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Soka City

Soka as a Scene of 'Oku-no Hosomichi'

Update : 2022-6-20

A Post Town Named Soka
To Be Held from July 12 (Tue) to September 4 (Sun)
An Event Related to Oku-no Hosomichi Summit

MATSUO Basho, who set out on a travel of "Oku-no Hosomichi," wrote in his diary that he reached a post town of Soka on the first day.
The exhibition shows the life of MATSUO Basho as well as the history of Soka-shuku and Soka Matsubara, with lectures in series and commentary about the exhibition.


Let's learn more about the travel of Basho!

Lectures in Series "Soka Basho Juku"


Introduction of the "Sukagawa" to "Tangenji" chapters of "Oku-no Hosomichi (The Narrow Road to Oku)"

Date and time

July 17 and 24 / August 7 and 21 (Sun), 2:00 ~ 4:00 p.m. (Four sessions in all)


Rekishi Minzoku Shiryokan (Historical Archives Building)


80 people


Contact Rekishi Minzoku Shiryokan (Historical Archives Building) from June 21 (Tue).
Tel.(048) 922-0402
FAX(048) 922-1117

Commentary of the Exhibition (Application Not necessary)

Date and time

July 16 and 23 / August 20 and 27 (Sat), 2:00 ~ 3:00 p.m


Rekishi Minzoku Shiryokan (Historical Archives Building)
Tel.(048) 922-0402
FAX(048) 922-1117