カモ旅ツアー

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2024年02月17日

Visiting the Birthplace of Saint Nichiren in Kamogawa City

This is a course that explores the Kominato area in Kamogawa City. Surrounded by both sea and mountains, this region is renowned for its flourishing fishing industry and is historically significant as the birthplace of Nichiren Saint.

A day trip from Tokyo


Depart from Tokyo - Express Bus Tokyo Katsuura Line

From Bus Terminal Tokyo Yaesu : Departure at 9:50 AM

To Kamogawa City Awa-Kominato Station: Arrival at 12:14 PM

144 minutes (120km) 

Enjoy lunch near Awa-Kominato Station.

A popular menu item at Nakamura Restaurant is the seafood bowl, filled with a variety of fresh seafood delicacies from the sea. At Asada Fisheries, you can savor fresh seafood grilled over an open flame. They also offer a wide selection of seafood souvenirs.


List of Restaurants Where You Can Have Lunch

From Awa-Kominato Station to Tanjo-ji Temple, 17 min walk

Visit Tanjo-ji Temple

Tanjo-ji Temple
183 Kominato, Kamogawa, Chiba

The head temple of the Nichiren Shu sect. Established in 1276 to commemorate the birth of Saint Nichiren. Due to two major earthquakes, the Meio and Genroku earthquakes, and a tsunami, the temple was relocated to its current location. The original location is now underwater offshore. The Niomon Gate is one of the largest structures in the prefecture and is designated as a tangible cultural property of Chiba Prefecture. The scent of incense wafting through the grounds, combined with the briny aroma from the nearby coastline, has been selected as one of the 'Hundred Scenic Spots of Fragrance' by the Ministry of the Environment.

Onigawara, the tiles attached to the end of the ridge, are the largest in the world.

Right near Tanjo-ji Temple



Tai no ura sightseeing boat

Tai no ura sightseeing boat
183-8 Kominato, Kamogawa, Chiba


Experience the captivating allure of the 'Mysterious Sea Bream' amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes of the National Natural Park. Kominato holds the esteemed honor of being the birthplace of Nichiren Shonin. Legend has it that upon Nichiren Shonin's birth, a miraculous event unfolded: a spring erupted from the garden, blue lotus flowers blossomed out of season, and a school of sea breams danced upon the surface of the sea.

The phenomenon of sea bream appearing on the sea surface has persisted since the Kamakura period (1185-1333). Villagers have revered the sea bream as an embodiment of Nichiren Shonin since that time. The sea bream of Tai no Ura has been designated as a special national natural treasure, adding to its academic significance.

3 minutes on foot from the Tai no Ura Sightseeing Boat

Tai no Ura Promenade (footpath)

The promenade of Tai no Ura leads to the area along the inlet of two islands, Oobenten and Kobenten, which are believed to be the birthplace of Nichiren Shonin. Both islands are dedicated to Benzaiten.

3 minutes on foot from the Tai no Ura Promenade to Tanjo-ji/Tainoura Bus Stop



Return to Tokyo

Express Bus  Tokyo Katsuura Line

Departure from Awa-Kominato Station at 4:20 PM

Departure from Tanjoji/Tainoura at 4:22 PM

Arrival at Bus Terminal Tokyo Yaesu at 6:45 PM





Stay the night

There are many wonderful accommodations in this area. We encourage you to consider staying overnight.

Photo by Kichimu

Traveling using JR (Japan Railways) is also possible.

The limited express "Wakashio"

The Wakashio is a limited express train service operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) in Japan. It travels from Tokyo to Kamogawa City.

Rail Way

To Tokyo Station 120min(132.5km)



More Infomation


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