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Statue of Sasaki Kojiro, Iwakuni
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近くに住まわれる方が宮本武蔵は実在、佐々木小次郎は小説の中の話だけだと言っておられました。 ここに来たら、向こうに見える低地にある菖蒲を見ることができます。 これは岩国城下の堀だったそうです。右と左の民家は家老たちの屋敷が当時あったそうです。Who dwells near the real Miyamoto Musashi and Sasaki Kojiro's story in the novel said. You can see the IRIS that if you come here, you see over there. It seems this was an Iwakuni Castle moat. Houses in the right and left it at that time had principal retainer's residences.show original
錦帯橋を渡って右側に歩いて行くとありました。この場所で燕返しを編み出したとの言い伝えがあるようです。巌流島とあわせて訪れたいスポットですね。ちなみに橋を渡ったところのおみやげ屋（アイスクリーム屋）も、佐々木屋小次郎商店（笑）を名乗っています。It was kintai bridge and within walking distance to the right. There is lore and hear the 燕返shi in this place. Ganryūjima together wants to take away. Souvenir of the way across the bridge (ice-cream shops) also call themselves by Sasaki Kojiro shop shopping (lol).show original
This statue portrays Sasaki Kojiro, aka Ganryū Kojirō, who invented his powerful tsubame-gaeshi move — the one he is about to execute in the statue, as he is holding his katana in that special way — b... read more »
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