Continuing with our 23rd installment of exploring Edo-Tōkyō via the Ōedo Line.
The story of the Kanda River is a story as old as Edo itself. It is part and parcel of the evolution of the city.
Inokashira Park is Kichijoji’s famous park. But did you know that big lake was the source of drinking water for a million people in Edo?
I’ve been writing about Tokyo places names for half a year now and I don’t know why I haven’t written about this one. This was the first origin story I ever heard. Now I’ll share it with you.