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Rest Spot Spots in Chiba Area

  • Roadside Station Shonan
    Travel / Tourism
    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.
  • 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
    34 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    バスツアーに参加して立ち寄り。 道の駅ですがほぼ全部が花関連。 中に花摘みの出来るハウスがあり、そこで花摘み体験が出来ました。 私たちの時はキンギョソウ。 元気な花を摘むことが出来たので満足でした。 全体ははミニ植物園という感じです。

  • Roadside Station Kurimoto Benikomachi no Sato
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    4.0
    35 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."

    まず驚いたのが手袋を準備されてなかった事 素手で芋掘りしたのは子供以来 爪の中に土が入って結構大変です しかし芋はザクザク出てきて形は悪いのもあるが自宅用なので問題なし‼ 味もホクホク系で最高に美味しかったですよ 落花生掘りもしましたが少し面倒でした

  • Roadside Station Takeyura no Sato Otaki
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    3.5
    20 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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)."

    千葉にある道の駅おおたきのなかにあるレストランです。とんたけソースかつ丼が、厚みもありたべごたえがありました。食券を購入しました。

  • Roadside Station Minori no Sato Togane
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    4.0
    10 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.

    新鮮な野菜やお惣菜などが安く買える。 地元の特産品なども売っていて、お土産を買うことができる。 休日はいつも駐車場に車が多くある印象です。 以前は花木センターであったが、道の駅に変わりびっくりした。

  • Roadside Station Rosemary Park
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    3.5
    93 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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 Kamogawa Ocean Park
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    3.0
    86 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
    Travel / Tourism
    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.
  • Roadside Station Mizu no sato Sawara
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    4.0
    97 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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    3.5
    4 Reviews
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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.

    道の駅多古に併設されるレストランです。 2015年の12月にリニューアルオープンということで、来訪時は工事中でした。 地元多古米を使ったおにぎりや定食類の他に、サツマイモのアイスクリームなどのスイーツも充実しています。 野菜の直売も人気です。

  • Roadside Station Furari Tomiyama
    Travel / Tourism
    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.
  • Roadside Station Wadaura W ao!
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    4.0
    62 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    新しくて綺麗な道の駅です。 国道からの入口には全長26メートルのシロナガスクジラの骨格標本があり、無料のくじら資料館も併設されています。 売店やレストランでもくじら肉を扱っており、くじら丼やくじらまんやくじらコロッケ、くじら給食という学校給食風メニューもあります。

  • Choshi Marina
    Travel / Tourism
    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. "
  • Roadside Station Fureai Park Kimitsu
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    3.5
    49 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.

    金曜の夕方四時半過ぎに行きましたが5時までの案内に対して営業終了の札が出て中に入れませんでした。 残念ながらお土産も買えずお手洗いだけの利用となってしまいました。 濃溝の滝から至近距離にあります。

  • Roadside Station Shirahama Nojimazaki Farmers Concierge
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    3.0
    30 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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."

    地元の取れたて野菜はもちろん、焼き立てのパン、漁師風スープ、いちご狩りがあります。特に焼き立てのパンはどれも美味しく、スープは絶品でした。4種類のスープがあるのでいろいろ楽しめます。いちごはホテル品質、というだけあって、どの種類も最高に美味しかったです。大満足の道の駅です。

  • Roadside Station Miyoshimura Hinanosato
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    4.5
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    田舎にぽつんとある感じなのでのんびりと過ごせます。レストランや足湯、春は菜の花摘みなど、設備がとても充実していますが、特にレストランのメニューはどれも美味しいです。とんかつ定食を食べましたが、さくっと揚がっていて胃もたれしない美味しさでした。

  • Roadside Station Hota Elementary School
    Travel / Tourism
    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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    4.0
    51 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    ここで旅の終わりのお土産は買えます。 食事もトイレもオッケーですがここまできてしまうとガソリンスタンドがない 近くに併設されると助かるかな 高速乗ってしまうとないので要注意が必要ですよ!高速爆乗り場が道を挟んだとこにありますがチケットは事前に購入しましょう

  • Roadside Station Hakko-no-sato Kozaki
    Travel / Tourism
    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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