When entering the road next to "Kanon-ji" in Yanaka... a TSUIJI-BEI (築地塀 / old fence) with atmosphere appears.
This is a famous place as a symbol to convey the atmosphere of Yanaka (谷中).
This is the gate of Kanon-ji temple (観音寺). There is an alley next to this gate.
we will glad you when refered in sight-seeing.
Let's turn right at this corner.
Tsuiji-Bei (築地塀) is a soil fence about 38 m in length on the south side of Kannon-ji temple (観音寺).
This old fence was awarded "Landscape Award" in Taito-ku in 1992.
Partly collapsed at the Kanto Earthquake, after that, it was restored repeatedly and it became the current state.
A white parasol matches this old fence.
This old fence is designated as a country registered tangible cultural heritage (building).
Yanaka is an area with many temples, but here is the most popular.
There is also a rare pattern on the fence of ""Chouan-ji Temple (長安寺)" opposite the other side.
This Tsuiji-Bei (築地塀) is said to have become popular in the Edo period.
The height is about 2 m.
There is a door in the middle of the fence.
Families of foreigners were taking pictures here.
The photograph was taken from 2015 to 2016.
Yanaka (谷中) was a town with as many temples as Asakusa.
It is this "Tsuiji-Bei (築地塀)" that tells the atmosphere of that time to the present age!!
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