Kotori-no-Mori (little birds forest)  LbNA # 14653 (ARCHIVED)

Placed DateApr 24 2005
CountyOther International
LocationJapan,Tokyo,Mitaka-city, INT
Found By BoomBoxBettie
Last Found Jun 15 2006
Hike Distance?

This is my first Letterbox.
And this may be the first Letterbox in Japan.
It is located in Mitaka-city Tokyo Japan.
Nearest railway station is KICHIJOJI(JR line).
"Kotori-no-Mori" means "Little birds forest".

How to get this is....

To Find the "Kotori-no-Mori(Mori) Letter-box"
Come to "Kotori-no-Mori" area from KICHIJOJI-station which is part of "Inogashira-Park". You can get to Inogashira-Park about 5 minites from KICHIJOJI station, the "Kotori-no-Mori" is south-west of the park. You need 15 minutes from the station to get to the area. And the direction is ENE from "GHIBLI museum".

To Find the "Letterbox"
After you arrive to "Mori". Walk around the "Mori". It's only 5min walk. While you walk around there, you will find 7 stamps (cutted woods) along the trail(Do not enter the "Mori" it is bird's property).
7 stamps will be found South-West of "Mori" with metal pillar of an old indicator.
You'll find Letterbox behind the stump at the leftmost.

About this Letterbox
This Letterbox is uploaded to geocaching.com also.
It contains some little items to trade. You do not need to trade item to make "FIND" this. The stamp design is peculiar to Japan. Please log your visit to logbook which is in Letterbox.

Please enjoy this park and visit GHIBLI museum (Reservation is required beforehand).