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Tokyo in the Edo period

Hiroshige Utagawa《One Hundred Famous Views of Edo》 (Left)〈Nihonbashi-dori XNUMX-chome Schematic Plan〉 (Right)〈Bakurocho Hatsune Baba〉 
Source: National Conference Library Network

Japan's Edo period (1603-1868) lasted for about 260 years during the Taipei era, during which high-tech artists such as Floating World Paintings began their solo era, and were born and raised by world-famous artists such as Katsushika Hokusai.It was the central city of Edo (present-day Tokyo) and had a population of about 18 in the 100th century, making it the largest city in the world.In the situation of limited resources, mutual assistance and cooperation during the life of the population, making sure that food is not wasted, and using as much land as possible.


 Today's Tokyo has a history of earthquakes, fires and fires, and the appearance of the old days of the Eki era, but the Tokyo metropolitan tram was about 1 hour away from Kawagoe, and today there are traces of the Kamie era.For that reason, Kawagoe is the source of shipping and supplies transportation, and the river flow in Tokyo is connected to this area, which is also a thriving commercial area.In addition to this, the inclusion festival was also held in Kawagoe.

 Kawagoe's understanding of Jiang's cityscape, traditional culture, and Jiang's culture that still exists today.Behind the scenes, the appearance of the residents of the castle city, the arrogance and rare regrets of other people, and the private area of ​​the direct guardian.It is a constant requirement to come to Kawagoe, and the general road of the Edo era is a common road, and the residents of the Jiange era have a cultural city and city residents, and the charm of Kawagoe.



The Tamekawagoe domain was located in Kawagoe during the Edo era, and was an important area for the defense of Edo and the North.The exchanges and interaction of Jiangjiang, the cultural influence of Jiangjiang that can be seen on the streets from time to time, the continuous street scenery and festivals of old houses, etc.Kita-in Temple, which existed before 1100, was founded in 830.In addition, the ``Edo Tenka Festival'' of the Edo period has never been seen in Tokyo, but since the procession of giant floats (colored floats) with floats, the form of the ``Kawagoe Festival'' has survived to this day. .Currently in the museum, the rules are exhibited in a clean and easy manner, and the history of the city's history since the Jiangzhou period has been exhibited.After visiting the museum, we re-visited the castle town and went deep into Nosara to enjoy the Kawagoe atmosphere.


``Kurazoroya Streetscape'' is an illustration of Kawagoe.During the Edo period, there were a lot of wooden buildings, and fires were frequent.In 1893, when Kawagoe was still alive, there was a severe fire in the third part of the city, and Inko built fire-resistant buildings.The special characteristic of earthen construction is the beautiful black ash mud exterior that is known as ``Jiang Black'', and is also known as the energetic house tile.The buildings of the Kawagoe Futada era, the efforts of the people living in the mainland, the architecture of the different styles and the numerous architectures of each era, and the rare buildings that can be observed from a short distance.The old Japanese-style old houses and restored Western architecture of the old Manto style have been formed, creating a unique street view of Kawagoe.Written by Kimono (Provided by Kimono and tax service), the image of the article is to pass through time and space on the general road, and to fully enjoy the Japanese style.

Kawagoe gourmet flavor

The restaurant (offering high-class Japanese cuisine) has become the focus of the common people (sengai, steamed rice), and has introduced the gourmet cuisine of Kawagoe City, which was founded in the Edo period.During the Edo period, the variety of ``bansai'' in Kawagoe was also known as ``Kawagoe yam'', which was also used for shipping and distribution.Various kinds of products such as ``Kawagoe tea'' produced by the local special tea factory, etc., are received by many people with joy.The famous eel fish restaurant in Kawagoe surrounding Yukota River, where you can still catch wild eel fish, continued from the late Konochiya Yukota River Era to the present day.

natural agriculture

Kawagoe surrounding river ring, we have a rich natural castle city.Among them, the most famous one is ``Isanuma'' in eastern Kawagoe, and the largest natural swamp in Saitama Prefecture.In the spring, cherry blossoms are in full bloom, and in the summer, Numazawa Nakanori's flowers are in full bloom.This place also won awards for waterfowl and wild birds, and was a famous bird spot, attracting many tourists.In order to widen and expand the Zaibuzono Plateau, Hayashi Hayashi is also employed as a certified farmer, and cultivates the world's agricultural heritage using the "deciduous compost farming" method. Written by Shuichi Shiroichi, a wide range of cultivated land is used for planting seeds, Japanese mustard, potato heads, turnips, white rasp, and other various agricultural products. .Transparent educational activities, restaurants in Kawagoe City, quality food and drinks.


In Kawagoe, there were many historical activities in the capital, numerous historical activities, shrines, temples, and temples.Among them, the Kawagoe Festival (Kawagoe Ice River Festival float (colored float) activity) was included in the non-material cultural heritage of the United Nations Educational Culture Organization, which is an eternal historical festival.Approximately 10 people visit in mid-October every year.Kawagoe Igawa Shrine (founded in 100) was built many years ago, 1400 years ago, as the centerpiece of the Ascension Ceremony.

travel spirit

Chris Brünger
5 Attractions of Kawagoe not found in Tokyo

The appearance of Edo in Tokyo, and the appearance of Kawagoe district today.I have been living in Kawagoe for almost 20 years since I received foreign mail.Introducing Kawagoe's five charms, and Nagasumi's other reasons for Kawagoe.

Ooki Farm
Sustainable farming in Kawagoe, Japan

The rural area of ​​Kawagoe, the era of continuous agriculture, and the introduction of a single direct current have arrived today.During the Jiang Dynasty, the farmland was pioneered and the ``fallen leaf compost farming method'' was developed.The agricultural law has been recognized as the world's agricultural heritage, and the agricultural industry has placed great emphasis on the recognition of its unique value.

People Living in Kawagoe
The Rhythm of Local Life in Kawagoe, Japan

From the beginning of the Kawagoe Jiege era to the current commercial city development.The history and culture of our own ancient history and culture, written by the city's residents and the guardians of the city.Is this the final result of this book?Apart from that, what is the significance of the original language and the continuation of the tradition for the first generation?


Accommodation facilities near Kawagoe Station with many sightseeing spots.I understand the depth of thoughts in Kawagoe, and I am a youth inn type inn.The inn's distribution is far away from the center of Kawagoe, where you can freely choose your destination, enjoy the pleasure of interacting with other guests, and enjoy the charm.



Seibu Shinjuku station special express train 46 minute bell
Approximately 30 minutes from Ikebukuro Station on the Tobu Tojo Line

Aikata warehouse