Leisure / Hobbies Spots in Chiba Area

  • 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.
  • Kamogawa Sea World
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    4.5
    910 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.

    The concrete pens weren’t so clean and in my opinion it’s sad to see these cetaceans which were forcefully taken from the wild in Taiji, trained to perform for humans. Some had what appeared to have...

  • Tokyo Disney Sea
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    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
    1208 Reviews
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    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.

    何と言ってもディズニーリゾートにも劣らない異空間の空気が漂う素敵なショッピングモールです。 ディズニーリゾート内のレストランは、どこも混んでいますので、ディナーはここでとる人もいらっしゃいます。 Here has a great atmosphere as same as Disney Resort and recommend you taking dinner at here because...

  • Makuhari Messe
    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.
  • Funabashi Andersen Park
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    4.0
    310 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
    313 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!

  • Museum of Aeronautical Sciences
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    4.0
    294 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.

    While In Tokyo we were taken to this museum by friends who live in the area. Here you can see a lot of old interesting planes outside on a lawn area. The museum contains some great items and you can...

  • 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...

  • ZOZOMARINE Stadium
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
    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.

    スタジアムの中にある軽食屋さんです。 試合中は、お客さんが試合に集中しているので、お店の前は、がらんとしていて、店員さんが通行のお客さんに呼びかけをしていました。

  • Chiba Prefecture Makuhari Seaside Park
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    3.5
    135 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Mihama-ku Hibino 2-116
    Beautiful Chiba Prefecture Makuhari Seaside Park overflows with greenery and water. It’s split into seven blocks, A-G. B block has a wide open grassy lawn, and C block has a traditional Japanese garden, Mihamaen, with the teahouse Shoraitei. F block holds the Chiba Marine Stadium, which hosts not only baseball games but a variety of other events as well.

    近隣にZOZOマリンスタジアムや幕張メッセもあり、イベントが定期的に開催されているにぎやかな場所です。ただ、なにもない時はとても静かで、近所の住人も利用しているようです。ぼーっとしたい時、イベントで騒ぎたい時いずれにしてもオススメです。 ZOZO Marine Stadium and Makuhari Messe has near here also has many events...

  • Country Farm Tokyo German Village
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    3.5
    12 Reviews
    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.

    イルミネーションとビールを楽しみに行きました。つまみのソーセージが美味しく、ビールが進みました。運転は、息子に頼み、しっかり楽しむことができました。

  • Fukuda Denshi Arena
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    4.0
    64 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Chuou-ku Kawasakichou 1-20
    This soccer arena, part of Soga Sports Park in Kawasaki-cho, Chuo Ward, Chiba City, is the J League's Ichihara Chiba JEF United's home stadium. Stores open inside the facility and a food stall area is set up outside that attracts a crowd while games are in progress.

    アウェイチームの観戦で初めて参戦。 コンパクトなサッカー専用スタジアムで見やすさは抜群ですが、予算のせいかゴール前の芝はだいぶ傷んでました。 駅から徒歩10-15分ですが、千葉から先はJRの本数が少ないので都内からのアクセスは微妙です。

  • Suigo Sawara Aquatic Botanical Garden
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    3.5
    47 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Katorishi Ougishima 1837-2
    At Suigo Sawara Aquatic Botanical Garden you can experience the old-fashioned ambience of a Japanese riverside district. It is located in Suigo-Tsukuba Quasi-National Park. Visitors come to enjoy the Ayame Festival in June with one and one and a half million Japanese irises of 400 varieties including Edo, Higo, and Ise, as well as the Hasu Festival from July to August with around 300 varieties of lotus flowers. Many other events are also held.

    Hundreds thousands iris and various regions of Japan are up iris overseas varieties, I was so surprised at the large number of its varieties. The bloom is the timing of the rainy season it makes me...

  • Kashiwa-no-Ha Park
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    4.0
    99 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Kashiwashi Kashiwanoha 4-1
    Kashiwa-no-Ha Park is situated on a 45-hectare site and contains open spaces with natural landscaping, a barbecue area, and large-scale playground equipment, along with sports facilities, such as a general running track, tennis courts, a gymnasium, and baseball field. The park also contains a center for cultural facilities, including a library area and art galleries and a Japanese-style garden. There is also conservatory that displays tropical plants and foliage plants and a rose garden. Local residents of all ages visit this park, which is used for sports lessons, training sessions, and flea markets.

    This park offers a calm and serene atmosphere if you would like to go for a relaxing walk. It is especially beautiful during the cherry blossom season.

  • SANKYO FRONTIER Kashiwa Stadium (Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium)
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    4.0
    91 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Kashiwashi Hitachidai 1-2-50
    This soccer stadium is located about 20 minutes on foot from the east exit of Kashiwa Station. It's the home field of the Kashiwa Reysol J-League team, and is still sometimes called by its former name, Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium. The stands are close to field, getting you much closer to the action than at most stadiums.

    Recently renamed the Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium, a 20 minute walk from Kashiwa Station will lead you to the home of Kashiwa Reysol. We attended a match against Kawasaki and although the home...

  • Funabashi Sanbanze Beach Park
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    4.0
    77 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Funabashishi Shiomichou 40
    This Beach Park lies adjacent to the mudflat, Sanbanze, which is one of the few landing areas for migratory birds in Japan. Besides being popular for birding, one can enjoy clamming between the months of April and mid-June, which attracts many visitors. The park has tennis courts, a baseball field and other sports facilities, along with various other conveniences such as barbecue spots, restaurants, and shops providing year-round fun. Selected as one of the Top 100 Vistas of Mt. Fuji, weather permitting, the park is known as providing the Diamond Fuji view during two periods of the year, February and October.

    水遊び場で子どもたちが元気にあそんでました。砂浜は潮干狩場のため、この時期は何もなかったけど、ヤドカリや掘り残しのアサリなどがいました。海水浴場ではないみたいです。 ベビールームも完備されているので、赤ちゃん連れでも安心して遊ばせることができます

  • Ichikawa Zoological and Botanical Garden
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    4.0
    86 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Ichikawashi Omachi 284-1
    "The Ichikawa Zoological and Botanical Garden houses lesser pandas, orangutans, monkeys, various small animals, and birds. The theme of the zoo is ""Encounters with Animals,"" and in the petting zoo area, visitors can touch marmots. Also on the grounds are a nature garden, a rose garden, and an ornamental botanical garden, all with free admission. A miniature railroad has also been installed in the zoo."

    It is a tiny little zoo near where I live. I like that there is a petting zoo included as you can touch and brush some farm animals like guinea pigs, goats and a pig. The variety is of course small...

  • Showa no Mori
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    4.0
    100 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Midori-ku Tokechou 22
    This municipal park located in Tokecho, Chiba Prefecture is 2.3 kilometers long and 0.8 kilometers wide and covers a 105.8 hectare area (equivalent to 23 Tokyo Domes). It is the largest within Chiba City and Chiba Prefecture. This family friendly park not only has walking and cycling courses, but other outdoor activity facilities for camping, barbecue, and a Forest Village, as well as an athletic course, and an observatory tower. With over 200 cherry trees, an iris garden, an azalea garden, and flower fields for Chiba City’s symbolic four flowers (the rape blossom, sunflower, cosmos, and daffodil) within the grounds, making this park a haven for flower lovers.

    Glorious and massive park on the far edge of Chiba City. It has a childrens play area, massive roller slide, bike course, etc.

  • Chiba Kodomo no Kuni KidsDom
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    4.0
    87 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Ichiharashi Yamakura 1487
    Filled with fun attractions, KidsDom park for infants and kids is popular with moms and dads. Equipped with indoor play equipment, a pool, and a fishing pond, the park offers a variety of seasonal and activity workshops on weekends and in summer break. The barbecue area can be reserved as late as one day in advance.

    The weather was pretty good when we visited. Cloudy yet windy... We thought it might rain so we decided to ride the family bicycle.. (Our kids seating in front and me and hubby doing pedal.) it was...

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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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