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Nakayama is between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

A Walk On The Beautiful Views in Edogawa River

Tokyo Skytree and Kawazu Sakuraa train and irises the road between cherry treesa bridge and cherry trees a train and Kawazu Sakuraan image of fireworks
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 spring, Kawazu Sakura on the bank at Myoden and Ichikawa Minami bloom and they tell people spring is coming, then cherry blossoms, dandelions and so forth bloom on the fields along the river. In Koiwa Iris Garden, water lilies, hydrangeas and irises bloom from late spring to early summer. In summer, many big flowers called fireworks bloom in the sky. The fireworks festival at Edogawa is held in every first Saturday of August by Ichikawa-shi and Edogawaku, visitors could sit on the large flood plains and the banks to see the fireworks, then almost million people come to see then every year.
Visitors could see many flowers along Edogawa River. Why don't you come Edogawa River?
* The picture of fireworks above is not a real image, it is a sample picture.

Koiwa Iris Garden

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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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江戸川区小岩菖蒲園案内板
ムジナモ発見百周年記念碑建立の趣旨石碑
the signbord of Koiwa Iris Gardenstone monuments of Mujinamo a pond in Koiwa Iris Gardenlotuses blooming in the pond

The Lined Cherry Trees along Edogawa River

Sakura Tsutsumi Koen Park in Ichikawa Minami

Cherry Blossoms fully blooming on the east bank of Edogawa River seen from trains running on the bridge crossing it are very beautiful. The cherry trees are in Sakura Tsutsumi Koen Park near JR Ichikawa Station and they look like melitng in the blue sky.
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Cherry Trees near the lock gate of Edogawa River

Many Cherry Trees has been planted near the Lock Gate on the west side of the junction point of Kyu Edogawa (old Edogawa) and the drainage channel of Edogawa River and they bloom beautifully in spring.
cherry trees near the lock gate of Edogawacherry trees along the road on the bank

Kawazu Sakura Blooming Along Edogawa River

Kawazu Sakura in Ichikawa Minami

Kawazu Sakura cherry trees are planted on the bank of Edogawa River near JR Ichikawa Station. In early March, visitors could see full blooming cherry blossoms with Tokyo Skytree and Mt. Fuji from the bank.
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Kawazu Sakura in Myoden

Kawazu Sakura cherry trees are planted on the bank of Edogawa River very close to Myoden Station of Tokyo Metro Tozai Line. Visitors could enjoy full blooming cherry blossoms from late February to the early March.
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The Access to Koiwa Iris Garden and Kawazu Sakura Spots

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

Sakura Tsutsumi Koken Park and Kawazu Sakura Cherry Trees in Ichikawa Minami

  • Sakura Tsutsumi Koken Park and Kawazu Sakura Cherry Trees in Ichikawa Minami has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Sobu Express Line bound to Tokyo or Yokosuka and get off at Ichikawa Sta. Or take Keisei-line bound to Ueno and get off Funabashi Sta,transfer the line to JR Sobu line and get off Ichikawa Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Shinagawa Sta and transfer the line to Sobu Express line bound to Narita International Airport or Chiba, and get off Ichikawa Sta.
  • From Akihabara Station, take Sobu line bound to Nishi Funabashi, Tsudanuma or Chiba and get off Ichikawa Sta. It takes only 25 minutes.
  • Take 7 minute walk from Ichikawa Sta.
  • On the bank of Edogawa River near 4 Ichikwa Minami, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba

The Cherry Trees near the lock gate of Edogawa River

  • The Cherry Trees near the lock gate of Edogawa River has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Sobu Express Line bound to Tokyo or Yokosuka and get off at Funabashi Sta, then transfer the line to Sobu line bound to Nakano or Mitaka ang get off at Motoyawata Sta. Or take Keisei-line bound to Ueno and get off Keisei Yawata Sta. Both from Motoyawata Sta and Keisei Yawata Sta, transfer the line to Toei Shinjuku line and get off at Shinozaki Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Shinagawa Sta and transfer the line to Sobu Express line bound to Narita International Airport or Chiba, and transfer the line at Ichikawa Sta to Sob line bound to Nishi Funabashi, Tsudanuma or Chiba and get off at Motoyawata Sta. Or take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Keisei Yawata Sta. Both from Motoyawata Sta and Keisei Yawata Sta, transfer the line to Toei Shinjuku line and get off at Shinozaki Sta.
  • From Akihabara Station, take Sobu line bound to Nishi Funabashi, Tsudanuma or Chiba and get off Motoyawata Sta. Then transfer the line to Toei Shinjuku Line and get off at Shinozaki Sta.
  • Take 20 minute walk from Shinozaki Sta.
  • On the west bank of Edogawa River near 1 Higashi Shinozaki, Edogawaku, Tokyo

Kawazu Sakura Cherry Trees in Myoden

  • Kawazu Sakura Cherry Trees in Myoden has a great accessibility from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take JR Sobu-express line, transfer the line at Nishi-funabashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nakano or Mitaka, get off Myoden Sta. And also take Keisei-line, transfer the line at Funabashi to Sobu-Local line, and transfer the line at Nishi-funabashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nakano or Mitaka, get off Myoden Sta. It takes minimally 60 minutes from Narita Airport.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, transfer the line at Nihonbashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishifunabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Myoden Sta.
  • From Tokyo (Otemachi) Sta, take Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishi-funabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Myoden Sta.
  • From Akihabara Sta, take Sobu line bound to Chiba, Tsudanuma or Nishi Funabashi, transfer the line at Nishifunabashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro, get off Myoden Sta.
  • Take 5 minute walk from Myoden Sta.
  • On the bank of Edogawa River near 3 Myoden, Ichikwa-shi, Chiba

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.

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.
the barrier at Ichikawa

Koiwa Ichikawa Sekisho

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

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.
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 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 and hydrangeas.
Shinkawa River in Edogawaku

Shinkawa River in Edogawaku

It has some Edostyle Landmarks and thousands of Cherry Trees.