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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


粱愛玲 - 藍白は運命だ aizawa and shiraishi is lyfe @hayairei - 2018-12-09
I think gakky’s character in kemonare was born in Kisarazu or something and then Umihotaru was mentioned :”) aaaaaaaaah akajsjskakaksk
Chris Dina @christopherdina - 2018-12-03
Great behind the scenes look at Japan’s magnificent Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line bridge-tunnel project on @JapanTV tonight!… https://t.co/NMjD6J4NDS
Tokyo Fox 🦊 (東京狐) 🇬🇧🇯🇵 @tokyofox - 2018-11-29
A couple of fairly average match-up shots from #ShinGojira on the Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line & Umihotaru… https://t.co/gOyM0chf2u
Tokyo Fox 🦊 (東京狐) 🇬🇧🇯🇵 @tokyofox - 2018-11-28
The 7th & final part of this #ShinGojira movie locations series limps to a disappointing finish but maybe that… https://t.co/10iFlZxeIH
Hector Martin @marcan42 - 2018-11-15
Mount Fuji is visible today, all the way from Umihotaru in Tokyo Bay. https://t.co/wTjr7LaFyG
Tokyo Fox 🦊 (東京狐) 🇬🇧🇯🇵 @tokyofox - 2018-11-13
#Godzilla prints at Umihotaru, presumably in homage to it being a filming location in #ShinGojira (2016)… https://t.co/ZWNvgIxbfX
KOTA @kota_ly - 2018-11-10
I am at the Umihotaru.
The word of Umi means the sea, and hotaru means firefly.
This automobile road is under the s… https://t.co/7lkcYDIoMN
Tokyo Fox 🦊 (東京狐) 🇬🇧🇯🇵 @tokyofox - 2018-11-06
A bridge to get there & a tunnel on the other side!

https://t.co/cvNzlTPZEa #umihotaru #tokyobay #kisarazu… https://t.co/ifPMPaEDoZ
コンラト・ドライマン @ConDrei - 2018-11-06
@tokyofox Oh dear, I was not aware of the Godzilla footprints 👣
Umihotaru felt a little pointless to me but I hope… https://t.co/xMTnIdafcN
ABU5000DL @aburecord - 2018-10-26
Umihotaru Parking Area at sunset time. It is at the halfway point of Tokyo bay Aqua Line highway connecting Tokyo a… https://t.co/fF7gJMOJUT
HideTheOnes @YoutuberHide - 2018-10-26
Beautiful Sunrise from the Sea #sunrise #umihotaru https://t.co/A70ji6DWdb
becool @becool_tokyo - 2018-10-26
Good morning from Umihotaru! https://t.co/Gfjaii5GBY
holycow🔺️13/69 @rockacow - 2018-10-25
@hecksrgone ur right....u always were umihotaru is enka (although idk if its chiban)
scarycow🔺️✴️13/69 @rockacow - 2018-10-25
@hecksrgone ur right....u always were umihotaru is enka (although idk if its chiban)
Sea Firefly @KGfirefly - 2018-10-10
@lalipopbubbles Hello,dear Lory. 🌹 Thank you for following me. I am the second account of Umihotaru. (… https://t.co/EBaA30k4ks
Jody @Jody90272204 - 2018-10-08
@MIKALIRIKA This is a copy from Umihotaru! You are the worst!😡😡😡
One Day In Japan 🌸 @OneDayInJapan - 2018-10-07
Umihotaru – Enjoy Shopping and Delicious Food With An Ocean View # Nature / Seasons # Restaurants #amusement… https://t.co/MfexjpcsDT
Chiba Convention Bureau @Chiba_CBIC - 2018-09-25
Tokyo Bay Aqualine, world's 4th longest underneath the bay tunnel connecting Chiba and Kanagawa. Another easy-acces… https://t.co/IESIa8vNTc
aizawa & shiraishi's unresolved romantic tension @gakkypi - 2018-09-24
@aishiraburu suddenly i remembered seeing a comment criticizing the movie plot saying the disaster at umihotaru is not realistic...
あいしら♡ @aishiraburu - 2018-09-24
So there was a car that caught fire yesterday at Umihotaru 😱 the first comment I see though is “Code Blue!” https://t.co/MlJ98QUtu5
Keizo @kanji_k - 2018-09-10
@naisuguy7 Thank you for sharing it. It was the first time for me to see the souvenir shop in Umihotaru 😮
Expats in Japan @ExpatsInJapan - 2018-09-06
'Attracting umi-hotaru wasn’t easy. But after some experimentation we finally found the magic ingredient: bacon.' 😆… https://t.co/saTvJVXzcb
ごきげん(人妻) @hello_cg - 2018-09-05
falling dreams #umihotaru #dream #kaleidoscope https://t.co/FdvTtEEs5w
Expats in Japan @ExpatsInJapan - 2018-09-03
“If you’re lucky, you may be able to catch one of them in the water. When it eventually escapes, there is a sudden… https://t.co/hJL0B0ITmI
あんこ好きなクルーたまにスキッパー(永遠に修行) @XC60Rd__ - 2018-08-16
10th #subaruzacup
we(pink flag) are compete with the upper class!
#yacht 場所: Tokyo Bay Aqua-… https://t.co/OqKleU9kUR
Mitzfoto @mitzfoto - 2018-08-07
Umihotaru is like a man-made island on the middle of the Tokyo Bay and has a bunch of shops inside. You get there t… https://t.co/Aa8KOKM7sc
Chebyshev 🌸 @SpartahCherry - 2018-08-04
Umihotaru is a man-made island in Japan and is the intersection between the tunnel from Kawasaki City and bridge fr… https://t.co/SVNnguitJI
(株)神急電鉄・千葉鉄道・富士電鉄 @JCFrwygroup - 2018-08-02
We will soon arrive at UMIHOTARU.The doors on the opposite side will open.Thank you for using Chiba Rwy.
あいしら♡ @aishiraburu - 2018-08-02
Ah...Umihotaru. It was really beautiful there https://t.co/TG4KZUavZ0
あいしら♡ @aishiraburu - 2018-08-02
Ah...Umihotaru. It was really beautiful there https://t.co/TG4KZUavZ0


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