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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

A Walk on Horie and Nekozane in Urayasu City

Sakaigawa River in Urayasuthe bell tower in Dairenji in Urayasu the approach road of Dairenjithe hall in Hojoin Urayasu
Horie and Nekozane areas in Urayasu-shi tell the history of the city in Edo period. There are two old houses registered as tangible cultural properties of the city in Horie. And along Sakaigawa river in Urayasu, there are several temples such as Dairenji, Hojoin, Shofukuji, Togakuji and Kezoin standing. They show that Urayasu has been prosperous in Edo period. Since marine products from the areas had been brought to Nihonbashi in Edo and people in Edo had enjoyed having them everyday. Moreover, An ukiyoe picture of Horie and Nekozane in Meisho Edo Hyakkei (100 noted spots in Edo) by Hiroshige Utagawa shows the views of there in Edo period and tells that Horie and Nekozane were popular tourist resort towns for people in Edo. The 33 pilgrimages in Urayasu and Gyotoku were one of the popular events for them. Shrines, temples and cultural properties have many shadows of Edo in themselves. Visitors could enjoy finding the Edo in them. Why don't you visit Horie and Nekozane?

The Landmarks in Horie and Nekozane

Udagawa House in Urayasu

Udagawa House

It is an old house that tells the history of Tokyo Bay Areas.
Otsuka House in Urayasu

Otsuka House

Under Construction!。

Seiryu Jinja in Fall

Seiryu Jinja

Under Construction!
the main hall of Hojoin Urayasu

Seiryusan Kannonji Hojoin

It has koshinto tower and the statue of Binzuru Sonja.

many stone statues in Dairenji

Koryokusan Shiseiin Dairenji

This temple has a statue of Seishi Bosatsu carved by Gyoki.
the main hall of Togakuji in Urayasu

Iouwqn Togakuji

The statue of Yakushi Norai on a turtle in it is famous.

the approach road of Shofukuji in Urayasu

Sekkousan Shofukuji

The statue of Shinabi Jizo in it is said to have power to cure skin troubles.
the stone tower in Kezoin Urayasu

Kaishosan Kezouin

The monument for the Fulfillment of Prosecutionof Shell Gathering tells the history of Urayasu.

the main hall of Toyouke Jinja in Urayasu

Toyouke Jinja

Under Construction!
the gate of Dairenji in Urayasu

The 33 Pilgrimages in Urayasu and Gyotoku

It was a popular and reasonable trip for people living in Edo.