A teahouse at Oji° 6°ň
[ID] 2632°°°°( ID:2632 )
[Photographer] unknown
[Album]
[Place] Tokyo
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 265x203
[Cabinet] 53-19-0
[Keyword] teahouse/river/garden
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The teahouses of Oji were located along the approach to Oji Inari Shrine. Oji Inari is the head Inari shrine in the eight provinces of the Kanto region and enshrines the Inari Daimyojin deity. It is said that foxes from all over Kanto gather here on New Year's Eve and that they are transformed into court ladies at nearby Shozoku Inari and then visit this shrine. During the Edo and Meiji Periods, it was popular to go hiking from the Ueno hills to the Mt. Dokan and Mt. Asuka. Climbers stopped to enjoy a drink of sake at the restaurants and teahouses.