A Walk on the Pear Towns in Omachi and Ono
is famous for Nashi or pears as its special products. In Omachi and Ono,
in the northern part of the city, there are many pear gardens spreading
over there and the route 464 through Omachi is called 'Omachi Nashi Kaido'
since many direct sales of pears open along the road.
The history of pears in Ichikawa has started since Zenroku Kawakami
born in the middle of Edo period
planted in Yawata
Ichikawa. After that, pears in Ichikawa was called Yawata Nashi in Edo
period and Edo Meisho Zue
(a guide book describing Edo in Edo period) introduced the pear gardens.
In Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine
, the stone monument of Zenroku Kawakami was built for his contribution.
Hokuso Kaihatsu Line Omachi Station is located conviniently for walking on Omachi Nashi Kaido and seeing pear gardens in Ono. Kosui, Hosui, Akizuki and Niitaka Nashi are sold at the direct sales along the Nashi Kaido, and some grapes are also sold at them recently.
Visitors could enjoy walking along the route 464 (Omachi Nashi Kaido) with much green and nature from Omachi Station to Akiyama Station on Hokuso Line or Ono Station on JR Musashino Line.
- Hokuso Kaihatsu Line Omachi Station is located conviniently for walking on Omachi Nashi Kaido and seeing pear gardens in Ono. Omachi Station have great 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.
- Omachi Station is on the route 464 (Omachi Nashi Kaido).
Omachi Nashi Kaido (Pear Highway in Omachi)
The Route 464 passing through Omachi, Ichikawa, Chiba
The Landmarks around Omachi and Ono
Omachi Nashi Kaido
Omachi and Ono have many pear gardens, pears are their special products.
It has the Rose Garden and the Village of Maple Trees.
It has a legend connecting to Masakado Taira and it dedicates him.
It was built by Norinobu Soya and has a legends of Masakado Taira and
Komagata Grand Shrine.
It was built by Masakado Taira, one of the mot famous samurai heroes in
It was famous for the statue of Chichinashi Nio and it belongs to Shichifukujin
The shrine of Gozu Tenno, the god giving children to faithful couples, is dedicated in it.
It dedicates Daikokuten, the god of wealth, belonging to Ichikawa Shichifukujin.
It is an old temple with 650 years history and it has Ono Tenmangu Shrine built by Masakado Taira.
Many attractive landmarks stand along it.
The sacred temple covered with holy cherry trees is famous for the legend of Seven Sutra Mound and Shichifukujin in Ichikawa.
The first nunnery of Nichiren Sect built by the Princess Tokiwai, the legend said ther daughter of the Emperor drifted to Ichikawa.
swans and some waterfowls go on the pond surrounded by cherry trees in spring.