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Plays DataBase Yorimasa : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

An itinerant monk has been visiting Kyoto. He continues on to famous places in Uji.
森常好
An old villager tells the story of “The Lawn of the Folding Fan” (Ougi no Shiba) at Byōdōin Temple. The itinerant monk mourns for Minamoto no Yorimasa, who committed suicide there.
大島政允、坂苗融
Wearing body armor, the ghost of Yorimasa appears and talks about the transient nature of this world.
観世銕之丞
After a fall, Yorimasa entered Byōdōin Temple. Planks were removed from Uji Bridge and he waited for the enemy soldiers.
津村禮次郎
White waves crest under Uji Bridge, and the Genji white flag flutter above it.
梅若靖記
The Heike crossed the river and overwhelm Yorimasa, who fights ready for death.
関根祥六
Cornered, Yorimasa pulls out his sword, lays a folding fan, and recites his death poem.
関根祥六
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Photo: TOSHIRO MORITA

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