【Japanese Cultural Experience】Explore cultural resources that are not known in Hongo. Hongo Cultural Resources Tour!

The event of [GO! HONGO!] That finished all dates safely the other day. On this page, we will report on the Japanese Cultural Experience held during this period!

【Hongo Cultural Resources Tour】

The destination of the trip is …
Homeikan Morikawa Bekkan → coffee shop・old bookstore street → Todai Akamon → Kingyozaka → old Ise shop quality store → Homeikan Honkan → Homeikan Morikawa Bekkan is a flow of!!


Along the way of the journey is a guide to look back on the history of Hongo.
Walking around town while looking at old photographs and materials is a great way to learn about Hongo’s history.

This building looks like a rebar, but it is actually wooden.
It is full of information that you do not know just walking normally.

A life with a well in a wooden house lives in Hongo.


Hongo has many places of historical value, such as historical but modern architecture and historical slopes.


This old Iseya shop is a pawn shop that has been visited every time life becomes difficult since the novelist Ichiyo Higuchi (1872-1896) who is famous as a portrait of a 5000 yen bill in Japan lived in the house of Hongo Kikusaka is.


The famous “Akamon” of the University of Tokyo is originally the former Kagayashiki’s guardian gate.


Take a walk inside the University of Tokyo. A row of buildings as if they came to Europe!


As the name suggests, goldfish are on sale at “Kingyozaka” that has appeared.

Speaking of Japanese festival “goldfish scoop”. You can also experience this.




Finally, explore the interior of the long-established ryokan “Homeikan Honkan” and “Homeikan Morikawa Bekkan” in Hongo.
It was a time to feel the history of Hongo in the detailed explanation from the inn owner.

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