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Nakayama is between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

a walk on yawata Hachiman 八幡様・八幡の散歩道

A Walk on Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine and Yawata

the aproach to Katsushika Hachimangu
Yawata area in Ichikwa city is developed as the gate town of Katsushika Hchimangu Shrine. Yawata is fine accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport and it is very close to Tokyo Station, so Yawata is on the middle of them. In Yawata, there are many historical and cultural sites, the national natural monument 'Senbon Icho (the gingko tree with thousands trunks)' in Katsushika Hchimangu Shrine, Yawata no Yabushirazu (the inextricable maze at Yawata), Shirahata Jinja Shrine, Shirahata Tenjin Shrine and some sites related to Masakado Taira, Yoritomo Minamoto, Dokan Ota, Mitokomon, Kaishu Katsu, Rohan Koda, Sachio Ito, Kafu Nagai, Yoko Mizuno and so on are in Yawata. Anyway Yawata is on the central part in Ichikwa city, there are Yamada Denki, Matsumotokiyoshi, Mega Donki and many shops and restaurants in the area around, Colton Plaza, the shopping mall, is also close. In addition, there are many black pine trees along the streets in the residential area around the House of Yoko Mizuki, Scenario Writer, between Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine and Mamagawa River famous for the beautiful hundreds of cherry trees.
A walk in Yawata area is very exciting to enjoy the leafy nature, studying the long history and shopping.
Why don't you visit Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine and Yawata?

A Walk on Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine and Yawata

the zuishinmon gate of Hachimangu

Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

Having long history and the national natural treasure Senbon Icho Tree stands in.
Yabushirazu at Yawata

Yawata no Yabushirazu Shirne

Having some legends in this tiny thicket, many writers introduced it in their masterpieces..

the cherry trees of ShirahataJinja Shrine

Shirahata Jinja Shrine

Very beautiful cherry blossoms along the approach way on the cliff.
plum trees at Shirahata Tenjin Shrine

Shirahata Tenjin Shirine

The shrine has monuments of Kafu Nagai, Rohan Koda and Kaishu Katsu.

wistarias in Koenji Temple in Miyakubo

Miyakubosan Koenji Temple

The noted wisteria trees called Choju Fuji are very popular and beautiful.
Miyonoin Shrine

Miyonoin Shrine

A small shrine standing quietly in residential area Sugano has some legends.

Myokendo Hall in Ankokuji Temple

Chokokusan Ankokuji Temple

The statue of Myoken Bosatsu in it has been very famous since Edo period.
Kabuto no Yashiro Shrine

Kabuto Jinja Shirne

Kabuto Jinja Shiren has some legends about the Kabuto helmet dedicated at.

The house of Yoko Mizuki a senario writer

Home of Yoko Mizuki, a Scenario Writer

Yoko Mizuki was a scenario writer who contributed on the motion picture world in Japan.
cherry trees along Mamagawa river

Cherry trees along Mamagawa River

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

the gate of Shinmeiji Temple

Shinmeisha Shrine and Shinmeiji Temple

Shinmeisha Shrine and Shinmeiji Temple have their long history and the legend of Oguri Hangan.
cherry trees in Colton Plaza shopping mall

The Area Around Nikke Colton Plaza

Nikke Colton Plaza and some landmarks around are attractive and exciting to walk on.