A Walk On The Areas Along Edogawa River
Edogawa River is a branch of Tonegawa River
flows between Tokyo
, and it starts near Satte City in Saitama
or Sekiyado in Chiba and goes into Tokyo Bay near Urayasu City
in Chiba and Edogawa-ku
in Tokyo. In Edo period
, thousands of boats and people passed through the river called Shin-Tone
at that time and the areas along it was much flourished. A phrase shows
lying on the river side prosperous in Edo Period was. 'Kosu sengen tera
hyakken (There are thousands of houses and hundreds of temples in Gyotoku)'
implies that the people in Gyotoku was very wealthy to build so many temples.
In the other areas along Edogawa river, there are many temples, especially
Zenyoji in Koiwa and Taishakuten in Shibamata are famous.
Moreover, the flood plain along Edogawa River has been constructed, and many athletic grounds are opened on it. In addition, Pony Land in Shinozaki that children under 12 years old are opened on it, too. And cherry trees, irises and so many kinds of flower and trees are planted on its banks and visitors could enjoy seeing them and could feel nature. And many people enjoy fishing, especially fishing gobies is popular near the mouth of the river.
In summer, some fireworks festivals are held along Edogawa River, Edgawa Noryo Hanabi Taikai is one of the festival about millions of people come and sit on the flood plains to see the fireworks.
It is very good courses for walking that poeple could enjoy history, culture and nature along Edogawa River.
Why don't you walk along Edogawa River?
The Noted Spots In The Areas Along Edogawa River
The short summary of Edogawa River.
Irises, Kawazu Sakura and many kinds of flowers blooming.
The park is the noted scenic spot to see cherry blossoms, roses and colored leaves with many historical heritages.
This temple is famous for Yoko no Matsu, a huge black pine tree designated as a National Natural Property.
It has been carrying people since Edo period.
The Remains of The Barrier At Koiwa and Ichikawa are in the both side of Edogawa River.
It connects to Maeda Family in Kaga and Mamasan Guhoji.
Musashi Miyamoto and Basho Matsuo had passed the road.
Visitors could see horses from the bank of Edogawa River.
It was much flourished as one of the Eastern Gates of Edo in Edo period.
Ieyasu Tokugawa used this ferry when he went hawking.
Socho first landed at Imai during his trip to Boso Peninsula.
Jokoji is famous for connecting to a famous renga poet Socho and a sengoku daimyo Ujiyasu Hojo.
It is the first water park in Japan with Sakura and hydrangeas.
It has some Edostyle Landmarks and thousands of Cherry Trees.