine key scheme and scheme-proof. It is the police, fire chief in the center.

It is 0:00 a.m., the beginning of 2018.
It is become refined open by drumbeat of Shinto shrine Shinto gate door by signal
It is wrapped in Kanda musical accompaniment and tone of lumber-carriers' work song, and all of New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship stands in line and enters.

And the precincts of Kanda Myojin are instant, and they are crowded with people people.
So that new age becomes good age!

Is careful, everyone,; I wish you a Happy New Year.
Thank you "town blog Kanda", please in this year.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2017/12/28 16:57

Do already sleep how many; New Year holidays?
Curtain raising of 2018 approached in evening 2017.
Having been continued since the Edo era of downtown area, Kanda
We show around event like New Year holidays!

We play Kanda Masakado Myojin drum in waterasu
Wednesday, January 3 12:30 - 2, Awaji-cho waterasu open space
All of Kanda Masakado Myojin drums
It is heroic and shows performance of sharp drum.
We seem to be ready for sake offered like New Year holidays!

We play Kanda Masakado Myojin drum with mer wisdom cute Kanda forever bridge
Wednesday, January 3 from 14:00 to 14:20 1, Kandasudacho
Against a backdrop of brick of old forever bridge Station which started a business in 1912
All of Kanda Masakado Myojin drums is heroic and shows performance of powerful drum!

At NPO imatsurigoto "house of Kanda" door front all of Edo firefighting memory society first wards
We show lumber-carriers' work song, transfer, acrobatic performances on a ladder of fireman's standard! You can see the skill and tradition of fire fighter.

Thursday, January 4 14:00 - 2, Sotokanda Miyamoto Park
Wooden building that "house of Kanda" is appointed in Chiyoda-ku tangible cultural property.
We transferred store house of old lumber dealer.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2017/12/25 17:41

Christmas is finally over, too; and figure of kadomatsu is ... here and there in town, too
Sound of countdown to the New Year drew near in the way that we heard!

Therefore we will tell about state of seeing the old year out New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine to Kanda Myojin.
It is New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine of Kanda Myojin who people coming year by year increase, and adds to bustle.
Kanda Myojin seeing the old year out New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine

When it is past 23:30, Shinto gate door is shut.
General person cannot enter the Shinto shrine precincts at that point.
Scenery that Shinto gate door is shut is one year; slightly
Only approximately 30 minutes and this until 0:00 become valuable scene in this in this New Year.

Long line has already lengthened to direction of Otorii in front of the closed Shinto gate.
Line moirutokade ... that top people line up from about 3:00 p.m. of the last day of the year

Just before New Year 0:00 a.m. from all of New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship of line
Nature and voice of countdown to well up echo in the sky.

At 0:00 a.m., drum of Shinto shrine resounds and becomes opening of a gate of the Shinto gate.
By the guidance of shrine key scheme, scheme (we prevent, and miyakagikou grows on) that is Shinto shrine veneration group-proof
New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship begins in voice of lumber-carriers' work song of all of black kites by beautiful standing in line entrance loudly.

The precincts are in a condition that you are watching in several minutes.
There was entrance regulation this year in Shinto gate and two places of Otorii.
We are divided into both sides, and person who finished worship becomes leaving by one way.
At this time, there seems to be much one where bill and mascot are demanded from!

Line following approach to a shrine is if we pursue time and grows.
We go down Yushima slope last year to the Myojinshita area from Otorii
We compromised with Myojinshita medium-grade articles and extended to Kuramae bridge street direction.

So that we have you warm and go out, and a cold does not go down
Please do New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship of the
New Year without trouble without injury without accident!

Have good age!

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2017/12/15 11:27

Second Tokyo big turn corridor photographic contest hosted by Chiyoda City Tourism Association

Display of winning work begins in 12/15 today!
From Friday, December 15 to 20th Wednesday Chiyoda-ku government office 1F inhabitant of a ward hall
From Tuesday, January 2 to 5th Friday       KITTE B1 Tokyo city eye

This inhabitant of a ward hall (display until 20th) of Chiyoda-ku government office
Approximately 100 points of prize-winning works are displayed including grand prix work.

Award ceremony was held prior to display in the venue on Thursday, December 14.

Commemorative shield and supplementary prize were given each one to prize winner.
Ryosuke Tomita that photograph won youth Prize is Mayor Ishikawa and souvenir picture shooting scene.

Overall comment was spoken Keisuke Kumakiri the chairperson of Japan Photographers Society at examination committee.

Kuniaki Hosoda and Mayor Masami Ishikawa Chiyoda who won the grand prix.
Work title "the center of Japan"
Mount Fuji, skyscrapers and Diet building ... of silhouette appearing for ... sunset

All prize-winning works are displayed in Chiyoda-ku government office inhabitant of a ward hall.

Please see wonderful prize winner which we cut tourist attraction of Chiyoda-ku in photograph and took.

From Friday, December 15 to 20th Wednesday receiving a prize exhibition now being held!

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2017/12/08 15:39

The Imperial Palace, colored leaves of former Edo-jo Castle which we can rarely see and chance that takes a walk through scenery
We open to the public "according to Imperial Palace Inui" in the autumn of 2017
So-called "Inui Street passing through" exhibition is carried out.
It is good opportunity to go out from Kanda!
Weather is pretty good, too, and congestion is expected for public last two days of the weekend.
As waiting time of line of entrance may become long
You do cold measures enough, and please go out (there is restroom)

Open period until Sunday, December 10
The walk-in of Sakashita-mon Gate is limited for from 10:00 to 14:30
In Sakashita-mon Gate by JR Tokyo Station, subway Hibiya Station, Nijubashimae Station,
He/she goes from Hibiya Station, Sakuradamon Station.

It is Sakashita-mon Gate of entrance entering Inui Street to be seen at the left edge.
There is check of belonging by tent to see in the front.

We open to the public according to Imperial Palace Inui which is opened to the public in spring in autumn from 2014
Sakashita-mon Gate is usually used as doorway for entrance and exit of staff of Imperial Household Agency.

This building which is seen on the left as soon as we sink in Sakashita-mon Gate is Imperial Household Agency Government building.
His Majesty seems to have possibilities to extremely rarely turn up from window glub-glub.

We go ahead through Inui Street by one way for the Inui gate of exit.

The backside of Fujimi becoming known to the public is seen on the right.
Unlike scenery from main enclosure open space of Imperial Palace East Garden which is always released
Powerful stone wall, it is also Hasuike moat under eyes.
This scenery is scenery that we can see only by this general release of spring and summer, too.

The station gate is on the left.
These depths become so-called Momijiyama and place summoned to.

It is gate tenement house in point of the station gate.
Tenement house affects right and left of the gate.

It is do*go of natural feeling full loading that color is dark and leaves feature of ex-Musashino for.

seikitsukyo which spread out was seen to castle tower of Imperial Palace East Garden the right hand ahead.

kitsu ne is seikitsukyo where device to put up was given in the past.
kitsu neageno device is left in one kitakitsukyo of doorway of Imperial Palace East Garden.
It is scenery of former Edo-jo Castle which looks at this bridge only at the time of this exhibition, and can pass.

It is usually route we enter from Sakashita-mon Gate, and to lead straight to the Inui gate.
We see the Inui gate becoming exit in the front over Inui moat from seikitsukyo.
Turn right on the way from Inui Street to come back to the Kanda area this time
We chose course of route to lead to main enclosure open space, castle tower across seikitsukyo.

Stone wall with step and beautiful colored leaves met in the front across seikitsukyo.

Closed castle tower Yokote usually becomes exit and appears in Imperial Palace East Garden.
Castle tower stone wall, main enclosure open space spreads out on the right hand in the front.

There was the castle tower of former Edo-jo Castle on this ground once.
There was not revival of the castle tower after we disappeared by big fire of (1657) in 1657.
We can look at splendid urban scenery when we go up Ishigaki of force.
This back can look at kitakitsukyomon, Kitanomaru-koen Park, Budokan.

We go down famous Umebayashi Hill as spot of plum to come back to the Kanda area this time.
He/she lets plum blossoms begin to bloom, and coming of spring feel that new year begins.

Built wooden bridge leaves the beautiful Hirakawa gate. We came back to the modern society.
As the gate which ever enters traffic person from dead person and criminal with "side gates"
The Hirakawa gate where we have been summoned to.
It is palace side building in front.
If cross Hitotsubashi stepping over the Nihonbashi River, Kandanishikicho, Kandajinboucho.

"Imperial Palace Inui Street general release" that can watch valuable, rare scenery
Autumn exhibition left only on tomorrow 9th and day after tomorrow 10th.
Certainly ...

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2017/12/02 16:34

Season when illuminations to glisten shiningly in winter are beautiful.
Let's introduce only some light ups of Kanda area!

waterasu (to 2, Awaji-cho 2/28)
Pattern of rare sum pattern is lighted up on the escalator

Forever bridge and town of Akihabara
It is lighted up bridge and the whole town of large-scale Akihabara by forever to step over the Kanda River

Forever bridge and Akihabara to look at from mer wisdom cute forever bridge
We can enjoy light up of mer wisdom cute no terrace from forever bridge

Jay city Tokyo (to Jimbocho one order eyes 2/14)
This is entrance of terrace, but neighboring light ups are wonderful, too

Bachelor Hall (3, Nishikicho)
Beauty that it is refined light up only for blue, but solid hall building becomes more attractive

The Kanda Myojin Shinto gate (2, Sotokanda)
We give off solemn beauty that wooden building of rebuilding erection does not turn into in 1975

In Kanda area, in addition
☆Akiba UDX 
Ochanomizu SORA city Surugadai, Hill-Top Hotel
Ochanomizu sun Clair 
Kanda River, Hijiribashi
There are a lot of spots that can enjoy nado light up.
We introduced illuminations light up to glisten in winter Kanda.

◎We may be changed during period of lighting up. Thank you for your understanding beforehand.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2017/11/27 15:49

It is right today 13 years ago!
November 27, 2004 (2004)
*fujitsuki*kyotakuato, honoring monument,
It was built at 2, Kandatsukasamachi!

Monument "saitougesshinkyotakuato"

Mansion trace that *fujitsuki* right lived in place built in the Edo era.
Place that was called pheasant town in those days.
When say at modern position, of Awajicho intersection and Kanda children's park (Kanda Park branch office)
It is built in halfway point, place facing Sotobori Street snugly.

Honoring monument epitaphs are as follows.
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Gesshin Saito in 1804 (1804)
We were born in this ground (2, Kandatsukasamachi).
Person of Saito is pheasant town, 3, Mikawacho, back street district, 4, Mikawacho ・ of Kanda from generation to generation
It was village headman who ruled over six towns of the back street district, four towns.
We inherited birthright at 15 years old, and, under the pretense of the ninth generation, city Court Security Office, real name was called Yukinari.
We completed large letter "Edo pictorial description of noted places" which grandfather Yukio, father Yukitaka dealt with and,
In, today including "higashitosaijiki" "bukonenhyo", studying merchant culture of Edo
We leave many books which we cannot lack in.
"Edo pictorial description of noted places" of Edo and suburban Shinto shrine, Buddhist temple, famous place, historic site
It is thing which is illustrated, and explained origin or historical fact,
It is valuable book necessary for Edo study.
Gesshin Saito is cultured person representing Edo and is pride of Kanda. 
In addition, stone of stone wall of former Edo-jo Castle outer moat is used for monument.
== = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =

Big masterpiece of *fujitsuki* where Edo and 209 points of suburban famous places are described in
"Edo pictorial description of noted places" almost his masterpiece (edomeishozue).

12 places are introduced as famous place of Kanda.
Let's introduce only a little.

[in Kamakura-cho Toshimaya liquor shop sacred white sake figure of dealing in]

Of Toshimaya liquor shop founded in 1596 1592
Way of prosperity of business of sacred white sake in the Girl's Festival is described finely.
If "Fuji, sacred white sake became if mountain became, it was Toshimaya" and business as it was declared.
Toshimaya liquor shop is founding of the Kamakura bank of a river, but still exists!
Sarugakucho continues careful business solidly in in front of Kinka Park.

[Akira Kanda Shrine] kandamyojinnoyashiro
Kanda Myojin for expansion construction of Edo-jo Castle in 1616 1616
We are doing utsushiza in the present location via temporary company from Shibasaki village (Otemachi) of place of foundation.
The foundation comes with 730 in 730 and is old shrine reaching foundation 1300 in 2030.

[Ochanomizu] ochanomizu

Because there was well (spring water) of famous clear water which made tea of general favorite
When there was the rare place name called Ochanomizu, we come.
Tap water "Kanda water supply Kakehi" across the Kanda River is described, is Suidobashi on the other side.
Mount Fuji is drawn far far away.