Narita offers a unique opportunity to watch powerful aircraft take off and land, and visitors can offer prayers for good luck at famous, historic Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple.
It’s also fun to eat while walking along lively Omotesando Street.
You can enjoy walking around and trying eel cuisine along Naritasan Omotesando Street.
Then, at Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple, you can participate in the Ogoma ritual and sutra handwriting.
Note: Buses are available to take visitors between Narita Airport, Sakura-no-yama Park, and Naritasan Omotesando Street.
Narita International Airport is divided into 1st, 2nd and 3rd Terminal Building (LCC) depending on the airline to be used.
This is a small but tall hill bordering on the airport. Chosen as one of the 100 best v1ew1ng
spots in Chiba, it is often used in filming for television. At the "Sora-no-Eki Sakura-kan"
within the grounds, there are shops that sell things like vegetables and local specialty
goods, as well as facilities like a food court and tourist information center.
Omotesando Road is 800 meters,which lies from JR Narita Station to Omotesando Road, leads straight to Narita’s famous Shinshoji Temple. There are inns, restaurants, and numerous souvenir shops. For over 300 years, shopkeepers here have been welcomed visitors to this town. To keep with its history and tradition, it is not out of place here to see kimono-wearing proprietors greeting their customers. Omotesando Road also has countless restaurants which serve the local delicacy of eel cuisine. Narita city opens numerous events throughout the year, and many events are opened on Omotesando street. This place is the perfect place to enjoy and participate in a traditional Japanese festival.
Naritasan Shinshoji Temple is the head temple of Shingonshu
sect and is affectionately known as "Narita's 0-Fudo-sama."
The top-ranked of the "Big Three" temples of the Kanto
region, it is visited by about 10 mi llion people each year. In
1980, 5 important religious structures from relatively modern
times were designated as important cultural properties:
Komyodo Hall and Shakado Hall, which were formerly the
main building, and the Three-storied Pagoda, Niomon Gate,
and Gakudo Hall.
It is located just behind Naritasan Shinshoji Temple’s main hall. It is the 165,000 square meters. There are three lakes that are surrounded by beautiful Japanese garden full of cherry blossoms and plum trees. Depending on the seasons, beautiful flowers and foliage can be observed each season. Different shades of the autumn leaves make it a popular must-see spot for tourists.
It is located directly at the entrance of the exhibition hall, viewers are greeted by an enormous charcoal rubbing 'Gentaku Kitaizanmei', which is 13.3 meters in height and is 5.3 meters wide. This rubbing portrays the first emperor of China and has come to be a symbol for the museum. The museum houses a large number of famous calligraphy masterpieces dating from the late Edo period. Visiting to the Naritasan Calligraphy Museum is an eye-opening visit where you can experience beautiful writing art.