MASKING JIZO IN NISHIOGI
Current appearance of one of the six Jizo statues in NISHIOGI called “Shiawase Jizo” or literally happy Jizo; Jizo is…
LOOKING FOR SANTA CLAUSE.
One Sunday afternoon in the holiday season, several Santas and reindeers are standing on Shinmei-street.
Bookmark fans found at a Japanese culture store near the north exit of NISHIOGIKUBO station.
TYING OBI SASH FOR MEN’S KIMONO
Kitsuke or kimono dressing at a long-established kimono shop in NISHIOGI.
TROLLS IN THE PARK 2020
Annual international art event (Nov.3-Nov.23) in NISHIOGI, which started in 2002. Every year you can enjoy a lot of…
BEAUTY OF KANSHITSU
Special exhibition of sculptures using dry lacquer titled “Work of lacquer artist, Sano Keisuke” in NISHIOGI.
Sento, or literally fee hot water, is a public bath; a bather pays the fee at the entrance and takes the bath without a…
Viewed in the NISHIOGI residential area at around nine in the evening on October 1, 2020.
NOSTALGIA FOR SHOWA ERA
A shumai (or Chinese steamed dumpling) restaurant located quite near from the south exit of NISHIOGIKUBO station.
Bonsai means “potted and artificially dwarfed trees”; it is an art form that consists of planting a tree in a ceramic…
BEAUTY OF SOOT-COLORED BAMBOO
Bamboo art exhibition titled “The inside and the outside” in NISHIOGI.
AMABIE APPEARS IN NISHIOGI
This statue of youkai or a legendary Japanese spirit, Amabie, is made of cement by a member of a studio in NISHIOGI.
WARMHEARTEDNESS OF NISHIOGIITE
Kindness of NISHIOGIITE goes to various objects such as a memorial to cats and “Jizo” or guardian deities of children;…
Wonderful art created with natural resources such as flowers, trees and stones in the open space.
SPACE FOR HEALING
The store which aims at connecting traditional Japanese culture to the future. Immediately after going into the store,…
GUATEMALA’S TRADITIONAL WEAVE
Guatemala’s traditional picbil weaves which have been made in its remote mountain area for over1500 years. The material…
Shrines have their own shinmon or shrine crest which can be seen at various places such as hanging lanterns and…
The fruits of exquisite collaboration of NISHIOGI residents’ aesthetic senses and gardeners’ skills.
THE FATHER OF NISHIOGI
Uchida Hidegoro(1876-1975)is admired greatly as “the father of NISHIOGI” or “the affectionate father of pioneering local…
Pansy families blooming from the severe winter through spring are humorous flowers.