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Nakayama is between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

The Four Seasons in Satomi Park

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Visitors could feel the nature in four seasons in Satomi Park. The park is the noted spot for viewing cherry blossoms in spring. In summer, thousands of roses, the municipal flower of Ichikawa City, fully bloom in its rose garden and visitors could enjoy them. The garden is often used to making films of TV dramas recently. And visitors could enjoy seeing colored leaves such as gingko and maple trees in Satomi Park in fall.
Satomi Park always shows dramatic scenes of four seasons in Shimousa with millions of cherry blossoms, roses and colored leaves when you walk in it, visitors could see Hakushu Kitahara's house named Shiensosha and Akedo Ancient Tomb in the park. Satomi Park has enough fan for you not to go far away.
Why don't you visit Satomi Park?

The Noted Spot of Viewing Cherry Blossoms

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The promenade from the main street, many cherry trees line along, you would feel like passing through a tunnel made of Sakura. Passing through this sakura’s tunnel, there are millions of cherry blossoms blooming like clouds seen over the gate of Satomi Park. The cherry blossoms blooming around the rose garden and lawn yards are beautiful, in addition, they are blooming over Hakushu Kitahara's House named Shiensoja gives something nostalgic views. Many thousands of people visit Satomi Park to see them in spring.

The Rose Garden in Satomi Park

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After the season of full bloomed cherry blossoms, roses colorfully bloom in Satomi Park. Visitors admire 'It is enough satisfied at seeing roses in Satomi Park.’ Several thousands of roses wonderfully bloom in the park.

Colored Leaves in Fall in Satomi Park

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After autumn roses bloom, the woods in Satomi Park changed their color from green to red and yellow. Visitors could enjoy seeing roses and colored leaves simultaneously. It is wonderfully enjoyable to walk to back side of the park, so seeing Akedo Mound in the autumn leaves is exciting. A walk on Satomi Park in fall is enjoyable as it feels like a picnic in woods.

Ume and Kawazu Zakura Blooming in Satomi Park

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There are few flowers blooming in Satomi Park in early spring. However, ume blossoms start blooming in January and they reach to full blooming in early March, it is the almost same time that Kawazu Zakura bloom with their deep pink blossoms behind the rose garden. A few tall white ume trees are planted in the center of lawn yards and several kinds of ume trees are in the ume garden. Some said that the word 'ohanami' had implied viewing ume blossoms in Edo period. It is a good plan that viewing ume and Kawazu Zakura could be a rehearsal of viewing Sakura in early spring. Please visit Satomi Park with warm clothing.

The Access to Satomi Park

The flower gardens in Satomi Park

  • Satomi Park has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Keisei-line and get off Konodai Sta, take minimally 45 minutes from Narita Airport. And also take Keisei Narita Sky Access line bound to Nippori Sta or Haneda International Airport and get off Shin Kamagaya Sta, transfer the line to Hokuso line bound to Nishi Magome or Haneda International Airport and get off Yakiri Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Konodai Sta. And also take Keikyu-line bound to Inba Nihon Daigaku (Nihon University) and get off Yakiri Sta.
  • Take 10 minute walk from Konodai and Yakiri Sta.
  • 3-9 Konodai, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba-ken

The Noted Scenic Spots in and around Satomi Park

Sakura Festival held in Satomi Park

Satomi Park (the remains of Konadaijo Castle)

Visitors find nature, history and culture in this area.
Rose Festival held in Satomi Park

Four Seasons in Satomi Park

Visotors enjoy seeing beautiful cherry blossoms, roses and colored leaves.

Rakan no I well

Rakan no I Well

Rakan no I Well has a legend that Kobo Daishi Kukai found

the stone coffin of Akedo Mound

The Stone Coffins of Akedo Old Mound

They are intorduced in Edo Meisho Zue in Edo period.

The Tea Ceremony Room of Oribe

The Tea Room of Shikisei Oribe School of Tea Ceremony

It is the intangible cultural property registered by Chiba
the main hall of Soneiji Temple

Ankokusan Soneiji Temple

It was treated as a high ranked temple as same as Upper Class Daimyos by Edo Bakufu.

Konodai Tenmangu Shrine in fall

Konodai Tenmangu Shrine

It is famous for a traditional event called 'Tsujikiri'.
early summer in Junsaike Pond Park

Junsaiike Pond Park

Many flowers bloom and many birds come this water park .

Edogawa River

A Walk Along Edogawa River

There are many exciting noted spots along this river, Yoko no Matsu in Zenyoji, Koiwa Iris Garden, Yagiri no Watashi Ferry, Shinozaki Ponyland and so on are very wonderful..
Tekona Reishindo Shrine and sakura

A Walk On Tekona and Mama

Tekona, the subject of many poems in the Anthology of a Myriad Leaves, Mamasan temple connects with Gyoki, Kobo and Issa Kobayashi. It is good place to walk along.

回向院別院の庭園

Ekoin Branch Temple in Ichikawa

Genkoji Temple, a branch temple of Ryogoku Ekoin has a beautiful garden and CafeTerrace Ekoin.
アイリンクタウン展望施設

The Observatory on I-link Town Ichikawa

It commands a panoramic view of Mt.Fuji behind Tokyo.