7/22/2014

taki waterfall Edo

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Edo no taki 江戸の滝 waterfalls in Edo


waterfalls at Oji


. WKD : taki 滝 waterfall .
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There used to be at least seven natural waterfalls of the river Shakuji-I gawa 石神井川, also called 滝野川 in Edo. People came here in summer to feel the cool, have a snack and relax.
This was called taki ami 滝浴み.

They have been lost due to modern town development, and only the one at Oji is still existant now.

. suzushisa 涼しさ feeling cool in Edo .


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. Katsushika Hokusai . 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)

Tootoo Aoigaoka no Taki 東都葵ケ岡の滝 Aoigaoka Waterfall in Edo
Now near 赤坂溜池 Akasaka Tameike Pool, Nagata Cho 永田町
During the Edo period, this was a kind of resort area for rich samurai to have a villa for summer.

A Journey to the Waterfalls in All the Provinces:
Aoigaoka Waterfall in Edo / (Shokoku Taki Meguri: Toto Aoigaoka no taki)

Akasaka Tameike pond pours over a wall, in the foreground are two laborers resting with their baskets of shellfish, to left is Aoicho (hollyhock) Street on Akasaka Hill
signed zen Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu, with censor's Kiwame seal and publisher's seal Eijudo (Nishimuraya Yohachi), ca. 1832
- source : www.scholten-japanese-art.com


. Tameike 赤坂溜池町 Akasaka Tameike district .



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Utagawa Hiroshige

Benten no taki 弁天の滝 Benten Waterfall


. Benten, Benzaiten 弁天 弁財天 .


. Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川広重 (1797-1858) .

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. Meguro Fudo Temple 目黒不動 .
Ryuusenji 瀧泉寺 Ryusen-Ji



Tokko no taki 独鈷の滝


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. 0oji Fudoo no Taki 王子不動之滝 Fudo Waterfall in Oji .
now Nerima ward

The statue of Fudo 滝不動尊 is now preserved at the temple 正受院 Shoju-In
(北区滝野川2-49-5) Kita-ku, Takinogawa.




source : 2010 I.HATADA


There used to be five or seven waterfalls at Oji.
「王子五滝」「王子七滝」

Ōji Inari Shrine and waterfall bathing
It is said that restaurants stood in line near the Otonashi River 音無川.
Ebi-ya and Ōgi-ya, in particular, were listed in the restaurant ranking of the Edo period. Ebi-ya was run by the brothers of Ōgi-ya, but only Ōgi-ya remains until now.
- source : www.library.metro.tokyo.jp


. Takinogawa 滝野川 Takinogawa district .


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. Todoroki Fudo 等々力不動尊 .
“Fudo no Taki” Fudo Waterfall
Temple Mangan-Ji 満願寺, Setagaya


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- - - Introduction of cooling Edo waterfalls - Edo no taki ami 滝浴み(たきあみ)

小石川後楽園 - Koishikawa Korakuen
清澄庭園の滝 - Kiyosumi Teien
六義園の滝 - Rikugi-En
旧古河庭園の滝 - Kyu Furukawa Teien
旧芝離宮恩賜庭園の滝 - Kyu Shiba Rikyu Teien
殿ヶ谷戸庭園の滝 - Tonogayato

Look at the photos HERE:
- source : teien.tokyo-park.or.jp




- - - another LINK to parks in Tokyo, including the above and
Hama Rikyu-teien
Kiyosumi Gardens
Kyuu Iwasaki-tei
- source : teien.tokyo-park.or.jp


. Kiyosumi Teien 清澄庭園 Kiyosumi Park .


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. Japanese Architecture - cultural keywords used in haiku .

. - Doing Business in Edo - 商売 - Introduction .

. senryu, senryū 川柳 Senryu poems in Edo .


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