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Lord Kira’s Residence

3-13-9 Ryogoku, Sumida 130-0026, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-5608-6951
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Lord Kira's Residence, Ryogoku

The remains of the mansion of Lord Kira who had provoked Lord Asano resulting in the death of the... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Joy_Sinha
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
via mobile
An Interesting Aspect Of Japanese History

This is what remains of the residence of Lord Kira who provoked Lord Asano resulting in the death... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3-13-9 Ryogoku, Sumida 130-0026, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

The remains of the mansion of Lord Kira who had provoked Lord Asano resulting in the death of the 47 Samurai, known as the 47 Ronin, whose remains along with Lord Kira rest in the graveyard at Sengakuji Temple. The Kira residence location is about...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is what remains of the residence of Lord Kira who provoked Lord Asano resulting in the death of the 47 Samurai, whose remains along with Kira rest in the graveyard at Sengakuji Temple. The Kira residence is on the other side of town in...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Though this place is one 86th big of the original Kira House, you can imagine how 47 samurais(46 later commited suicid and one missing) killed Kira here for the vengence of their Lord who infamously committed suicid. The 47 Samurai story is the most famous...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is what remains of the house of Lord Kira who provoked Lord Asano which resulted in the ultimate death of the 37 Samurai, now a famous fable in Japan. They all rest in the temple grounds at Sengakuji which is also worth a visit...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2015

The site of the yashiki (mansion) of Kira Kōzuke-no-suke Yoshinaka who goaded Lord Asano into attacking him at Edo castle grounds which triggered the revenge vendetta of the 47 Ronin. Each year there is a commemorative festival for the 47 Ronin with stalls and re-enactments...More

1  Thank brixtontrev
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

OK this isn't the Keanu Reeves version, this is the historical version. And this small remnant of Kira's mansion is where the last chapter begins. There have been many movie versions and plays, but this is the real stuff. It took some time to find,...More

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