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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

a walk on Ieyasu Tokugawa 徳川家康公ゆかりの散歩道

A Walk on Ieyasu Tokugawa, the First Shogun of Edo Bakufu

Shinkawa River in Springcherry blossoms in Tokuganji Temple
There are several noted spots related to Ieyasu Tokugawa in Ichikawa-shi, Edogawa-ku, Funabashi-shi and so forth. After the Siege of Odawara in 1589, Ieyasu Tokugawa moved to Edo. Soon after that, he built Onagigawa and Shinkawa as canals that brought salt from Gyotoku, and he built some roads to march his arms in these areas. Therefore, there are many stories him and landmarks related to Ieyasu. By the big project called 'Tonegawa Tosen (moving the direction of Tonegawa River to the east) ordered by Ieyasu, Edogawa River had become a great water way that thousands of ships from northern provinces having brought a lot of products to Edo. The views of those ships on Edogawa River was painted by Hiroshige Utagawa and Sadahide Gyokuransai, and they were described in some guide books in Edo period such as Edo Meisho Zue, Katsushikashi and Katsushika Shiryaku. According to Katsushika Shiryaku, a lot of large and small ships were passing on the river days and nights and boatmen were singing on them. On the east bank of the river, there is Satomi Koen Park that was built on the remains of Konodaijo Castle built by Dokan Ota and destroyed by Ieyasu Tokugawa. And the smallest Toshogu Shrine named Funagashi Toshogu Shrine exists near the beginning of Onari Kaido Highway that Ieyasu built to go hawking at Togane in Kazusa province.
In this page, you could find some noted spots related to the First Shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa in areas near Nakayama. Why don't you visit them?

The Noted Spots Related to Ieyasu Tokugawa

Funabashi Toshogu Shrine

Funabashi Toshogu Shrine

This shrine is famous for the smallest Toshogu in Japan.
Funabashi Daijingu Shrine

Oohi Jinja Shrine (Funabashi Daijingu Shrine)

It is the first shrine in Kanto.

Tokiwa Jinja in Funabashi City

Tokiwa Jinja Shrine

Some called it 'Toshogu' since the statue of Ieyasu and his teeth were dedicated by Hidetada.
the main gate of Myokoji Temple

The Noted Spots along Narita Michi Road in Gyotoku

Ieyasu passed this road to go hawking at Togane.

Choshoji Temple with green woods

The Noted Spots along Teramachi Tori Road in Gyotoku

Many temles along this road, so it has been called Teramachi.
Kaigensan Tokuganji Temple

Kaigensan Tokuganji Temple

Ieyasu Tokugawa believed and allowed it to use the letter '徳 (Toku)' in its name.

Shinposan Hosenji Temple

Shinposan Hosenji Temple

The temple had a hall called 'Gongendo hall' for Ieyasu Tokugawa to rest.
Kaikinsan Entonji Temple

The Noted Spots along Gongen Michi Road

Gongen Michi is the road for Ieyasu Tokugawa to go hawking.

Gyotokubashi Bridge

The Noted Spots along Gyotoku Kaido Highway

It was built in the same period of building Gongenmichi Roado.
the reamin of Imai no Watashi Ferry

The Remains of Imai noWatashi Ferry

Ieyasu Tokugawa landed Gyotoku near this ferry.

Furukawa Water Park

The Noted Spots along Furukawa Water Park

Ieyasu Tokugawa passed this river to go to Gyotoku.
Shinkawa River

A Walk along Shinkawa River (Funagorigawa River)

Ieyasu Tokugawa built this canal to bring salt to Edo.

Edogawa River

The Noted Spots along Edogawa River

Thousands of ships bring a lot of products to go to Edo.
Satomi Koen Park

A Walk in Satomi Koen Park

It was built on the remains of Konodaijo Castle broken down by Ieyasu Tokugawa.

Kasai Jinja in Katsushikaku Tokyo

Kasai Jinja Shrine

It has about 900 years history and dedicates Ieyasu Tokugawa.