Last additions - Sodegaura 袖ヶ浦市
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Rocket near the ferris wheel.Jan 04, 2017
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DucksJan 04, 2017
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Magic mushrooms.Jan 04, 2017
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I'm inclined to believe their claim to have the biggest Christmas light decorations in the Tokyo area.Jan 04, 2017
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Very impressive, it was worth the trouble to get here by bus.Jan 04, 2017
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They also had a hilltop lookout point (seen here in the distance) to get a bird's eye view, but I didn't go up there.
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Besides the Village, they light up a large swath of the surrounding rolling hills. They have a few footpaths to walk through the lights on the ground.Jan 04, 2017
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Tunnel to the rolling, illuminated hills.Jan 04, 2017
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Picture-taking serviceJan 04, 2017
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This facade is covered with musician LED designs.Jan 04, 2017
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I was curious to see how an amusement park in Chiba would dare to compete with Tokyo Disneyland, also in Chiba. But they seem to be doing quite well with low admission fees, huge open spaces, and different attractions in each season. Saw lots of people, family-oriented too. Jan 04, 2017
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Every 30 min., a song by the boy band SMAP blared through the speakers and the lights blinked along with the song. No German music.Jan 04, 2017
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The lights did not disappoint. Very impressive. Jan 04, 2017
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The lights turn on right after sunset which is 5 pm or later. People waited to see it turn on.Jan 04, 2017
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LEDS lights on the facade.Jan 04, 2017
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Sausage with mochi twist.Jan 04, 2017
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Restaurant hardly served German food.Jan 04, 2017
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RestaurantJan 04, 2017
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No brotchen or German bread.Jan 04, 2017
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German beerJan 04, 2017
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Inside the German-style building is only a gift shop.Jan 04, 2017
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German-style buildings are also covered with LED lights. Go inside and find only gift shops.Jan 04, 2017
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This is the center of the park, with German-style buildings. Perhaps modeled after Rothenburg.Jan 04, 2017
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Small ferris wheelJan 04, 2017
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Wide open lawn also has LED lights embedded in some areas.Jan 04, 2017
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They have "Tokyo" in their name, but it's quite far from Tokyo. Jan 04, 2017
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There's wide open lawn to walk across to get to the center of the park.Jan 04, 2017
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Entrance to Tokyo German Village where you pay admission. Very cheap compared to Tokyo Disneyland, also in Chiba Prefecture.Jan 04, 2017
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Bus stop at Tokyo German Village. Return buses are also very few.Jan 04, 2017
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Sodegaura Bus Terminal, bus stop 5.Jan 04, 2017
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JR Sodegaura Station. By bus it takes 45 min. or longer to get to the German Village.Jan 04, 2017
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If you don't have a car, you can go there by bus from Sodegaura Bus Terminal or JR Sodegaura Station. Only three buses a day.Jan 04, 2017
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Tokyo German Village is a large agricultural park in the boondocks of Sodegaura, Chiba Prefecture. It puts on a grand display of Christmas lights from Nov. 1 to March 31.Jan 04, 2017
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