Today we reach the last 2 stations, Hamamatsu-chō & Tamachi.
Hillsborough’s books have been “gateway drugs” into the Bakumatsu for many people, including myself. Here he takes a long form scholarly approach and nails it.
It’s sounds inaka, but so does your mom.
Today’s topic was a reader request. But to be honest, I’ve been wanting to write about this place for a while.
Most people think that all that remains of Tokugawa Ietsuna’s grave is a small gate in Ueno Park.
They are wrong.
And I’ve got the pictures to prove it.