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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

A Walk on Kuwakawa and Nagashima in Kasai Edogawaku

the bell tower in Shoenji in Kasaithe stone statues in front of Tozenji in Kasai the stone Buddha in Zentokuji in Kasaithe statue of the Founder Honen in Seikoji
Higashi Kasai in Edogawaku Tokyo is an area on the south bank of Shinkawa River flowing into Edogawa River at the east end of it was called Kuwakawa and Nagashima for several dozen years age. The areas are very small but there are many temples in them like Gyotoku Teramachi in Ichikawa. In a guidebook published in Edo period called 'Edo Meisho Zue', it was on 'Bungencho (a record of the retainers ) recorded by Hojo Family in Sengoku period that there was a castle called 'Nagashima Takajo in Kasai' and it was owned by Yasushuke Ota. And according to Shinpen Musashinokuni Fudokiko (a geographic guide of Musashi province edited in Edo period), there were 214 houses in Nagashima and 107 in Kuwakawa Village. There were many houses drawn on a map published in Meiji Era. They show that the areas have been prosperous for hundred years ago. Moreover, people in the areas has kept a traditional pilgrimage called 'Kasai Daishi Mairi'. In this page, some of the unique temples are introduced. Why don't you walk on Kuwakawa and Nagashima in Kasai?

The Noted Spots in Kuwakawa and Nagashima in Kasai

Nagashimasan Zentokuji in Kasai

Nagashimasan Zentokuji Temple

It has many stone sculptures with cute and funny face in it.
Kaihozan Jizoin Shoenji in Kasai

Kaihosan Jizoin Shoenji Temple

It was an old temple built in Muromachi period.

Anshosan Taishiin Seikoji in Kasai

Anshosan Taishiin Seikoji Temple

Nagashima Takajio Castle had been stood on this site.
Iousan Ousenin Tozenji in Kasai

Iousan Oushinin Tozenji Temple

It is famous for the Yakushi who has power to cure eye disease.

Kakuosan Jinguji Jishoin in Kasai

Kakuosan Jishoin Temple

It has quiet beautiful views while seeing from the gate.
the bell tower in Shokakuji in Kasai

The Pilgrimage to Daishi in Kasai

Kasai Daishi Mairi is a kind of the pilgrimage since Edo perid.

Shinkawa river going through Edogawaku

A Walk On Ichinoe and Funabori

These areas have some Edo style Landmarks and thousands of Cherry Trees.
the view of Edogawa River

A Walk Along Edogawa River

The areas along the river have many noted spots that people could enjoy history and culture.