Motoyawata : Cherry blossoms at Katsushika hachimangu and Mama river (葛飾八幡宮, 真間川)

Road along Mama river, Mama river (Onigoe) Chiba
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Cherry blossoms were in full bloom.

I went to Katsushika Hachimangu shrine and Mama river to see cherry blossoms this year, too !

Torii and cherry blossoms, Katsushika Hachimangu shrine (Motoyawata)


Torii, Katsushika Hachimangu shrine (Motoyawata)

It takes about 5 minutees walk from Motoyawata station to Katsushika Hachimangu shrine.

Cherry blossoms and worship hall, Katsushika Hachimangu shrine (Motoyawata)

Red torii and cherry blossoms 🙂

Cherry blossoms and Red torii, Katsushika Hachimangu shrine (Motoyawata)


Bell tower and cherry blossoms.

Cherry blossoms and bell tower, Katsushika Hachimangu shrine (Motoyawata)


Cherry blossoms, Katsushika Hachimangu shrine (Motoyawata)

After that I went to Mama river. It took further 15 minutes walk from the shrine. Onigoe station might be closer.

Bridge, Mama river (Onigoe)


Though the river is under repair, still it was beautiful.

Cherry blossoms2, Mama river (Onigoe)


Cherry blossoms1, Mama river (Onigoe)

Cherry blossoms3, Mama river (Onigoe)

Cherry flower, Mama river (Onigoe)

Keisei train and cherry blossoms. It is very popular photo spot 🙂
Many people waited for trains coming with their cameras :p

Cherry blossoms and Keisei train, Mama river (Onigoe)


Cherry blossoms and rail, Mama river (Onigoe)


Road along Mama river, Mama river (Onigoe)

Certainly there’re many popular viewing cherry blossoms spots like Chidorigafuchi moat and Yasukuni shhrine, but I love such cherry blossoms making our daily life brilliant 🙂

About Mama river (真間川)

Address / 2-1, Kitakata, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba
Station / Keisei Yawata station (Keisei Main Line)


About Katsushika Hachimangu shrine (葛飾八幡宮)

Address / 4-2-1 Yawata, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba
Station / Keisei Yawata station (Keisei main line)
Open / 24 hours
Closed /No scheduled
Website / (in japanese only)



  1. annika says:

    So very pretty!

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