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Nakayama is between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

The area around colton Plaza コルトンプラザ周辺の散歩道

Orihime Jinja Shrine(Colton Jinja Shrine)

Cherry blossoms at Orihime Jinja Shrine There is a small shrine located on the central part of Nikke Colton Plaza, it is called Orihime Jinja Shrine or Colton Jinja Shrine. Nikke Colton Plaza is a shopping mall with gym, golf, tennis courts and movie theaters in its site, and there are Chiba Museum Of Science And Industry and Media Park Ichikawa next to the mall. Moreover the site is surrounded much green by many trees and seasonal flowers. The center of the mall, so the site of Orihime Jinja Shrine is covered with much green grass, seasonal flowers and many trees like woods, so the site is called Nikke Chinju-no-mori means woods protecting Nikke. Moreover there is a garden eastern side of the shrine, it looks like an English garden and has many seasonal flowers every four season. Orihime Jinaja Shrine and Nikke Chinju-no-mori is wonderful place for everybody to spend his/her leisure time.
     

The Introduction Of Orihime Jinja Shrine(Colton Jinja Shrine)

Orihime Jinja Shrine(Colton Jinja Shrine)

This shrine dedicates Amaterasu Omikami (the Sun Goddess).
In early Showa Era, Orihime Jinja Shrine was built as a branch shrine of Ise Kotai Jingu Shrine in Mie Prefecture for dedicating Amaterasu Omikami in this woods at the factory in Nakayama of Kyoritsu Muslin Co, in Onitaka in Ichikawa City. In 1941, Kyoritsu Muslin Co became Nihon Keori Co (Nikke), and in 1988, Nikke Colton Plaza was built and it succeeded to save Orihime Jinja Shrine. The sanctuary of the shrine was built in 1936, and the roof was changed from thatched roof to copper roofing in 1971.
Orihime Jinja Shrine is worshipped as a goddess of business, matchmaking, academic achievement and warding off evil and bringing in good fortune.


The Annual Events
1. New Year's Ceremony in January 2nd
1. First Horse Day festival in the first horse day in February
1. Grand Festival in November 25th

おりひめ神社御縁起掲示板より
     

Spring at Orihime Jinja Shrine(Colton Jinja Shrine)

Cherry blossoms at the gate of the shrine cherry trees and gate of Orihimejinja Shrine Cherry blossoms at the woods views from Orihimejinja Shrine Cherry blossoms and Camellias Cherry blossoms seeing from the shrine

The Location and Access To Orihime Jinja Shrine

Orihime Jinja Shrine at Nikke Colton Plaza

  • Nikke Colton Plaza has a great accessibility from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Keisei-line and get off Onigoe Sta, take minimally 40 minutes from Narita Airport. And also take JR Sobu-express line, transfer the line at Funabashi to Sobu-Local line, get off Shimousa-Nakayama or Motoyawata Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Onigoe Sta.
  • From Tokyo Sta, take Sobu-Express line bound to Chiba or Narita, transfer the line to Sobu-Local line bound to Chiba, Tsudanuma, or Nishi-Funabashi at Ichikawa Sta, get off Motoyawata or Shimousa-Nakayama Sta.
  • From Akihabara Sta, take Sobu line bound to Chiba, get off Motoyawata or Shimousa-Nakayama Sta.
  • 10 minutes walk from south exit of Motoyawata Sta of JR Sobu Line OR shuttle bus from north exit of Motoyawata Sta of Jr Sobu Line
  • 10 minutes walk from south exit of Simousa Nakayama Sta of JR Sobu Line
  • 5 minutes walk from Onigoe Sta of Keisei Line
  • Walk along the road surrounding the mall or walk through the mall, Orihime Jinja Shirne is on the central part of Nikke Colton Plaza
  • 1-1-1 Onitaka, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba-ken

Landmarks Around Nikke Colton Plaza

Cherry blossoms in Colton Plaza

Four Seasons In Colton Plaza

Nikke Colton Plaza is covered with much green trees and beautiful flowers, every season, you could find something new and wonderful in nature there.
Orihema Jinja Shrine

Orihime Jinja Shrine(Colton Jinja Shrine)

Orihime Jinaja Shirine is a branch shrine for Ise Jingu Shrine (Naigu), so Orihime Jinja Shrine dedicates Amaterasu Omikami.

Chiba Museum Of Science and Industry

Chiba Museum Of Science And Industry

Everybody from children to adults could enjoy experiencing and learning about science and technology applying in industry.
Media Park Ichikawa

Media Park Ichikawa

Media park has the central library, kids library, museum of literature in Ichikawa and writers lived in Ichikawa and so on. It is good space to know Ichikawa City.

Onitaka Remains

The Park Of Onitaka Remains

In the residential district, there is a small and deserted park, it is called the Park Of Onitaka Remains excavated some remains there.
Nikke Colton Plaza

Nikke Colton Plaza Shpping Mall

Nikke Colton Plaza is a shopping mall with some shops, restaurants, cafe, movie theatres, gym, shrine garden and so on.