It appears in inner moat (Wada storehouse moat) and is bridge to know in front of Tokyo sea building of Marunouchi 1 from the Kokyogaien east side. Origin of the gate name depends on there having been storehouse (storehouse) near. Therefore it was also called "gate of a palace of storehouse" until the time of the Keicho era. The gate was made in (1620) in 1620 by Sendai feudal lord Masamune Date, and square was made in the same year, too. Stone wall and bridge of square are left now. Bridge is concrete bridge which left feature of wooden bridge.
To south about 200m of Wadakura-mon Gate bridge, royal visit street crosses inner moat. It is road reaching in Kokyogaien from the Tokyo Sta. front. It took two years for construction from August, 1924 to August, 2003, and this road was completed for hundreds of thousands of yen for money at the time. It is said that landfill of inner moat was difficulty construction.
INFORMATION basics information
- Address Marunouchi 1 - Kokyogaien
- Access Otemachi Station Exit D3 is immediate