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Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki is a traditional residence in Japan

cherry blossoms and Ichinoe Nanushi Yashikicolored leaves in Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki early summer in Ichinoe Nanushi Yashikiazaleas blooming in Nanushi Yashiki
Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki is a village head men's residence in Ichinoe. This residence owned Tajima Family whose ancestor contributed cultivating rice fields in Ichinoe in the early Edo period. The descendants of the Tajima had lived in it in recent years. Walking along the streets in the residential areas in Haruecho Edogawaku, suddenly a wood like a green island appears, and there is a large thatched roof in it, it is Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki, a historic site registered by Tokyo. This historic site looks wonderful like a satoyama or a countryside. In spring, cherry blossoms beside the magnificent Nagayamon gate bloom calmly. In fall, many trees in the garden colored beautifully. And there is a fireplace on the floor in it, visitors could feel something nostalgic or experience old Japanese life. It is a very good place for the visitors either to walk along the garden in it or see the garden from a room in it. Why don't you visit Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki?

The Residence of the Ichinoe Village Head

cherry blossoms over the Nagayamon gatecherry blossoms in Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki a thatched roof and cherry blossomsa thatched roof on Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki a wisteria trellis in Nanushi Yashikiwisteria flowers blooming white spiraeas in Nanushiyashikisummer in the garden of Nanushi Yashiki a colored leaves beside Nagayamon gatecolored leaves along the road

Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki (the residence of Ichinoe Village head)

Registered as a historic site by Tokyo in 1954
Registered as a historic site by Edogawaku in 1981
Registered as an important scenic building in March 2011.

Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki is a residence that Tajima Family who contributed cultivating rice fields in Ichinoe in the early Edo period had lived. Having completed the cultivation in Genroku Era (1688-1704) in Edo period, the Tajima successively became the village head men of Ichinoe. There is woods and moats in the north and west side of its garden, and it has a main house with a thatched roof and a nagayamon gate built in tenement style. These facilities built to protect the residence.
After registered as a historic site by Tokyo, the main house was repaired, and after registered as cultural assets by Edogawaku, the repairing has been continuing. Since 2011, Edogawaku owns the residence, it manages it with the park next to it in 2016.
Please cooperate us to keep the important historic site.

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Yashikirin (the woods around the residence)

These woods are windbreak forests and they produce many branches and leaves as to be fuel and manure.
The woods were recreated to keep light in the woods with deciduous trees to revive the traditional style of the woods in 1999. The woods also protect a shrine of a guardian deity dedicated in the northwestern corner of it, the approach road was rebuilt in accordance to the folklore.


The Protected Woods by Edogawaku

There are several protected woods registered by Edogawaku and they are carefully looked after.

The List of the Protected Woods
The 3 Zelkova Trees (the registered number from 291 to 293)
The 1 Gingko Tree (the registered number 294)
The 1 Chinese Hackberry (the registered number 295)

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The Location and Access to Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki

Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki (the residence of the village head in Ichinoe)

  • Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Sobu Express Line bound to Tokyo or Yokosuka and get off at Funabashi Sta, then transfer the line to Sobu line bound to Nakano or Mitaka ang get off at Motoyawata Sta. Or take Keisei-line bound to Ueno and get off Keisei Yawata Sta. Both from Motoyawata Sta and Keisei Yawata Sta, transfer the line to Toei Shinjuku line and get off at Mizue Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Shinagawa Sta and transfer the line to Sobu Express line bound to Narita International Airport or Chiba, and transfer the line at Ichikawa Sta to Sob line bound to Nishi Funabashi, Tsudanuma or Chiba and get off at Motoyawata Sta. Or take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Keisei Yawata Sta. Both from Motoyawata Sta and Keisei Yawata Sta, transfer the line to Toei Shinjuku line and get off at Mizue Sta.
  • From Iwamotocho Station at Akihabara, take Toei Shijuku line bound to Motoyawata and get off Mizue Sta.
  • Take 16 minute walk from Mizue Sta.
  • 2-21-20 Harue, Edogawaku, Tokyo

The Noted Spots around Funabori, Ichinoe and Kasai

the observatory on Towarhall Funabori

The Observatory on Tower Hall Funabori

Visitors could enjoy seeing some special views of Tokyo.
A fire lookout on Shinkawa River

A Walk Along Shinkawa River

There are some Edo style, some wooden buildings and thousands of cherry trees along the river.

cherry blossoms along Shinkawa

Thousands of Cherry Trees along Shinkawa River

In spring, thousands of sakura along it beautifully bloom.
a fire lookout covered with sakura

Shinkawa Nishi Suimon Hiroba Plaza

There are a Edo style fire lookout and an old lock gate in the plaza.

Furukawa Water Park

Furukawa Water Park

It is the first water park in Japan and a famous spot for viewing Sakura and hydrangeas.
Honkakusan Myoshoji Temple

Honkakusan Myoshoji Temple

There are some seasonal flowers blooming in every season, sakura especially blooms beautifully.

Ninoe Jinja Shrine

Ninoe Jinja Shrine

There are several tall pine trees and a 500 years old giant zelkova tree in the shrine.
Rengeji Temple along Furukawa River

Kaishosan Rengeji Temple

The principle image is the statue of Sho Kanzeon Bosatsu carved by Gyoki.

Kumanojinja Shrine

Kumano Jinja Shrine

There is a stone tablet scribing a haiku poem written by Basho Matsuo.
Imaibashi Bridge from Edogawaku

The Remain of the Ferry at Imai

The ferryport at Imai is appeared on an essey written by Socho, a renga poet in Muromachi period.

Ichinoe Sakaigawa Water Park

Ichinoe Sakaigawa Water Park

The park has many sakura and seasonal flowers, visitors could enjoy all seasons.
Iousan Myouonji Temple

Iousan Myouonji Temple

It has the legend 'the One-eyed Crucial Carps' telling the miracle power to cure eye disease.

Ichinoe Makkotei

Ichinoe Makkotei Residence Park

In spring, weeping cherry trees bloom, in fall, colored leaves decorate the garden.
Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki Residence

The Residence of Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki

The traditional Japanese style residence with a thatched roof.

Joryuji Temple in Harue

Honkosan Joryuji Temple

It is an important temple to know the history of Ichinoe area.
Daiunji Temple in Harue

Chogyosan Daiunji Temple

It has tombs of Kabuki Yakusha and it is called Yakushadera.

Edogawa River

A Walk Along Edogawa River

The areas along the river have many noted spots that people could enjoy history and culture.