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  • National Museum of Japanese History
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sakurashi Jounaichou 117
    The National Museum of Japanese History was founded in 1981 as a research institution to promote education with material displays and exhibitions on historical, archeological and folkloric research. In addition to its permanent exhibits, the museum also has plans for special exhibitions offering a limited chance to view highly valuable items, making it a place that truly deepens access to Japan’s history.
  • Narita City Sakura No Yama Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Naritashi Komaino 1338-1
    In this park are transplanted all of the cherry trees that were about to be lost during the construction of Narita International Airport. Many people visit this park, located on an elevated knoll, where airplane takeoffs and landings can be watched up close while viewing the beautiful cherry blossoms.
  • Sakura Kusabue Hill
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sakurashi Ino 820
    Sakura Kusabue Hill is a park that contains a miniature railroad 1.1 km long, athletic facilities, a petting zoo, and a rose garden. It also contains a campground for tour groups, some log cabins, and an accommodation facility with a capacity of up to 200 persons. There is a market where visitors can buy produce from local farmers and a farm-to-table restaurant. Visitors can try out a number of activities, including farm work and making pottery. This is the best place not only for families but also for groups with the purpose of experiential learning and training.
  • Shiroi Citizen Pool
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Shiroishi Shishiba 1701-1
    This outdoor pool facility in Shiroi City has three kinds of pools, a running pool with 150 meters per lap, 25-meter pool and infant pool, and also 91-meter and 62-meter adventure slides. There is also a shop selling snacks such as curry, fast food, pool floats and character goods. The pool facility is open every year from July 1 to the second Sunday of September.
  • Inbanuma Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Inzaishi Moroto
    This hill-top park on the northern side of West Inba Marsh occupies the site of medieval Moroto Castle (also known as Ryugaya Castle). Its remnants such as earthworks still remain today. The park has an open area that can be used for ground golf, a rubber-ball baseball field, flower gardens, and a lawn. Climb the lookout for a sweeping view of Inba Marsh.
  • Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sakurashi Sakado 631
    An art museum located in Sakado, Sakura City. Its collection includes roughly 1,000 works gathered by DIC Corp. and related companies—from Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, Chagall to abstract works, Dadaism, Surrealism, and even post-war Western art and modern Japanese art. Nearby, you’ll find walking paths surrounded by nature, a restaurant, a tea house, and a retail shop.
  • Sakura Castle Ruins Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sakurashi Jounaichou
    Said to be the remnants of castle for the shogun’s council members, like Hotta household, the Sakura Castle Ruins form the center of this ruins-based park. Here you’ll find various remnants of Sakura Castle, like the tower and dry moat. There’s also the Sakura Castle Park Center, which displays important historical materials, artifacts, old pictures, and models of Sakura Castle, and the Sankeitei, a tea house modeled after the Koho-an tea house in Kyoto’s Daitoku-ji Temple. The park is also famous for its plants, with cherry trees, peonies, plum trees, irises and many other flowering trees.
  • Sakura City Museum of Art
    31 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sakurashi Shinmachi 210
    The Sakura City Museum of Art contains a good collection of literary works with some connection to Sakura or Boso Area, and maintains exhibits that feature modern Japanese art which extend those works. It was built in order to preserve and utilize the old Kawasaki Bank Sakura Branch (a Prefectural Tangible Cultural Property) built during the Taisho period. There’s also a café inside where you can enjoy a hand-made meal and dessert using local ingredients.

    This is not a big museum, but rather an exposition venue. Very well tended, with extremely polite and attentive personel. We saw an expo on cycling that was near-perfect, with the possibility to ride...

  • Naritasan Park Plum Grove
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Naritashi Narita 1 within Naritasan Shinshoji
    Covering almost 41 acres, within the Naritasan Park are three ponds and two waterfalls. Along the route from the park entrance, rightward behind the main temple, to the Peace Tower and the Naritasan Museum of Calligraphy there are 460 red and white plum trees that come to full bloom between February and March. One can enjoy viewing the plum blossoms while listening to the peaceful sounds of water droplets cascading into the Suikinkutsu font next to the Museum, resonating like the sound of an exquisite Koto harp.
  • Sakura Furusato Square
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sakurashi Usuida 2714
    A verdant square near Inbanuma, it has a huge eye-catching Dutch windmill called De Liefde that was built as a symbol of the friendship between Japan and the Netherlands. You can find a Dutch garden to enjoy flowers from the Netherlands all year and a share garden of 24 loaned flower beds. Tulips, cherry blossoms, sunflowers, cosmos and other flower varieties bloom in all their glory from season to season. Many visitors come for the various events, such as the Tulip Festa in April and Cosmos Festa in October, held throughout the year.
  • Experience Museum Chiba Prefectural Boso-no-Mura
    88 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Imbagunsakaemachi Ryukakuji 1028
    Chiba Prefectural Boso-no-Mura lets you experience traditional Boso lifestyle and crafts yourself, and has displays on samurai, merchant, and farm families as well as ancient artifacts excavated from all over the prefecture to teach about the area’s culture. There’s so much to do, it’s fun no matter how often you visit!

    Ive to the place twice and end enjoyed it to the max, It has been used as a setting for movies, Once entering the main street youll see people taking pert in various crafts and you can also take part...

  • Narita Airport Dai 2 Terminal
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Narita-shi Furugome 1-2
  • Narita Airport Dai 3 Terminal
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Narita-shi Tokko Shonin Tsuka 148-1
  • Wada Farm
    9 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Inzaishi Hiraka 906-1
    This tourism farm is located 20 minutes from the Sakura Interchange of the Higashi Kanto Expressway in the direction of Shisui. Here, one can eat all the strawberries they want with no time limit. Incorporating EM (Effective microorganism) farming methods that use such organic bacteria strains as yeast and lactobacillus, such popular varieties of strawberries as the Akihime, with low acidity, and the Benihoppe, which has a balanced acidity and sweetness, are produced here. The strawberry picking season lasts from around the end of January to the end of May every year. Vegetables and fruits picked in the morning are shipped out of the direct sales store year-round, and they also sell seasonal soft-serve ice cream and a rare strawberry soap.

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  • Inbanuma Sunset Hills
    19 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sakurashi Inomachi 27
    This automobile campground is in Iinomachi, Sakura City. Here on this site, overlooking the Inba marsh day camping or overnight campsites are available. The grounds have barbecue pits and even rock ovens for baking a pizza. Visitors can use the tennis courts and also enjoy bird watching in the woods bordering the grounds.


  • WonderGOO Yachimata
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  • Togijo
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Yachimatashi Yachimata Ro -131-11
  • Karaoke BANBAN Tomisato
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Tomisato-shi Nanae 646-339
  • Karaoke BANBAN Yachimata Higashi Yoshita
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Yachimata-shi Yachimata Ho 1018-33
  • Karaoke BANBAN Katsutadai
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Sakura-shi Ino 1487-2

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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