Chichibu Welcomes All

Chichibu Welcomes All - Heartfelt invitation to you - beyond mere words -

Chichibu Welcomes All Project

Known for its awe-inspiring scenery and the Kannon Pilgrimage, Chichibu’s natural charm and cultural heritage invites people from around the world to experience the beauty of Japan. With the slogan “CHICHIBU WELCOMES ALL Heartfelt Invitation to you – Beyond mere words –”, residents and past visitors are excited to share their favorite memories of Chichibu and inspire more travelers to stop by in the future confidently. By that time, meeting the kind-hearting people of Chichibu will be like reuniting with an old friend.

Message from Chichibu Ambassador "arce"

“arce” champions the charm, history, and culture of the Chichibu area to visitors. The group’s hospitality ambassadors inform and entertain with the warmth and kindness shared by all of Chichibu’s locals.

Experience Chichibu Through “Chichibu Welcomes All” Participating Stores, Locations

In order to give foreign tourists a warm welcome, Chichibu Omotenashi Tourism Organization will launch the “CHICHIBU WELCOMES ALL Heartfelt Invitation to you – Beyond mere words -” promotional event from end of January 2020.

Foreign tourists who visit Chichibu City, Yokoze Town, Minano Town, Nagatoro Town, and Ogano Town during the duration of the event and shop at participating stores are entitled to special gifts or discounts by simply scanning a QR code within the store and presenting it! Look forward to a trip filled with surprises!

Great offers to Chichibu on Seibu Railway!

The charms of Chichibu’s nature and culture are only a 77-min ride by Limited Express from Ikebukuro, Tokyo. Enjoy savings on the Seibu Railway with the SEIBU 1Day Pass and SEIBU 1Day Pass + Nagatoro!

My Heartwarming Chichibu Campaign
Sharing treasured memories of Chichibu to inspire future travel.

We would like to thank everybody for sharing their sweet moments through our “My Heartwarming Chichibu Campaign”!

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Meisen Kimono

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