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.

Site Of The Former Residence of Kobayashi Issa
Site Of The Former Residence of Kobayashi Issa

Former Residence of Kobayashi Issa Information

NameFormer Residence of Kobayashi Issa
Address1-3-4 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

Where is the Former Residence of Kobayashi Issa Site?

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