This is the site of Kobayashi Issa’s former Edo residence. He was one of the most famous haikai poets of the Edo period.
Kobayashi Issa was born on May 5, 1763 as the eldest son of a farmer in Kashiwabara-juku (present Shinano-cho, Kamimizunai-gun, Nagano Prefecture) on the northern Shinano Highway.
At just 15 years old, he went to Tokyo and became a representative haikai poet in the Edo period.
Former Residence of Kobayashi Issa Information
|Name||Former Residence of Kobayashi Issa|
|Address||1-3-4 Midori, Sumida-ku, Tokyo|
How To Get To The Former Residence of Kobayashi Issa
8 minutes on foot from Ryogoku Station on the JR Sobu Line