It is Shibuya is Convenient! Go to Japan

Shibuya Tourist Spots

Ebisu, Daikanyama area

Category Name Address
Commercial facilities Ebisu garden place The nearest station: Ebisu
Commercial facilities Ebisu Mitsukoshi The nearest station: Ebisu
Commercial facilities Daikanyama address dise The nearest station: Daikanyama
Attraction site Buddha sarcophagus (the Fukushou-ji precincts) East 3-10-13
About 15th century, the cover of the sarcophagus of old burial mound was dug up and Buddha statue was carved inside of it.
Attraction site Kaizuka Toyosawa 2-32, Ebisu
This is made in post-Jomon period to latter period, and parts of clay pots and stone artifact such as Kasori type B were discovered.
Attraction site Nezumiduka (the Shounji precincts) 5-1-21, Hiroo
From 1900 to 1934, epidemic was spread over Tokyo and a lot of mice were killed as the source of the infection. This is the memorial momument for that.
Attraction site Yuyake Koyake monument (Nagaya Elementary School) 1-23-1, Ebisunishi
The composer of famous children's song, "Yuyake Koyake", Shin Kusakawa, was a music teacher of this school from 1917 to 1927.
Cultural Assets The important cultural property old Asakuras house 29-20, Sarugakucho
The old Asakuras house was built in 1919 by Asakura tiger Jiro who successively held Chairperson of Tokyo prefectural assembly and Shibuya City parliamentary speaker.
We can observe tasteful 2-story the building and strolling garden of romance in the Taisho era.
Cultural Assets Ward designated tangible cultural property Kourin-in tea-ceremony room (Kourin-in) 5-1-2, Hiroo
Korinin teahouse was designed and built by Rodo Ogi in 1919 as his own teahouse. Rodo contributed to modern teahouse architectures and he involved with a head clerk of Mitsui, Donno Masuda who is a businessman who led tea to prosperity, Soan Takahashi, and Sanke Hara. They highly appreciated Rodo. Teahouse like Korinin used to exist at the houses of business people in Tokyo. However, most of them were burned down and destroyed for post-war redevelopment. Korinin teahouse is the only one remained the same place in the center of a city. This teahouse is extremely important as a social occasion of business people in Meiji, Taisho, and the begging of Showa era and as a work of a person who played an important role to build the architecture.
Cultural Assets Ward designated tangible cultural property chronological portrait images 12 fukufuzetsusanshushinzo (textbook) (Kourin-in) 5-1-21, Hiroo
"Chinzo" means the portrait of the Zen priest and generally refers to Zen monk figures. In Japan where Portrait of Chinese Buddhist priest was transmitted, it was made in Temple the Rinzai sect system from last years of Kamakura era to the Muromachi era and did seiko. Images from the early 18th century to the mid-20th century are prepared to zetsusanshushiniko of founder, domeishusen of the twelfth, and Portrait of Kourin-in high priest belonging to Rinzai sect Daitoku-ji Temple group attracts attention in spite of being early modern example. It is mentioned specially except zetsusanshushin, Tangshan religion, sei*shu*, Kaiun Gishu that it is Statue (of a living person), and Korin-in Temple Book is more likely to convey the features of the master of image faithfully. Besides, except Shitsuo Sochaku Textbook , the production generation of almost all examples becomes clear from ages of written praise to a painting.
Cultural Assets Ward designated tangible cultural property chronological portrait images 15 width Processed Aconite Root order chief bonze of a temple image (Private) (Reisen-in) 5-1-21, Hiroo
Like example of Kourin-in, it is group of portrait of a high Zen priest which is portrait of Zen priest. Portrait of a high Zen priest image of Reisen-in has all to Renshu Sotei of 14th equal after Tokuho Soko of founder. Of these, there is Japanese petticoat in portrait of a high Zen priest of founder, and image of (1686) production draws figure of the prime of life for Jokyo three years, and it is interesting that image of (1705) production expresses figure in later years for Hoei era two years. Hot spring with miraculous virtue gidayu reciter's book has much Statue (of a living person), and it is clear to be Statue (of a living person), and ryu*shukute, jitsu*shutatoe, truth old man justice ten thousand, Daijun Soushin, others of Renshu Sotei are considered to convey the features of the master of image faithfully.
Cultural Assets Ward designated tangible cultural property wooden construction eleven figure Kannon statue (Private) (Reisen-in) 5-1-21, Hiroo
This image bends the left hand in front of stomach and takes Lotus flower stem and there is With a figure of St. Kannon which attaches the right hand to Lotus flower and is transmitted as Principal idol St. Kannon statue. However, it is checked that it is trace that several places of plugged woods left to parietal area put overhead surface, and was crowded and knows that it was Kannon with eleven faces image at first. This image is seen with example for Kamakura last years to follow style of the conservative peace period than we chase new idea of lively current master of a home. Carving rectification of coming ages is accepted in face, and point or the tip of a foot are appointed the back partially by elbow of both hands, but root and trunk department conveys as it is original.
Cultural Assets Ward designation tangible cultural property wooden construction St. Kannon sedentary image (Private) (Tung temple) 5-1-21, Hiroo
This image expresses typical figure of Goddess of Mercy who holds the right hand so that we are attached to left hand and this taking Lotus flower in front of chest. In suitabusa and unhurried posture that we had done gently, there is flavor that is in the latter half of the Heian era, but style in the Kamakura era when we are going to arrest object definitely is apparent to meat dorino thickness of intellectual face and body which we had artificial eyes on, and characteristic to learn from Keiha school of Buddha statues is recognized.
Cultural Assets Ward designated historic spot noh performance residence remains 12, Sarugakucho
After performing excavation in 1977, piece of house trace and earthenware vessel was excavated. We are estimated to be thing which is in the latter half of Yayoi period 1,000 years ago by design of earthenware vessel. In some discovered house traces, there was thing that larger-scale than house trace seen in other areas, it was unusual.
Cultural Assets Ward designated historic spot medieval 'Sarugakucho' Noh play (the Hillside terrace) 29, Sarugakucho
Two Tsukiyama forms a line, and all are said to be Burial mound which buried dead person of the sixth to the seventh century. Of these, we called large thing approximately 5m in height "Sarugaku mound" from old days. This mound is the origin of current name of a street.
Cultural Assets Ward designated historic spot Nagamasa Kuroda tomb (Shounji) 5-1-21, Hiroo
When Nagamasa sank in (1623) for Genna nine years because Lord of Fukuoka Kuroda Nagamasa which contributed to world unification of Hideyoshi Toyotomi was converted to high priest Tatsugaku of Kyoto Murasakinodaitokuji deeply, real child Tadayuki erected Ryukoku-zan Kounji-Temple as founder in Tatsugaku in own grounds of Akasaka Tameike. We moved to Azabudai in (1666) for Kanbun six years and changed go to Zuisen Mountain Shounji and moved to the current ground by Edo big fire of (1668) for Kanbun eight years. Tomb of Nagamasa was built as gravepost form; is magnificent.
Cultural Assets Ward designated tangible cultural property Amitabha sarcophagus Buddha (Fukushou-ji Temple) East 3-10-13
Sarcophagus in Kofun era was converted and Buddha statue was carved inside of it. Ordinary people used it as an object of worships. Using Cover of the house-like sarcophagus, Amitabha Tathagata statue is expressed on the litter by the inside, and this Buddha sarcophagus is ticked away in form with shallow boat-shaped halo (we crawl in this way) of carving. The Amitabha statue is believed to have been calved during the North and south Chinese dynasty, in the same period when other art works appeared. It is thought that pro-and, as for the materials of this sarcophagus lid, is assumed Tatsuyama, Harima stone (Tatsuyama stone) which assumes the neighborhood of Takasago-shi, Hyogo, Kasai-shi production center with Takamuro stone that pro-, Kasai is near in that. We were missing, but Tokoen of landscape gardening business obtained this Amitabha sarcophagus Buddha said to that it had been progressed by Naka-gun, Wakayama Prefecture (Naka) in 1950 and did oblation in Fukushou-ji for more information about transmission. Most of existing sarcophagus Buddha that Amitabha Tathagata is carved on top are seated image. Therefore, standing-style is hard to find.
Monument The Scene of the Death of Saburosuke Okada 3-35, Ebisu
Saburosuke Okada is the oil painter which played an active part from the Meiji era through the Showa era. We were affected by Seiki Kuroda and others and left many masterpieces including "About May of the northern country". He is also a professor at Tokyo University of the Arts and won the first Order of Culture. He passed away at the age of 71 in 1939.
Theater Theater Daikanyama 2-12-12, Ebisunishi
It is a small-size theater of the Himawari Theatre Group.
Theater Theatre echo East 3-18-3
A large number of Japanese and Foreign comedy is performed. 130 seats.
Museum The Yebisu Beer Memorial (Phone: 03-5423-7255) 4-20-1, Ebisu
Yebisu Beer Memorial Hall introduces history of Yebisu beer and how to enjoy Yebisu beer. You can enjoy with the five physical senses.

[ Page Top ]