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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

A Walk On The Beautiful Views in Edogawa River

the signbord of Koiwa Iris Gardenstone monuments of Mujinamo a pond in Koiwa Iris Gardenlotuses blooming in the pond
There are many kinds of flowers blooming in every season on banks and flood plains along Edogawa River and the flowers give people peaceful time to feel comfortable. In Koiwa Iris Gardenopening on the riverbed of the river, water lilies, hydrangeas and irises bloom in it from late spring to early summer. Why don't you visit Koiwa Iris Garden?

Koiwa Iris Garden

Edogawaku Koiwa Iris Garden

In Edogawaku Koiwa Iris garden, there are 100 kinds of irises, 9,000 roots and 50,000 flowers planted in 4,900 square-meter garden spread in the flood plains of Edogawa River. From late May to early July, many visitors enjoy seeing full blooming irises.
In 1889, Dr. Tomitaro Makino found MUJINA MO (waterwheel plants) in this flood plain now Koiwa Iris Garden opening. Mujina Mo is a kind of a water plant once had been designated as a National Natural Treasure. There are a stone signboard and a stone monument of the 100 anniversaries for finding Mujina Mo standing in Koiwa Iris Garden.
In early summer, visitors could enjoy seeing not only irises but also water lilies and hydrangeas blooming in Edogawaku Koiwa Iris Garden.


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Irise Flowers blooming in Koiwa Iris Garden

a brige and iriseskoiwa Iris Garden coloful irises in Koiwa Iris Gardenwhite and violet irises a rest house and irisesviews from Koiwa Iris Garden
irises flowers blooming on the waterbuildings over the iris garden many irises blooming on the gardenirises blooming on the basin in Edogawa

Ajisai Flowers blooming in Koiwa Iris Garden

ajisai flowers and the bridgeajisai flowers blooming under the bank many ajisai flowers bloomingajisai flowers under the blue sky

The Access to Koiwa Iris Garden and Kawazu Sakura Spots

the map along Edo River

The map of the noted spots along Edo River

PDF of the map of the noted spots along Edo River
the map to the landmarks near Koiwa

The map to the noted spots near Keisei Koiwa and Edogawa Station

PDF of the landmarks near Keisei Koiwa and Edogawa Station

Edogawaku Koiwa Iris Garden

  • Koiwa Iris Garden has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Keisei-line and get off Konodai Sta, take minimally 45 minutes from Narita Airport.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Edogawa Sta.
  • Take 3 minute walk from Edogawa Sta.
  • On the flood plain of Edogawa River near 4 Kita-Koiwa, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo

The Beautiful Blossoms along Edogawa River

Kawazu Sakura on Edogawa River

Kawazu Sakura

Kawazu Sakura trees are planted on the banks near Ichikawa and Myoden Station.
Sakura on Edogawa River

Sakura (Somei Yoshino, etc)

There are some popular spots for viewing sakura blossoms along Edogawa River.

Irises blooming in Koiwa Shobuen

Koiwa Iris Garden

Koiwa Iris Garden is one of the most popular spots for viewing the flowers in Tokyo.
Ajisai Blossoms in Koiwa Shobuen

Ajisai in Koiwa Iris Garden

Visitors could see ajisai and irises in stimutaneously in Koiwa Iris Garden.

Manjushage along Edogawa River

Manjushage

There are millions of manjushage flowers along the west bank of Edogawa River.

The Noted Spots In The Areas Along Edogawa River

Edogawa River

Edogawa River

The short summary of Edogawa River.
Koiwa Shobuen Iris Garden

Koiwa Iris Garden and Sakura

Irises, Kawazu Sakura and many kinds of flowers blooming.

the pond in Mizumoto Park

A Walk Around Mizumoto Park

People enjoy seeing the nature and culture in the areas.
Kasai Jinja in Katsushikaku Tokyo

Kasai Jinja Shrine

It has about 900 years history and dedicates Ieyasu Tokugawa.

Satomi Park

Noted Spots In Satomi Park Area

The park is the noted scenic spot to see cherry blossoms, roses and colored leaves with many historical heritages.
Zenyoji Temple

Zenyoji Temple

This temple is famous for Yoko no Matsu, a huge black pine tree designated as a National Natural Property.

the ferry at Yagiri

Yagiri no Watashi (The Ferryboat starts at Yagiri)

It has been carrying people since Edo period.
Kokufu Jinaja in Konodai Ichikawa

Kokufu Jinja Shrine

It dedicates the Prince Takeru Yamato, one of the great hero in classic Japan.


Honzoji Temple

Seiryusan Honzoji Temple

It connects to Maeda Family in Kaga and Mamasan Guhoji.
Gyotoku Bashi Bridge on Gyotoku Kaido

Gyotoku Kaido Highway

Musashi Miyamoto and Basho Matsuo had passed the road.

a wooden lighthouse in Shinazaki Park

Shinozaki Park

It is a popular park with many trees, sakura and so on.
Pony Land in Shinozaki

Edogawaku Shinozaki Pony Land

Visitors could see horses from the bank of Edogawa River.

Gyotoku Joyato Park

Joyato Park (the night light park)

It was much flourished as one of the Eastern Gates of Edo in Edo period.
the view of Sakaigawa in Urayasu

A Walk on Horie and Nekozane in Urayasu

There are some shadows of Edo in temples and shrines there.

the remain of the ferry at Imai

The Remain Of The Ferry At Imai in Gyotoku

Ieyasu Tokugawa used this ferry when he went hawking.
the remain of the ferry at Imai in Edogawaku

The Remain of the Ferry at Imai in Edogawaku

Socho first landed at Imai during his trip to Boso Peninsula.

Ryukisan Seitaiin Jokoji Temple

Ryukisan Seitaiin Jokoji Temple

Jokoji is famous for connecting to a famous renga poet Socho and a sengoku daimyo Ujiyasu Hojo.
Furukawa Water Park

Furukawa Water Park

It is the first water park in Japan with Sakura in spring and hydrangeas in summer.

Shinkawa River in Edogawaku

Shinkawa River in Edogawaku

It has some Edostyle Landmarks and thousands of Cherry Trees.
Birds flying over Shinnakagawa

Along Shinnakagawa River

It has some wonderful seasonal views along this river.

江戸川に咲く桜の花

Viewing Seasonal Flowers along Edogawa River

On the banks, many beautiful flowers blooming.