Otesuji shopping district Fushimi is the town where the history / liquor / water is attractive. Welcome to Otesuji shopping district!

  • Internal map

    This map is convenient in the case of shopping. It tell you about the guidance of the parking lot and the distance to Otesuji shopping district

  • History

    The history of Otesuji shopping district is carried here.

  • Tourist attraction

    You can enjoy the sightseeing while doing shopping!

  • Highlight

    There are attractive characters and places in Otesuji shopping district.

showplace

In surroundings of the big enterprises shopping street, there are a lot of showplaces and places of historic interest.
How if sightseeing in Fushimi is peacefully enjoyed?

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Tanbabashi area

  • In1912,the Meiji emperor passed away.And it is decided the burial of the Meiji emperor on the site of the Fushimi castle,and with the consequence that,it started shakedown of repository,and the Momoyama station that is located near the grave.You can see whole things around Fushimi and Uzi from top of stone stairs on the way to sylvan approach to the grave.

  • It became the place of the rest where green overflowed by the moat mark’s in the Fushimi castle before being maintained. It is thought that there was a water fixture that supplies water in the castle in the corner of the moat. Cherry blossoms are beautiful, a lot of hydrophytes are planted in the park where Fushimi Momoyamajo is seen in spring, and the place of suitable of the people who enjoy the stroll and the jog, etc. early morning. There is the north moat park regional gym on the premises, and the arena and the training room, etc. in which it plays volleyball and it can play badminton can be used in charge.

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Fushimimomoyama,Tyushojima area

  • a two-decker temple gate is a remain which was removed from Hushimi castle.At the both sides,Soku-jurokutai jizo and Asahi-daikokuten (which is said gave evangel of domination of whole contry toHideyoshi Toyotomi).It is said that these stones ware removed from Hushimi castle by Iemitu Tokugawa.

  • Seigantemple enshrines Aburakake-jizo which is origin of name environs.It is said that a merchant of oil in Yamazaki prospered his business by sousing his dropped oil to the jizo.In a shrine,there is a stone monument engraved ”haiku” written by Basyo Matsuo.that is “Dear peach blossoms of Hushimi,I would like on my robe some of your pink dewdrops!”

  • Goko-gu is the protectorate god of Hushimi.It is written in Japanese old literature “Engi-shiki”.It is passed down as a tradition that in 862 ,water which is so good flavor went up in shrine,and it cured disease by drinking.Herewith,Emperor Seiwa named there “Goko-gu”.Water of Goko is chosen “the 100 best waters in Japan”.this water also use to make Japanese “SAKE”.the front gate is the remain of front gate of Hushimi castle that is established by Hideyoshi Toyotomi in 1594.Recently,the inner shrine is renovated,brought up its vivid colors.And in shrine,it is the best time to see camellia in March .

  • In Heian era, water came up in the shrine,and its flavor breathed all around.It is said that once sick people drink the water,the sick was cured.This water named”water of Goko”after this origin.this water have been professed as sacred water.and also core element of Japanese Sake.Water of Goko is chosen “the 100 best waters in Japan”by environment ministry.

  • Choken temple is a popular temple called “Sarasvati in island”.its red wall and gate in in arabesque is very highlight. this temple’s principal image is called”Happi benzaiten”made by Heian era, only in Kyoto.the principal image is famous as a god of Happiness.And it is also known as roots of The Tenjin Festival in Osaka.

  • The water offered to Buddhas,is called “Aka-sui”.Since olden days,high quality of groundwater in Fushimi has been used as “Aka-sui”.The principal image of Choken-temple,Benzaiten,was originally the god of water in anicient India.Therefore,many temples enshrine Bensaiten is located near by pond or river.In olden days,water is the most important things.So god of water cabala is also enshrined in Choken temple.

  • Buddhist temple of Nichiren buddhism Honpo-ji Temple faction that person in day receiving established in 1594. A critical conversion of Ieyasu Tokugawa’s daughter and positive good academy Rsyointokuhime was received, the mansion and the site were contributed, and it moved to present ground. It is familiar as “Temple of the Keicho peony” .

  • Temple put up by Yutaka sea person who is the following eight generation of Knkai saint grandchild in 1260. Tonyo hasty saints inherited from Nipponia nippon’s Enshu Fushimi magistrate Kobori (Masakazu), and it moved at the present place in 1624. At this time, the principal image of Yakushi Hall Yamato sideward is moving of the one that Yakushiji in Mt. Mikasa-yama in a Japanese country had together.

  • Misu Shrine enshrines the Emperor Tenmu(Oamanomiko).In October,it takes place “torch festival”.this festival is comes from an origin that people shined a torch at dark road when emperor went to Otsu. A torch that has a diameter of four meters made by Yoshi(name of plant),shines the night,people parades the Takeda way.

  • Water of Shiragiku has soft and clear taste.it is souce of taste of sake made in Fushimi.It is said that the mountain hermit live in Kume made this water from a dewdrops on the white chrysanthemum.You will enjoy the taste of Established brand of Japanese sake “Shinsei”and chicken cookery here.

  • This memorial hall is remade from sake breweries.In this hall,you can watch the video intoroducing process of making Japanese sake.You also see original pictures of “kappa”.this is main character of Kizakura company.It became poplurar because of TV commercial.This hall,also has the restaurant,you can enjoy rocal brand of beer made with water in Fushimi

  • Fusimizu,famous brand of water in Kyoto,is abusolutely imperative in making Japanese sake.In”Kizakura-Sakaba”(barroom of Kizakura),you can enjoy local brand beer and Japanese sake made by Fushimizu with valuable dishes.

  • This is the resouce center about Japanese sake,Gekkeikan corporation established this center by remaking sake breweries.It is able to watch valuable displayed implements to make Japanese sake.It is also able to observe the process of making sake,through the year.You can enjoy sake tasting,too.Around here,there were a lot of traveler called”Basyakuzen”,and flourished.

  • The memorial hall is located at the birthplace of Gekkeikan company.Famous water which comes up abundantly called”sakamizu”,core erement of Japanese sake.Of cource it is used to make sake in neighboring sake breweries noadays.Its soft and clear character creates sensitive taste of sake.”Sakamizu”used to be called “Sakaemizu”in the past.”Sakaemizu”is the synonym of “sake”.

  • In 1601,Ieyasu Tokugawa set up Ginza(an organization of mintage)first in Japan.”Daikokujouse”(head post of this organization)started to cast silver.There were full of money exchangers around there.In Otesuji commercial avenue,there is a an automaton clock designed to look like person who associated with Fushimi,and it is popular among citizens.

  • In 1868,the battle of Topba-Fushimi broke out,around magistrate’s office in Fushimi where is storongpoint offeudal government’s army,was burned down.Fortunately traditional Japanese style restaurant,”Uosaburo” avoided burinig down,but the bullet hole is still remaining in their grid of front gate.

  • In Edo period,Fushimi had flourished as port town,There had a lot of people who visited Fushimi as visiter or to work.Teradaya,was a lodging for people waiting for ship.In the end of Edo period,Ryoma Sakamoto used there as stronghold to check back to Satuma-han,Chosyu-han.Teradaya is also known as place Ryoma had met his wife,Oryu,at first time.

  • In Edo period,Fushimi port flourished as terminal point of ships which took on travelers between Osaka and Fushimi.Today,these ships are used to shoot Uji river in Spring and Fall.You can enjoy riding the ship with seeing beautiful view.

  • In Edo period,Fushimi port flourished as terminal point of ships which took on travelers between Osaka and Fushimi.Today,these ships are used to shoot Uji river in Spring and Fall.You can enjoy riding the ship with seeing beautiful view.

  • In 1920(Taisyo era),Fushimi Yumehyakusyu was remade from former head office of Gekkeikan corporationinto the souvenir shop.A lot of gifts are on sale such as 100 kinds of sake in fushimi,sponge cakes or manju made with Japanense sake.Additionally,in the cafe,their parallel establishment,offers 20 brands of sake in fuhsimi.You can try sake tasting or coffee and tea made with water in fushimiYou can also get booklet which is helpful in traveling around Kyoto.

  • Fushimi had been suffer from flood damge.So,between Taisyo era and Syowa era,”Fushimi-new-levee”was built under the direction by foreign engneer.Misukomon was built to remain ferry boat between Hori river and Uzi river.Today,the levees are remade as “Fushimi recreation ground of poet”,people are fond of there as aplace of releaf

  • Fushimi had been suffer from flood damge.So,between Taisyo era and Syowa era,”Fushimi-new-levee”was built under the direction by foreign engneer.Misukomon was built to remain ferry boat between Hori river and Uzi river.Today,the levees are remade as “Fushimi recreation ground of poet”,people are fond of there as aplace of releaf

  • Becauase of its hisotorical design,and contribution of good landscape of Fushimi,several sake breweries such as Matsumoto sake breweries are designated asprotected building.

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