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Nakayama is between Narita And Haneda International Airport

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A Walk on Omachi Nature Observation Garden

the south gate of Omachi Parkthe view of Omachi Park
Rose Garden in Omachi ParkColored leaves in Omachi Park
Turning off from Omachi Nashi Kaido Highway, there is an area called Omachi Recreation Zone where people could enjoy studying and feeling the nature in Zoo, Nature Museum, Botanical Garden of Decorative Plants and Nature Observation Garden in. Especially, Nature Observation Garden has wooden promenade decks the wet lands opening in Nagata Yatsu Valley that has much natural water from many springs in woods in the valley. It has the Rose Garden and the Village of Maple Trees in it. Kaii Higashiyama, a famous painter lived in Ichikawa City often visited the garden to see the nature.
A walk in Omachi Nature Observation Garden is very attractive in every four seasons since it preserves true nature. Why don't you visit Omachi Nature Observation Garden?

Omachi Nature Observation Garden

approach in Nature Observation Gardena promnade in Nature Observation Garden
a rest space in the gardena common Indian kingfishers
Omachi Nature Observation Garden is a municipal park that is opened in Nagata Yatsu Valley in Ono and Omachi area in Ichikawa City since it preserves nature well even now. The water in the valley comes from woods and pear gardens around it.
It is a bird paradise, common Indian kingfishers, green herons, Japanese great tits and so on come there to get fresh water and nature. In winter, shrikes, black-faced buntings and Siberian bluechat come.
Every four seasons, many flowers bloom in the garden. Alders, magnolia kobuses and watercress in spring, wisterias and yellow irises in early summer, silk trees and dayflowers in summer and so many seasonal flowers decorate the garden.
The Rose Garden in Omachi Nature Observation Garden has 96 kinds of over 1000 rose trees and they fully bloom in every early summer and fall. In summer, Golden lilies bloom and fireflies fly at night. Many maple trees lining along a small river near the south gate and on the Village of Maple Trees sparklingly painted with their autumn leaves.

The Rose Garden in Omachi Natuer Observation Garden

the south arch of the rose gardenorange roses in the rose garden
red roses in the rose gardena wooden building and roses
many colorful rosespink and red roses near the arch
white roses on an archred roses and a mountain
pink roses in front of a houseyellow and white roses
red roses scattered on the grounda view in the rose garden
There are 96 kinds of over 1000 rose trees in the Rose Garden in Omachi Nature Observation Garden. The garden is the largest rose garden in the city.

Fall in Omachi Nature Observation Garden

a bridge and maple treescolored maple trees along a spring
maple trees lining on the approach roadmaple leaves along the river
maple trees on the valleymaple leaves on the mountain
red maple leaves on the mountaincolored leaves in the woods
maple leaves in the skycolored leaves in fall
colored leaves in Nagata Yatsu Valleycolored leaves on the bank
A mountain beside the zoo in Omachi Nature Observation Garden has about 450 maple trees in it so it is called the Village of Maple Trees. The mountain is opened for limited time. The maple trees lining along the river near the south gate are also beautifully colored. Moreover, visitors could enjoy seeing autumn leaves while they walk on the promenade decks in the garden.


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The Map to Omachi Nature Observation Garden

  • Omachi Nature Observation Garden has accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Keisei Narita Sky Access line bound to Nippori Sta or Haneda International Airport and get off Shin Kamagaya Sta, transfer the line to Hokuso line bound to Nishi Magome or Haneda International Airport and get off Omachi Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Inba Nihon Daigaku (Nihon University) and get off Omachi Station.
  • Take 5 minute walk from Omachi Sta.
Omachi Nature Observation Garden
4-228-1 Onomachi, Ichikawa, Chiba

The Landmarks around Omachi and Ono

Omachi Nashi Kaido

Omachi Nashi Kaido

Omachi and Ono have many pear gardens, pears are their special products.
Omachi Recreation Zone

Omachi Nature Observation Garden

It has the Rose Garden and the Village of Maple Trees.

Komagata Grand Shrine

Komagata Grand Shrine

It has a legend connecting to Masakado Taira and it dedicates him.
Soyasan Horenji Temple

Soyasan Horenji Temple

It was built by Norinobu Soya and has a legends of Masakado Taira and Komagata Grand Shrine.

Tenman Tenmangu Shrine

Tenman Tenmangu Shrine

It was built by Masakado Taira, one of the mot famous samurai heroes in Kanto.
Onosan Jokoji Temple

Onosan Jokoji Temple

It was famous for the statue of Chichinashi Nio and it belongs to Shichifukujin in Ichokawa.

Soyasan Reirinji Temple

Soyasan Reirinji Temple

The shrine of Gozu Tenno, the god giving children to faithful couples, is dedicated in it.
Kaigensan Honshoji Temple

Kaigensan Honshoji Temple

It dedicates Daikokuten, the god of wealth, belonging to Ichikawa Shichifukujin.

Koinsan Honkoji Temple

Koinsan Honkoji Temple

It is an old temple with 650 years history and it has Ono Tenmangu Shrine built by Masakado Taira.
Ogashiwagawa River

A Walk Along Ogashiwagawa River

Many attractive landmarks stand along it.

Ryukyosan Myoshoji Temple

Ryukyosan Myoshoji Temple

The sacred temple covered with holy cherry trees is famous for the legend of Seven Sutra Mound and Shichifukujin in Ichikawa.
Homensan Anrakuji Temple

Homensan Anrakuji Temple

The first nunnery of Nichiren Sect built by the Princess Tokiwai, the legend said ther daughter of the Emperor drifted to Ichikawa.

Kozato Koen Park

Kozato Koen Park

swans and some waterfowls go on the pond surrounded by cherry trees in spring.