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  • Roadside Station Shonan
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    3.5
    107 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.

  • Seaside Plaza Kujukuri
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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.
  • Roadside Station Otsu no sato
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    3.5
    37 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.

    国道127号線の館山バイパス、房総の駅とみうら付近から、県道185号線を富津館山道路に沿って山の中へ進んで行くと、道の駅おおつの里 花倶楽部があります。道の駅のひとつですが、ここは花がとてもたくさんあって、一般の道の駅とは一線を画しています。切り花もありますが、花苗も多く、可愛い苗が多いです。店の人はとても親切でした。ソフトクリームも頂けて、JAF会員だと割引を受けられます。

  • Roadside Station Kurimoto Benikomachi no Sato
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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."
  • Roadside Station Takeyura no Sato Otaki
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    3.5
    21 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)."

    道の駅 たけゆらの里おおたき たけゆら食堂 でランチ をいただきました。地元で捕獲されたイノシシ肉が使用された大多喜猪坦々麺がオススメです。

  • Roadside Station Minori no Sato Togane
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    3.5
    14 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Touganeshi Tama 1300-3
    This roadside station is located along National Route 126 in Tama, Togane City. There is an adjoining direct sales shop that offers vegetables picked locally in the morning, agricultural products and processed goods. Besides a cafe that has pasta using seasonal ingredients and a gelato shop, there is also Chiba Prefecture's largest market that has garden trees, bonsai plants and flowers, and a sample garden.

    国道126号沿いの道の駅。直売所ではクレカに交通系マネーが使えて便利。ふれあい広場でジモティ所縁の芸能人のミニライヴに偶然遭遇。余り熱烈なファンは順烈風には居なさそうで不安。入口、出口、出入口と入出動線に注意が必要。

  • Roadside Station Rosemary Park
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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.
  • Roadside Station Kamogawa Ocean Park
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    3.0
    92 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 Kirari Asahi
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    4.0
    38 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.

    土日に本館と駐車スペースの間に露店が出ていると休憩する スペースがなく、ジェラード屋で買ったジェラード等は 立って食べる事に。 豊富な農産品、おいしいジェラードがあるだけにそこだけが残念

  • Roadside Station Mizu no sato Sawara
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    4.0
    111 Reviews
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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.

    You can go on a sight seeing boat ride from here. If you prefer jet ski, you can rent here. There is a market of fresh produce from the area. I bought a box of hen eggs, named Maiden Eggs. These...

  • 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.
  • Roadside Station Furari Tomiyama
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    4.0
    55 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
    71 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.

    車で走っていると、看板があるのですが、道路沿いかと思っていると、少しだけ入ったところにあり見落とさないように注意が必要です。くじらの骨格の大きな標本が目印ですが、それも遠くからは見えません。お土産を買ったり、休憩をしたりするのに良いです。

  • Choshi Marina
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    4.0
    3 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. "

    夏から秋くらいかけてハゼ釣りにいきます。波も穏やかでのんびり釣りができます。 夕焼けがとてもきれいで屏風ヶ浦と夕陽が素敵でついうっとりしてしまいます。

  • Roadside Station Fureai Park Kimitsu
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    3.5
    58 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 Shirahama Nojimazaki Farmers Concierge
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Shirahamachoutakiguchi 9240
    "This roadside station located in Takiguchi, Shirahama-machi, Minamiboso City is the southernmost one on the Boso Peninsula, and has bathroom facilities and the ""Hana no Johokan"" (flower information center). You can use it as a place to rest when visiting tourist attractions in the Shirahama area such as the Nojimazaki Lighthouse."
  • Roadside Station Miyoshimura Hinanosato
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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.
  • Roadside Station Hota Elementary School
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    4.0
    178 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.

    高速降りてすぐあります。食事や買い物や地元の野菜などあります。パンやケーキ、デザートなど色々あります。宿泊施設もあり人気です。

  • Roadside Station Tomiura Biwa Club
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    4.0
    206 Reviews
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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.

    Biwa Club is the first and most prominent Michi-no-eki roadside station in Minamiboso, Tomiura-cho, Chiba. Inside the unusual shaped building is a service corner, a restaurant, and a souvenir shop...

  • Roadside Station Hakko-no-sato Kozaki
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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.

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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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