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    Official Notice Board During Edo Period

    by taigaa001 Updated Dec 10, 2011

    Kosatsu(also called Takafuda) is an official bulletin board for noticing official orders from the government or regional offices or Domains during Edo period (1603-1868) used until around 1870s when Meiji Government banned it. What was written on the board include the changes in fees for porters, mail carriers, or shippers or announcements for cooperation for informing who were the "hidden Christians".(During Edo period Christianity had been outlawed). Kosatsu of Nissaka is at the western edge of Nissaka post station about five minutes walk east from Kotonomama Hachimangu Shrine.

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    by taigaa001 Updated May 21, 2011

    Kotonomama Hachimangu Shrine is often the start of Sayono Nakayama hike about three hour hill hike between Nissaka and Kanaya. After walking about three minutes from the Hachimangumae bus stop, you will find a nice shrine with huge old trees. Kotonomama Hachimangu is noted as a shrine where your every wish will be granted. There are a number of references in Japanese literature works including Pillow Book 11th century essays written by Seisho Nagon.

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    by taigaa001 Updated Dec 9, 2011

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    To visit Nissaka 25th post station of Tokaido, first get off Shinkansen Super-Express at Kakegawa station. From Tokyo take Tokaido Shinkansen Line bound for Shin-Osaka. Only Kodama stops at Kakegawa. From Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka and western part of Japan, take Tokaido Shinkansen kodama bound for Tokyo and get off at Kakegawa station. The only way from Kakegawa station to Nissaka is by bus. It takes about 20 minutes to Nissaka through Higashiyama line and bus fare is 300 yen for adult. The line has weekday schedule and holiday(Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays) schedule. Higashiyamasen departs from #7 gate of the bus terminal at the north gate of Kakegawa station.

    *Holiday Schedule for HIGASHIYAMA-SEN
    Kakegawa Station--Hachimangumae-- Nissaka
    8:25--8:44--8:45
    10:00--10:19--10:20
    12:00--12:19--12:20
    14:00--14:19--14:20
    16:00--16:19--16:20
    17:25--17:44--17:45
    19:00--19:19--19:20

    Nissaka--Hachimangumae--Kakegawa Station
    7:49--7:52--8:11
    9:09--9:12--9:31
    10:49--10:52--11:11
    12:49--12:52--13:11
    14:49--14:52--15:11
    16:49--16:52--17:11
    18:09--18:12--18:31

    *Above schedule has been used since April 2011.

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