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Nakayama is between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

Tenman Tenmangu Shrine in Ono

the approach of Tenma Tenmanguthe torii gate of Tenma Tenmangu
the main hall of Tenma Tenmanguthe green in Tenma Tenmangu
Tenman Tenmangu Shrine is a small Tenjin Shrine along a slope road under the remains of Onojo Castle is said to be built by Masakado Taira, one of the greatest samurai heroes in Kanto region, so visitors could see specifically Onojo Castle also built by Masakado Taira from the shrine. Would Masakado Taira build this Tenjin Shrine to protect his castle on the hill in Ono?
Moreover, there are some direct shops selling pears along the slope road near the shrine.
Tenman Tenmangu Shrine stands on a small hill covered with much green trees around it. Why don't you visit Tenman Tenmangu Shrine?

Tenman Tenmangu

The Legends of Masakado Taira and Tenman Tenmangu Shrine

Tenman Tenmangu Shrine in Ono is a branch Tenjin Shrine of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine built by Masakado Taira, the victor in Kanto region, in 938, this original story was written in a hanging scroll with the picture of Michizane Sugawara. According to the scroll, Tenmangu in Ono was moved from Tenmangu in Kyoto by Prince Masakado Taira in 938 in the reign of the 61st Emperor Suzaku. By Koinsan Honkoji Temple, the administrator of Tenmangu.
There are several legends of Masakado Taira existing around the remains of Onojo Castle in Ono, and people living in the area has believed in him for over thousand years.
The legends existing in the north-eastern part of Ichikawa city such in Ono imply the belief in him, on the other hand, the legends existing in the south such in Fodoin Temple, Miyonoin and Yawata no Yabushirazu tell how to fight against him.

In March 1991
Ichikawa-shi Board of Education


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The Map to Tenman Tenmangu Shrine

Tenman Tenmangu Shrine

  • Tenman Tenmangu Shrine has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take JR Sobu-express line, transfer the line at Nishi-funabashi to Musashino Line bound to Fuchuhoncho or Higashi Tokorozawa, get off Ichikawa Ono Sta. And also take Hokuso Line, transfer the line at Higashimatsudo to Musashino Lline, get off Ichikawa Ono Sta. It takes minimally 50 minutes from Narita Airport.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, transfer the line at Takasago Sta to Hokuso Line, and transfer the line at Higashi Matsudo Sta to Musashino Line, get off Ichikawa Ono Sta. It takes almost 1 hour from Haneda Airport.
  • From Tokyo Sta, take Musashino Line bound to Fuchuhoncho or Higashi Tokorozawa, get off Ichikawa Ono Sta. It takes about 28 minutes from Tokyo Sta.
  • From Akihabara Sta, take Sobu line bound to Chiba, Tsudanuma or Nishi Funabashi, Ttransfer the line at Nishi Funabashi to Musashino Line bound to Fuchu Honcho or Higashi Tokorozawa, get off Ichikawa Ono Sta.
  • Take 7 minute walk from Ichikawa Ono Sta.
Tenman Tenmangu Shrine
3-1948 Ono-cho, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba-ken

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.

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.