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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

Matsudo city / The Short Summary Of Matsudo-shi

Matsudo City is a middle size city that is on western side of Chiba prefecture and the east of Tokyo. It has about 480,000 residents and 61.18 square meters land.
The city has its long history, there are several remains of ancient ages, people has lived since Jomon Ages, and there are some old mounds in it. Matsudo has been appeared on since Heian Period. In Classic Dairy 'Sarashina Nikki (Sarashina Diary)' written by a daughter of Takasue Sugawara, she told her family came to Matsudo as a ferry to cross Futoigawa River (Edogawa River) and crossed it there. Matsudo was a village around the ferry and it was a posting town on the way to Mito and northern provinces. Many people have been passed it for several handred years. In Edo period, Tokugawa Shoguns had enjoyed hawking in Kogane Maki Horse Farm in north Matsudo. Matsudo Jinja Shrine has a legend connecting to Mitsukuni Mito (Komon), and Tojo-tei House in Matsudo was built by Akitake Tokugawa, the last lord of Mito. And a romance 'Nogiku no Haka' written by Sachio Ito was played at Yagiri in southern part of the city.
Matsudo City is a bed town of Tokyo now, but there are many noted spots in it and they are very exciting spots. Why don't you visit Matsudo City.


The Historical And Cultural Landmarks
Tojo-tei House and its garden
Houosan Manmanji Temple
Chokokusan Hondoji Temple


参考
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