A Walk on Ieyasu Tokugawa, the First Shogun of Edo Bakufu
There are several noted spots related to Ieyasu Tokugawa
and so forth. After the Siege of Odawara in 1589, Ieyasu Tokugawa
to Edo. Soon after that, he built Onagigawa and Shinkawa
as canals that brought salt from Gyotoku
, and he built some roads to march his arms in these areas. Therefore, there are many stories him and landmarks related to Ieyasu. By the big project called 'Tonegawa Tosen
(moving the direction of Tonegawa River to the east) ordered by Ieyasu,
had become a great water way that thousands of ships from northern provinces
having brought a lot of products to Edo. The views of those ships on Edogawa
River was painted by Hiroshige Utagawa
and Sadahide Gyokuransai, and they were described in some guide books in Edo period such as Edo Meisho Zue
, Katsushikashi and Katsushika Shiryaku. According to Katsushika Shiryaku,
a lot of large and small ships were passing on the river days and nights
and boatmen were singing on them. On the east bank of the river, there
is Satomi Koen Park
that was built on the remains of Konodaijo Castle
built by Dokan Ota
and destroyed by Ieyasu Tokugawa. And the smallest Toshogu Shrine named
Funagashi Toshogu Shrine exists near the beginning of Onari Kaido Highway
that Ieyasu built to go hawking at Togane in Kazusa province
In this page, you could find some noted spots related to the First Shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa in areas near Nakayama. Why don't you visit them?
The Noted Spots Related to Ieyasu Tokugawa
This shrine is famous for the smallest Toshogu in Japan.
It is the first shrine in Kanto.
Some called it 'Toshogu' since the statue of Ieyasu and his teeth were dedicated by Hidetada.
Ieyasu passed this road to go hawking at Togane.
Many temles along this road, so it has been called Teramachi.
Ieyasu Tokugawa believed and allowed it to use the letter '徳 (Toku)' in
The temple had a hall called 'Gongendo hall' for Ieyasu Tokugawa to rest.
Gongen Michi is the road for Ieyasu Tokugawa to go hawking.
It was built in the same period of building Gongenmichi Roado.
Ieyasu Tokugawa landed Gyotoku near this ferry.
Ieyasu Tokugawa passed this river to go to Gyotoku.
Ieyasu Tokugawa built this canal to bring salt to Edo.
Thousands of ships bring a lot of products to go to Edo.
It was built on the remains of Konodaijo Castle broken down by Ieyasu Tokugawa.
It has about 900 years history and dedicates Ieyasu Tokugawa.