Travel / Tourism Spots in Chiba Area

  • Makuhari Messe
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    3.5
    449 Reviews
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    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.

  • Mother Farm
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    4.0
    441 Reviews
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    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.

    The trip for foreigners to Mother Farm can be a bit daunting theres a confirmed reservation and when you miss the bus, you miss it, access also to Kimitsu station, taxi, and so on. Theres another...

  • Katori Jingu
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    4.5
    302 Reviews
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    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.

    It was my 1st visit and best ever experience to see the annual event Tauesai with Saotome girls. the event I saw was annual event schefuled on every 1st saturday and sunday.

  • 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...

  • Nokogiriyama Ropeway
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    4.0
    166 Reviews
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    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...

  • Naritasan Shinshoji Temple
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
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    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.

    醫王殿は、平成29年(2017年)開基1080年祭記念事業として建立された。御本尊は薬師如来は、病からの苦痛取り除き、延命に功徳があるとして崇められ信仰されている。

  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
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    4.5
    10 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Isumishi Misakichoukamone 1270
    "Kiyomizu-dera Temple is located near Otowa no Mori Park in Kamone, Misaki-cho, in the city of Isumi. It has long history, having been built in 807 by Sakanoue no Tamuramaro. Its principal votive figure is the Thousand-Armed Kannon, and this temple is the 32nd of the 33 places sacred to the bodhisattva Kannon in Bando (the old name for the Kanto Region). Within the precincts are sculptures of the 47 samurai of the Ako domain whose plot to avenge their lord was immortalized in the play ""Chushingura."""

    I just went up out of curiosity and was completely bowled over by the atmosphere. Getting up to the temple is a hard, steep walk. Dont forget to pick up a stick to lean on! Theyre down at the...

  • Roadside Station Hota Elementary School
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    4.0
    184 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Awagunkyonanmachi Hota 724
    In 2014, Kyonan Municipal Hota Elementary School closed and was renovated and reborn as Hota Elementary School Community Center and Roadside Station in December 2015. Its Satoyama Shokudo is a restaurant that features the products of the area's fields and oceans, and the school's former gymnasium is now the site of a farmers' market, Kyonan Raku Ichi, which sells locally grown vegetables and flowers, and many other items that can serve as originalsouvenirs from the area. Also, on the school grounds are a lodging facility, Manabi no Yado, which preserves traces of the old school, and a hot spring facility, Sato no Oyu.

    駐車場が混んでいて道路の反対側の臨時の駐車場に停めました。市場になっている2020年3月は体育館は修理中で、空きスペースで販売していました。宿泊施設が併設されています。

  • Chiba Port Tower
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    4.0
    193 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Chuou-ku Chuoukou 1
    From Chiba Port Tower at Port Park overlooks Tokyo Bay. The scenery from the fourth floor viewing promenade is wonderful in the daytime, but the evening is even more beautiful. Only visible twice a year in February and October, “Diamond Fuji” is a must see. At these times the sun seems to shine from the peak of Mt. Fuji like a great diamond.

    首都圏にあるタワーの中では、あまり馴染みがない人が多いと思いますが、空いてて自然に触れられ、東京駅からも40分ほどなのでアクセスもしやすいです。タワー感は味わえます。 I believe almost peoples dont know kind of Tower in Kanto area but not crowd in every time and relaxing of nature...

  • Chiba-jinja Shrine
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    4.0
    140 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Chuou-ku Innai 1-16-1
    Chiba-jinja Shrine is the main shrine of the bodhisattva Myoken, who offers protection for people who are of ages considerably considered unlucky. Myoken, the principal god enshrined here, is the spirit of the North Star, the Pole Star positioned at the center of the heavens, and he shares the shrine with the gods Futsu and Yamato Takeru no Mikoto. This shrine is said to be efficacious against bad luck during two types of unlucky ages, and it is a favorite place for people to pray for good luck or to celebrate special events in their lives.

    ここは、最寄りの千葉駅から15分ほどの神社です。有名ではないですが、建造物が珍しい形なので1度は行ってもいいと思います。 Chiba Shrine has 15min from nearest station by walk.Its not famous but very rare shape shrine so I think just 1 time should to go here...

  • Awa-jinja Shrine
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    4.0
    103 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Tateyamashi Daijingu 589
    Awa-jinja Shrine, said to date from 660, includes the Kaminomiya (main shrine), Shimonomiya (auxiliary shrine), Itsukushimasha (subordinate shrine), and Kotohirasha (subordinate shrine). The primary Kami honored here is Ame-no-Futodama-no-mikoto, who is the kami of all Japan’s industry. After visiting, please stop at the Azuchi Tea House in the shrine grounds.

    I came here on Saturday noon. There arent much people, which make the place silent harmonically with a lot of trees. This shrine is surrounded by mountains, so you can feel good Japanese nature...

  • Chikyu-no-marukumieru-oka Observatory
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    4.0
    138 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Choushishi Tennoudai 1421-1
    This lookout platform is located in Tennodai in Choshi City. It sits atop the peak of Mt. Atagoyama—the tallest in the northeastern part of the prefecture—and it offers 360-degree panoramic view, 330 degrees taken up by an oceanic horizon. On a clear day, you can see Mt. Fuji, Mt. Tsukuba, as well as the electricity-generating windmills along Byobugaura Coast, and they say you can feel the curvature of the earth. There are retail shops, event areas, and a café corner, all with great views.

    It took me 20-25 minutes from Inubo Station to climb up the hill to reach this place though Information I have says 15 minutes. Access by public transportation is very bad. Very few visitors despite...

  • Daifukuji Temple (Gake Kannon)
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    4.0
    131 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Tateyamashi Funakata 835
    "The popular name for Daifukuji Temple is ""Gake Kannon"" (""Cliff Kannon""). Located in Funakata in the city of Tateyama, it was founded by the Nara period (eighth century) monk Gyoki, who was on a walking pilgrimage of the eastern provinces. It is said that he carved an image of Eleven-headed Kannon into the cliff face of Mt. Funakata as a way of praying for safety on the seas and bountiful fishing for the local fishermen. A temple devoted to Kannon is built in front of the image to guard it, and from inside, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Tateyama Bay and Izu Oshima Island."

    Traveling to the southern part of Boso Peninsular in Chiba Prefecture used to be a long trip on single lane roads, but with the completion of the motorway, it has become much more accessible. The...

  • Minato Oasis Nagisanoeki Tateyama
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    95 Reviews
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    Chiba Tateyama-shi 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。

  • Choshi Port Tower
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    3.5
    79 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Choushishi Kawaguchichou 2-6385-267
    Choshi Port Tower is an observation tower located in Kawaguchi Town, Choshi City. The Tower was built using a twin-tower design. From the Observation Lobby area on the third floor level, at a height of 43.05 meters above the ground, there are marvelous views of Choshi fishing harbor; from the Observation Room on the fourth floor level, visitors can use the binoculars provided to look out over the Pacific Ocean and the Tonegawa River; there are 360-degree panoramic views, enabling visitors to view fish being landed at Choshi fishing harbor or view the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean right out to the horizon. The second floor has an exhibition hall that is used for a variety of exhibitions and special events; there are shops on the first floor.

    Located a little way along the coats from the lighthouse, with a view over the fishing port, the Port Tower also has exhibitions and stalls of interest on its lower floor.

  • Kasamori-Kannon Temple
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    4.0
    76 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Chouseigunchounanmachi Kasamori 302
    Founded by Saint Saicho, the patriarch of Tendai Buddhism in 784, this ancient Kasamori Kannon temple, is so called because of its eleven-faced Kannon. Designated the 31st Kannon in the Bando 33 Kannon Pilgrimage, the Kasamori Kannon Temple has been recognized as a sacred place for centuries. The kannon hall is built atop a large boulder, and is the only four directional kakezukuri structure in Japan, and thus designated a National Important Cultural Property.

    Kasamori Kannon was founded in B.E.1327 and the main hall of the temple was built in B.E.1571. The temple is located on the mountain surrounded by the forest. To reach the temple, you must climb up...

  • Kandu (AEON Mall Makuhari New City Shop)
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    3.5
    95 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Mihama-ku Toyosuna 1-5 Aeon Mall Makuhari New City Family Mall 3F
    "This theme park in AEON Mall Makuhari New City lets children ""try out"" over 30 kinds of jobs including being a police officer, pilot, and newspaper reporter in the facility's make-believe city of Kandu. Using equipment and wearing uniforms that resemble the real thing, these occupational role-plays give them a deeper understanding of society. There's also a restaurant that's a great place to relax while the kids are occupied."

    JALミニマイル特典にて行きました。 入場時に少しゴミゴミしますが、入って仕舞えば広々としているし、ゆっくり回れます。

  • Tateyama Family Park
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    3.5
    88 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Tateyamashi Menuma 1210
    This leisure park is at the top of a small hill overlooking Heisaura beach along the Boso Flower Line. This sprawling park, boasting about 140,000 square meters of space, includes flower gardens and flower picking fields, a park golf course, dog park, fishing area and more, allowing a full day of fun for all ages. In spring, 100,000 poppy plants bloom with 1 million flowers.

    This is amazing,Many poppies bloom. 1 million poppies will be that it is had experience that it is amazing. Putter golf is possible, and the flower picking also.

  • Chiba City Museum of Art
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    4.0
    70 Reviews
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    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...

  • Roadside Station Wadaura W ao!
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    76 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Wadachounigaura 243
    This roadside station sells local specialty processed whale products, fresh vegetables, fresh flowers, crafts and prepared dishes. The adjoining restaurant offers menu items such as the Wadahama Tokusei Kujira-don with whale sashimi and fried dishes, and a set meal with seasonal local fish sashimi. In addition, the takeout corner sells soft-serve ice cream using Miyoshi-mura milk and Boso honey, croquettes with whale meat, and meat buns.

    勝浦から国道128号線を南下している途中に立ち寄りました。駐車場が広かったです。農産物の販売もありますが、何といってもクジラです。鯨ハムを土産に買いました。

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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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