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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

A Walk on the Places Described by Kafu Nagai

Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple
Soon after the WWII had ended, Kafu Nagai moved to Sugano in Ichikawa city in January 1946, and he described some landmarks around Yawata and Nakayama area in the city several times in his diary named Danchotei Nichijo. Kafu visited Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple, Shirahata Tenjinsha Shrine, Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine, Kaguraden Hall, Yawata no Yabushirazu Shrine, Mamasan Guhoji Temple, and Myogyoji Temple and he specifically wrote them. Shirahata Tenjinsha Shrine near his house and Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple were especially described in many pages, Kafu might visited them several times. And also he visited other places in the city. For example, Kafu wrote in his diary that he left his umbrella in Shimousa Nakayama Station, and some old people talked that they saw him walking along Mamagawa River with his umbrella.
On this page, some wonderful noted spots where Kafu Nagai described in his diary called Danchotei Nichijo would be introduced. It is very good for you to visit them in each part, Mama, Yawata, Nakayama and Baraki. You could see excitingly beautiful seasonal sights when you visit them.
Why don't you visit the places described on the diary called Danchotei Nichijo written by Kafu Nagai?


参考文献
「新版 断腸亭日乗 第六巻」 岩波書店

The Noted Places on the Diary Written by Nagai Kafu

the five stories pagoda in Hokekyoji

Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

Kafu Nagai visited it and wrote it on his diary several times.
Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

Kafu Nagai visited it in May 8th and 9th 1946 and wrote it.

Oku no in of Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

Oku no in of Hokekyoji Temple

Kafu visited it in December 4th of 1946.
Kaguraden Hall of Katsushika Hachimangu

Kaguraden Hall in Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

Kafu visited it in May 9th, 1946.

the cherry blossoms of Myogyoji Temple

Myogyoji Temple

Kafu visited it in November 30th of 1946 and saw the sculptures on the gate.
Yawata no Yabushirazu Shrine

Yawata no Yabushirazu Shrine

Kafu visited this famous shrine in May 8th of 1946 and wrote it on his diary.

真間山弘法寺伏姫桜

Mamasan Guhoji Temple

Kafu wrote a tanka poem at this temple in spring.
Shirahata Tenjinsha Shrine

Shirahata Tenjinsha Shrine

A stone tablet inscribed with a sentence from his diary.

Shirahata Jinja Shrine

Shirahata Jinja Shrine

The shrine standing on the cliff having some cherry blossoms along its approach.
Tekona Reishindo Hall

Tekona Reishindo Hall

Tekona is a legendary beauty appeared on Manyoshu and many poets wrote her in their works.

Kameiin Temple

Kameiin Temple

Hakushu Kitahara once lived and the temple has a famouse well named 'Mama no I' in its site.
Kokubunsan Kokubunji Temple

Kokubunsan Kokubunji Temple

This temple standing on the remains of Shimousa Kokubunji Temple built in Nara period.

Kiuchi Gallery

Kiuchi Gallery

Kafu wrote of this old house in March 18th of 1946 in his diary.
Ekoin Branch Temple in Ichikawa

Ekoin Branch Temple in Ichikawa

Kafu wrote of it in September 12th of 1946 in his diary.

Mamagawa River

Mamagawa River

Kafu sometimes walked along the river with his umbrella.
Cherry blossoms along Edogawa River

Edogawa River

Kafu often walked on the bank of Edogawa River.

I-link Town Ichikawa

Ichikawa Station

Kafu often ate his dinner at shops near this station.
Gyotoku Bashi Bridge

Gyotoku

Kafu went to Gyotoku by bus and described the views of the area.

Terauchi Myoken Jinja Shrine

Terauchi Myoken Jinja Shrine

Kafu wrote of this shrine in Febraury 9th of 1946 in his diary.
Kazura no I Well

Kazura no I Well

Kafu found and introduced this well in his essay.

Suwa Jinja Shrine in Hirata Ichikawa

Suwa Jinja Shrine and Hirata Green Zone

He visited it August 3rd of 1946 and this shrine remains the views in his ages.

Kasuga Jinja Shrine in Shinden Ichikawa

Kasuga Jinja Shrine in Shinden

He was intrested in letters on the flag hung out at its festival.
妙法華山宣要寺

Myohokkesan Senyori Temple

It has a tanka poem by Kafu scribed on a stone tablet.

The Location of the Places on the Diary Written by Nagai Kafu


Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple 2-10-1 Nakayama Ichikawa-shi Chiba-ken
Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine 4-2-1 Yawata Ichikawa-shi Chiba-ken
Nakayama Okunoin Temple 2-21-1 Wakamiya Ichikawa-shi Chiba-ken
Kaguraden Hall in Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine 4-2-1 Yawata Ichikawa-shi Chiba-ken (in Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine)
Barakisan Myogyoji Temple 1-24-1 Baraki Ichikawa-shi Chiba-ken
Yawata no Yabushirazu 2-8 Yawata Ichikawa-shi Chiba-ken
Suwa Jinja Shrine 2-26-12 Hirata Ichikawa-shi Chiba-ken
Mamasan Guhoji Temple 4-9-1 Mama Ichikawa-shi Chiba-ken
Shirahata Tenjinsha Shrine 1-15-2 Sugano Ichikwa-shi Chiba-ken
Shirahata Jinja Shrine 4-2-4 Miyakugo Ichikawashi Chiba-ken
Tekona Reishindo Hall 4-5-21 Mama Ichikawa Chiba-ken
Kameiin Temple 4-4-9 Mama Ichikawa Chiba-ken
Kokubunsan Kokubunji Temple 3-20-1 Kokubun Ichikawa Chiba-ken
Kiuchi Gallery 4-11-4 Mama Ichikawa Chiba-ken
Ekoin Branch Temple in Ichikawa 5-26-12 Konodai Ichikawa Chiba-ken
Myohokkesan Senyoji Temple 2-37-15 Kitakoiwa Edogawaku Tokyo
Ichikawa Station (I-link Town Ichikawa) around JR Sobu Line 'Ichikawa Station'
Edogawa River from Keisei Line 'Konodai Station' or JR Sobu Line 'Ichikawa Station'
Mamagawa River from Keisei Line Onigoe Station
Gyotoku in Ichikawa from Tokyo Metro 'Myoden', 'Gyotoku' or 'Minami Gyotoku Station'