Kumano Jūnisha Shrine, Tsunohazu, Popularly Known as 'Jūnisō' Tsunohazu

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    The shrine, visible here at the bottom left, survives today, in the northwest corner of Shinjuku Central Park, close to one of the busiest centres of Tokyo, Shinjuku, the pond long since filled in. The popular name, referred to in the title, comes from a corruption of Junisha, meaning Twelve Shrines.

    In: Impey, Oliver, Hiroshige's Views of Tokyo: A Selection from the Woodblock-Print Series ‘One Hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo’ by Ando Hiroshige, 1797-1858 (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1993)

Further reading

Impey, Oliver, Hiroshige's Views of Tokyo: A Selection from the Woodblock-Print Series ‘One Hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo’ by Ando Hiroshige, 1797-1858 (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1993), no. 7 on pp. 9 - 10, illus. p. 18 pl. 7

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