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Northwestern Chiba 2

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Matsudo and Noda (at present). Hondoji, Kamihanawa Rekishikan etc.

Matsudo - Guide

pinTojo-tei [戸定邸]



Matsudo, Chiba Pref.MAP

9:30-17:00; 150yen; closed Mon* & Dec 28-Jan 4

This site was constructed in 1884 as the second house of a former feudal domain lord. Usually you can only walk around the inside of its buildings, but on the 10th day of each month you can also walk around the half-Japanese-half-western garden and observe the buildings from outside.
Near JR Matsudo Sta.

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pinManmanji Temple [万満寺]



Matsudo, Chiba Pref.MAP

Manmanji is a Rinzai Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Mabashi Sta.

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pinHondoji Temple [本土寺]



Matsudo, Chiba Pref.MAP

8:00-16:30; 500yen; open daily

Hondoji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple. This temple is famous for its large garden where Hydrangeas and Irises bloom around June.
Near JR Kita-Kogane Sta.

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pinTozenji Temple [東漸寺]



Matsudo, Chiba Pref.MAP

Tozenji is a Jodo Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Kita-Kogane Sta.

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Noda - Guide

pinKamihanawa Rekishi-kan [上花輪歴史館]



Noda, Chiba Pref.MAP

10:00-17:00 (10:00-16:00 in Oct-Mar); 500yen; closed Mon, Tue & early Dec-Feb

This place was the residence of a family who started producing soy sauce in 1661 which later evolved to one of the companies which would eventually be merged into soy sauce maker Kikkoman in modern times.
Near Tobu Line Noda-shi Sta.

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pinSakuragi Jinja Shrine [桜木神社]



Noda, Chiba Pref.MAP

Sakuragi Jinja is a relatively large Shinto shrine with well-maintained precincts.
Near Tobu Line Noda-shi Sta.

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pinNoda Shimin-kaikan [野田市市民会館]



Noda, Chiba Pref.MAP

9:00-17:00; free; closed Tue (open if holiday) & late Dec-early Jan

This Taisho-era mansion, now used as citizens' meeting facility, was the residence of another family who started soy sauce production in 1766 (they had been producing miso soybean paste until then) which later developed to one of the companies merged into Kikkoman Cooperation.
Near Tobu Line Noda-shi Sta.

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pinKinoene Soy Sauce Co.,Ltd. [キノエネ醤油]



Noda, Chiba Pref.MAP

Kinoene Soy Sauce is a soy sauce maker founded in 1830. Its current buildings were constructed mainly around the Meiji era.
Near Tobu Line Atago Sta.

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pinAtago Jinja Shrine, Saiko-in Temple [愛宕神社、西光院]



Noda, Chiba Pref.MAP

Atago Jinja and Saikoin are a Shinto shrine and a Buddhist temple next to each other. The temple was in charge of the shrine during feudal times.
Near Tobu Line Atago Sta.

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