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Tokyo Wan Aqua-Line Expressway (Umihotaru Parking Area)

Sightseeing Spots | Visit Chiba | Latest update:2023/12/05

A marvel of engineering, and a solution to convenient Chiba travel! The Tokyo Wan (Lit. Tokyo Bay) Aqua-Line Expressway connects Kawasaki City and Kisarazu City via an underwater expressway, and has one of the most unique service areas around: the Umihotaru! Take in the views of Tokyo Bay while you enjoy lunch and souvenir shopping here.

Umihotaru, Nakajima, Kisarazu City

(Access to Umihotaru Parking Area: 45 minutes by car or bus from Kawasaki Station, or 30 minutes by car or bus from JR Kisarazu Station. Note: trains do not operate on the Aqua-Line Expressway.)



  • Handicap parking
  • Handicap toilet
  • Ostomate restroom
  • Wheelchair rentals
  • Written communication for the hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair ramp
  • Stroller rentals
  • Breast-feeding room
  • Service dogs permitted
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