Most landmarks introduced on this website, A Walk On Nakayama Shimousa
have very long history in each, and so many artists and poets, writers
had visited the landmarks. Kafu Nagai
, Rohan Koda
, Kitahara Hakushu
and Kaii Higashiyama
lived in this area are very famous.
The area around Mama and Katsumata no Ike Pond has been appeared on Myriad of Leaves
and many poems for thousands years. Konodai, Mama, Yawata, Nakayama, Gyotoku
and Funabashi had been resort areas for people living in Edo
in Edo period
, so Issa Kobayashi
visited Mamasan Guhoji Temple
and Konodai and Gyotoku are appeared on the Biographies of Eight Dogs
written by Bakin Kyokutei
. From Meiji to early Showa era, the area had been a place for retirement
and second houses for wealthy people in Tokyo
, many artists and writers in this period loved, so some landmarks appeared
on Shiki Masaoka
, Kyoshi Takahama
and Sachio Ito
The landmarks introduced in A Walk On Nakayama Shimousa is located on between
Tokyo and Narita International Airport, it means that they have good accessibilities
for foreign vistors.
If you have little time, please visit the landmarks in A Walk On Nakayama
Shimousa, you could find and enjoy seeing many historical properties in
Japan like Kyoto and Kamakura
Landmarks Connecting with Artists and Poet, Writers
Yoko Mizuki was a scenario writer who contributed on the motion picture
world in Japan.
This small gallary has wonderful works of the great painter Kaii Higashiyama
lived in Nakayama.
Guo Moruo Memorial Park gives an illusion to us to stray into a town in
early Showa era.
Tekona and Myriad Leaves
The Biography of Eight Dogs
Socho A Renga Poet
Noted Ohanami Spots
Noted Momijigari Spots
The National Legacies
There are several national legacies in Nakayama Shimousa.
The Sacred Places
There are several sacred temples and shrines in this area.
The 33 Pilgrimage
Shichifukujin in Ichikawa