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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

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Shiki Masaoka | The Great Poet in Meiji Era

the five story pagoda in HokekyojiFushihime Sakura in Guhoji the approach road to Hokekyoji Templethe views from Mamasan Guhoji
Shiki Masaoka, one of the greatest haiku and tanka poet in Meiji Era visited several times in this area introduced in this web site. It would be related that he was the teacher of Sachio Ito, a famous writer from Shimousa, or the new railway from Honjo in Tokyo to Sakura in Shimousa opened in 1894, and his friend Kyoshi Takahama said in his book that he had loved Nichiren Shiki visited Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple, Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine, Yawata no Yabushirazu, Mamasan Guhoji Temple and Funabashi Daijingu Shrine.
His trips in Shimousa recorded in his works. Shiki Masaoka wrote haiku poems and a Chinese poem of Konodai area on the eastern side of Edogawa River. 'Ishi kubomu shogi no ato ya koke no hana' and 'Heiei ya shimo ni aretaru konodai'. These poems describe the views in it in his ages.
In his ages, there were few tall buildings, Shiki Masaoka described several steaks of smoke from salt industry along the shore of Tokyo Bay. He wrote that he ate a meal and bought a sugegasa hat at Ichikawa after the train had paste the river. His works describing them showed a lot about people in Shimousa in Meiji Era.
Several noted spots where Shiki Masaoka visited and wrote of are introduced in this page. Why don't you visit them?


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The Noted Spots Connecting With Shiki Masaoka

Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

Shike wrote some haiku poems of Nakayama Dera.
Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

Shike visited it and called it Yawata no Yashiro.

Yawata no Yabushirazu

Yawata no Yabushirazu

Shike saw it and described about 'Yabu'.
Satomi Park

Satomi Park in Konodai

Shike visited Konodai, Satomi Park stands there.

I-Link Town Ichikawa

I-Link Town Ichikawa

The observatory in this building is in Ichikawa Station.
Mamasan Guhoji Temple

Mamasan Guhoji Temple

Shiki visited and wrote haiku poems of the temple.

Tekona Reishindo Hall

Tekona Reishindo Hall

The legendary beauty Tekona is dedicated this temple.
Mama no Tsugihashi Bridge

Mama no Tsugihashi Bridge

This bridge has been introduced in many poems for 1000 years.

Kameiin Temple

Kameiin Temple

Tekona dove into Mama no I well in this temple.