Not many temples allow you to lie down to take photos of the ceiling. Enpuku-ji in Choshi does.
Out in Chiba, there's a train line that takes you to tacky fish shrines and roof decks where you can summon aliens. Oh, and beautiful coastal views, too.
No plans for Golden Week? No worries. Make the most of your holidays without breaking the bank with these travel ideas within and around Tokyo.
Isumi Railway is best known for its Moomin Train, fashioned after the beloved Finnish series of the same name. Running along the Bōsō Peninsula, these yellow train cars take its passengers through Chiba's green fields and historic towns, and is especially popular in spring as cherry and rape blossoms (菜の花) frame the landscape.
One of the most exciting ways to explore Japan is by rail. On the first installment of Railway Diaries, we ride Isumi Railway's Moomin Train. Join me on a one-day trip to see Chiba's gorgeous green fields and historic towns. https://youtu.be/VG6CAwYa6cw More info to follow on a separate post.
Mother Farm is an easy day trip from Tokyo that you can enjoy with family and friends. Get to see and play with farm animals including cows, sheep and even capybaras!
Sakura Furusato Square has announced the official dates for the 29th Sakura Tulip Festa. From April 1st to 23rd, guests can enjoy viewing 600,000 multicolored tulips of 70 kinds.