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Rest Spot Spots in Tateyama / Minamiboso Area

  • Roadside Station Otsu no sato
    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 Rosemary Park
    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 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!
    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。

  • Roadside Station Shirahama Nojimazaki Farmers Concierge
    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."


  • Roadside Station Miyoshimura Hinanosato
    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.


  • 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
    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 Chikura Shiokaze Okoku
    166 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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 Nambo Paradise
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Tateyamashi Fujiwara 1497
    This roadside station is on the Heisaura Coast facing the bay of the same name is a fun spot for the whole family. It is adjacent to Aloha Garden Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture's largest botanical garden, which is designed to be reminiscent of Hawaii. Surrounded by palm trees, the facility has a tropical feel, and its restaurant mainly serves Hawaiian cuisine. The hot spring facility Tateyama Onsen Senri no Kaze is also on the premises. Accommodation is also available, so you can use it as a base for visiting the beach, too.
  • Roadside Station Kyonan
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Awa-gun Kyonanmachi Yoshihama 517-1
  • Kyonan Hotaumino Sta.
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Awagunkyonanmachi Yoshihama 99-5

Chiba Main Areas


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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