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  • Tokyo Disneyland
    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.
  • Makuhari Messe
    Leisure / Hobbies
    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.
  • 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.
  • Nakayama Racecourse
    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).
  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Tokyo-Bay
    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.
  • Naritasan Shinshoji Temple
    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.
  • Country Farm Tokyo German Village
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sodegaurashi Nagayoshi 419
    From the beginning of November through to the beginning of April every year, from sunset to 20:00, visitors to the Country Farm Tokyo German Village, famous for its winter illuminations, can enjoy a fantastic world colored with three million lights. It is a different world from the gardens during the day where visitors can enjoy all sorts of flowers throughout the year. The place is said to be one of the three biggest illuminations in the Kanto region.
  • Shisui Premium Outlet
    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.
  • Kamogawa Sea World
    9 Reviews
    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.

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    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.
  • Mother Farm
    7 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.

    Very large farm, with activities for both kids and adults. Went cow milking, it was fun. All in Japanese but International Language (sign language) helped and staff spoke adequate English, so it was...

  • Chiba City Museum of Art
    61 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Chuou-ku Chuou 3-10-8
    The collection at Chiba City Museum of Art focuses on works by artists with a close connection to the Boso Peninsula and paintings of scenes from the Boso Peninsula. Its collection includes paintings from the Edo period (1603?1868), woodblock prints from the Edo through early Showa periods (1926?1989), and Japanese and Western modern art. It has no permanent exhibits but instead sponsors rotating exhibitions and exhibitions of its holdings, lectures, and workshops. The museum is housed in the remodeled and restored Chiba branch of Kawasaki Bank and shares the building with the ward office of Chuo-ku. There is also a restaurant and a library in the building.

    Not a grand gallery but provide a good glimpse of works from local artists. The set up is nice and is worth a visit if you are in the area. The very friendly atmosphere made me feeling welcome...

  • Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu
    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.
  • Funabashi Andersen Park
    290 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.

    They’ve got everything. From waterplay to a very tall and long slide. Pretty flowers all around the park. My kids love to go here!!

  • Funabashi Municipal Gymnasium (Funabashi Arena)
    14 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Funabashishi Narashinodai 7-5-1
    Funabashi Municipal Gymnasium contains not only a large and small arena but also a heated swimming pool, training rooms, a table tennis room, a kyudo (Japanese archery) and archery range, and multipurpose rooms, among other things. There are also exhibition rooms that contain sports-related materials, including those from the temporarily closed Yoshizawa Baseball Museum. This gym also offers instruction in sports and exercises, both classes in which participants pay and enroll by the month, and one-time lessons that anyone can join for a small fee. These facilities can be used for athletic competitions and for all kinds of exercise.


  • Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari
    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.
  • Chofukujuji Temple
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Chouseigunchounanmachi Chounan 969-1
    Chofukujuji Temple was founded by the Tendai monk Saicho in 798 in response to a request from Emperor Kanmu. It is famous for having the longest official name of any temple in Japan: Sanzugato Gokurakutomon Rengedaijo Amidabo Taihei yasan Honjitsujoin Chofukujuji. An elephant stone statue on the grounds named Kichizo-kun is supposed to fulfill wishes for health and long life. Increased wealth, and a happy family life to people who rub its feet.
  • Oedo Onsen Monogatari, Urayasu Mangekyo
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Chiba Pref. Urayasushi Hinode 7-3-12
    Oedo Onsen Monogatari, Urayasu Branch, is a hot spring facility that offers sodium - chloride strong saline spring baths, which are effective in curing nerve pain, muscle soreness, sensitivity to cold, and fatigue. In addition to four outdoor baths and seven indoor baths, there are eleven baths where men and women can bathe together as long as they are wearing swimwear. This facility also contains a full range of amenities, including a restaurant, relaxation areas, and body care services. It can even be used as overnight lodging.
  • Hondo-ji Temple
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Matsudoshi Hiraga 63
    "Hondo-ji Temple is a famous temple of the Nichiren sect that has been nicknamed ""the hydrangea temple"" and ""the autumn leaf temple."" In early summer, over 10,000 hydrangea plants and 5,000 irises adorn the temple grounds with their blossoms, and in autumn, about 1,000 maple trees turn a brilliant red and yellow."
  • Tokyo Disney Resort
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Urayasushi Maihama
    The Disney Resort facilities located in Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture are primarily comprised of Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Disney Sea, the Ikspiari shopping mall, and several Disney hotels. In addition to a variety of shops and restaurants, Ikspiari also hosts a movie theater; the mall does not require a Disneyland or Disney Sea ticket to enter. The Disney Resort Line can be used to travel within the Disney Resort area.

Chiba Main Areas


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ーmost famous as the home of Narita Airportー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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