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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

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Otsuka House in Urayasu is a cultural property of Chibaken

Otsuka House in Urayasuan old house in Urayasu
Otsuka House is an old house standing beside Sakaigawa River running through Urayasu City. It has some very unique features when it stands in the residential areas since it has a thatched roof. The gate opens to the river and a cherry tree is planted beside it. Inside the door, there is an earthen floor, fishing nets are on the wall of the room, and dolls on the floor show the life in Edo Period. A wooden floor room is on the center of the house, next it, there are two rooms with tatamis, one is large and opens to the back yard, and a small one has a kotatsu on the floor. It has a loft as the family used to bring their household goods up there when some floods had happened. There are seashells scattered on the yard, it used for preventing some crimes. Visitors could find the life in Edo period when they call on the house. Otsuka House shows the history, culture and nature of Urayasu, so it is registered as a cultural property by Chiba Prefecture. Why don't you visit it?


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The Location and Access to Otsuka House in Urayasu


the map of the landmarks in Urayasu

The map of the noted spots near Urayasu Station

PDF of the map of the landmarks near Urayasu Station

Otsuka House

  • Otsuka House 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 Urayasu 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 Urayasu Sta.
  • From Tokyo (Otemachi) Sta, take Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishi-funabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Urayasu 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 Urayasu Sta.
  • Take 7 minute walk from Urayasu Sta.
  • 3-3-1 Horie, Urayasu-shi, Chiba-ken

The Landmarks in Horie and Nekozane

Udagawa House in Urayasu

Udagawa House

It is an old house that tells the history of Tokyo Bay Areas.
Otsuka House in Urayasu

Otsuka House

It is an old house registered as a cultural property by Chibaken.

Seiryu Jinja in Fall

Seiryu Jinja

It has some historical and cultural assets of Urayasu.
the main hall of Hojoin Urayasu

Seiryusan Kannonji Hojoin

It has koshinto tower and the statue of Binzuru Sonja.

many stone statues in Dairenji

Koryokusan Shiseiin Dairenji

This temple has a statue of Seishi Bosatsu carved by Gyoki.
the main hall of Togakuji in Urayasu

Iousan Togakuji

The statue of Yakushi Norai on a turtle in it is famous.

the approach road of Shofukuji in Urayasu

Sekkousan Shofukuji

The statue of Shinabi Jizo in it is said to have power to cure skin troubles.
the stone tower in Kezoin Urayasu

Kaishosan Kezouin

The monument for the Fulfillment of Prosecutionof Shell Gathering tells the history of Urayasu.

the main hall of Toyouke Jinja in Urayasu

Toyouke Jinja

The oldest shrine in Urayasushi has a 300 years old huge gingko tree standing in it.
the gate of Dairenji in Urayasu

The 33 Pilgrimages in Urayasu and Gyotoku

It was a popular and reasonable trip for people living in Edo.