- Died: 1794
- Other Names: Soji
Momoi Tou was a wealthy Kyoto merchant known for his travel writings.
Funded by his brother, the owner of the Yorozu-ya, Momoi, also known as Soji, took thirty ryô and journeyed Kyushu and Tôhoku, dressed as a rokujurokubu itinerant monk. At times, he traveled alongside Tachibana Nankei. Upon his return, he wrote an account of his travels, entitled Kyuzai Zuihitsu and posthumously published in 1804.
- Plutschow, Herbert. A Reader in Edo Period Travel. Global Oriental, 2006. p75.