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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Retention Basin Park

cherry blossoms at the gatecherry trees at the gate Oogashiwagawa Visitor Centera white heron at Oogashiwa Choseiike
Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Chousetsuike Ryokuchi is a park opening in the east bank of Oogashiwagawa River that is a retention basin to save the area from some floods. This park is about 8.7 hectors of the land. And some wild birds such as goshawks, common Indian kingfisher, teals, mallards, coots, pheasants, little terns, green herons and so forth sometimes fly to the park and they could be seen in it. And there are reeds, some kinds of cattails and so forth seen in the park. Moreover, there is Oogashiwagawa Visitor Center standing north bank of the park that exhibits some panels introducing the functions of the retention basin, nature of the area and sea shells buried in the strata of Jomon Period during constructing terms of this park.
Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Chousetsuike Ryokuchi Park is a wonderful park where restores the nature of Katsushika ever had and visitors could enjoy walking and seeing some wild birds in it. Why don't you visit Oogashiwa Daiichi Chousetsuike Ryokuchi Park?

Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Cohousetsuike Ryokuchi

waterfowls at Oogashiwagawa Chouseiikea pond in Oogashiwagawa Retantion Basin cogon in Oogashiwagawa Retention Basina path with green grass ponds and green grass under the skythe view of Oogashiwagawa Retention Basin

Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Chouseiike Ryokuchi

Long time ago, there were some rice paddies, fields and streams near people living in the areas now called Ichikawashi and they saw many birds, animals, butterflies, insects and plants having lived there in each season. This environment that had been preserved by the relationship between the nature and the people lost a lot during the urbanization.
Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Chousetsuike Ryokuchi is not only a retention basin to reduce damages of floods, but also a nature observation park to restore the nature of water lands having been in Ichikawashi. This plan was based on the suggestions of citizens of Ichikawa city.

〇Basic Policies to Build the Retention Basin
・Reducing the damages of floods
・Preserving the water and green nature to the next generation
・Place to touch the nature to cultivate the senses of nature observation
・Preparing for comfortable land
・Contributing to succeed the local culture and tradition
June 2007 Ichikawa City

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The Access to Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Retention Basin Park

Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Chouseiike Ryokuchi

  • Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Cohouseiike Ryokuchi 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 Musashino Line bound to Fuchuhoncho or Higashi Tokorozawa, get off Funabashi Hoten Sta. And also take Hokuso Line, transfer the line at Higashimatsudo to Musashino Lline, get off Funabashi Hoten and Ichikawa Ono Sta. It takes minimally 50 minutes from Narita Airport.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, transfer the line at Takasago Sta to Hokuso Line, and transfer the line at Higashi Matsudo Sta to Musashino Line, get off Funabashi Hoten and Ichikawa Ono Sta. It takes almost 1 hour from Haneda Airport.
  • From Tokyo Sta, take Musashino Line bound to Fuchuhoncho or Higashi Tokorozawa, get off Hunabashi Hoten and Ichikawa Ono Sta. It takes about 25 minutes from Tokyo Sta.
  • From Akihabara Sta, take Sobu line bound to Chiba, Tsudanuma or Nishi Funabashi, Ttransfer the line at Nishi Funabashi to Musashino Line bound to Fuchu Honcho or Higashi Tokorozawa, get off Funabashi Hoten Sta and Ichikawa Ono Sta.
  • Take 26 minute walk from Funabashi Hoten Sta and 28 minute walk from Ichikawa Ono Sta.
  • 4-1444-59 Kitakata-cho, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba-ken

Landmarks near Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Cohosetsuike Ryokuchi

cherry blossoms along Oogashiwagawa

Oogashiwagawa River

In spring, over 3 kilometers long lined cherry trees along it bloom and decorate brightly the river.
Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Chosei Ryokuchi

Oogashiwagawa Daiichi Choseichi Ryokuchi

Some wild birds and plants live in this water park.

swans in Kozato Park

Kozato Koen Park

Many wild birds and waterfowls fly to the ponds surrounded by many cherry trees in the park. Spring is the best season.
Oomachi Nashi Kaido

A Walk on Oono and Oomachi

There are many pear gardens in Oono and Omachi. And also many legends connecting to Masakado Taira and Nichiren remain there.

cherry blossoms in Myoshoji

Ryukyosan Myoshoji Temple

The sacred temple covered with holy cherry trees is famous for the legend of Seven Sutra Mound and Shichifukujin in Ichikawa.
Anrakuji Temple

Homensan Anrakuji Temple

The first nunnery of Nichiren Sect built by the Princess Tokiwai, the legend said ther daughter of the Emperor drifted to Ichikawa.

cherry trees along Mamagawa River

A Walk along Mamagawa River

Mamagawa River is a famous spot to enjoy seeing cherry Blossoms.
Niihama Yacho no Rakuen

A Walk On Edo Gyotoku 

Gyotoku has many historical landmarks related to Edo and has Niihama Yacho no Rakuen.