Spots in Chiba Area

  • Tokyo Disneyland
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    4.0
    225 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Urayasushi Maihama 1-1
    A Disney theme park built around the image of a kingdom of dreams and magic located inside the Tokyo Disney Resort in Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture. The park is divided into seven differently themed lands, including an American townscape, storybook world, and futuristic space port. The park’s symbol is the gleaming white Cinderella’s Castle. Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and other Disney favorites appear in the park parade and greet park visitors. The park is famous for its roller coasters such as Big Thunder Mountain as well as a variety of attractions modeled after animated and live action movies. The Tokyo Disney Land Electrical Parade Dreamlights held at night is so popular some fans come just to watch it.

    WHEN TO VISIT: --- Like its name suggests, its the final stop before heading off, away from Disney. However, you can definitely choose to shop here BEFORE heading into Disney in order to minimize...

  • Makuhari Messe
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    3.5
    449 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Mihama-ku Nakase 2-1
    A convention center capable of hosting domestic and international trade fairs, product fairs, exhibitions, events, and meetings. There’s always a host of fun programs being conducted at Makuhari Messe. In addition to 11 exhibition halls, there’s also numerous conference rooms, restaurants, and other facilities; the size of the structure will astound you. The shortest access routes for international exhibition halls 1-8 and 9-11, the Makuhari Event Hall, and the international conference rooms all differ, so be sure to check where the event you’re interested in is before heading out.

    Makuhari Messe looked a little shabby compared to Tokyo Big Site. The site was big enough but it looked so much outdated.

  • Tokyo Disney Sea
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Urayasushi Maihama 1-1
    A Disney theme park focused on the ocean located inside the Tokyo Disney Resort in Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture. The park is divided into seven differently themed ports, such as one modeled after a port town and another after an ancient ruins excavation site. In addition to Mickey Mouse, characters from properties such as The Little Mermaid and Aladdin appear in the park parade and greet park visitors. The park’s attractions include not only animation-themed rides but also those modeled after live action movies such as Indiana Jones and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. At night, a fantastic and impressive water show is held on the lake in the center of the park which makes use of water screens, laser beams, pyrotechnics, and lights.
  • IKSPIARI
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    4.0
    1211 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Urayasushi Maihama 1-4
    This business area—IKSPIARI—is divided into nine zones according to theme, with 140 charming restaurants and shops to make a street filled with entertainment and fun. The centrally-located square is reminiscent of the outdoor amphitheaters of Europe, and is home to many events. There is also a movie theater, so you can enjoy a meal, shopping, and a movie—perfect for kids and adults.

    It was really crowded everywhere, impossible to walk into a restaurant. At popular meal times, there would be queues of at least 10 parties. Even at a timing of 2pm for lunch, there were still queues...

  • Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari
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    3.5
    549 Reviews
    Shopping
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Mihama-ku Hibino 2-6-1
    Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari, with good access from downtown Tokyo, is an outlet mall which can be enjoyed by all regardless of age. There are lots of pop-up shops and events offering customers the latest styles and brands. And with baby-strollers for hire, baby changing & feeding rooms, and children’s toilets, it’s a convenient place for parents too.

    This shopping outlet is adjacent to a rail station. A rail ride from Tokyo central takes about 30 minutes. The place seems quite popular with locals. Like all outlets, it has a collection of...

  • Katori Jingu
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    4.5
    324 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Katorishi Katori 1697-1
    Katori Jingu shrine is located in the Katori district of Katori City. It is the Grand Head Shrine of all the Katori shrines in Japan, of which there are around 400. The shrine is dedicated to the worship of Futsunushi-no-okami, a deity who appears in the Japanese legend “Izumo no Kuniyuzuri.” The Main Hall and the Rou-mon (two-storied gate), which were built in 1700, have both been designated as national Important Cultural Properties.

    Katori Jingu Shrine is amazing! I found out about this place through Katoris official English Facebook page, Little Edo Sawara. They talk about the history of the shrine and have amazing pictures...

  • Funabashi Andersen Park
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    4.0
    311 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Funabashishi Kanehorichou 525
    Funabashi Andersen Park located in Funabashi City, Chiba Prefecture is a lush green leisure park, and boasts strongly rooted popularity with families. The park consists of a total of five sections: a fairytale zone with a theme of the fairytales written by H.C.Andersen who was a children’s story writer from Denmark where Funabashi City has a sister city; a flower castle zone; a Wanpaku Land zone which has one of the major obstacle courses in Japan; a kids’ museum zone where creative activities can be enjoyed at eight ateliers and a nature experience zone utilizing existing forest and wetlands, so you can enjoy the whole day there.

    I took my 3 kids here today. From our place it is quite far. We took a train and bus. Since it is our first time to go to this place, I don’t know much about the place. The kids were having fun...

  • Narita City Sakura No Yama Park
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    4.5
    311 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Naritashi Komaino 1338-1
    In this park are transplanted all of the cherry trees that were about to be lost during the construction of Narita International Airport. Many people visit this park, located on an elevated knoll, where airplane takeoffs and landings can be watched up close while viewing the beautiful cherry blossoms.

    A great spot to come and see the planes take off and land. Beautiful to visit during Sakura season and autumn but really good all year round for the planes!

  • Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu
    Shopping
    3-1-1 Kaneda East, Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture
    An outlet mall housing a diverse array of shops by domestic and international brands, local brands, and brands making their first foray into Japan. The mall is also serves as a great place to experience local food and culture. There are over 200 stores and establishments here, and an abundant variety of events ensure Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu is always bustling.
  • Naritasan Shinshoji Temple
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    4.0
    15 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Naritashi Narita 1
    Naritasan Shinshoji Temple is a lead temple in the Chisan school of Shingon located in Narita, Chiba Prefecture. In order to suppress a revolt by Tairano Masakado which broke out in the Heian period, it began with the fact that Kobo Daishi was spiritually enlightened by the high priest Kancho as Acala was enshrined and became the principal image of worship at the temple. Many well-known figures had strong faith including such figures as Minamotono Yoritomo, Mito Mitsukuni and Ichikawa Danjuro, and Narita Fudo prompted many commoners to have faith. On the grounds of the temple, there are very big gardens maintained which cover an area of approximately 3.5 times that of Tokyo Dome, and you can see seasonal plants in the garden.

    安政年間に本堂として建てられ、大本堂が建てられた昭和期に現在の地に移築されました。本堂として建てられたとしたら、少し小ぶりかなと感じます。現在の本堂の西側に在ります。

  • Nakayama Racecourse
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    4.0
    129 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Funabashishi Kosaku 1-1-1
    Nakayama Racecourse is located on Prefectural Route 180 in the Kosaku district of Funabashi City. Japan Racing Association (JRA) horse-races are held here on a regular basis, including G1 (Grade 1) races such as the Satsuki Sho (Satsuki Prize) in spring and the Arima Kinen (Arima Memorial Prize) towards the end of the year. On days when races are not being held at Nakayama Racecourse, visitors can buy betting slips for races held at other racecourses under the Parc-WINZ system, and watch the races on large display screens (there is free admission on these days).

    We went to Nakayama Races on Christmas Day by car from Shinagawa which took about 30mins. We were lucky to get a park near the racecourse but there is not much parking available. You can travel by...

  • Museum of Aeronautical Sciences
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    4.0
    296 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sambugunshibayamamachi Iwayama 111-3
    The Museum of Aeronautical Sciences is the place to learn about the science of aviation and aviation technology. Museum visitors can enjoy the outdoor exhibition plaza, which displays Cessnas, helicopters, and other aircraft. The indoor portion of the museum contains exhibits of aviation-related art and serves as the site for pre-licensing seminars for aspiring aeronautical radio operators. The museum shop sells scale models of aircraft and a large selection of other aviation-related souvenirs and novelties.

    Big & spacious place to walk around to view the aeroplanes. I did not buy tickets to enter the building. I just hung around outside & walked around to peek into the aeroplanes.

  • Nomizo Falls
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    4.0
    320 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Kimitsushi Sasa
    The light shining on the surface of the water at Nomizo Falls of Kameiwa Cave are beautiful. The mystical scene is popular and it feels as if it is from the world of Ghibli.

    Beautiful place to admire the beauty of the forest, waterfall & cave. Good to drive to get there. It should take less than 15 minutes to complete the walk from the start to the end.

  • Mother Farm
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    4.0
    9 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Tagura 940-3
    A fun and entertainment-oriented farm which raises flowers and animals. The farm also operates a motorhome campground and camping cottages in July and August, and the conveniences offered here make the farm particularly popular with families. What makes Mother Farm so special is its numerous areas and activities, including a petting zoo, seasonal flowers, fruit picking, flower picking, handicraft classes, and adventure. There’s also shopping—choose from among an abundance of unique Mother Farm souvenirs.

    お正月の昼過ぎにステーキをいただきました。20分程待合いスペースで順番を待ちました。レジでお支払いしてから、山と空がきれいに見える窓際の席へ。お料理の提供時間はそれほどかからず、見ていると回転も悪くないようでした。アルパカのカレーが可愛らしく、自家製ソーセージも合わせて次回のお楽しみにしたいと思います。

  • Keisei Rose Garden
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    4.0
    153 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Yachiyoshi Owadashinden 755
    At the Keisei Rose Garden, a variety of flowers including 10,000 bushes of 1,600 varieties of roses are planted over 30,000 square meters. Visitors can enjoy plants and trees here that change with the seasons. The garden has roses ranging from purebred and heirloom varieties to the latest cultivars, and visitors have fun learning about their background as they mill around. The garden also holds various seminars and fairs.

    Really amazing, with the Typhoons and great wind and storms the roses are still holding. It would have been really lovely if the garden was not hit by the storm, nevertheless it was still a pretty...

  • Kamogawa Sea World
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Kamogawashi Higashichou 1464-18
    An aquarium park with animal performances and displays recreating natural habitats where you can come in contact with the ocean and learn the importance of the environment in which its creatures live. This stunning and vast aquarium facility boasts 16 areas and the vibrant orca and dolphin shows are popular with adults as well as children. Watch out for the sprays of water during the performances! Be sure to bring a disposable raincoat or vinyl sheet if you don’t want to get wet.
  • Shisui Premium Outlet
    Shopping
    Chiba Pref. Imbagunshisuimachi Idumi 2-4-1
    An outlet mall decorated in the fashion of a city street incorporating American art deco motifs. The mall lends baby strollers and wheelchairs and has various facilities to increase visitor convenience and comfort as they explore and enjoy the mall’s 180 establishments. Easily accessible from the heart of Tokyo and also close to Narita Airport, the mall also has a useful currency exchange counter and some stores have duty free counters.
  • Nokogiriyama Ropeway
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    4.0
    170 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Kanaya 4052-1
    This ropeway connects Sanroku Station of Futtsu City’s Kanaya with Sancho Station on top of Mt. Nokogiri. It is a four-minute ride, with 15-minute waits between cars, and it operates year-round (though it is closed for inspection for a part of January every year.) You can enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of the area around Mt. Nokogiri from the car. Also, Mt. Nokogiri was selected as one of “Kanto’s Top 100 Fuji Views.” If you make use of the early morning service on New Year’s Day, you can enjoy a great view of the “Red Fuji” sunrise.

    With 500 yen it saves you from puffing up the hill. Nice views on the ropeway car. Once you get off at the hill top, head to the observatory above the station for a small souvenir counter and a small...

  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Tokyo-Bay
    Shopping
    Chiba Pref. Funabashishi Hamachou 2-1-1
    Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Tokyo-Bay located five minutes’ walk from Minami-Funabashi Station in Hamacho, Funabashi City is a large scale shopping mall. There are over 440 stores of various kinds, including shops for fashion and variety goods, a food court, restaurants, and a movie theater as well as an amusement arcade.
  • ZOZOMARINE Stadium
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Mihama-ku Mihama 1
    Located in Mihama Ward, Chiba City, ZOZOMARINE Stadium is the home base of the Chiba Lotte Marines baseball team. There are lots of facilities and activities for kids, so even parents with young children can enjoy watching a baseball game here. ZOZOMARINE Stadium is famous for its fireworks, which are let off from the nearby beach, and are a really impressive sight.

Chiba Areas

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The Boso Peninsula forms the main body of Chiba prefecture, and this is where you’ll find its endless warm water beaches and jagged mountains. Further inland, Narita - most famous as the home of Narita Airport - is a secret haven of tradition and history in the form of centuries-old Shinshoji Temple and quaint wooden Edo buildings. Chiba prefecture is also home to both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea.

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