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Ichikawa, Urayasu, and prefecutral capital Chiba City. Hokekyoji, Mihamaen Garden, etc.

Chiba City - Guide

The capital city of Chiba Prefecture.

pinChiba Jinja Shrine [千葉神社]



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Chiba Jinja is a popular Shinto shrine located in downtown Chiba, whose very main buildings are shaped in a little uncommon style.
Near JR & Keisei Line Chiba Sta.

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pinMihama-en Garden [見浜園]



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8:00-17:00; 100yen; open daily

Mihamaen is a Japanese stroll garden completed in 1990.
Near JR Kaihin-Makuhari Sta.

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Ichikawa & Urayasu - Guide

pinHokekyoji Temple [法華経寺]



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Hokekyoji is a major Nichiren Buddhist temple, whose complex managed to avoid being destroyed in WWII. This temple is the center of the worship of Goddess Kishimo-jin, a popular deity in the Nichiren school.
Near Keisei-Nakayama Sta.

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pinOnju-in Temple [遠寿院]



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Onjuin is a Nichiren Buddhist temple situated along the passage leading to Hokekyoji Temple.

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pinMyogyoji Temple [妙行寺]



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Myogyoji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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pinUrayasu Folk Museum [浦安市郷土博物館 屋外展示場]



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9:30-17:00; free; closed Mon (open if holiday), next day of holiday, late Dec-early Jan

Urayasu City used to be a fishing village before urbanization. In this museum, part of the village around 1952 is reproduced as a walk-through exhibition.
Near JR Shin-Urayasu Sta.

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pinKatsushika Hachimangu Shrine [葛飾八幡宮]



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Katsuhika Hachimangu is the top Shinto shrine in Ichikawa City.

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pinGuhoji Temple [弘法寺]



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Guhoji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple. Tegona-reido pin(the last photo) nearby is part of Guhoji.

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pinTokuganji Temple [徳願寺]



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Tokuganji is a Jodo Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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