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  • Mother Farm
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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.

    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...

  • Nokogiriyama Ropeway
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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.

    Went yesterday (August 21, 2018) and it was really cloudy so when we went to the top we barely saw through the clouds which wasn't bad but it was the same view all around. The ropeway for 2 round...

  • Narita Yume Bokujo (Narita Dream Dairy Farm)
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    Chiba Pref. Naritashi Nagi 730
    Narita Yume Bokujo is a tourist dairy farm located in Nagi, Narita City. Besides interacting with the animals, there are a wide range of other activities for visitors to enjoy, including Segway rides, tractor-drawn wagon rides, an adventure playground, and a dog run, etc. There is also a campsite with parking for cars, which has saunas, coin-operated showers, etc. At Narita Yume Bokujo’s shop, visitors can buy first-class dairy products, as well as a range of other food products and local specialty gift items.
  • Mizushiro Orchard-Garden
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    Chiba Pref. Nagareyamashi Mukaikogane 3-179
    This orchard is on Prefectural Route 261 in Mukaikogane, Nagareyama City. Using enzyme cultivation and hardly any chemicals, they grow grapes, pears, three types of kiwis, and more. Visitors can pick their own fruit and dig their own potatoes in the season. They also have a farm stand selling fruit, vegetables, and flowers, as well as a barbecue area.
  • Kandu (AEON Mall Makuhari New City Shop)
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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."
  • Ostrich Farm Sodegaura
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    Chiba Pref. Sodegaurashi Kamizumi 1506-10
    This tourist farm is in Sodegaura City. They raise about 30 kinds of animals including ostriches, sheep, alpacas, and mini pigs. You can even get up close and feed some of the animals. Their shop offers light meals include healthy ostrich meat, their barbecue facility supplies all you need for a cook-out, and there's a pesticide-free farm where you can pick blueberries, too.
  • Lakewoods Garden Himeharu no Sato
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    Chiba Pref. Mobarashi Kaminagayoshi 1076-1
    "This ""Dog and Flower Theme Park"" is in Mobara City. Their grounds include the Roris Garden, Japan's first rose garden designed to be strolled while following the history of roses. They also have dog training classes, trimming facilities, a dog park, and more. Their cafe terrace is a great spot for a break with your pup, and their shop sells dog and flower related merchandise. In season, you can bring your dog along for a barbecue in the cottage area too. "
  • Yasuda Strawberry Farm
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    Chiba Pref. Kimitsushi Oi 500
    "This strawberry farm is in Oi, Kimitsu City. Besides picking strawberry from January to May, you can pick cabbage around the middle of March and poppies from early January. They grow about 10 kinds of strawberries with availability changing depending on the season, including an unusual white variety called ""Awayuki."" The strawberries are grown on raised platforms, so you can pick them while standing."
  • Yasuda Farm
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Chikurachouseto 27
    This roughly 1,150 square meter greenhouse farm grows musk melons. In addition to picking your own, you can observe the melon growing process step by step through the staggered plantings in their eight greenhouses. If you call ahead to let them know you're coming, they'll give you a quarter of a melon when you arrive.
  • MINNAMI NO SATO
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    Chiba Pref. Kamogawashi Miyayama 1696
    This facility sells local produce, prepared goods, crafts, and more. It hosts agricultural workshops, too. Management was taken over by the Japanese retailer, Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. in April 2018, forming the MUJI Minnami no Sato and Cafe & Meal MUJI.
  • Ishii Teruen
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    Chiba Pref. Kamagayashi Kamagaya 7-8-69
    Ishii Teruen is a farm that cultivates the pears that Kamagaya is famous for. From late August to early October, visitors can pick various varieties of pears, including Hosui, Nansui, Shinsei, and Shinko. In addition, visitors can pick grapes from mid August to late September. Groups that make reservations can dig for sweet potatoes. It is also possible to buy pears and grapes here.
  • Chikura Orange Center
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Chikurachoukubo 1494
    "Chikura Orange Center is an orchard that grows Satsuma mandarins, amanatsu, hassaku oranges, kiyomi, yuzu, kumquats, and other citrus fruits. In addition to the ""pick-your-own mandarins"" season, which runs from October to mid February, visitors can enjoy amanatsu and hassaku oranges from February to late April. They can also pick cosmos and narcissus flowers. Chikura Orange Center also serves tea with freshly squeezed lemon to visitors free of charge."
  • Choshi Dentetsu (Electric Railway)
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    Chiba Pref. Choushishi Araoichou 2-297 Nakanomachi Station
    Choshi Electric Railway runs within the city of Choshi. It was founded in 1923 and runs from Choshi Station to Tokawa Station, with ten intermediate stations. The entire trip takes about 20 minutes. The distinguishing features of this railway are the views of cabbage fields and fishing communities that passengers can see from the window, the retro rolling stock, and the European-style station buildings. At Nakanocho Station, visitors can tour the railyards, and it is possible to rent an entire train for special occasions.
  • Country Farm Ponpoko Village
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    Chiba Pref. Kisaradushi Ushibukurono 506
    This agricultural park conducts approximately 70 kinds of harvesting experiences throughout the year, including cultivated sweet potatoes, peanuts and soybeans, and non-pesticide vegetables, fruits and herbs. In the garden and indoor barbecue facility, you can taste picked vegetables, and SPF pork from the Hirano Pig Farm and grilled seafood with a reservation. You can also bring your own ingredients. The salad using vegetables grown on the farm and their smoothies are popular menu items.
  • Sugahara Glassworks Inc. (Factory Shop)
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    Chiba Pref. Sambugunkujukurimachi Fujishita 797
    Sugahara Glassworks Inc. is a workshop that produces painstakingly handmade glass products. Visitors who make reservations can learn or experience different methods of glassmaking for themselves: marvering, in which 1200°C molten glass is spread over a flat surface with a spatula-like tool; pair marvering, in which two people work together; and blowing, in which the glassmaker blows into a pipe to expand the molten glass. (There is a limit to the number of participants in each course, so reservation is required.) Sugahara Glassworks also has an onsite shop, where nearly all its products are for sale, and a cafe, where visitors can enjoy sweets that are made onsite and served in glassware.
  • Dolphin and Whale Watching
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    Chiba Pref. Choushishi Shiomichou 15-9
    This dolphin and whale watching tour is sponsored by the Choshi Ocean Research Institute. Depending on the season, it gives you the chance to view a variety of whales, dolphins, and fur seals that come in search of the abundant food off the Choshi coast. They also offer a cruise of the Byobugaura area.
  • E-Ato Beele
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    1 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Midori-ku Otakachou 26-34
    This strawberry farm in Otaka-cho, Midori Ward, Chiba City boasts the largest greenhouse in the prefecture. It sells its produce starting in mid-December, and you can pick your own strawberries between January and the end of May. They're grown on platforms, and there's a rest area on the premises, so it's accessible to families and guests with wheelchairs.

    1才の息子と主人と3人で行きました。 息子は無料で大人1人¥1300でした。ビニールハウスは通路が広くて歩きやすかったです。どの列にあるのかと、苺の種類を初めに教えてくれるので味わいたい方は写メを撮ったほうがいいですよ。 トイレはビニールハウスとは離れていましたが、車椅子用やオムツ替え台もありました。 ビニールハウスには、木で創られた滑り台やブランコ、シーソーがありました。 息子は苺狩りよりこちら...

  • Doggy's Island Resort & Villa
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Yachimatashi Koyaru 624
    Visit this dog resort in a rich natural setting for a special time with your pup. You can reach it from Tokyo in as little as 55 minutes by car. It boasts Japan's largest natural lawn dog park at about 7,000 square meters, as well as a cafe terrace and a natural buffet restaurant that also has a menu for your pet. The lodge adjacent to the dog park has four types of rooms with amenities that include toilet sheets, dog towels, and poop bags.
  • Ricchan Farm
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Yamukai 11
    This farm in Yamukai, Minamiboso City grows four kinds of strawberries: Akihime, Sachinoka, Tochiotome, and Benihoppe. You can pick your own on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from around the middle of January to the beginning of May. Sometimes they're open on weekdays, but you should check in advance. From mid-April to mid-May you can try collecting your own bamboo shoots.
  • Kondo Strawberry Farm
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    Chiba Pref. Chouseigunichinomiyamachi Ichinomiya 9177-7
    "This roughly 9,580 square meter farm grows 26 varieties of strawberries including Kanamihime and Tochiotome in their large plastic covered greenhouse. You can try nine kinds during the picking season that lasts from the middle of December to around the beginning of May. They also sell prepared items such as jam, frozen strawberries, and ""Snow Queen"" daifuku sweets made with white strawberries."

Chiba Main 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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