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Watarase Keikoku Railway

What to do at Omama Station

Discovered by Angus on 8th February, 2024

Highlights

Enjoy a vew of Takatsudo Gorge

Best Season

Spring & Autumn

Where

A short walk from Omama Station.

What to see

Walk across the Takatsudo Bridge and enjoy a view of Takatsudo Gorge

Highlights

Explore Nagame Theater
(Nagame Yokyojyou)

Best Season

All Year Round

Where

A short walk from Omama Station.

What to see

Explore this old theater built in 1937 which is one of only one of 16 left in Japan.

Highlights

Learn about Soy Source making
at Oka Naosaburo Shouten

Best Season

All Year Round

Where

A short walk from Omama Station.

What to see

Visit this Soy Source factory and take a tour to see soy source being fermented. Taste different soy source and even soy source ice-cream!

Highlights

Relax at Caffe Kura Hachi
and Kurart ARAU

Best Season

All Year Round

Where

A short walk from Omama Station.

What to see

Kurat Arau is a row of warehouses from the era when the Ashio mine was in operation. The buildings are now converted into a Bone china shop, a caffe, a nice BnB and a small community hall for visitors to enjoy.

Have a look at other stations

Hanawa Station

A view of Hanawa Station on the Watarase Keikoku Railway

Hanawa is the birthplace of Wasaburo Ishihara and has an interesting museum (an old elementary school) where visitors can see the lives of schoolchildren.

Sori Station

Sori is a tiny village with a cute station. In the autumn, the surrounding mountains change into beautiful colors.

Articles about Watarase Keikoku Railway

Visit Watarase during the Sakura Season

Beautiful Sakura and Ume blossom along Watarase Valley Railway 2 hours from Tokyo

Visiting Tokyo in the spring? Why not enjoy a ride through Sakura trees on the Watarase Keikoku Railway’s special ‘trolly train’, just two hours north of Tokyo? Read more to learn how to get there and what to expect!

Visit Watarase during the Autumn Season

Amazing view of autumn leaves along Watarase valley railway

Visiting Tokyo in the autumn? Why not take the special ‘trolly train’ on the Watarase Keikoku Railway and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage while journeying through the Watarase gorge? This is very popular with locals. Read to find out more.

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