Sengoku Daimyo Hojo Family in Odawara
Is Konodai strategically important land to rule Kanto region?
built Onojo Castle to attack the provincial offeces there. Yoritomo Minamoto
waited there for thousands of samurai worriers to raise his arms again.
built Konodaijo Castle
and Ieyasu Tokugawa
ruined the castle since Edojo Castle
could be seen from the castle. During Sengoku Period
, two big battles named Konodai no Kassen
had happened there to gain the power to control Kanto. Hojo Family
in Odawara fought and won the both two battles and gained the power.
Konodaijo Castle where the Hojo attacked in Sengoku Period became a popular
spot of viewing cherry blossoms in spring, roses in early summer and colored
leaves in fall named Satomi Park now. The remains of the second battle
at Konodai at Yagiri and its wooden monuments standing under Sairenji Temple
is also famous spot where a romance 'Nogiku no Haka
' written by Sachio Ito
played. Many samurais fought at Junsaiike Pond Park near Satomi Park at
the battles. And the Hojo camped at Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple at that time.
Moreover, a poem that Ujiyasu Hojo
wrote remains in Jokoji Temple in Edogawaku
. Katsu Hime
(the princess Katsu), a daughter of Ujinao Hojo
is dedicated in Jounji Temple in Gyotoku
. And Genshinji Temple in Gyotoku was powerfully supported by sons of Ujiteru Hojo
's retainers .
In this page, several landmarks connecting to Hojo Family
don't you visit them?
The Landmarks Connecting To The Hojo Family in Odawara
Millions of cherry blossoms and roses bloom in the park.
It is in the popular landmark appeared in 'Nogiku no Haka'.
There are many kinds of flowers and birds in the park.
Hojo Clan camped at this temple during the battle at Konodai in Sengoku
Ujiyasu Hojo wrote a tanka poem at this temple.
A daughter of Ujinao Hojo is dedicated in
Sons of Ujiteru Hojo's retainers built this temple.
The Locations to the Landmarks Connecting to the Hojo Family
|The remains of Konodaijo Castle (Satomi Park)
||3-9 Konodai Ichikawa-shi Chiba-ken
|The remains of the Second Battle of Konodai in Eiroku Era (Under Seirenji
||261 Shimo Yagiri Matsudo-shi Chiba-ken (Nogikuen Park and Seirenji Temple)
|Junsaiike Pond Park (The old battlefield of the battle of Konodai)
||4-27 Naka Kokubun Ichikawa-shi Chiba
|Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple
||2-10-1 Nakayama Ichikawa-shi Chiba
|Ryukisan Seitaiin Jokoji Temple
||3-22-5 Edogawa Edogawaku Tokyo
|Daimokusan Jounji Temple
||6-3 Hon Gyotoku Ichikawa-shi Chiba
|Saikosan Anrakuin Genshinji Temple
||1-16-26 Katori Ichikawa-shi Chiba