This area has been inhabited since the late Paleolithic Period.
Osaki is located on the Yamanote Line between Gotanda and Shinagawa… and that’s pretty much all I can say about the area.
大森貝塚Ōmori Kaizuka (Omori Shell Mound) The other day I wrote about Ōmori and I mentioned that there was a paleolithic trash dump there that was the first archaeological dig in Japan. I had a little free time so I decided to check it out and take some pictures for the site. Actually, it was a lot […]
田端Tabata (on the edge of the field) First Let’s Start with the Kanji, Shall We? 田ta rice paddy 端hata edge, boundary, beside, close to This is a place name found all over Japan, with reading variations. It’s also a family name found all over Japan… yes, also with reading variations[i]. And despite sounding really backwatery […]
Went a little long on this on… sorry about that. But I love Tokyo. I wanted to explore the forgotten side…