Genji Festival’19

Hello, The Genji Festival will be held on April 14th ,2019. It is one of the famous events in Kawanishi and also closely related with Minamoto no MItsunaka and his family members, and also his progeny. This festival is a kind of parade of Samurai or Bushi based on Kawanishi's local tales.(They're intresting! but I'll …

Minamoto no Mitsnaka

Hello, I introduce you "Minamoto no Mitsuknaka"(912?~997) Do you know "Samurai" or "Bushi" has 2 main matrix. They are "Genji" and "Heishi" MItsunaka was roots of "Genji Samurai". and He is important person of to tell Kawanishi's history and also Japanese that, He moved from Kyoto to Tada area of Kawanishi aorund 975.and Then Kawnishi …

Small train was disapeard

Hello.again every one! You can see this monument around Kawanishi-noseguchi station. It's a old but really tiny train's monument. The railway's distance was only about 600m~700m....What was the purpose of this train? That's the second wonder. This railway was built to transport "soda". Yes! northern part of Kawanishi was used to product natural soda drink! …