"Komorebi no Sato (こもれびの里 / Komorebi Village)" of Showa Kinen Koen (昭和記念公園) is an area that reproduced the rural landscape of Musashino in the 1955's. Here, there is a house that relocated and restored an old private house donated by ordinary people.
Entrance of "Komorebi no Sato (こもれびの里)".
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There are fields, paddy fields, orchards, tea gardens, etc. in the Komorebi no Sato (こもれびの里).
Soba (buckwheat) and sweet potatoes are planted in the field.
Work on fields and rice fields can be experienced.
These are few part of many 'Komorebi no Sato (こもれびの里 / Komorebi Village)' photos.
Rice field area. In autumn every year, flags of about 12 m in length will appear on two large pole.
A small river flowing beside a paddy field.
There is also a water mill (水車). There is also a "Charcoal making hut" at the back of the main house.
This is "Nagaya-mon gate (長屋門)" which was built in the late Edo period.
Food and drink, smoking, strollers, high heels etc are prohibited.
The main house (主屋) was also built in the Edo period.
Inside the house.
"Thatched roof (藁葺き屋根)" is low enough to reach the hand.
There is a staircase on the back of the main house (主屋).
As you climb up this stairway, you will see "Flower Hill".
This house was donated by the Ishii family.
Flower Hill (花の丘).
Cosmos blooming on the Flower Hill.
Park train runs at 10 minute intervals (the route changes according to the season
This is a "Komorebi pond (こもれびの池)".
It is located near the entrance of Sunagawa (砂川口).
photographed on Oct. 2016.
"Komorebi no Sato (こもれびの里 / Komorebi Village)" is a valuable place where you can see Japanese nostalgic scenery in Tokyo. If you go to Showa Kinen Koen (Showa Memorial Park), please visit!
[TACHIKAWA] Showa Kinen Koen (昭和記念公園)
- Address : 3173, Midoricho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo
- Phone : 042-528-1751
- Time ： 9:30am - 17:00pm (3/1-10/31) , 9:30am - 16:30pm (11/1 - End of February),
- Admission fee : General 410 yen, elementary and junior high school students 80 yen, silver (over 65 years old) 210 yen
- Access : JR Chuo-Line (JR中央線) "Tachikawa Station (立川駅)" 15-minute walk.
JR Ome-Line (JR青梅線) "Nishi Tachikawa Gate (西立川口)" 1-minute walk.
Park map | Showa Kinen Park *English
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