The MIMARU Travel Guide

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Things to Do


Nov 16.2019

Leaving the central part of Tokyo, a rural railway called Kominato can be found in Chiba Prefecture. By taking this train,you can see the beautiful view of canola blossom.

Enjoy the Japanese landscape and be a part of the scenery
The railway introduced today is in Chiba prefecture which is regarded as a satellite city of Tokyo with a beautiful landscape.
The Kominato railway starts from the Goi Station which is so different from the busy stations you can see in the Tokyo city small and simple, where you can also find a small train stopping at the station.

The train itself is with red and yellow color that is quite cute. If you go there on weekdays, you will find only a few customers on the train. The train running throws the canola flower field has become a simple of this railway, by taking which you can also enjoy the rural landscape of Japan.

The driver will slow the train down when driving through the canola blossom, so this would be a great chance for you to take a good picture of the scenery. As a famous photo spot, you will find that photographers standing along the railway taking a picture of you at the same time from a different angle! It is quite interesting that when you are taking a photo of the field, you have already been a part of other people’s photos at the same time.

A Railway famous as a filming location and a Village famous for hot spring

The Konamito Railway is also famous as filming locations for many commercials, music videos, and dramas. One of the most famous stations is called Kazusa-ushiku, where YUI filmed her music video of the song [Tokyo]. Another station Kazusa-Tsurumi is where the Japanese top idol ARASHI took their cover photo of the album. You can even find a seat with a sticker saying, “a member of SMAP sit here before”.

If you feel tired after a day trip, Yoro-Keikoku station would be a good choice for you to relax. This place is famous for hot spring, where you can also enjoy the barbecue and camping.

▲The message shows that one of the Japanese celebrity set there

▲Yoro-Keikoku Station

▲Kazusa-Nakano Station-also the starting point of the Izumi Railway

1.Kazusa-Nakano is the last station of Kominato Railway, but also the first station of Izumi Railway, you can enjoy both if have enough time
2. The reservation service is available right now that you can reserve the whole car of Kominato train and enjoy the beautiful scenery with the beloved ones

Information as of March 13, 2020


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