Miyamae Ward

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Exciting drum performance at Miyamae Taiko Meeting

Exciting drum performance at Miyamae Taiko Meeting

Yogoji Temple

Yogoji Temple, the oldest temple in the city with a 1,200 year history

Tsutsuji Dera

Togakuin, also known as “Tsutsuji Dera” (Azalea temple)

Hatsuyama Shishi-mai

Hatsuyama Shishi-mai (traditional ritual dance with a lion’s mask) performed in the Tonmori Yato area

Creation of a town that is comfortable to live in through the participation and cooperation of its residents

The Miyamae Ward is home to the “Yogoji Temple” featuring “Yakushi Nyorai Sanson-zo” statue, which has been designated as an important cultural property by the national government alongside important historic relics such as the “Higashi-Takane Ruins”.
Since the extension of Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line from Mizonokuchi Station to Nagatsuta Station in 1966 as well as the opening of the Tomei Kawasaki Interchange on the Tomei Expressway in 1968, Miyamae has experienced rapid growth through both an increase in population and urbanization as a residential suburb.
At the same time, the ward, blessed with greenery including Sugao Ryokuchi Park and the Tonmori Yato area in Hatsuyama, attaches great importance in the contact with nature.
“Kappark Saginuma Park”, housing Frontown Saginuma, a futsal facility operated by Kawasaki Frontale, and “Saginuma Contact Park”, with a lawn square and a little stream, is a symbolic zone of the ward that is loved and used by many people. The ward has concluded a “Town Creation Cooperation Agreement” with Frontown Saginuma, to cooperate in a wide variety of areas including sports, health, and education, effectively promoting the development of the ward.
While maximizing the advantages of both new cultural developments and old traditions, the ward strives to promote the creation of local communities as well as develop a heartwarming region.

Frontown Saginuma

“Frontown Saginuma” has six futsal courts

Higashi-Takane Forest Park

Higashi-Takane Forest Park, location of the Higashi-Takane Ruins

Logotype of the Town Creation Cooperation Agreement

Logotype of the Town Creation Cooperation Agreement

Efforts for the future

Boken Asobiba

Boken Asobiba activities carried out in Sugao Ryokuchi Park

Miyamae Karuta

Jumbo karuta competition at Miyamae Kumin Festival (Miyamae Karuta)

  • Offering opportunities to foster the next generation by supporting “Boken Asobiba” (Adventure Playground) activities in parks and other places.
  • Establishing local communities by incorporating local assets in “Miyamae Karuta” (a traditional Japanese card game), with the participation of people of all generations.
  • Promotion of self-help, mutual-help and public help, by supporting local crime-watch patrols, securing the safety of children on their way to and from school, as well as raising residents’ awareness of natural disasters.
  • Supporting neighborhood watch activities led by local community groups and offering comfortable places for the aged to stay, so that they can live without anxiety.