Isekiko Kaneko wrote the lyrics to Chichibu Ondo. His first son Tota Kaneko, who is also a poet, is now the Gendai Haiku Association Honorary Chairman.
There are many haiku slabs by Tota Kaneko throughout Minano. We hope you will embark on a journey to view all of the haiku slabs.
This is the route for the haiku slabs around Minano Station. It only goes around nearby areas, so it will not take too much of your time. It's best to start at Minano Station and take a taxi. For those who would like to enjoy the natural breeze, we suggest renting bicycles at the shop near Minano Station. There are also motor-assisted bicycles, so it can be a relaxing way to experience nature.
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