Travel Notes Written By Ikku Jippensha
, one of the most famous humorous story writer, had written many travel
notes in Edo period
, he wrote some trips to the northern Kanto and Boso peninsula such as
Nikko, Narita, Choshi and so forth. Gyotoku was very flourished as the
gate town on between Edo
and cities in those areas and it was very popular resort town described
on Edo Meisho Zue
(a guide book describing Edo in Edo period), Meisho Edo Hyakkei (series
of ukiyoe pictures of the 100 noted spots in Edo) by Hiroshige Utagawa
, so thousands of people and products had carried by ships from Koamicho
Nihonbashi Edo and they went on Onagigawa, Shinkawa and Edogawa River,
then they reached at Gyotoku Shingashi (Gyotoku Port). And Ikku Jippensha
visited Gyotoku and went to some cities. He introduced Sasaya Udon Shop,
Nakayama Konnyaku and Tokuganji Temple in the town. And Yawata no Yabushirazu
in Yawata, Tekona in Mama, Nakayama Kishibojin in Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple
and Konodai appear on his travel notes. And he also introduced traveling
on foot, he described a route that it started from Tatekawa Honjo Ryogoku,
then people took ferries on at Sakasai, and they walked on Imai Kaido Highway
In this page, many landmarks appear on the travel notes written by Ikku Jippensha
. Why don't you visit them?
十返舎一九の常陸道中記 校注鶴岡節夫 千秋社
The Noted Spots Appeared On Travel Notes By Ikku Jippensha
Joyato has been standing on the bank of Edogawa River since Edo Period.
Sasaya Udon Shop was the most popular and famous udon shops in Edo period.
The first temple of the thirty three pilgrimage in Gyotoku and Urayasu.
This big temple is a popular spot for viewing cherry trees and it has
many landmarks in it.
It was counted as three great Kishimojin in Edo.
This temple stands where the founder Nichiren first preached.
This Hachimangu has been believed among samurais.
This tree is designated as the national natural property.
This bamboo wood has been famous since Edo period.
This temple has legend of Gyoki Bosatsu and Kobo Daishi Kukai.
The legendary beauty Tekona appears on Myriad Leaves is dedicated in this
This bridge that many poets describes in their poems since Myriad Leaves.
This park is the famous viewing spot of cherry trees and roses.
The Barrier at Ichikawa
The another gate to go on trips to Boso and Northern Kanto.