Tourist attraction

Site of Santoka Taneda's birthplace

Site of Santoka Taneda's birthplace

The site of Santoka Taneda's birthplace, the wandering Haiku poet who was born in Hofu City. The road leading to his elementary school is called the "Santoka path" and you can see his Haikus on walls of private houses and the like. Moreover, starting from his birthplace to the JR Hofu station there are more than 80 slabs placed all over the city with his Haikus cut on them.

Location Hachioji 2chome, Hofu City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Access (1) 1.3km 15 minutes walk from JR Hofu station
Website http://www.city.hofu.yamaguchi.jp/
Office of Inquiry Hofu City Hospitality Sightseeing Section Tel. No. 0835-25-4547

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