Pictures below are a beautiful scenery untouched, traditional rural events and cultural and historical assets around this area. You will realize all of them is something which has been passed down through a long period of time with care. There is a beautiful rustic landscape here.
Please come to our Chiba factory and enjoy the beautiful scenery which is located only 2 hours from downtown Tokyo.
Rice from Isumi is very delicious! The rice fields on both sides of the road are spreading and beautiful rice cultivation landscapes relax everyone throughout the year.
Isumi Railway, connecting between Sotobou and Uchibou
Kuniyoshi Station which is about 20 minutes from Ohara Station, JR Sotobou Line is the nearest station.
You will feel the idyllic goodness of the rural area as the nostalgic train moves slowly. Scarecrows are created in the paddy field after rice harvesting along the railway and there is a Scarecrow Festival in the autumn which you can see scarecrows from the train.
Rape flower – Symbolic flower in Chiba
The rape flowers around the factory will bloom in the spring. There are rape flower fields along the highway and the railway. The yellow carpet of flowers is so beautiful and you can’t resist taking pictures of it. The cherry blossoms and rape blossoms make the landscape very lovely and beautiful.
One of the Hirayama Castles (castle on a hill in the plains) in Japan. This castle existed in Otaki-cho from the Sengoku period to the Edo period.
The present castle tower was built based on the drawing of Tenpo 6 (1835) at the castle ruins in 1975. Local culture materials are displayed.
Kuniyoshi-jinja – blesseing people.
The shrine originated from the ancestor Amenohohinomikoto which enshrined and worshiped Ijimikokuzou, and Okogami Takeminakatanomikoto of Ookuninushinomikoto who was once served by Takehiratorinomikoto.
Izumo-Oyashiro – enshrining and worshiping the God of Marriage, Earth God and God of Good Fortune
There is also Izumo-Oyashiro in the yard of Kuniyoshi-jinja, which enshrines and worships the Ookuninushinomikoto. The festival is held in the autumn.
Emperor Jinmu’s mother, Tamayomi Shimei (Tamayori Hime no Mikoto) is worshipped here. At a 1200-year-old shrine, people worship for a benefit to praying for children and good birth and Shichi-go-san (traditional Japanese ceremony celebrating the growth of children). After huge repair in April 2017, there is light up at night, too.
Ohara Hadaka Festival September 23 and 24 for two days
Kazusajyuunisya Festival Sept. 13
You can collect insects of beetles and stag beetles. You may find them on a telephone pole nearby.
Hometown of firefly
There is a village of fireflies in Ohara, Isumi city. In summer, we can see a lot of big Genji fireflies.
Seaside morning market
There are seaside morning markets are held in ports of Katsuura City and Osumi City. You can taste the fresh seafood which have just been caught, and you can also purchase them. You feel nice sea breeze.
“Nihon Gosei Kako” bus stop
It is the shuttle bus from Mobara Station,
JR Sotobou Line to Ootaki. It is the direct bus to central Isumi city. After 30 minutes ride from Mobara Station, and you get off at this bus stop and Chiba Factory will be right in front of you.
There is a fireworks festival in summer on the coast of a nearby city. (from late July to early August) The coast is vast and you can sit down and enjoy it comfortably.
Katsuura City Onjukucho Ichinomiyacho
Isumi Culture Hall
Halls and parks, tennis courts, and exercise facilities are located on a large site on a hill near the factory. It is a very beautiful facility and we also hold our seminars and meetings.
Nearby commercial facilities
Within a 10-minute walk, there are supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants and bakeries. The food in the supermarket is extremely fresh.
Mountains and seas
Isumi City is a region of warm climate surrounded by mountains and the sea.