Enjoy cherry blossoms in full bloom, “Kazo” and “Gotoen” in Komagome, the birthplace of Somei Yoshino

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… During the Sakura Photo Contest Prize-winning works on display in the Tangible Cultural Property “Former Niwa House”! To

In Komagome, the birthplace of Somei Yoshino, Somei Yoshino, which bloomed on March 22, is in full bloom. According to the time of the cherry blossoms, the inside of “Kura” (tangible cultural property of the country) of the former Niwa house will be open to the public daily until April 14 (Sunday), and the exhibition of the “11th Sakura Photo Contest” prize-winning works last year You can enjoy The photo contest will be displayed until May 6 (Mon. / Holiday). The former Niwa house is located in the corner of “the open space with gate and store” about 7 minutes on foot from Komagome Station. Somei Yoshino is in full bloom in this open space and in the surrounding Saifukuji Temple street from “Soiyoshi Yoshino no Sato Park”. The whole region is filled with pale pink flowers, making it a great spot for exploring Hanami. The “Sakura Photo Contest” was started by the local “Some Sakurai Satono Komagome Conference” to publicize the area with Somei Yoshino. The application condition is a photograph taken within a radius of about 1 km from Komagome Elementary School, which is a project that makes use of regional features. This time, the works on display in the “Kura” of the former Niwa House are lined with powerful works taken by people who love Komagome cherry blossoms around the city, and you can feel the charm of Somei Yoshino from various angles. The “12th Sakura Photo Contest” is held until May 5 (Sun) this year, and works are being recruited. In addition, on April 6 (Saturday), “handmade lanterns light up” will be held in the open space with a gate and a storehouse. This is the eve of Yoshii’s Cherry Blossom Festival, which will be held on the 7th, with 300 lanterns lined up in the square to enjoy a fantastic space with the cherry blossoms. The making of the lantern from 16:00 is possible on the day. Nakagawa Fukuji, manager of the storehouse, said, “It was also recognized little by little that Komagome was the birthplace of Somei Yoshino, and many visitors came to the gate and storehouse square last weekend. Slopes, alleys and cherry blossoms I would like more people to know the charm of quiet Komagome that I can enjoy, “he said with a smile. Photo contest

Exhibition period From 11:00 to 16:00 every day from Saturday, March 16, 2035 to Sunday, April 14 Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays from Saturday, April 20, 2013 to Monday, May 6 From 16 o’clock ※ Inside of the storehouse is usually from 11 o’clock to 16 o’clock handmade lanterns on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
light up April 6 (Saturday) Making lanterns from 16:00 Lights up around 17:00 (end 19:30) Put a wish on the lanterns handmade with plastic bottles and light up the square.
place An open space with a gate and a storehouse The storehouse of the former Niwa house (Komagome 3-12-8)
Sponsored Village Komagome meeting of cherry tree of Yoshi Yoshii
Former Niwa House “Kazo” Komagome (Somei) is known as a major planting area for planting trees since the Edo period, and is an area where many planting craftsmen have gathered. The storehouse is a reinforced concrete structure that has been a wooden storehouse built by the eighth generation Maemon of the Niwa family, who was a gardener representing Dyei until the end of the Meiji Era, and was also a landowner. It was designated as a National Registered Tangible Cultural Property in December 2007 because it is well preserved and remains in its early Showa period architecture.
inquiry Satoi Yoshino cherry blossoms village Komagome meeting (Komamagome area culture creation hall) Telephone 03-3940-2400
Kura and cherry blossoms


Kura and cherry blossoms

Cherry blossoms are in full bloom at the gate and the open space

Cherry blossoms are in full bloom at the gate and the open space

State of display in the storehouse

State of display in the storehouse

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