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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

Irihi Jinja Shrine was built where Yamato Takeru had landed on

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Irihi Jinja Shrine is standing on the land where the Prince Yamato Takeru, the son of the 12th Emperor Keiko' had landed while he was in his march to the eastern provinces, and guide books in Edo period, 'Edo Meisho Zue' and 'Katsushika Siryaku' tells that it stands on the original place of Oohi Jinja in Funabashi. Now it is in residential areas where some railroads and highways passing, but there had been seashore for several hundred years ago. On the left side of the approach road, a cherry tree stands and its blossoms paint the shrine beautifully in spring. Irihi Jinaja Shrine tells local history and some geographic information. Why don't you visit it?

Irihi Jinja Shrine

The History of Irihi Jinja Shrine

The guardian deity of this town called Kaijin 'Irihi Jinja Shrine' was built on the place where the Prince Yamato Takeru, a son the 12th Emperor Keiko, had landed on while he was marching to the East with his arm, the prince started at Ise and he sailed to Kazusa Province then he came here in Shimousa. Some said that he had landed here. Later, villagers built this shrine to recall his great contributions and they have prayed for him as the guardian deity, the god of good harvest and big catches. Irihi Jinja Shrine dedicates Amaterasu Oomikami and the Prince Yamato Takeru. This shrine is the original place of Oohi Jinaja Shrine or Funabashi Daijingu Shrine.

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入日神社内石板上案内文板
ちくま学芸文庫 新訂 江戸名所図会6
房総叢書 : 紀元二千六百年記念. 第6卷 葛飾誌略

The Location and Access to Irihi Jinja Shrine

Irihi Jinja Shrine
  • Irihi Jinja Shrine has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Keisei-line and get off at Kaijin Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Kaijin Sta.
  • Take 6 minute walk from Kaijin Sta.
  • 3-7-8 Kaijin, Funabashi-shi, Chiba-ken

The Noted Spots along Moto Sakura Micho Road

Funabashi Daijingu Shrine

The Erea around Funabashi Daijingu Shirne

Some landmarks tell the history and culture of Funabashi City.
Funabashi Toshogu Shrine

Funabashi Toshogu Shrine

It is famous for the smallest shrine that dedicates Ieyasu Tokugawa in Japan.

Ebigawa River flowing Funabashi

Ebigawa and the Senbon Sakura

Ebigawa is a popular spot for viewing cherry blossoms.
Irihi Jinja Shrine

Irihi Jinja Shrine

This small shrine was built where Yamato Takeru had landed on.

西船四丁目緑地

Funabashi Yonchome Ryokuchi Park and Kasuga Jinja Shirne

They look like the urban oasisi near the railway stations.
Katsushika Jinja Shrine

Katsushika Jinja Shrine and Katsumata no Ike Koen Park

They were popular noted spots in Edo period.

Yakuousan Tomyoji Temple

Yakuousan Tomyouji Temple

Yakushi Nyorai dedicated in it has been believed to be highly responsive for prayers.
Tamonin Temple in Nakayama

Tamonin Temple and the Futago Fuji Pond

The temple and the pond related to the Founder Nichiren.

Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

Visitors could enjoy seeing some important cultural properties.
Ichikawa Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Hall

The Vicinity Of Hokekyoji

Temples, shrines and a museum are near Hokekyoji Temple.

Takaishigami Jinja Shrine

Takaishigami Jinja Shrine

This small shrine is related to the battles of Konodai in Sengoku Period.
Shinmei-ji Temple

Shinmeisha Shrine and Shinmeiji Temple

They have their long history and the legend of Oguri Hangan.

cherry trees along Mamagawa river

Cherry trees along Mamagawa River

The Mama-gawa River is the very famous spot to enjoy seeing the blooming Cherry Blossoms.
cherry trees in Colton Plaza shopping mall

The Area Around Nikke Colton Plaza

Nikke Colton Plaza and some landmarks around are attractive and exciting to walk on.

The House of Yoko Mizuki

Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

This area is very exciting as there are shops, restaurants and historical and cultural landmarks.
the zuishinmon gate of Hachimangu

Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

Having long history and the national natural treasure Senbon Icho Tree stands in.

Yabushirazu at Yawata

Yawata no Yabushirazu Shirne

Having some legends in this tiny thicket, many writers introduced it in their masterpieces..
Shuwa Jinja Shrine in Hirata

A Walk under Black Pine Trees in Hirata and Shinden Ereas

There some shrines related to Kafu Nagai in these areas.

I-link Town Ichikawa

The Observatory on I-link Town Ichikawa

It commands a panoramic view of Mt.Fuji behind Tokyo.
Fushihime Sakura in Guhoji Temple

A Walk On Tekona And Mama

Tekona and Mama has read in many tanka poems, it is good place to find Japanese classics.

Edogawa River

A Walk Along Edogawa River

The areas along the river have many noted spots that people could enjoy history and culture.
Shin Nakagawa River

A Walk On Shinnakagawa River

The river flowing from north to south in the center of Edogawaku is an enjoyable course to walk.

Tensho Jinja in Matsumoto Edogawaku

Tenso Jinja Shrine in Matsumoto

It looks like a shrine in a deep forest since many over 20 meter tall trees stand in it.
Komatsugawa Water Park

Komatsugawa Water Park

Under Construction

Shinkoiwa Katori Jinja Shrine

Shinkoiwa Katori Jinja Shrine and Komatsuna Yashiki Residence

Under Construction
Komatsugawa Senbon Sakura in Edogawaku

Komatsugawa Senbon Sakura Koen Park

Under Construction