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Sit back, relax, and look out the huge windows into nature! Travel to Chichibu and Kawagoe with award-winning Laview train

Posted on October 16, 2020

The Laview commuter train was established in 2019 and is known for its floor to ceiling windows that allow passengers to enjoy the beautiful view of the lovely scenescapes surrounding Tokyo. Designed by the famous architect Kazuo Sejima, Laview won the highly esteemed Blue Ribbon award this year The Laview train soars above its competitors with its huge windows that allow for lots of natural light which also complements the  warm and welcoming yellow swivel chairs. 

Laview train in nature

photo by @kstravelfan

You can board the LaView Red Arrow Limited Express train from Ikebukuro station in Tokyo and travel to the nature-filled neighboring towns of Chichibu and Kawagoe. 

 

Laview train yellow interior seating

photo by @mihowang47

Since it is a commuter express, you can arrive at the famous destination of Chichibu in just 1 hour and 20 minutes from Ikebukuro! The other stops on the train include Tokorozawa (22 minutes from Ikebukuro) and Hanno (40 minutes).

 

Laview train on platform

photo by @katietectonic

Look at those giant windows. Just imagine the views you would see…

 

Laview train on bridge over river

photo by @sayamaru_keisuke_

Woman sitting on Laview train

photo by @mihowang47

The seats on Laview come with lots of leg room, adjustable headrests, and fold out tables for you to eat your bento (lunchbox).

 

Laview train on platform

photo by @katietectonic

The seats on board Laview have a swivel function and make for the perfect design for a family of four or group of friends who want to sit together and face each other.

 

Laview train with reflection in windows

photo by @fuples

Bird sitting in his cage in Laview train

photo by @_miyag_

The windows are so big with such a lovely view that even this little bird feels right at home on the passenger seat…

 

Laview train yellow seat

photo by @mihowang47

Aren’t these yellow tones so inviting? I’m booking my next trip on board Laview.

 

 

You can find more information on the Laview train here at the official website:

https://www.seiburailway.jp/railways/tourist/english/limited_express/

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