Yagiri no Watashi | The Ferryboat starts at Yagiri
Yagiri no Watashi
is a ferryboat carrying people between Yagiri a famous
spot related to a popular novel 'Nogiku no Haka
' written by Sachio Ito
and Shibamata famous for Taishakuten or Daikyoji Temple for 400 years.
The ferry at Yagiri was one of the ferry ports built by Edo Bakufu
to support the everyday life of people living along Edogawa River
, the ferry at Imai
and Ichikawa were built at the same time, but they had not work becouse
of the developments of transportation systems such as trains and cars.
The boats from Yagiri no Watashi is bringing people to cross Edogawa River
In Edo period, the area along Edogawa River had been flourished by water transportation, thousands of products from the northern provinces passed through the river every day. Especially, the area around the ferries might be crowded with many travelers and merchants. In addition, a ferry could be a barrier to strictly check people passing through.
In 'Nogiku no Haka', the ferryboat from Yagiri no Watasi is appeared that Masao the hero of it gets on the boat there to go to Ichikawa. And the ferry has been appeared on some movies and a popular song in Japan. Yagiri no Watashi is chosen as one of the 500 attractive spots in Boso and one of the 100 wonderful sounds in spots.
Visitors could enjoy their trips on the ferryboat from Yagiri. Why don't you get on the ferryboat from Yagiri
The Ferry at Yagiri
- The Ferry at Yagiri has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda
- From Narita International Airport, 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 Inba Nihon Daigaku (Nihon University) and get off Yakiri Sta.
- Take 23minute walk from Yakiri Sta.
- Shimo Yagiri along Edogawa River in Matsudo-shi, Chiba-ken
The Noted Spots near Yagiri no Watashi and Edogawa River
The short summary of Edogawa River.
Irises, Kawazu Sakura and many kinds of flowers blooming.
A Walk Around Mizumoto Park
Kasai Jinja Shrine
The park is the noted scenic spot to see cherry blossoms, roses and colored leaves with many historical heritages.
This temple is famous for Yoko no Matsu, a huge black pine tree designated as a National Natural Property.
Yagiri no Watashi (The Ferryboat starts at Yagiri)
It has been carrying people since Edo period.
It dedicates the Prince Takeru Yamato, one of the great hero in classic
It connects to Maeda Family in Kaga and Mamasan Guhoji.
Musashi Miyamoto and Basho Matsuo had passed the road.
Visitors could see horses from the bank of Edogawa River.
It was much flourished as one of the Eastern Gates of Edo in Edo period.
There are some shadows of Edo in temples and shrines there.
Ieyasu Tokugawa used this ferry when he went hawking.
Socho first landed at Imai during his trip to Boso Peninsula.
Jokoji is famous for connecting to a famous renga poet Socho and a sengoku daimyo Ujiyasu Hojo.
It is the first water park in Japan with Sakura in spring and hydrangeas in summer.
It has some Edostyle Landmarks and thousands of Cherry Trees.
It has some wonderful seasonal views along this river.