Japan is quite well-known for its hi-tech, punctuality and efficient transportation system. Their public transportation network is highly reliable, especially within metropolitan areas and between the cities. But did you know there’s a flying monorail in Japan?
As bizarre as it sounds, you can experience riding a “flying” monorail only in Chiba city! Just hope on Chiba Urban Monorail and you’ll be enjoying Chiba from the above! How cool is that? Here are 3 other reasons why you need to ride Chiba Urban Monorail on your trip.
1. Ride the Guiness World Record’s train
Chiba Urban Monorail is definitely one of a kind thanks to that it currently holds the Guinness World Record of the longest suspended monorail train system at 15.2km. It’s not every day you’ll get to take a Guinness World Record’s train!
2. View Chiba from the above
What’s unique about Chiba Urban Monorail is instead of having the railway down below, it's on the top whereas the train is upside down. Thanks to that you can see Chiba from the glass panel inside the train. The whole train ride from one end to the other only will take you 30 minutes but think of it as a quick tour of Chiba City instead of having to walk around the city under the heat or cold.
3. Unique and Instaworthy Train Wraps
The train's cars have different outer wrappers. Each train’s wrapper can be cute and eye-catching. Some even present Japan’s iconic cultures and food. Sometimes there are special wrappers, where the train collaborated with popular anime or games such as Hatsune Miku.Make sure to pose and snap pictures of the Chiba Urban Monorail and let’s see what anime wrapper you get on camera!
Among them are the popular attractions in Chiba City; such as the Chiba Port Tower, Chiba Zoological Park and also Dragon Farm. You can buy the monorail's Holiday ticket which is a one day pass ticket for tourists. The price for each ticket varies and you can check them directly on their website. So hop on the train now and fly through Chiba City with the Chiba Urban Monorail! An absolute one in a lifetime experience.
Operation Hours05:20-24:30 Daily
For more info, you can browse through Chiba Urban Monorail website https://chiba-monorail.co.jp/
For Holiday Tickets