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Travel Guide - Umihotaru


Umihotaru is an artificial island situated at the central of Tokyo Bay, with a five floor facility. It is on the middle of Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line, an express way which connects Kisarazu City in Chiba Prefecture. with Kawasaki City in Kanagawa Prefecture. "Umihotaru" means a sea-firefly since the island looks shining on the sea at night.
You can listen, watch and stay close to the sea in this island and visit exhibitions and art crafts related to the sea inside the building. There are also restaurants, theme parks, local specialty stores and even free foot spa on the 4th floor.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Varies according to the shop / facility


  • No closing days

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 37 minutes from JR Kisarazu Station by the #7 bus.
  • 22 minutes from JR Kawasaki Station by the #22 bus.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Nakajimachisakiumihotaru, Kisarazu-shi, Chiba, 292-0071


Yoruneko @yorun3ko - 2019-06-11
@archpng umihotaru, longest underwater car bridge in the world https://t.co/TGwBhxENuC
Another Idol Bot @AnotherIdolBot - 2019-06-10
ichinose shiki
artist: umihotaru harumare

of reflection, he motioned his visitors to be se… https://t.co/XuallrapSV
Another Idol Bot @AnotherIdolBot - 2019-06-08
igarashi kyouko
artist: umihotaru harumare

which sometimes broke forth in his glance, to s… https://t.co/rA8CfgJ2fp
ばーちー @yellow_yc12 - 2019-06-08
@phild_370Z The Umihotaru PA is cold at night time...
ばーちー @yellow_yc12 - 2019-06-08
@phild_370Z The Umihotaru PA is cold at night time...
FREAK.W @GyoryLH - 2019-06-05
I’m in the Umihotaru.
I came for the first time in a long time, but it’s late at night so the store is not open. https://t.co/RD2JWJJgKE
Tochigi Soccer Club INTL @tsc_intl - 2019-06-05
TSC have won 2, drawn 8, and lost 4 matches against JEF Chiba, the next opponent. This fixture is likely to be a cl… https://t.co/yizb1xaAB6
Yoichi Yamaguchi @YangYam_Japan - 2019-06-01
(TOKYO 1/2)
Public announcement of #Tokyo2020 torch relay route was made today. On Tokyo Bay, Umihotaru was chosen as a passing point.
Yoichi Yamaguchi @YangYam_Japan - 2019-06-01
(TOKYO 2/2)
'Umihotaru' is the marine parking area that is famous for beautiful sunsets. https://t.co/Gqd1avcolL
Mizhelle @mizhelle_tokyo - 2019-05-30
I hope I could take photos of umihotaru one day. I’d go back just for that.
Kazuho Oku @kazuho - 2019-05-24
@acfoltzer Yeah Umihotaru is a fun place to stop by. they even had a museum for the construction of itself. Though… https://t.co/hQc9kSQuTj
Huntressfan @Huntressfan - 2019-04-30
@OnePiecePodcast Also, slightly out of the way (and nothing else there) is One Piece related stuff at Umihotaru Par… https://t.co/lp5CLwV0SN
RB Alonte-Chanco @RBchanco - 2019-04-04
Beautiful view of #TokyoBay in #Umihotaru❤️ #RBinJapan #Travel2019 #ILoveTokyo 🇯🇵 https://t.co/BhPDplZV7V
ノガ @Sinnoor1 - 2019-03-30
@merchgift @pannoors @TXT_bighit Please help me win this time 😭😭 @pannoors @nog @n_sj24 @jjyu2016 @2AMCHANGMIN… https://t.co/GYZcPyQWBx
tetsu32 @tetsu32 - 2019-03-21

leicalogy https://t.co/XOzAxNvdDe
tetsu32 @tetsu32 - 2019-03-21

leicalogy https://t.co/pvsZeFEGx3
tetsu32 @tetsu32 - 2019-03-21

leicalogy https://t.co/kDDkmW0xRL
Nina M. Cataldo @nexstopnina - 2019-03-15
Umihotaru: Shop and Dine in the Middle of Tokyo Bay #Tokyoroadtrip #roadtripJapan https://t.co/UFXbAXFOck
Tomoaki Imai @tomoaki_imai - 2019-02-24
Guess where I am at(Hint the object you see on the horizon is Umihotaru) https://t.co/zrxjBxb6JL
sandalc @sandal_c - 2019-02-23
Umihotaru Food Court.🥤 https://t.co/RV7P40Tkgt
Sea Firefly @KGfirefly - 2019-02-22
@bluesanctuary_ @Twitter @carlosdiazjara1 @sabiila_ @bluesanctuary1 There were many fatal defects in my previous ac… https://t.co/Vl8iQQYmq8
Todd Oakley @UCSB_OakleyLab - 2019-02-15
@thackfish Derived from the Japanese word 'umihotaru' -> 'sea firefly' https://t.co/FWfsWkQEW7
Cynthia @cyndrobson - 2019-01-22
@9HUrne5nPVQ7p5h So glad you decided to keep this account dear Umihotaru..I love it! 😊🦋💐💞
Cynthia @cyndrobson - 2019-01-21
@9HUrne5nPVQ7p5h @Hipollyti What a lovely message..thank you so much dear Umihotaru. It is such a pleasure and a p… https://t.co/BFt7QNgxu4
Cynthia @cyndrobson - 2019-01-20
@Hipollyti @9HUrne5nPVQ7p5h That’s so true Hipollyte. Bless you, and thank you for your lovely message. I hope y… https://t.co/TLPutSvwVC
Nikokichi @nattchan12 - 2019-01-17
Foot stamp of Godzilla.

#godzilla #footprint #umihotaru #tokyobay #fromthewindow #ソラカラ #ソラマニ_マドカラ #海ほたる ana.japan https://t.co/Bq0I1FS3EI
ぶゆき @knobu440405 - 2019-01-15
Dec 31st,2018
#fine #ダンスボーカルユニットfine #ラーメン女子 #ワンピース20周年 #コカ・コーラ #猫好き #ダンス… https://t.co/HNpFBPcaOQ
ぶゆき @knobu440405 - 2019-01-15
Dec 31st,2018
#fine #ダンスボーカルユニットfine #海ほたる #カウントダウン #ダンス #焼きそば #ナビゲーター #撮影会… https://t.co/CuVcoyZQBi
Blue @bluesanctuary_ - 2019-01-13
@KGfirefly 💙💕🌹Thank you very much my dear friend and #Ûmihotaru
Have a nice Sunday😘🙋‍♀️🤗
海蛍@白猫 @umihotaru_tama - 2019-01-08
@n887az ♡..Happy Birthday..♡
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