Speaking of Narita, Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple is famous, and solemn “the Pagoda of Peace” which is proud of 58 m in height at the place, which followed further advanced to the back of man hall of the of Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple, is built. While being watched by the tower symbolizing this peace, there is the zone full of dense and trees in its hilly land. The large garden of 165,000 square meters using this place was “Naritasan Park” and it was completed in 1928.
As the name of “Naritasan” (Mt. Narita), the whole area of the precincts of the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple is a small mountain.
Natural undulations are skilfully taken in the park and you can stroll through the undulating promenade.
You can feel the expressions of the four seasons like fresh green, cicada, autumn leaves, snow scenery etc. by being shined by the sunlight that inserts from among the trees while enjoying forest bathing.
There is something in the Naritasan Park reminiscent of the obvious nature that tends to be forgotten.
Numerous carpes are swimming in the surroundings of Ukimido in Ryuchi no Ike pond. The natural scenery gives peacefulness to people who visit. The area of the three ponds as the first pond (Ryuchi), the second pond (Ryuju), the third pond (Monju) in the center of the garden shows seasonal expressions like cherry blossom and plum in Spring, fresh green in early summer, autumn leaves, every season.
At Naritasan Park, events are held to enjoy the four seasons with plum blossom festival in spring and autumnal-leaves in autumn.
In the autumn tints, autumn leaves that show brilliant gradation from green to red are especially vividly colored, and the tea ceremony will be held at Sekishoan in the wonderful view.
|Address:||Narita 1 Narita, Chiba 286-0023 Japan|
|Access:||JR Narita-sen Line “Narita-eki Station” (20 minutes walk)|
|Tel:||(+81) 476-22-2102 (Narita City Tourism Association)|