Kaishu Katsu, The Hero in the End of Edo Period
in Ichikawa City
might be the popular tourist resort in Edo period
, so many people living in Edo
could come, and so many famous people in Japanese history would come,
A few noted spots connecting with Kaishu Katsu
, a popular politician from late Edo period to Meiji Era, are in Gyotoku
and Yawata in Ichikawa city. A frame with letters written by Kaishu Katsu
is hanged on the main hall of Shirahata Tenjinsha Shrine in Yawata. And
a tanka poem inscribed on the stone tablet standing at a tomb for a lady
worked at his house is in Jishoin Temple in Gyotoku. Moreover, there are
no records what he had said about building the Diet, nobody knows that
it is true or not, there exists a rumor that Kaishu Katsu would plan to
build the Diet Building in Konodai Ichikawa.
Kaishu Katsu should take a boat on at Nihonbashi, and the boat could pass through Onagigawa then Shinkawa river and it could go up Edogawa river, then he would land at Shingashi in Gyotoku and walk down Gyotoku Kaido Highway to Jishoin Temple. In addition, he might see the cliff covered with deep green at Konodai from the boat.
The noted landmarks connecting with the hero in Japanese history Kaishu Katsu
are introduced in this page. Why don't you visit them? You could enjoy imaging that he walked down the streets around the spots.
The Noted Spots Connecting with Kaishu Katsu
The framed letters by Kaishu Katsu is hanged on the main hall.
Kaishu had a plan that the Diet would build around this park.
His Tanka Poem is inscribed on the stone tablet in the temple.
Kaishu Katsu would walk on this way to Jishoin Temple.