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Superstition near the East Imperial Garden

Came across this site as I was making my way to the East Imperial Garden. Lots of history and... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
lasvegasfreeway
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Las Vegas, Nevada
A tiny spot loaded with history and superstition

A lot of the locals (or people who work nearby, since not many people live in Otemachi) avoid this... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
gcincinnati
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Tokyo, Japan
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1-2-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda 100-0004, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Samurai General Masakado Taira was decapitated at BC 930 in Kyoto. After three days of his decapitation his head flied back to Tokyo. Nearby that location Edo castle was built up about 660 years later from his decapitation by General Tokugawa. At BC 1868 Edo...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Came across this site as I was making my way to the East Imperial Garden. Lots of history and superstition here. Currently, they are actually constructing an office building around this site. Very interesting. If you are near the East Imperial Gardens, you might want...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a historical site in Otemachi which is surrounded by mystery and legend. Taira no Masakado's head is supposed to have flown here after he was decapitated after the battle of Kojima in 940. In reality his head somehow found its way here and...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2016

A lot of the locals (or people who work nearby, since not many people live in Otemachi) avoid this place, as it's believed to be haunted, or cursed. It's such a tiny spot in the middle of the 'Wall Street of Tokyo' that remains untouched,...More

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