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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

Nakayama no Ohina Matsuri / the Hina Festival in Nakayama

hina dolls in Awa Jinjahina dolls in Nakayama Kishimojin
Japanese loves Hina Festival in March. The hina dolls are beautiful, and they are very fantastic. From middle of February to March 3rd, 2 sets of Hina Dolls are decorated in Shimousa Nakayama Station. They tell the beginning of Nakayama no Ohina Matsuri (the hina Festival in Nakayama). Japanese know that spring is coming. Many shops along the street from the station to Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple display hina dolls in their shops, in their show windows and in their show cases. It is very interesting to find the hina dolls along the street. And some landmarks put some hina dolls in it. Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple displays them in it long corridor to Kishimojindo Hall. Kaii Higashiyama Memorial Hall has it in the information. And Seigaen, Awa Jinja Shrine, Onjuin Temple and Okunoin Temple has them in their hall.
Hina dolls have their own faces in each, and visitors could enjoy to see their beautiful aces and wonderful clothing. Why don't you visit the Hina Festival in Nakayama?

The Landmarks Joining to the Hine Festival in Nakayama

Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

The Hina Festival in Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

The temple has many cultural properties like a museum.
Onjuin Temple

Onjuin Temple

Visitors could enjoy beautiful hina dolls and beautiful white large old plum blossoms.

Nakayama Okunoin Temple

Nakayama Okunoin Temple

Visitors could enjoy many plum blossoms in it.
Kaii Higashiyama Memorial Park

Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Hall

He lived in Nakayama and there are a lot of his works.

Hina Dolls in Awa Jinja

Awa Jinja Shrine

It dedicates a young sengku busho Hirotsugu Hojo.
Hina dolls in Seikaen Garden

Seikaen Garden

A small garden is on the way to Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple.