Ueno Station (9:00 AM)
Approximately 60 minutes travel time from Ueno Station (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Tobu Skytree Line) to Soka Station ... Soka Station East Exit (Tobu Central Bus) to Miyashirobashi then walk to STUDIO KAERU-JIRUSHI.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Experience making the world's one and only original handkerchief using traditional techniques unique to Japan.
Dyeing Experience with Natural Indigo at Kaerujirushi
Visitors can delight in an indigo dyeing encounter rooted in traditional methods, free from the use of chemicals. This simplified version offers a beginner-friendly approach to the professional traditional method, making it accessible for first-time foreign visitors to authentically experience indigo dyeing. Rarely can you find a location where you have the opportunity to engage in natural indigo dyeing firsthand. Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of indigo dyeing. We trust you'll relish the experience.
Approximately 40 minutes: Start from Kaerujirushi (on foot) to Miyashirobashi Bus Stop (Tobu Central Bus) and then proceed to Soka Station East Exit. Take the Tobu Skytree Line from Soka Station to Koshigaya Station. From Koshigaya Station, use a taxi to reach Koshigaya Ichigo Town.
12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
Conveniently located, you can reach us within an hour from Tokyo city center!
Nestled in Eastern Honshu, within the renowned Kanto Region, Koshigaya Ichigo Town proudly boasts itself as one of the largest Strawberry Picking farms in the region.
Koshigaya Strawberry Town stands as one of the Kanto region's premier strawberry farms, conveniently located just an hour away from central Tokyo. Indulge in a delightful 45-minute session of all-you-can-eat strawberry picking! This exclusive experience allows you to savor the unique and exquisite taste of fresh strawberries, a flavor found only in Japan and available during this season. The expansive strawberry orchard, adorned with sizable and luscious berries, offers a picturesque setting perfect for capturing memorable photos. Be sure to visit the official website for comprehensive reservation details.
Approx. 15 min from Koshigaya Strawberry Town (via rental bicycle or taxi) to Koshigaya Lake Town.
1:55 PM - 3:55 PM
60 minutes from Tokyo, you may stop off for strawberry picking on the way.
AEON LakeTown: One of Japan's Largest Shopping Malls with Outlets
Discover Shopping Excellence at AEON LakeTown: Located next to Koshigaya Lake Town Station on the JR Musashino Line, this large mall, featuring an outlet, is a convenient stop on your way to Koshigaya Strawberry Town. Specifically designed for international visitors, the outlet offers various services, such as help with tax-free procedures and special discounts for foreigners. *For extra assistance, check out the official website for foreign visitors to Japan: http://www.welcome-aeon.com/ [Available in English, Chinese (traditional and simplified characters)]
Approximately 60 minutes travel time from AEON LakeTown, walk to Koshigaya Laketown Station (JR Musashino Line) to Minamiurawa Station (JR Keihin Tohoku Line) on to Ueno Station.
Ueno Station (arrive 4:55 PM)