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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

A Walk On 'Nogiku no Haka' Written by Sachio Ito

the monument at Nogikuencherry blossoms in Nogikuen
cherry blossoms in TekonareishindoKatsushika Hachimangu Shrine in fall
'Nogiku no Haka' one of his masterpiece of Sachi Ito is set in the east side of Edogawa River and Simo Yagiri in Matsudo City, and some landmarks in Ichikawa and Matsudo city appear on the story and his works.
Now the Literature Monument of Nogiku no Haka stands on Sairenji Temple in Yagiri, views from Nogikuen that a park opposite to the temple Masao and Tamiko, the main characters of the novel, would see. In spring, many cherry blossoms bloom in the park. The ferry at Yagiri appears on the novel, too. And Masao takes the ferry boat on at Yagiri and off at Ichikawa, it might be near the Remain of the Barrier at Ichikawa. And Ichikawa Station appears on it. You could see great views of Tokyo and Mt. Fuji at the observatory on I-link Town Ichikawa at Ichikawa Station.
Moreover, Sachio wrote some works, Kodai no Shojo (the ancient girl) wrote about Tekona, the famous girl appears on Manyoshu (the Myriad Leaves). Tekonareishindo Hall dedicates the girl Tekona.
And he introduced Senbon Icho, Yawata no Yabushirazu and Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine in 'Yawata no Mori (The Wood in Yawata)', and he wrote some tanka poems of them.
Sachio described some views of Ichikawa in Taisho Era in 'Ichikawa no Toka (The Peach Blossoms in Ichikawa)'. Nakayama Konnyaku appears on the book. And Sachio's teacher, Shiki Masaoka wrote some haiku poems of Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple.
Why don't you visit these landmarks appeared on his works?

The Noted Places Related to Nogiku no Haka and Sachio Ito


the barrier at Ichikawa

Koiwa Ichikawa Sekisho

The Remains of The Barrier At Koiwa and Ichikawa are in the both side of Edogawa River.
I-link Town Ichikawa

The Observatory on I-link Town Ichikawa at Ichikawa Station

Ichikawa Station appears on Nogiku no Haka.

Tekonareishindo Hall in spring

Tekonareishindo Hall

Sachio wrote a story about an ancient girl Tekona.
葛飾八幡宮参道

Mamasan Guhoji Temple

Sachio wrote a tanka poem at this temple.

the approach of Katsushika Hachinamgu

Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

Sachio worte some poems about Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine.
Senbonicho, the great gingko tree

Senbon Icho

Sachio wrote some poems about this big gingko tree.

Yawata no Yabushirazu

Yawata no Yabushirazu

Sachio wrote some poems about this bamboo wood.
Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

Nakayama Konnyaku sold near this temple appears on his book.