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Fragmentary infomation about southernmost areas in Chiba prefecture. Nokogiriyama & Nihonji, Tanjoji, Sogenji etc.

Elsewhere in S Chiba - Guide

pinIigaoka Hachimangu Shrine [飯香岡八幡宮]



Ichihara, Chiba Pref.MAP

Iigaoka Hachimangu is a Shinto shrine with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Yawatajuku Sta.

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pinKazusa Kokubunji Temple [上総国分寺]



Ichihara, Chiba Pref.MAP

Kazusa Kokubunji is a Shingon Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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pinNihonji Temple [日本寺]



Kyonan, Chiba Pref.MAP

8:00-17:00; 600yen

Nihonji is a Soto Zen temple located on the mountainside of Mt Nokogiri-yama 329m (1079ft) high. This mountain, since once being a quarry, is shaped strangely and also offers striking view from the top. The cable car going up the mountain every 15 minutes costs 930yen round-trip.
Cable car close to JR Hamakanaya Sta.

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pinKyoniniji Temple [鏡忍寺]



Kamogawa, Chiba Pref.MAP

Kyoninji is a relatively large Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
20-min walk from JR Awa-Kamogawa Sta.

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pinTanjoji Temple [誕生寺]



Kamogawa, Chiba Pref.MAP

Tanjoji is a major Nichiren Buddhist temple founded near where Nichiren sect founder Nichiren was born. (It used to stand exactly where he was thought to be born but the place sank into the sea after huge earthquakes and tsunamis).
25-min walk from JR Awa-Kominato Sta.

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pinSogenji Temple [藻原寺]



Mobara, Chiba Pref.MAP

Morinji is a relatively large Nichiren Buddhist temple.
25-min walk from JR Mobara Sta.

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pinAnegasaki Jinja Shrine [姉埼神社]



Ichihara, Chiba Pref.MAP

Anegasaki Jinja is a Shinto shrine with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Anegasaki Sta.

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pinTsurugaya Hachimangu Shrine [鶴谷八幡宮]



Tateyama, Chiba Pref.MAP

Tsurugaya Hachimangu is a Shinto shrine with well-maintained precincts.
15-min walk from JR Tateyama Sta.

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pinTamasaki Jinja Shrine [玉前神社]



Ichinomiya, Chiba Pref.MAP

Tamasaki Jinja is a Shinto shrine with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Kazusa-Ichinomiya Sta.

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pinKanmyoji Temple [観明寺]



Ichinomiya, Chiba Pref.MAP

Kanmyoji is a Tendai Buddhist temple nearby Tamasaki Jinja.
Near JR Kazusa-Ichinomiya Sta.

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