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Kashiwa Tourism Association.
Feb. 27, 2024
How do you do! This is the Kashiwa Tourism Association. Chiba Prefecture Kashiwa City is easily accessible from Tokyo Station in central Tokyo, about 30 minutes by train, making it a very convenient city for living. We will introduce the charm of Kashiwa City, which ranks fifth in Chiba Prefecture with a population of about 430,000 people (as of 2023), and plenty of recommended information to fully enjoy sightseeing in Kashiwa City. ◇◇◇What is Chiba Prefecture Kashiwa City? ◇◇◇ Kashiwa City, which represents the Bed town of the Tokyo metropolitan area, is an attractive city with a lush natural environment and commercial facilities that are convenient for daily life. There are various ways to enjoy each area, such as large stores such as Takashimaya and Marui, the area around JR Kashiwa Station, which is attractive with second-hand clothing stores popular with young people and various restaurants scattered in the Urakashi area, the Kashiwa Leaf area where the University of Tokyo's Kashiwa Campus, Chiba University, AIST, and public and private incubation facilities are concentrated, and the Tone River basin and Teganuma area, which are a treasure trove of history and nature. In recent years, Kashiwa City has also been known as a "city of sports and music" and is home to professional sports teams such as J.League Kashiwa Reysol, Rugby One's NEC Green Rockets Tokatsu, and W-League's JX-ENEOS Sunflowers, as well as many wrestlers from Kashiwa City and related to Kashiwa. The municipal Kashiwa High School Brass Band Club and the Sakaine Junior High School Brass Band Club, which are regular winners of the national tournament, are also famous. ◇◇◇ Introducing 6 sightseeing spots in Chiba Prefecture Kashiwa City! ◇◇◇ Here are some sightseeing spots that you should definitely visit when sightseeing in Kashiwa City, which is easily accessible from central Tokyo. ・Teganuma Teganuma, the closest natural lake to Tokyo, is a treasure trove of nature. In addition to the Teganuma Nature Interaction Greenway, where you can safely enjoy cycling and jogging on the south shore of Teganuma, you can also enjoy boating, bird watching, and day camping. ・Roadside Station Shonan Located on the Kashiwa side of the Tega Bridge that crosses Teganuma, you can enjoy a meal and buy fresh local produce and specialty products, where you can enjoy the blessings of Kashiwa City's nature. We also rent bicycles, so please use it as a base for sightseeing around Teganuma! ・Koryuzan Fuse Benten Tokaiji Temple One of the three benten in the Kanto region. It has a history of more than 1,200 years, and the view overlooking Mt. Tsukuba across the Tone River is also popular. It is also famous as the setting for many legends and folk tales, such as the auspiciousness of the temple where the red dragon appears. ・Akebonoyama Agricultural Park Akebonoyama Agricultural Park is a vast park where tulips bloom in spring, sunflowers in summer, and cosmos bloom throughout the year. There is also a Barbecue area, café, exhibition greenhouse, kids room, etc., so everyone from children to adults can enjoy it. ・Former Yoshida Family Residence Historical Park It is a valuable house that conveys the architectural style of the peasant mansion built in the late Edo period, and is designated as a nationally designated important cultural property. You can tour the park while receiving explanations from the resident guide. There is also a lawn plaza and a bamboo forest, where you can enjoy the history and nature of the four seasons. ・Masuo Castle Site Park It is a vast park divided into three zones: the "Forest Walk Zone" on the site of the castle mountain built during the Warring States period, the "Forest and Hill Adventure Zone" where you can enjoy Barbecue, and the "Waterside Creature Zone" where you can observe waterside creatures with spring water. The well-preserved earthworks of the Ruins of the Castle, the hollow moat, the tiger mouth, and the waist circle are popular with old castle enthusiasts. ◇◇◇Chiba Prefecture Kashiwa City Specialty Products and gourmet food◇◇◇ Kashiwa City is known as a specialty product for its abundant agricultural products such as kokabu, green onion, spinach, strawberry, pear, and blueberry. At the Agricultural products direct sales shop "Kashiwade" and Roadside Station Shonan, you can buy these specialty products carefully grown by local farmers. Also, depending on the season, you can enjoy strawberry picking, pear picking, etc. ◇◇◇Chiba Prefecture Kashiwa City Events festival◇◇◇ ・Teganuma Fireworks Festival The Teganuma Fireworks Festival, held in 2023 for the first time in four years, will feature about 13,500 fireworks, including underwater fireworks and large-scale star mines, that will beautifully color the night sky of Teganuma. ・Kashiwa Festival The largest festivals in Kashiwa City, the Kashiwa Festival, is usually visited by about 700,000 people every year. Stage performances, Mikoshi Parade, and Kashiwa Odori will enliven the city of Kashiwa. ◇◇◇We are looking forward to sightseeing in Kashiwa City◇◇◇ Chiba Prefecture Kashiwa City attracts people who visit with its rich nature, deep history, delicious Specialty Products, and heartwarming events. Kashiwa City looks forward to welcoming you! We will send out recommended information about Kashiwa City, so please follow us!
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