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Nakayama is between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

The Popular Sacred Places In A Walk On Nakayama Shimousa

Setsubun Festival at Nakayama HokekyojiSenbon Icho in Katsushika Hachimangu Cherry Trees in Myoshoji TempleDai Aragyo held at Hokekyoji
Why do you go so far away from Tokyo, Haneda or Narita? You could find many attractive spots in between Narita and Haneda International Airport, so they are in the area introduced in this website 'A Walk On Nakayama Shimousa'. And many temples and shrines are also introduced, and most of them has been believed by not only neighbors but also people lived in Edo.
Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple has been counted as one of the three great Kishimojin in Edo, Rohan Koda wrote the Kishimojin in his masterpiece 'Gojunoto'. And it is also famous for holding Nichiren Shu Dai Aragyo (the Grand Asceticism), over 100 priests gather Hokekyoji to enter in the 100 days asceticism from November 1st to February 10th.
Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine was believed many samurais in Kanto such as Masakado Taira, Yoritomo Minamoto, Dokan Ota and so on.
Moreover, the 33 Pilgrimages in Gytoku and Urayasu was a very popular trip in Edo period.
There are some temples believed by people that they have miracle power to protect people from some diseases.
In this pages, temples and shrines believed as having miracle power to protect people from some disease. Why don't you visit the sacred places in Nakayama Shimousa?

The Popular Sacred Places

the five stories pagoda in Hokekyoji

Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

Kishimojin has been believed by people in Edo since Edo period, and the Dai Aragyo is held at.
Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

Katsushika Hachimangu Shrine

It is very famous for Senbon Icho Gingko Tree over 1200 years old and Samurais had been believed.

The Sacred Places for Protecting from Eye Diseases

the main hall of Honkyuji Temple

Honkyuji Temple

It has a statue of the Founder Nichiren having miracle power to protect from some eye diseases.
Myouanji Temple in Ichinoe

Myouonji Temple

It has the story 'One-eyed Carp' that tells about the miracle power to cure eye diseases.

The Scared Places for Raising Children and Getting Babies

Soyasan Rairinji Temple

Soyasan Rairinji Temple

Gozu Tenno Shrine in this temple is the famous god giving babies to faithful couples.
Onosan Jokoji Temple

Onosan Jokoji Temple

The statue of Chichinashi Nio in it is famous for giving mother power to raise children.

The Sacred Places for Protecting from Epidemics and Asthmas

Ryukyosan Myoshoji Temple

Ryukyosan Myoshoji Temple

It is famous for protecting from some epidemics.
seijuji temple

Seijuji Temple

It holds the incantations to cure asthma.

Miyonoin Shrine

Miyonoin Shrine

It has a local custom or tradition to cure some diseases.
Genshinji Temple in Gyotoku

Saikosan Genshinji Temple

It has been famous for getting rid of warts.

The Pilgrimages

the Niomon in Tokuganji Temple

The 33 Pilgrimage in Gyotoku and Urayasu

This pilgrimage was very popular among people in Edo.
the Niomon in Kokubunji Temple

Visiting Seven Gods of Good Fortune in Ichikawa City 

It is called Ichikawa Shichifukujin Meguri.