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Nihonyochizu

These are maps produced and collected by Mori Koan from Kanen Era to Horeki Era (1748 - 1763). He borned in Kyoto in 14th year of Genroku (1701), later moved to Takatsu in Osaka and produced maps while walking in Kyoto and Osaka. These maps were integrated. Koan collected maps of various parts of entire Japan and of the world. The National Archives possess 222 maps collected by Koan. In blank spaces of the maps, related Information of the maps is written minutely in Chinese characters. The maps were purchased by Geography Bureau of Ministry of the Home Affairs in 11th year of Meiji (1878), later transferred to Cabinet Library, which was in charge of Cabinet Records Bureau in 1890.


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Heianjo tozai ryokyo chizu

The map of Kyoto in the 12th to 14th century, prod...

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Kojo daidairi chizu jo

The plan of the Imperial Palace situated in northe...

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Kojo daidairi chizu ge

The map of the Imperial Palace in Kyoto in the 8th...

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Ise naigu chizu

The map of the Naiku (Inner Shrine) dedicated to t...

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Ise geku chizu

The map of the Geku (Outer Shrine) dedicated to th...

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Sunshu Fuji Asama no zu

The mountain path starting from Omiya Asama Shrine...

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Ogasawarato chizu

Illustrations of Ogasawara Islands drawn in 2nd ye...

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Koto Toeizan Kaneiji chizu

The map of the precincts of Kan'ei-ji Temple ...

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Ouminokuni Shigagun Otsu no chizu

The map between the town of Otsu and Mii-dera Temp...

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Hieizan Enryakujizu

The East and West Tower, Yokawa in Mount Hiei as w...

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Onjoji Miiderazu

The South, Middle and North buildings inside the p...

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Minonokuni Gifu chizu

Simple layout of the town at the foot of Mount Gif...

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Noshu Ogaki chizu

The residence of the lords and houses of soldiers ...

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Shimotsuke-shu Kawachi-gun Utsunomiya chizu

Illustration of currently Utsunomiya in Tochigi Pr...

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Nanto sokakoichizu (cover)

Illustration of streets in Nara drawn in 5th year ...

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Nanto sokakoichizu

Illustration of streets in Nara drawn in 5th year ...

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Soshu Kamakuranozu

Illustration of center of currently Kamakura in Ka...

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Hitachi-no-Kuni Tsukubasanjogazu

Map of Mt. Tsukuba in currently Ibaraki Prefecture...

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Hitachi-no-Kuni Tsukubusan shita gazu

The drawing of the precinct of Tsukuba Shrine loca...

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Kishu Wakayama Wakanoura no chizu

Illustration of currently Wakayama City and Wakano...

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Kiinokuni Koyasan no chizu

Starting from the foot of the mountain trail by Ki...

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Kiinokuni Murogun Kumano sannzan no onzu

The main shrine of Kumano is drawn in the upper pa...

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Sanshu Takamatsu chizu

Illustration of streets of currently Takamatsu cit...

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Sanuki-no-Kuni Konpirasan Zozusan Konpira jinjaezu

Illustration of Konpira Shrine in currently Kagawa...

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Sanuki-no-kuni Tadogun Byobuura Gogakusan Zentsuji kankai chizu

The illustrated map of Zentsu-ji Temple, the birth...

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Chikuzen no kuni Hakata Fukuoka chizu

Drawn in the 4th year of Horeki (1754) , this map ...

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Hinozenshu Nagasakizu

A map of Nagasaki published in 2nd year of Enkyo (...

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Ryoran gassho konenzu

Northern hemisphere centering on north pole in top...

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Nihon tsushinzu

On the map of Japan, the location of more than 210...

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Nihon bunyazu

The map is called "Nihon Bunya-zu" (Divi...

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Tenmon no zu

The auther introduced "Tenkei Wakumon"is...

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Konchi zushiki

Location of Japan can be known by this chart. The ...

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Sandaikai gotaishu bankokuzu

Japan's longitude and latitude, time and seas...

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Chikyu tengosendozu

Latitude between Japan and China, longitude betwee...

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Ajia shoshu tensen chihozu

This map was reproduced from a map of Asia prepare...

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Iwashimizu Hachimangu sashizu

"Ground plan of the precincts of Iwashimizu H...

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Atagoyama no e

"Atagoyama is located at north west of presen...

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Kuramayama no zu

"Map of 584 meter-high Kuramayama located at ...

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Nishi Honganji Ikinai chizu

"Acoording to the explanation inscribed on th...

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Higashi Honganji no chizu

"According to the explanation inscribed, daim...

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Hyuga-no-Kuni Odono-tachibana no Awakihara zu

"It is considered to be the picture of presen...

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Bungo-no-Kuni Ohno-gun Yusuhara Hachimangu zu

Map of the precincts of Yasuhara Hachimangu Shrine...

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Awa-no-Kuni Miyoshi-gun Umpensan Umpenji gazu

"Map of the precints of Umpenji Temple (prese...

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Harima-no-Kuni Shikisai-gun Shoshazan Engyoji chizu

"Map of the precincts of Engyoji Temple that ...

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Ecchu-no-Kuni Tateyama ezu

"Tateyama are the mountains that rise 3015m a...

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Kashu Hakusan no ezu

"Hakusan, one of the ""100 Best Mou...

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Owari-no-Kuni Narumi chikeizu

"Narumi (present day Midori Ward, Nagoya City...

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Komaki Jin no zu

"Inscription says that it is a map of Komaki ...

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Echizen-no-Kuni Tsuruga-gun Kehinomiya no chi sashizu

"Ground plan of the precincts of Kehi Shrine,...

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Omi-no-Kuni Inukami-gun Taga Taisha no zu

"Picture of Taga Taisha Shrine, dedicated to ...

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Ryogu Bessha Sessha Sankei Yoro no zu

"Map of pilgrimage to Ise Shrine. It is noted...

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Seishu Bishu Noshu Sangoku Kokai oyobi Tsushima Nagashima toh chizu

"Map of the area around Tsushima (present day...

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Ise-no-Kuni Watarai-gun Futamigaura ezu

"Map of Futamigaura (the coast between presen...

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Nanto Gokurakuin echizu

"Map of Gangoji Temple in present day Nara Ci...

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Yamato-no-Kuni Soejimo-gun Nishinokyo Saidaiji kannai chizu

"It is noted that this map was copied from th...

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Nanto Shiten chizu

Map of the city of Nara. It is noted that this is ...

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Ka-shu Ishikawa-gun Kongosan Chihaya zu

"Map of Kongosan located at the border of pre...

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Yamato-no-Kuni Takaichi-gun Kannabiyama Asuka-sha chizu

"Map of area of Asukaniimasu-sha shrine locat...

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Yamato-no-Kuni Soejimo-gun Koriyama-machi chizu

"It is noted that this map was copied from th...

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Settsushu Arima-gun Yuyama zu

"Map of Arima Onsen Hot Spring (present day K...

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Shimogamo Tadasu Ryogu Shado chizu

"Map of the precincts of Kamo Shrine, its aux...

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