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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

a walk on the Prince Yamato Takeru 日本武尊ゆかりの散歩道

The Prince Yamato Takeru, the Great Hero in Classic Japan

Sakura in Wakamiya HachimanguTokiwa Jinja Shrine in Funabashi
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, Musashi, Ise 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 and Ichikawa 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 are introduced. Why don't you visit them?

The Noted Spots Connecting with the Prince Yamato Takeru

Irihi Jinja Shrine

Irihi Jinja Shrine

This small shrine was built where Yamato Takeru had landed on.
Funabashi Daijingu Shrine

Funabashi Daijingu Shrine

Under Construction

Tokiwa Jinja in Funabashi Daijingu

Tokiwa Jinja Shrine

Under Construction
Ebigawa Senbon Sakura in Funabashi

Ebigawa Senbon Sakura

Ebigawa is a popular spot for viewing cherry blossoms.

Wakamiya Hachimangu Shrine

Wakamiya Hachimangu Shrine

This shrine was built on the place that the Prince Yamato Takeru had camped.
Yawata no Yabushirazu

Yawata no Yabushirazu

Some reasons for forbidding not to enter into the woods related to the Prince Yamato Takeru.

Tekona Reishindo Hall

A Walk on the areas around Mamasan and Tekona

Mama and Tekona was described in some Japanese Classics.
Kokufu Jinaja in Konodai Ichikawa

Kokufu Jinja Shrine

It dedicates the Prince Takeru Yamato, one of the great hero in classic Japan.

Kasai Jinja in Katsushikaku Tokyo

Kasai Jinja Shrine

It has about 900 years history and dedicates the Prince Takeru Yamato.