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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

Shogyoden in Nakayama HokekyojiKaii Higashiyama Museum in Ichikawa Kafu Nagai's tanka poem on the stone tableShiki Masaoka's house in Satomi Park
Most landmarks introduced on this website, A Walk On Nakayama Shimousa have very long history in each, and so many artists and poets, writers had visited the landmarks. Kafu Nagai, Rohan Koda, Kitahara Hakushu and Kaii Higashiyama lived in this area are very famous.
The area around Mama and Katsumata no Ike Pond has been appeared on Myriad of Leaves and many poems for thousands years. Konodai, Mama, Yawata, Nakayama, Gyotoku and Funabashi had been resort areas for people living in Edo in Edo period, so Issa Kobayashi visited Mamasan Guhoji Temple and Konodai and Gyotoku are appeared on the Biographies of Eight Dogs written by Bakin Kyokutei. From Meiji to early Showa era, the area had been a place for retirement and second houses for wealthy people in Tokyo, many artists and writers in this period loved, so some landmarks appeared on Shiki Masaoka, Kyoshi Takahama and Sachio Ito.
The landmarks introduced in A Walk On Nakayama Shimousa is located on between Tokyo and Narita International Airport, it means that they have good accessibilities for foreign vistors.
If you have little time, please visit the landmarks in A Walk On Nakayama Shimousa, you could find and enjoy seeing many historical properties in Japan like Kyoto and Kamakura.

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Landmarks Connecting with Artists, Poet, Writers in Nakayama




Yoko Mizuki

the house of Yoko Mizuki

Home of Yoko Mizuki, a Scenario Writer

Yoko Mizuki was a scenario writer who contributed on the motion picture world in Japan.

Kaii Higashiyama

Kaii Higashiyama Memorial Hall

Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Hall in Ichikawa, the great painter

This small gallary has wonderful works of the great painter Kaii Higashiyama lived in Nakayama.

Guo Moruo

Guo Moruo Memorial Park

Guo Moruo Memorial Park

Guo Moruo Memorial Park gives an illusion to us to stray into a town in early Showa era.

Chuta Ito the architect

Shogyoden designed by Chuta Ito

Shogyoden Hall in Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

It was designed by Ito Chuta, an architect early 20th.



Socho A Renga Poet

Hokkedo Hall in Nakayama Hokekyoji

A Walk on landmarks appeared on Azumaji no Tsuto by Socho

Socho was a renga poet in Muromachi period