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Nakayama is between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

名所案内wonderful sights in Nakayama shimousa

Nakayama Shimousa is located on the way to Tokyo from Narita International Airport. Nakayama is a bed town of Tokyo, it means it has good accessibility from Tokyo.
Moreover Nakayama and Shimousa has very long history, over 1000 years. There are a lot of beautiful architectures and gardens built from Kamakura to Edo period in the area introduced in this site Let's Go On A Walk In Nakayama Shimousa.
If you have little time, please visit the places this site introduced, you could find and enjoy seeing many historical properties in Japan like Kyoto and Kamakura.


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Landmarks nearby Nakayama Shimousa


Nakayama Hokekyou-ji

Nakayama Hokekyo-ji Temple

Hokekyou-ji, Grand Head Temple of Nichiren Sect

There are 2 national heritages and 4 national important cultural buildings, and so on in Hokekyo-ji, and it is very poplar flower viewing place in Spring.

Hachiman Shrine of Yawata

Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

A Walk on the Local Shinto Diety of Shimousa, Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine, and the area around is very exciting as there are shops, restaurants and historical and cultural landmarks.

Around Tekona And Mama

the drooping cherry blossoms at Mama

A Walk On Tekona And Mama

Tekona, the subject of many poems in the Anthology of a Myriad Leaves, Mamasan temple connects with Gyoki, Kobo and Issa Kobayashi. It is good place to walk along.

Around Edo Gyotoku

江戸川行徳新河岸の常夜灯

A Walk On Edo Gyotoku 

Joyato along Edogawa River is the starting point to the 4 ways having many historical landmarks related to Musashi Miyamoto, Tokugawa Family and so on. They are very fine courses to walk on.

Edogawa River and Konodai

Edogawa River

Edogawa River and Konodai 

A walk along the border between Tokyo and Chiba or Musashi and Shimousa, there are legends and remains of the battles of Konadai existing along the river.

Along Mama River

Mama-gawa river in spring

Let' go on a walk through Cherry Blossomes along the Mama-gawa River.

The Mama-gawa River is a famous spot to enjoy seeing the blooming Cherry Blossoms.

Oono and Oomachi

大町の梨園

A Walk on Oono and Oomachi

There are many pear gardens in Oono and Omachi. And also many legends connecting to Masakado Taira and Nichiren remain there.

Funabori, Ichinoe and Kasai

新川の火の見櫓

Funabori, Ichinoe and Kasai

There are Shinkawa, Furukawa and Ichinoe Sakaigawa Shinsui park and some temples described in Edo Meisho Zue there.

The Vicinity Of Hokekyoji

Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Museum

The Vicinity Of Hokekyoji

There are several exciting and wonderful landmarks near Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple in such as Onjyuin, Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Museum and so on.

Area Around Colton Plaza

The Colton Plaza

The Four Seasons At Colton Plaza

The area around cotlon plaza is attarctive and exciting place to walk along. You could enjoy shipping, seeing the views around, learning Japan and Ichikawa city.

Myoukou-ji Temple

Myoko-ji Temple

Barakisan Myoukou-ji Temple

Myogyo-ji Temple was built in 1538, beautiful blossoms of its drooping cherry tree in its garden and skillful sculptures on its temple gate are very famous.

Noted Spots for Seeing Sakura and Colored Leaves


The National Legacies

重要文化財法華経寺五重塔

The National Legacies

There are several national legacies in Nakayama Shimousa.

The Sacred Places

法華経寺の節分会

The Sacred Places 

There are several sacred temples and shrines in this area.