History and culture - Minamiboso City Tourism Association

Romance of history is here.

There are many spots and stories that make history feel, since ancient times called "the country of AWA."
It is a fun trip to Minami Boso to visit while feeling a history that melts into the landscape.

Home town of Nanso Satomi Hakkenden.

Minamiboso who became the stage of the story of "Nanso Satomi Hakkenden" by Mr. Takizawa Bakin's work. It overlaps with the footsteps of "Mr Satomi" of the Sengoku worrior of the Middle Ages, and its history still exists in various place now.
  • Sanmon


    Tomisan is the place where it became the introduction of the story. Sanmon welcomes you.
    • Tomiyama Minamiboso-shi
  • Fusehime rouketsu

    Fusehime rouketsu

    "Fusehime rouketsu" is the place that Princess Fuse and her dog Yatsufusa secluded themselves.
    • Tomiyama Minamiboso-shi
  • Takidajoushi


    "Takidajoushi" was the main castle of Satomi Yoshizane at "Hakkenden".
    • Miyoshi Minamiboso-shi
  • Kosenjou(an old battlefield)

    Kosenjou(an old battlefield)

    Kosenjou where Mr.Satomi's Sanetaka,Yoshitoyo, Yoshitaka fought between relatives.
    • Tomiyama Minamiboso-shi

Go around shrines and temlples.

  • Takabe shrine

    "Takabe shrine" that enshrines the only "God of cooking" in Japan.

    The God of cooking is enshrined here and there are many visit by person concerned with cooking. "Houchou shiki" which cook fish by only knife and chopsticks is a reproduction of the Inperial Court events of Heian era. And it is performed several times a year.
    • 164 Minamiasai Chikura-cho Minamiboso-shi
  • Nichiunji

    The legend of Nichiren Saints remains. "Nichiunji"

    It is said that Nichiren Saint came to Kominato(Kamogawa) from Kamakura and stopped by and converted to Nichiunji sect. Around 20 thousand shares hydrangea are blooming around June and it is called "Bosyu hydrangea temple."
    • 2124 Kamo Minamiboso-shi
  • Ishidouji

    There is Ihachi Namino's work "Ishidouji"

    It is counted as one of the Nihon Three stone pagona Temple, together with the stone pagona in Shiga prefecture and Gunma prefecture. Wooden standing statue of the Eleven-faced Kannon Bosatsu of the principal image is an important designated asset of the country.
    • 302 Ishidou Minamiboso-shi