city in Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Narashino is a city of 175,000 people (2020) on the Sobu Line.

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Narashino is a regional commercial center and a bedroom community, with 33% of the residents commuting to Tokyo per the 2010 census, and 12% to Funabashi and 11% to Chiba. The coastal area, mostly on reclaimed land is part of the Keiyō Industrial Zone and is home to much heavy industry, especially related to chemical processing.

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It is mainly accessible by:

  • Tsudanuma Sta.
  • Shin-Tsudanuma Sta.
  • Shin-Narashino Sta.
 
Narashino at night.

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Highways

  • E14 Keiyō Road
  • E51 Higashi-Kantō Expressway
  • National Route 126
  • National Route 357

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Yatsu-higata tidal flat
  • 1 Yatsu-higata tidal flat (谷津干潟). A Ramsar Site and protected wetlands for migratory birds. The spring and summer months see an increase of jellyfish and small crabs to the wetlands.    
  • 2 Yatsu Rose Garden (谷津バラ園). A rose garden which displays over 6,000 individual blossoms in May and October. The garden was founded with Yatsu Yūen (谷津遊園), an amusement park which was managed by Keisei Electric Railway and closed in 1982. When the park was closed, the city bought the garden, and has managed it since that time.  
  • 3 Ōnomatsu stable (阿武松部屋, Ōnomatsu-beya), 5-15-14 Saginuma, +81 47-452-1621. ​A stable of sumo wrestlers, one of the Nishonoseki ichimon or group of stables.    

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