A Walk on Some Spots Related to Dokan Ota
In this page, a course of a walk on some noted spots related to Dokan Ota
, a famous samurai daimyo in Muromachi period
who first built up Edojo Castle
would be introduced. Although Edo was in Musashi province
, Dokan Ota actively worked in Katsushika county Shimousa province
where was very next to it.
The famous spot for viewing Sakura, Satomi Park is opened on the remains
of Konodaijo Castle that Dokan Ota
built. Konodai Tenmangu Shrine that
is next to Satomi Park is also built by Dokan. Henrantei, a tea room named
by Mito Mitsukuni
in Mamasan Guhoji Temple, had been burnt out was built by Dokan's donation.
Dokan built the main hall of Shirahata Tenjinsha Shrine loved by Rohan Koda
and Kafu Nagai
and rebuilt the main hall of Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine called Yawata
no Hachimansama in a friendly manner. Moreover, his descendants deeply
believed in Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple preserving national tresures and
national important cultural properties in it and its branch temple, Onjuin
Temple was believed by not only Ota
, but also Maeda and Tokugawa family
stands in the site.
Why don't you walk on these spots related to Dokan Ota and his family?
The Noted Spots Related to Dokan Ota and his family