The Popular Noted Spots and Landmarks in Edogawa City
is on a narrow shape area extending north and south in between Arakawa
and Edogawa River
. Before Ieyasu Tokugawa
, the first Shogun of Edo Bakufu
, settled in Edo
, there had been wide wetlands. Areas called Ichinoe, Ninoe, Mizue, Harue
and Matsue has 'e' in their ends and 'e' means water bodies flowing into
lands, thus, they imply that there are lakes or seas in Edogawaku at that
time. Moreover, areas named Kojima (a small island), Matsushima (a pine
island) and Nagashima (a long island) are in the city. They all tell what
the city looked like at that time. Ieyasu started Tonegawa Tosen
(the project of moving Tonegawa River to east,) then the lands (now in
Edogawaku) was dried and people opened their fields and they grew much
food for people in Edo, so they called it 'Edo no Daidokoro (the kitchen
of Edo). And there are many shrines and temples along the water parks,
, Furukawa Water Park
, Ichinoe Sakaigawa Water Park
and Komatsugawa Sakaigawa Water Park
has many temples along them, it implies that these areas had been flourished
by water transportation then since to build a temple or a shrine needs
much money. Anyway, the building date of these temples tell the land scape
of the areas before Edo period. While walking on the beautiful parks, visitors
could find the history of Edogawa City. Besides, every park in it is unique.
The parks in Edogawaku show their seasonal views. Why don't you visit the
landmarks in Edogawa City?
The Noted Spots and Landmarks in Edogawaku
It has 'Yoko no Matsu Pine tree' the National Natural Property.
It really has over 1000 cherry trees in it.
It is a good place for walking, jogging along it.
It has a 15 meters tall firelook in many charry trees.
It is famous for sakura in spring, azaleas and irises in summer and colored leaves in fall.
It is the firs water park in Japan and it is a popular spot to see sakura and ajisai blossoms.
It is on the north of Shinkawa, and 'Ichinoe Makkotei (an old house)'
stands along it.
It is a beautiful spot to enjoy seeing colored leaves along it.
It has some stories related to the 8th Shogun of Edo Bakufu and Dokan
To walk these templse like this pilgrimage shows the history of the areas.
The residence is registered as the prefectural property of Toko.
It stands on the northen end of Ichonoe Sakaigawa Water Park.
It has many graves of Kabuki actors.
It has many seasonal flowers through a year.