Walking On The Areas Aroud Nakayama Horse Race
Nakayama Horse Race is one of the most famous landmarks opened on between Funabashi and Ichikawa City in Chiba Prefecture. When the races start, thousands of people from all over Japan come and enjoy seeing horses running. Satsuki Grand Prix Race in May and Arima Memorial Grand Prix Race are special, the horse race and the ways to it must be crowded. On this page, many landmarks near Nakayama Horse Race would be introduced.
First one is 'Okera Kaido Highway From Nakayama Horse Race', the word 'OKERA'
means 'to loose all one's money'. People who have lost their money on betting
races are used to go back on foot, then the ways are called 'Okera Kaido'.
There are Nakayama Hokekyoji and Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Hall in the
east, Myoshoji, Ubayama Shell Mound, Shogyoji and Fujiwara Kannondo in
the north, Myoken Jinja and Kazura no I in the south of Nakayama Horse
Race. Why don't you visit them when you come to Nakayama Horse Race?
The Landmarks Neighbor Of Nakayama Horse Race
Keyaki Koen Park
This park opens the days that the races would not be started at Nakayama
Visitors could enjoy seeing cherry blossoms and some important cultural
Some of the tacchu temples are introduced in this page.
This small gallary has wonderful works of the great painter Kaii Higashiyama lived in Nakayama.
Nichiren had preached his first time on this place . Later, Jonin Toki
built a temple.
Onjuin Temple is famous for the temple to deliver the Nichiren Sect's
traditional style of ascetic practices.
Fujiwara Kannondo Hall has the legend of the great swordsman Mushashi Miyamoto, sometimes it was his hideaway.
It preserves the seated statue of Nichiren and Yosobei Kajikawa's mementoes. It also has the side story of The Forty-Seven Ronins.
This shell mound designated as the National Historic Site and was formed from middle to late Jomon period.
The sacred temple covered with holy cherry trees is famous for the legend of Seven Sutra Mound and Shichifukujin in Ichikawa.
The first nunnery of Nichiren Sect built by the Princess Tokiwai, the legend said ther daughter of the Emperor drifted to Ichikawa.
A small garden on the way to Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple.
It has the legend of the young samurai Hirotsugu Satomi.
The shrine is deeply related to the battles of Konodai in Sengoku Period.
They have their long history and the legend of Oguri Hangan.
A small shrine relates to the Founder Nichiren, Nichijo and the Prince Yamato Takeru.
They are related to the Founder Nichiren.
This shrine is the guardian deity of this town and Kafu Nagai, a famous
writer, had visited.
A well became famous as Kafu Nagai found and introduced it in his essay.
They look like the urban oasisi near the railway stations.
They were popular noted spots in Edo period.
The Mama-gawa River is the very famous spot to enjoy seeing the blooming Cherry Blossoms.
Nikke Colton Plaza and some landmarks around are attractive and exciting to walk on.
It is a very popular and famous viewing sakura spot.