Kakou Suimon at Tama river was built in March, 1928 (Showa 3) as part of the management plan of canal, ports and harbors. Ornaments in the motif of abundant pears, grapes, and peaches in a basket are at the top of the tower. Those fruit used to be specialties of Kawasaki at the time. The water gate was designated as a registered tangible cultural property in 1998 (Heisei 10). Photos Provide...More details
Tour round huge water gate at Tamagawa river and Soba noodle shop in Hodogayashuku.
Recommended by Kanagawa Prefecture
Yokohama, Kawasaki 2h45m
We begin this tour at the huge water gate at the mouth of the Tamagawa river. Take a break enjoying soba noodles at the Hodogayashuku Inn on the Tokaido Gojyu-San Tsugi (the 53 stages of the Tokaido). After lunch get in touch with the nature through the nature trail. A day trip full of nature and history.Add to trip planner 2
Established in Meiji 19 (1886), the owner of this soba restaurant, a rest stop enthusiast, showcases historical documents of the Hodogaya Rest Stop. While Hodogaya is known for its Ni-hachi soba, as declared by the famous ukiyo-e artist Hiroshige, this soba restaurant is famous for its Juwari soba (made with 100% buckwheat flour)More details
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