Sekiguchi Bashoan was originally built by the famous Haiku Poet Matsuo Basho, who lived here for three years when he was engaged in the construction of a weir for the Kanda Waterworks.

Sekiguchi Bashoan Sekiguchi Bunkyo Tokyo

How To Get To Sekiguchi Bashoan

  • 8 minutes walk from Edogawabashi Station on Yurakucho Line
  • Or 15 minutes walk from Edogawabashi Station (Exit 1A) on Rakurakucho Line
  • Or 10 minutes walk from Waseda Station on Toden Arakawa Line

Nearby Spots

  • 100m > Eiseibunko: Weapons and artifacts from the Hosokawa family are on display.
  • 200m > Higo Hosokawa Garden: Selected as one of the 100 best historical gardens in Japan.
  • 400m > St. Mary’s Cathedral: Futuristic cathedral designed by Kenzo Tange

Sekiguchi Bashoan Information

NameSekiguchi Bashoan
Address2-11-3 Sekiguchi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Sekiguchi Bashoan Sekiguchi Bunkyo Tokyo

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