November 4, 2016

Inner Moat at Hamarikyu Gardens

moat in Hamarikyu Gardens with high risel buildings in background. trees stand by the moat.

In Edo period, this moat  worked as a wharf for boats which brought paddy rice there.
There used to be paddy rice granaries in the east side of this moat.
They used to store rice in the granaries for famine.

Shooting date : October 27, 2016