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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

The Events and Flowers in Januray

Mt. Fuji and Tokyo Skytreethe pine trees in Ninoe Jinja
January is the first month of a year, Japanese usually celebrate New Year's Days. Traditionally, Japanese goes to Shinto Shrines or Temples at these days, they call the tradition 'Hatsu Mode (The First Visit to a Shinto Shrine and a Temple in New Year's Day). Many people visit the shrines and temples appeared on this website during those days. 'Tsujikiri' and 'Obisha' festivasl are held in January since few hundred years ago, so they are registered as the municipal intangible folk cultural assets by Ichikawa city. Moreover, it is a good season for viewing pine trees in January. Deep green leaves under the blue sky look excitingly beautiful. Black Pine trees are symbol trees for the cities in former Katsushika area. Yoko no Matsu, the National Natural Property, in Zenyoji Temple and other many pine trees are in some noted spots in these areas.
In this page, some traditional events in January and beautiful black pine trees in some spots are introduced. Why don't you visit them with warm clothes on?

The Traditional Events in January and Beautiful Pine Trees