A Walk Around Tekona And Mamasan Temple
has very long history, it started the period of editing Manyoshu (Collection for a Myriad Ages)
. Ichikawa is on the southern tip of Shimousa Plateau, the Provincial Government
of Shimousa Province
in the classic Japan was built at Konodai behind the Mamasan Temple and
Shimousa Kokubunji Temple
was also built near it. Akahito Yamabe
, a renga
, Issa Kobayashi
, Mitsukuni Tokugawa (Mito Komon)
, Hakushu Kitahara
, Kafu Nagai
and so many people have visited since the Myriad Ages.
Monument and Shrine of Tekona
has a legend of a beautiful girl Tekona, so many poets has written about
it for thousands years. Mamasan Guhoji Temple
has long history, and it was famous for the popular site to enjoy viewing
sakura trees in spring and colored leaves in fall since Edo Period
. Kamein Temple Hakusu Kitahara once lived. Guo Moruo Memorial Park
has a beautiful garden filled with thousands of moss phloxes like a pink
carpet. A Path Of Literature Sakura Dote Park
and beautiful gardens with seasonal flowers in Yoshizawa Garden Gallery
and Suwada Park
. There are many enjoyable, wonderful and exciting sight around Tekona and Mamasan to walk on.
Please come and walk aound Tekona and Mamasan to enjoy seeing those historical
assets and beautiful nature with thousands of cherry blossoms in spring,
colored leaves in fall and green black pine trees, the symbol tree of Ichikawa
The Area Around Tekona And Mamasan
It is famous for the beautiful cherry blossoms and the flamed colored autumnal leaves
Tekona Reishindo Shrine has loved and described in many poems for thousands years
Kokubunji in Ichikawa city is designated as the histric site by the government.
Guo Moruo Memorial Park gives an illusion to us to stray into a town in early Showa era.
Suwada Ruins and the stone tablet inscribed by Guo Moruo are in the park. Cherry blossoms and roses bloom in spring.
The park extending 400m long along the cherry trees.
There are many seasonal flowers brightly blooming in the garden.
A Western-style Building like a hat in fairy tales in woods.
The museums introduce history of the areas around Ichikawa.
It commands a panoramic view of Mt.Fuji behind the skyscrapers in Tokyo.
The areas along the river have many noted spots that people could enjoy history and culture.
The park is the noted scenic spot to see cherry blossoms, roses and colored leaves.