The Prince Yamato Takeru, the Great Hero in Classic Japan
According to Nihon Shoki (the chronicles of Japan) and Kojiki (the oldest
records of Japan), the Prince Yamato Takeru
is a son of the 12th Emperor Keiko and the father of the 14th Emperor Chuai
, and he worked hard to unite Japan under the Emperor. Those books describe
his activities well in Kyushu, Kazusa
and Mt. Ibuki, though there are no words that he visited in Shimousa
, it is on between Kazusa and Musashi. There are several landmarks connected
with the Prince in Funabashi
City. Irihi Jinja Shrine was built on the place where the prince had landed on. Funabashi Daijingu Shrine is said to be built by the prince and Tokiwa Jinja Shrine in it dedicates him. Wakamiya Jinaja Shrine and Yawata no Yabushirazu are the places where he had camped in. And two areas' name 'Wakamiya' and 'Konodai' are said to be named after the prince. They imply that he had visited Funabashi and Ichikawa City.
In this page, the noted spots related to the Prince Yamato Takeru
Why don't you visit them?
The Noted Spots Connecting with the Prince Yamato Takeru
This small shrine was built where Yamato Takeru had landed on.
Funabashi Daijingu Shrine
Tokiwa Jinja Shrine
Ebigawa is a popular spot for viewing cherry blossoms.
This shrine was built on the place that the Prince Yamato Takeru had camped.
Some reasons for forbidding not to enter into the woods related to the
Prince Yamato Takeru.
Mama and Tekona was described in some Japanese Classics.
It dedicates the Prince Takeru Yamato, one of the great hero in classic
It has about 900 years history and dedicates the Prince Takeru Yamato.