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Other Name(s)
Atago no shita
Current Address
Minato-ku, Shinbashi / Nishishinbashi
This was the name for a low-lying area from present day Minato Ward Shinbashi to Nishi Shinbashi, sandwiched between the east side of Mt. Atago and the Tokaido Highway. There were a large number of Daimyo (feudal lords) residences, including the residence of Tamura Takeaki (Ukyo Dayu) the first head of the Ichinoseki Clan who carried out the seppuku of Ako Clan head Asano Naganori (Takumi no Kami) who perpetrated the incident of the attack within Edo Castle which resulted in series of events involving the 47 Ronin, as well as the residence of Toyama Kagemoto famous from the novel "Toyama no Kin san".