The Heroes and Samurais Related to Ichikawa City
where the provincial government of Shimousa
had been in classic ages many famous people in Japanese history visited
in and their stories in the city have remain as some legendary stories.
Nakayama, the eastern part of Ichikawa City is sometimes called 'Nichiren
Town' since there have been many legends of him and Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple
has stood since Kamakura Period
. In Oono, the northen part of the city, there is a shrine dedicating Masakado Taira
, the hero for the samurais in the eastern Japan, and his legendary stories have remained. Gyoki
had come to the city to build Kokubunji
in Nara period
, and there exist some his stories in some temples in it. The story of
in the city could be found in Yawata. Moreover, there exist some legendary
stories and relics of Oguri Hangan
, Dokan Ota
, Musashi Miyamoto
and Satomi Family
in Sengoku Period
in the city.
A walk on the remains of the historical heroes in Ichikawa City is one of the best courses to know the history of Japan and Ichikawa. Why don't you visit them?
The Heroes, Great Men and Famous Samurais in Ichikawa City
The Founder Nichiren