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Updated: October 1, 2019

Shikian 子規庵

2-5-11 Negishi, Taito City, Tokyo

Visit the former home of a literary leader at Shikian. Haiku and tanka writer Masaoka Shiki lived and worked here until his death in 1902. Travel back in time to the Meiji era (1868-1912) as you walk through the grounds of this historic landmark, which was reconstructed after being destroyed in wartime fires.

How to Get There

  • Uguisudani StationJR Yamanote LineKeihin-Tohoku LineNorth Exit5 min on foot


Opening Hours

  • 10:30-12:00


    *Changes depending on the season and/or time period
  • Closing days: MondaysNew Year's holidaysIf a scheduled closing falls on a public holiday, the facility will remain open on the holiday and close the next day.
    *Closed during summer months


General admission: 500 yen


Facility Info

  • RestroomsNon-smoking areas
  • Multi-purpose toiletToilet with handrailsAccessible communication formats

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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