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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

Ukita Higashi Koen Park has Beautiful Ume and Rose Gardens

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Ukita Higashi Koen is a park in the residential areas lying on the south side of Shinkawa River. The park is actually for children's, but it has a ume garden and the rose garden in it. The number of the ume trees are over 60, so it is one of the most beautiful ume gardens in Edogawaku. And the rose garden is surrounded some tall trees, so visitors could enjoy seeing rose blossoms only. Of course, the park has some cherry blossoms. In every season, the visitors could enjoy seeing the seasonal flowers in the park. Why don't you visit Ukita Higashi Koen?

The Plum Garden in Ukita Higashi Koen Park

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The Baien (plum garden) in Ukita Higashi Koen Park

Ume blossoms bloom from late February to early March in every year. And some wild birds fly to the park while ume blossoms are blooming. It sounds like a secret garden.

The Rose Garden in Ukita Higashi Koen Park

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The Rose Garden in Ukita Higashi Koewn Park

The rose garden is small, but it is enough beautiful for visitors to enjoy seeing rose blossoms. It is very wonderful time when visitors see the roses from benches in the park.

A Walk Along Shinkawa River

thousands of cherry trees along Shinkawa

A Walk Along Shinkawa River

It has some Edostyle Landmarks and thousands of Cherry Trees.
thousands of cherry trees along Shinkawa

Thousands of Cherry Trees along Shinkawa River

There are thousands of Sakura.

a fire lookout and cherry blossoms

Shinkawa Nishi Suimon Hiroba

A fire lookout and an old lock gate are the symbols.
Fall in Gyosen Park in Ukita

A Walk On Ukita

Ukita is the mother land of Kasai, and there are beautiful parks.

Tozenji in Kuwakawacho

Nagashima Kuwakawa as to say Teramachi in Kasai

There are many temples in this small areas.
Jokosan Myorenji in Kasai

Jokosan Myorenji Temple

It has beautiful gardens and stylish architecters in it.

The Photo Movie of Shinkawa Senbon Zakura

the button for going to the photo movie
Let's enjoy seeing Shinkawa Senbon Zakura (thousands of cherry trees along Shinkawa River)!

The Location and Access to Ukita Higashi Koen Park

the map along Shinkawa Senbon Sakura

The Map near Ukita Higashi Koen Park

The Map along Shinkawa River and Shinkawa Senbon Sakura

Ukita Higashi Koen Park

  • Ukita Higashi Koen Park has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Sobu Express Line bound to Tokyo or Yokosuka and get off at Funabashi Sta, then transfer the line to Sobu line bound to Nakano or Mitaka ang get off at Motoyawata Sta. Or take Keisei-line bound to Ueno and get off Keisei Yawata Sta. Both from Motoyawata Sta and Keisei Yawata Sta, transfer the line to Toei Shinjuku line and get off at Funabori Sta. Or transfer the line at Nishi-funabashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nakano or Mitaka, get off Kasai Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, ake Keikyu-line bound to Narita, transfer the line at Nihonbashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishifunabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Kasai Sta.
  • From Iwamotocho Station at Akihabara, take Toei Shijuku line bound to Motoyawata and get off Funabori Sta.
  • From Tokyo (Otemachi) Sta, take Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishi-funabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Kasai Sta.
  • Take 12 minute walk from Kasai Sta and take 20 minute walk from Funabori Sta.
  • 25, 26 and 30, 1 chome Naka Kasai, Edogawaku, Tokyo

The Noted Spots around Funabori, Ichinoe and Kasai

the observatory on Towarhall Funabori

The Observatory on Tower Hall Funabori

Visitors could enjoy seeing some special views of Tokyo.
A fire lookout on Shinkawa River

A Walk Along Shinkawa River

There are some Edo style, some wooden buildings and thousands of cherry trees along the river.

cherry blossoms along Shinkawa

Thousands of Cherry Trees along Shinkawa River

In spring, thousands of sakura along it beautifully bloom.
a fire lookout covered with sakura

Shinkawa Nishi Suimon Hiroba Plaza

There are a Edo style fire lookout and an old lock gate in the plaza.

Furukawa Water Park

Furukawa Water Park

It is the first water park in Japan and a famous spot for viewing Sakura and hydrangeas.
Honkakusan Myoshoji Temple

Honkakusan Myoshoji Temple

There are some seasonal flowers blooming in every season, sakura especially blooms beautifully.

Ninoe Jinja Shrine

Ninoe Jinja Shrine

There are several tall pine trees and a 500 years old giant zelkova tree in the shrine.
Rengeji Temple along Furukawa River

Kaishosan Rengeji Temple

The principle image is the statue of Sho Kanzeon Bosatsu carved by Gyoki.

Kumanojinja Shrine

Kumano Jinja Shrine

There is a stone tablet scribing a haiku poem written by Basho Matsuo.
Imaibashi Bridge from Edogawaku

The Remain of the Ferry at Imai

The ferryport at Imai is appeared on an essey written by Socho, a renga poet in Muromachi period.

Ichinoe Sakaigawa Water Park

Ichinoe Sakaigawa Water Park

The park has many sakura and seasonal flowers, visitors could enjoy all seasons.
Iousan Myouonji Temple

Iousan Myouonji Temple

It has the legend 'the One-eyed Crucial Carps' telling the miracle power to cure eye disease.

Ichinoe Makkotei

Ichinoe Makkotei Residence Park

In spring, weeping cherry trees bloom, in fall, colored leaves decorate the garden.
Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki Residence

The Residence of Ichinoe Nanushi Yashiki

The traditional Japanese style residence with a thatched roof.

Joryuji Temple in Harue

Honkosan Joryuji Temple

It is an important temple to know the history of Ichinoe area.
Daiunji Temple in Harue

Chogyosan Daiunji Temple

It has tombs of Kabuki Yakusha and it is called Yakushadera.

Edogawa River

A Walk Along Edogawa River

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

A Walk Along Shinnakagawa River

There are some historical and cultural spots along the river.