A neighborhood in Tōkyō forgotten by time, but cool af.
小塚原死刑場Kozukappara ShikeijōKozukappara Execution Ground This is probably Edo’s 2nd most notorious execution ground. It definitely has the longest lasting legacy. The facility was in operation from 1651 – 1873. It’s said that 100,000 – 200,000 people were executed here. The killing floor is supposedly under the train tracks, and most of what remains is a […]
I hope I don’t lose readers for this series… but here we go. A 4 part series on the 3 execution grounds of Edo. It’s gory, depressing, spooky and fascinating.