Leisure / Hobbies Spots in Chiba Area

  • IKSPIARI
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    4.0
    1207 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...

  • Kamogawa Sea World
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    4.5
    891 Reviews
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    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.

    I always visit zoo and Sea World in many places. More than getting knowledge, I wish the fee I pay will help the places having income to take good care of the animals they have and help in...

  • Tokyo Disneyland
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    4.5
    3 Reviews
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    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.

    甘辛ダレがかかったフライドチキンが肉まんの皮のような白いバンズに挟まれてるチキンパオがおすすめです。単品¥600、飲み物とフライドポテトをセットにすると¥990です。お手頃価格で満足できるセットです。

  • Tokyo Disney Sea
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
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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.

    ・ミッキーチュロス(350円...

  • 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.

    Just took an easy stroll along Messe Makuhari to see the light up. Not completed yet but still nice for a start. Christmas is still far a way but in Japan after Halloween they are ready for Christmas.

  • Museum of Aeronautical Sciences
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    4.0
    284 Reviews
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    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
    150 Reviews
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    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...

  • Nakayama Racecourse
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    4.0
    134 Reviews
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    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...

  • Chiba Prefecture Makuhari Seaside Park
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    4.0
    132 Reviews
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    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...

  • Shimizu Park
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    4.0
    126 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Nodashi Shimizu 906
    Shimizu Park is a historic park which was founded in 1894 by Motegi Hakuei, the fifth-generation owner of the Kashiwa-ya soy sauce business. It is famous as one of the best places in the Kanto region for viewing flowers, with many different flowers in bloom at different times of year; in all, there are more than 500 varieties of flowers, including cherry blossom, plum blossom, peonies, wisteria, azaleas, etc. The Park also has the world’s first fountain maze, an adventure playground, holiday bungalows for rent, a campsite with parking for cars, a barbecue area, etc. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities while enjoying the Park’s natural beauty.

    We really enjoyed our trip to Shimizu Park. Its a whole day affair. The obstacle courses are fun and challenging. Make sure you: bring a change of clothes including shoes, wear sneakers...

  • Showa no Mori
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    4.0
    98 Reviews
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    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.

  • Kashiwa-no-Ha Park
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    4.0
    98 Reviews
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    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.

  • Futtsu Park
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    4.0
    94 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Futtsu 2280
    This spacious park on Cape Futtsu is where you can exercise in various ways with facilities such as with a jumbo pool that opens for the summer, indoor swimming pool, multi-purpose playground, campground and tennis courts. In addition, there are two observation towers on the grounds: the Meiji Centennial Observation Tower where you can look out on Tokyo Bay, and the Nakanoshima Observatory where you can enjoy modern heritage from the Meiji period (1868?1912) to the early Showa period (1926?1989).

    津田沼から電車で行きました。総武線快速 君津行きに乗り、君津で外房線に乗り換え、青堀駅で下車。駅前から富津公園行きのバスに乗り終点で下車。下車したところから展望台前徒歩30分以上かかります。バスは1時間に1本、外房線も本数は少なく、駅前も公園入口にも飲食店はほぼありません。コンビニが一軒、駅前から離れたらあります。

  • Nagisanoeki TATEYAMA
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    4.0
    95 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Tateyamashi Tateyama 1564-1
    "Tateyama Beach Station is multipurpose facility located along the Uchibo Nagisa Line Highway. It is adjacent to the Nagisa no Hakubutsukan (Beach Museum), a satellite collection of the Tateyama City Museum, which displays Boso Peninsula fishing implements (designated as Important Tangible Folk Cultural Property) and other exhibits related to the fishing industry on the Boso Peninsula. In addition to Umibe no Hiroba (""Seashore Plaza""), which exhibits living things found in Tateyama, there is an observation deck where visitors can watch the sunset over Tateyama Bay or see Mt. Fuji, as well as well as Tateyama Sunset Pier, the longest such pier in Japan. The commercial building contains a market where visitors can buy seafood and agricultural products directly from those who produced them, as well as a restaurant that serves dishes made with fresh, local ingredients."

    道の駅ですので店舗は17時には閉まってしまいますが、階上は展望台になっており館山湾の西に沈む夕陽を拝むことができました。店舗は魚屋さんも入っており地場鮮魚の購入も可能です。

  • SANKYO FRONTIER Kashiwa Stadium (Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium)
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    4.0
    91 Reviews
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    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...

  • Ichikawa Zoological and Botanical Garden
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    4.0
    86 Reviews
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    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...

  • Chiba Kodomo no Kuni KidsDom
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    4.0
    84 Reviews
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    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...

  • Otaki Castle Museum
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    3.5
    91 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Isumigunotakimachi Otaki 481
    This history museum’s permanent exhibition focuses on Boso’s castle and its castle town, both in the medieval era and in recent times. The museum exhibits artifacts related to it, like armor, antique equipment, and ancient documents, as well as materials on life in samurai society and the castle town. Since Honda Tadakatsu was once the castle’s lord, it was built on the famous Otaki ruins of the Kazusa clan’s inner citadel (Tadakatsu was one of the four generals that served Tokugawa Ieyasu).

    Ootaki is an old castle town that was ruled by Katsuie Honda, a prominent subordinate of Ieyasu Tokugawa in the late 16th century. The township has preserved many of its Edo period merchant houses...

  • Akebonoyama Nogyo Koen (Agricultural Park)
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    4.0
    56 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Kashiwashi Fuse 2005-2
    This green park was opened in 1995, the 40th anniversary of Kashiwa City’s official organization into a municipality. Famous for its flowers, the garden has a plum grove, a bamboo thicket, lotus ponds, and Dutch windmills along with tulips, dandelions and cosmoses. In the flower field—with beautiful flowers blooming in each season. The restaurant serves up local ingredients, while the retail shop has a fully-equipped kids’ room, making it quite popular for families. Various events related to forestry, cuisine and diet are held throughout the year.

    Came here to see the iconic Himawari (sunflower), which was blooming around the end of July - beginning of August. As expected, The sunflowers were just awesome, some of them reach the height beyond...

  • Forest and Park for the 21st Century
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    4.0
    80 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Matsudoshi Sendabori 269
    This park on an extensive site of over 500,000 square meters has a rich natural environment that includes Sendabori Pond and the Jomon Forest. Visitors can enjoy walks, get up close to nature, join in craft workshops, and more. There are facilities like a barbecue area, a zone for camping practice, and a sidewalk cafe. The Matsudo Museum is on the grounds, too.

    I live close to this park and always go there. Truly nice and tranquil. Large lake feature with lots of bird life and flora. There is a bbq area which is rare in Japan but please check with them in...

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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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