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Nakayama is between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

A Walk On The Areas Along Edogawa River

the water flowing Edogawa riverthe rose garden in Satomi Park
Iris Garden along Edogawathe pain tree in Zenyoji Temple
Edogawa River is a branch of Tonegawa River flows between Tokyo and Chiba, 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 how Gyotoku 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

Edogawa River

Edogawa River

The short summary of Edogawa River.
Koiwa Shobuen Iris Garden

Koiwa Iris Garden and Sakura

Irises, Kawazu Sakura and many kinds of flowers blooming.

Satomi Park

Noted Spots In Satomi Park Area

The park is the noted scenic spot to see cherry blossoms, roses and colored leaves with many historical heritages.
Zenyoji Temple

Zenyoji Temple

This temple is famous for Yoko no Matsu, a huge black pine tree designated as a National Natural Property.

the ferry at Yagiri

Yagiri no Watashi (The Ferryboat starts at Yagiri)

It has been carrying people since Edo period.
the barrier at Ichikawa

Koiwa Ichikawa Sekisho

The Remains of The Barrier At Koiwa and Ichikawa are in the both side of Edogawa River.

Honzoji Temple

Seiryusan Honzoji Temple

It connects to Maeda Family in Kaga and Mamasan Guhoji.

Gyotoku Bashi Bridge on Gyotoku Kaido

Gyotoku Kaido Highway

Musashi Miyamoto and Basho Matsuo had passed the road.
Pony Land in Shinozaki

Edogawaku Shinozaki Pony Land

Visitors could see horses from the bank of Edogawa River.

Gyotoku Joyato Park

Joyato Park (the night light park)

It was much flourished as one of the Eastern Gates of Edo in Edo period.
the remain of the ferry at Imai

The Remain Of The Ferry At Imai in Gyotoku

Ieyasu Tokugawa used this ferry when he went hawking.

the remain of the ferry at Imai in Edogawaku

The Remain of the Ferry at Imai in Edogawaku

Socho first landed at Imai during his trip to Boso Peninsula.
Ryukisan Seitaiin Jokoji Temple

Ryukisan Seitaiin Jokoji Temple

Jokoji is famous for connecting to a famous renga poet Socho and a sengoku daimyo Ujiyasu Hojo.

Furukawa Water Park

Furukawa Water Park

It is the first water park in Japan with Sakura and hydrangeas.
Shinkawa River in Edogawaku

Shinkawa River in Edogawaku

It has some Edostyle Landmarks and thousands of Cherry Trees.