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Northeastern Chiba 1

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Narita and Katori (at present). Shinshoji, Boso-no-Mura Museum Townscape of Sawara, Katori Shrine etc.

Narita - Guide

pinNarita Fudo-son Shinshoji Temple [成田不動尊(新勝寺)]



Narita, Chiba Pref.MAP

Naritasan Shinshoji, which is a major Shingon Buddhist temple, is one of the largest Buddhist temples in Eastern Japan. Since it managed to avoid being destroyed in WWII, it has many traditional buildings and a large Japanese stroll garden.
Near JR & Keisei Line Narita Sta.

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pinBoso-no-Mura Museum [千葉県立房総のむら] link



Sakae, Chiba Pref.MAP

9:00-16:30; 300yen; closed Mon* & Dec 25-Jan 1 (there's also a closure day in Sep and Feb)

Boso-no-Mura Museum is a large open-air museum mainly displaying reconstructions of feudal-era houses of Chiba prefecture. This facility is located in an area many Kofun tomb mounds of 6th to 7th century concentrates, 78 of them surrounding this museum.
Take a bus from Narita Sta.

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pinSogo-reido Toshoji Temple [宗吾霊堂(東勝寺)]



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Sogo-reido, formally Toshoji, is a relatively large Shingon Buddhist temple.
Near Keisei Line Sogo-sando Sta.

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pinRyusho-in Temple [竜正院]



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Ryushoin is a Tendai Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts..
15-min walk from JR Namekawa Sta.

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Katori - Guide

pinTownscape of Sawara [佐原の商家町]



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The town of Sawara had prospered by river transportation from the feudal to early Showa period. It survived WWII and the economic development which followed, hence being designated as a historic district by the state.
Near JR Sawara Sta.

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pinKatori Jingu Shrine [香取神宮]



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Katori Jingu is a Shinto shrine founded in 643 BCE according to legend and is the roots of all the Katori shrines in Japan. It enshrines major god of war and swordsmanship Futsunushi. The admission fee for its treasure museum is 300 yen.

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pinKanpukuji Temple [観福寺]



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Kanpukuji is a Shingon Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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