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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

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Ninjusan Chiseiin Temple by the Niomo of Hokekyoji

the statue of Nichiren and cherry blossomscherry blossoms and the niomon gate Nijusan Chisenin in Nakayamacolored leaves and the niomon gate
Ninjusan Chisenin is a temple standing on the left side of the niomon gate of Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple. It was built in November 1648 by Chisenin Nichiju who was one of the disciples of Nichicho, the 25th abbot of Hokekyoji. In spring, ume, kawazu sakura and cherry blossoms bloom, and some maple leaves change the color in fall. Viewing from Chisenin, the niomon gate could be beautifully decorated with flowers and colored leaves in it. People find its beautiful site when they are passing through the gate. And it has two rainwater tanks with the family crests of Tokugawa Shogun under the main hall. Ninjusan Chisenin is a wonderful temple with flowers and its history. Why don't you visit it?


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The Views in Ninjusan Chisenin Temple

The Rainwater Tanks in Chisenin

the rainwater trough in Chiseninthe crest of Tokugawa Shogun Family
There are two rainwater tanks on the both side under the main hall. And the tanks have the family crests of Tokugawa Shogun.

Spring in Chisenin

ume blossoms in Chiseinume blossoms and the niomon gatekawazu sakura on the approach in Chiseninkawazu sakura blooming in Chiseninsakura blossoms fully blooming in Chiseinsomei yoshino in Chisenin
Early spring, ume blossoms start blooming, then kawazu sakura gradually open the petals, finally cherry blossoms fully decorate the site.

Fall in Chisenin

fall in Ninjusan Chisenincolored leaves in Chisenin red maple leaves in Chiseninred maple leaves under the main hall
The views of colored leaves in Chisenin are amazingly beautiful.

The Location and Access to Ninjusan Chisenin Temple

Ninjusan Chisenin Temple

the map to Hongyoin Temple

The map to Ninjusan Chisenin

Please click below for printing!
PDF of the Map in Nakayama Hokekyoji
the map near Hongyoin Temple

The map near Nijusan Chisenin and Nakayama Hokekyoji

PDF of the map near Hokekyoji and Kaii Higashiyama

  • Ninjusan Chisenin Temple has a great accessibility from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Keisei-line and get off Keisei-Nakayama Sta, take minimally 40 minutes from Narita Airport.. And also take JR Sobu-express line, transfer the line at Funabashi to Sobu-Local line, get off Shimousa-Nakayama Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Keisei-Nakayama Sta.
  • From Tokyo Sta, take Sobu-Express line bound to Chiba or Narita, transfer the line to Sobu-Local line bound to Chiba, Tsudanuma, or Nishi-Funabashi at Ichikawa Sta, get off Shimousa-Nakayama Sta.
  • From Akihabara Sta, take Sobu line bound to Chiba, get off Shimousa-Nakayama Sta.
  • Take 2 minute walk from Keisei-Nakayama Sta, and take 5 minutes walk from Shimousa-Nakayama Sta.
  • 2-3-6 Nakayama, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba-ken

Tacchue Temples belonging to Nakayama Hokekyoji

plums blooming in Nakayama Okunoin

Nakayama Okunoin Temple

It stands on the place where the Founder Nichiren first preached.
the old plum tree in Onjuin Temple

Onjuin Temple

It is very famous for an old plum donated by the Maeda Family.

the gate of Jokoji in Nakayama

Jokoin Temple

It is the first tacchu belonging to Nakayama Hokekyoji.
the approach covered with colored leaves

Hosenin Temple

It is a famous spot for seeing colored leaves in Nakayama.

Plum trees in Genmyosan Hongyoin

Genyosan Hongyoin Temple

Skillfully trimmed plum trees in it are very beautiful in spring.
the red gate in Gokokusan Ansein

Gokokusan Ansein Temple

This temple is decoreted with flowers in every season.
Under Construction!

sakura in Ninjusan Chisenin

Ninjusan Chisenin Temple

It stands beside the Niomon of Hokekyoji with seasonal flowers.
sakura over the approach of Hokekyoji

Shochuzan Hokekyoji Temple

It is a head temple with many cultural properties and flowers.