Rest Spot Spots in Chiba Area

  • Roadside Station Chikura Shiokaze Okoku
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    3.5
    178 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Chikurachousenda 1051
    The shops and restaurants at Roadside Station Chikura Shiokaze Okoku rest area sell popular unique souvenirs and novelty items typical of the southern Boso Peninsula and the town of Chikura. Visiting motorists can buy fresh fish caught in the nearby waters, unique processed seafood, and local souvenirs. One of the many restaurants affords diners views of the Pacific, while another shop serves “hegisoba,” a noodle dish made with the funori plant, and another is famous for its sazae (a kind of turban shell) croquettes.

    This is one of the 8 road stations located in Minami-Boso City. It is with a large grass garden located near the sea and quite suitable for families with small children. It has some good seafood...

  • Roadside Station Shonan
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    3.5
    110 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Kashiwashi Minowashinden 59-2
    This roadside station is located near Tega ohashi Bridge, and has a direct sales agricultural area that sells agricultural products such as vegetables freshly harvested that day and eggs, processed goods and prepared dishes. The adjoining restaurants utilize local ingredients to offer Chinese cuisine, pasta, freshly-baked bread, cakes and sweets like soft-serve ice cream. Bicycle rentals are available on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays, and they can be returned at any of seven rental bicycle stations around Teganuma.

    手賀沼遊歩道の道中にあります。わざわざ訪れるにはには小さいけれど、散歩やサイクリングの途中に立ち寄るには最適です。 The shop is not so big. It is located on the walking course of Teganuma. You can see beautiful scenery on sunny day.

  • Roadside Station Hakko-no-sato Kozaki
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    4.0
    52 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Katorigunkouzakimachi Matsuzaki 855
    Kozaki is known for fermentation. In Kozaki, blessed with abundant water and fertile land, the Japanese hometown flavor still thrives. At this roadside station (rest area), the popular cafe restaurant, serves local fresh vegetables and fermented products. It is famous for Miso Malt Yakidon rice bowl that received the Jalan travel magazine Road-1 Jalan Award. Besides a restaurant serving cuisine with the fermentation catalyzing koji, Oryzae, the roadside station offers selected fermented goods from around the nation at the Fermentation Market.

    Very interesting places to visit. Its low-key comfortable and relaxing. A tour staff a really nice and did a great job.

  • Roadside Station Rosemary Park
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    3.5
    107 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Shirako 1501
    This roadside station is located along the Boso Flower Line. It sells agricultural products freshly harvested locally directly, and Biwa Roll Cake and Biwa Cream Cake using renowned biwa (loquats). It also sells approximately 50 kinds of soy sauce manufactured in the prefecture with free tasting available. In addition, inside the park, there is the Shakespeare Theater made in the image of a medieval British theater.

    Michinoekis, or stations on road, in general are bad ideas for any tourism except the minimal needs such as bath room stop and urgent rehydration. This one is no exception. And it is located in the...

  • Roadside Station Miyoshimura Hinanosato
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    4.0
    66 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Kawata 82-2
    This is a roadside rest area located along the Prefectural Route 88 in Kawata, Minamiboso City. It includes a store that sells dairy products from Miyoshi, thought to be Japan’s first dairy farm, fresh fruits and vegetables, and local sake. There is also a countryside style restaurant offering dishes made with locally grown produce and food stalls that offer light meals. Additionally, there is a soft serve ice cream stand that serves a different flavor ice cream every month and visitors can take a tour in the annexed facility “milk studio” on the site. Farming experiences on local farms in the area are also available.

    季節的においしいイチゴがあります。 また、かんきつ類の種類が多くたくさんのミカンがありました。お花もお安く購入できます。

  • Roadside Station Kamogawa Ocean Park
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    3.0
    96 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Kamogawashi Emitayuzaki 22
    This roadside station is located along the Sotobo-Kuroshio Line. It sells Kamogawa Sea World goods, processed seafood goods such as Boshu Hijiki seaweed, Kujira no Tare whale meat sauce and dried fish, and agricultural products such as fresh vegetables and the Nagasamai brand of rice. Besides restaurants that offer set meals and rice bowls using Nagasamai and local seafood, there is also an adjoining foot bath using water from Kamogawa Onsen Nagisa no Yu, an artificial tide pool and dog park outside.

    When Japan was ruling the world in the late 1980s, a lot of bizarre museums and recreational parks were built because Japan had money to waste. Ocean Park is one of them. This is a large concrete...

  • Roadside Station Furari Tomiyama
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    4.0
    58 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Nibu 2211
    This roadside station has a large fish market directly operated by the local fishery cooperative and a fresh fish processing facility that processes fish you buy. It sells local items such as fresh agricultural products delivered each morning, specialty goods and sweets. Besides the adjoining seafood restaurant directly operated by the local fishery cooperative, snack corner, shop for prepared dishes and regional exchange plaza, the roadside station also has agricultural experiences and fruit picking.

    イワシ団子が170円と安くて美味しいです。鋸南富山インターから近く、朝早くから賑わっています。南房総三山を巡るベースにちょうどお勧めです。 Its really useful area. You can use Wi-Fi. You can have coffee, and some delicious food. Sardine dumpling is really good.

  • Roadside Station Wadaura W ao!
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    4.0
    79 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.

    模型は面白かったですが、残念なことにクジラ館はお休み中。コロナのせいみたい。お店にはクジラのお土産コーナーがあります。

  • Roadside Station Takeyura no Sato Otaki
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    3.5
    63 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Isumigunotakimachi Ishigami 855
    "This roadside station is located along the Otaki Highway, and sells fresh local agricultural products including log-cultivated mushrooms and wild boar meat, processed goods, local sake and ice cream. The adjoining cafeteria offers menu items such as set meals using Otaki-grown rice including the ""Takeyura Gozen"" with Otaki-grown bamboo shoots and wild boar meat cooked with egg. It also sells bento lunch boxes with the local specialty of ""matsuri-zushi"" (sushi made for special occasions)."

    This facility was a place to sell vegetables and grocery cultivated by farmers in Otaki Town. Vegetables, fruits, and wild vegetables were affordable as farmers sell directly. Processed items were...

  • Roadside Station Fureai Park Kimitsu
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    3.5
    62 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Kimitsushi Sasa 1766-3
    This Roadside Station is on Prefectural Route 24. In addition to selling local products such as fresh produce grown by regional farmers and sake brewed with Kimitsu's renowned water, they also offer light meals. Its Katakura Dam Memorial Hall has displays on the construction of the dam, its features, and information about the topography and geology of the area.

    I like to try local Sake and buy them for my mother as survenir. They have a good collection of local sake and they sell in small bottles like 200 ml. for about 500 yen. It is a good size for...

  • Roadside Station Kirari Asahi
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    4.0
    43 Reviews
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    Asahi, Chiba Prefecture 5238
    This roadside station sells fresh local agricultural products, and processed goods such as whole dried sardines that boast the highest production value in Japan, bacon and sausages. It also sells prepared dishes such as bento lunch boxes and souvenirs. There is a buffet-style restaurant utilizing specialty products, gelato shop, and shops selling smoothies and taiyaki-style (cakes filled with bean paste or other fillings) snacks called Asapi-yaki, and also an open grassy area with composite playground equipment outside.

    平日昼過ぎ訪問。 新鮮な野菜が沢山ありました。 肉や魚もありましたが、魅力的なのはお野菜かな。 山ほど購入しました。

  • Roadside Station Kurimoto Benikomachi no Sato
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    4.0
    40 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Katorishi Sawa 1372-1
    "This roadside station is located along Prefectural Route 44. In the direct sales area, it sells specialty products such as ""beni komachi"" sweet potatoes, grapes, pears and strawberries, fresh vegetables and processed livestock products. It also has Ajidokoro Ippuku that offers set meals and noodle dishes utilizing local ingredients such as grilled Boso pork over rice, and the Exchange House that sells products from all over Japan. You can also enjoy fishing for rainbow trout and crayfish in Satoyama Park, which is on the premises."

    釣りをしてみたい子供達を連れて道の駅へ。ニジマス釣り出来ます。釣ったら買い取りですが、その場処理してくれるので、時間ある方はその場で焼くことも可能です。竹筒から空気を送って1時間ほどしたら美味しいニジマスの塩焼きの完成です。クーラーボックスと氷や保冷剤あれば持ち帰れます。釣れないなら釣り方のコツも教えてくれます。私は子供4人でしたが竿を1本借りて1人づつ釣らせてました。食いつきは良いので上手くやれ...

  • Road Station Orai Hasunuma
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
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    4826 of Hasunuma H in Sanbu city, Chiba Prefecture
    Road Station Orai Hasunuma, located along Haniwa Road connecting Narita Airport with the Kujukuri-hama Beach, is a fun roadside area with souvenir shopping and direct sales of fresh-harvested produce. Restaurant Hasumi serves dishes with local specialty ingredients and is loved for its home-style taste.

    「道の駅オライはすぬま」に併設のレストランです。海の幸が手軽に楽しめるので近くに行った際はたまに利用します。今回はイワシ丼とダンゴ汁で千葉名物のイワシを堪能しました。新鮮なイワシがサクサクに揚げられ天丼風に。ごはんが進む味です。

  • Seaside Plaza Kujukuri
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Sambugunkujukurimachi Koseki 2347-98
    This Sea Station is near Katakai Fishing Port. Its market offers local produce and fresh seafood landed there, including iwashi sardines. Visitors learn about the history of iwashi fishing and the culture around it at their Iwashi Museum. The second-floor food court has items like ramen noodles, curry, rice bowls, and seafood meal sets, some featuring iwashi. Its terrace seating overlooks Kujukuri Beach.

    メニューはいろいろありましたが、やはりイワシにしました、脂がのっていて九十九里浜のイワシは美味しいですよ。

  • Roadside Station Mizu no sato Sawara
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    Chiba Pref. Katorishi Sawara B. 3981-2
    This roadside station on the Tone-Suigo Line sells specialty products and local produce. Their food court offers a variety of items including set meals and ramen noodles made with local ingredients, as well as soba and udon noodles, stone oven baked pizza, and other Western fare. There is also a marina with landings for sightseeing boats and canoes. They rent bicycles, and you can observe water birds and more in the natural area downstream from the facility.
  • Roadside Station Hota Elementary School
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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.
  • Roadside Station Tomiura Biwa Club
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Tomiurachouaoki 123-1
    Winner of the highest award in the National Highway Michinoeki Roadside Station Grandprix in 2000, the Tomiura Roadside Station rest area offers travelers strawberry and loquat picking activities, experience courses, and a cafe with light meals at open terrace. One of the many enjoyable activities is rape seed blossom picking from mid-February through mid-March. The cafe and shops are overflowing with loquat goods.
  • Roadside Station Otsu no sato
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Tomiurachouotsu 320
    This roadside station cultivates various kinds of flowers such as poppies, snapdragons and carnations, and fruits such as blueberries and biwa (loquats) inside a greenhouse. You can experience picking flowers and fruits depending on the season (request fruit picking at Roadside Station Tomiura Biwa Club). In addition, there are adjoining shops that sell specialty products such as flowers and Boso biwa processed goods and a cafe.

    花専門の道の駅になります。ホームセンターやスーパーで買うとすぐに傷んでしまいますが、こちらの花は切たてですので長持ちしてどれも優良花です。

  • Choshi Marina
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Choushishi Shiomichou 15
    "Choshi Marina is located in Shiomi-cho in the city of Choshi. Once they have taken a safety course, people who hold a seamen's competency certificate can use the marina. There is a barbecue area where visitors who have made reservations can grill food while enjoying the view of Byobugaura, referred to as ""the Dover of the East"" for its cliffs. They can rent griddles or gas grills, but they have to bring their own food. "

    千葉科学大のそばにあるマリーナです。マリーナ自体は綺麗で目の前に広がる太平洋は穏やかで素晴らしい景色でした。屏風ヶ浦の雄大な崖が眺めるのもここならでは。ただ週末は駐車場は混雑し、大半はサーフィンの方でした。

  • Roadside Station Tako Ajisai-kan
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    Chiba Pref. Katoriguntakomachi Tako 1069-1
    This roadside station is located at the intersection of National Route 296 and Prefecture Route 74. It sells specialty goods such as Tako rice and mountain yam, and fresh local produce. The adjoining restaurants offer set meals using Genkibuta pork, rice balls with Tako rice, specialty products, and various menu items utilizing fresh vegetables. In addition, you can enjoy views of the nature along the Kuriyama River and fields from the observation lounge.

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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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