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Ushigome (牛込) is the name of a neighborhood in Shinjuku, Tokyo, and a former ward (牛込区 Ushigome-ku) in the now-defunct Tokyo City. In 1947, when the 35 wards of Tokyo were reorganized into 23, it was merged with Yotsuya ward of Tokyo City and Yodobashi suburban ward of Tokyo-fu to form the modern Shinjuku ward.
Places named after UshigomeEdit
- Ushigome bridge, adjacent to Iidabashi Station
- Ushigome moat, a moat that exists between Iidabashi Station and Ichigaya Station. It forms part of the boundary between Shinjuku and Chiyoda wards.
- Ushigome Mitsuke, one of the 36 mitsukes of the Edo Castle, existed on the Chiyoda side of Ushigome bridge. At present only the remains exist.
- Ushigome-kagurazaka Station
- Ushigome-yanagichō Station
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