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  • Country Farm Tokyo German Village
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sodegaurashi Nagayoshi 419
    From the beginning of November through to the beginning of April every year, from sunset to 20:00, visitors to the Country Farm Tokyo German Village, famous for its winter illuminations, can enjoy a fantastic world colored with three million lights. It is a different world from the gardens during the day where visitors can enjoy all sorts of flowers throughout the year. The place is said to be one of the three biggest illuminations in the Kanto region.
  • Mother Farm
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Tagura 940-3
    A fun and entertainment-oriented farm which raises flowers and animals. The farm also operates a motorhome campground and camping cottages in July and August, and the conveniences offered here make the farm particularly popular with families. What makes Mother Farm so special is its numerous areas and activities, including a petting zoo, seasonal flowers, fruit picking, flower picking, handicraft classes, and adventure. There’s also shopping—choose from among an abundance of unique Mother Farm souvenirs.

    Very large farm, with activities for both kids and adults. Went cow milking, it was fun. All in Japanese but International Language (sign language) helped and staff spoke adequate English, so it was...

  • Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu
    Shopping
    3-1-1 Kaneda East, Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture
    An outlet mall housing a diverse array of shops by domestic and international brands, local brands, and brands making their first foray into Japan. The mall is also serves as a great place to experience local food and culture. There are over 200 stores and establishments here, and an abundant variety of events ensure Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu is always bustling.
  • Nokogiriyama Ropeway
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    4.0
    150 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Kanaya 4052-1
    This ropeway connects Sanroku Station of Futtsu City’s Kanaya with Sancho Station on top of Mt. Nokogiri. It is a four-minute ride, with 15-minute waits between cars, and it operates year-round (though it is closed for inspection for a part of January every year.) You can enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of the area around Mt. Nokogiri from the car. Also, Mt. Nokogiri was selected as one of “Kanto’s Top 100 Fuji Views.” If you make use of the early morning service on New Year’s Day, you can enjoy a great view of the “Red Fuji” sunrise.

    Went yesterday (August 21, 2018) and it was really cloudy so when we went to the top we barely saw through the clouds which wasn't bad but it was the same view all around. The ropeway for 2 round...

  • Tokyo Bay Ferry Kanaya Port
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Kanaya 4303
    The Tokyo Bay Ferry connects the Kanaya area of Futtsu City, Chiba Prefecture to Kurihama of Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture. One can enjoy a panoramic view of Tokyo Bay, the expansive ocean, and even Mt. Fuji during the 40 minute one way ride. Boso Peninsula sea and land souvenirs are also available for purchase on board. The Boso gold egg custard pudding using Eiko-ran eggs of Kimitsu is popular.
  • Hanahaco - Natural Cafe + Shop
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    3.5
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Kisaradushi Yana 1879-1
    This natural shop and cafe built on a hilltop in Yana, Kisarazu City has a courtyard. It offers a menu committed to locally sourced seasonal vegetables and fair-trade ingredients. Their shop sells seasonal goods, a variety of books, and an array of stylish items. From time-to-time they screen films and hold workshops and other events too.

    The menu was good. Its convenient as its on highway. It has a shop so you can spend some time before or after meal order.

  • The Dreaming Place ROSE GARDEN
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Kimitsushi Onodai 815-85
    This rose garden is on Prefectural Route 93 in Onodai, Kimitsu City. They have about 2,000 rose bushes of 350 varieties cultivated without pesticides including heirloom and English varieties. Their shop sells British antiques and more, and they have a cafe that prepares meals with herbs and fruit they've grown themselves.
  • Aqua Line Naruhodokan
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sodegaurashi Shimonitta 1133 Sodegaura City Museum
    This is one of the Sodegaura City Local Museum's exhibition facilities. It's in Sodegaura Park. Established to commemorate the first anniversary of the Tokyo Bay Aqua Line, it has Aqua Line related models, items, and displays on the civil engineering technology used for its construction. The venue is sometimes used for other exhibitions, too.

    袖ヶ浦公園の中にあります。映像展示室、歴史展示室,民俗展示室等に分かれていて、古代から近代まで袖ヶ浦にまつわる歴史を、模型や写真を多用して、わかりやすく解説していました。 また、すぐ近くにはアクアラインなるほど館や移築した古民家があり、公園でのんびり過ごす以上の価値があるところでした。

  • Takasagoya
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Ohori 84
    This soba shop is located on National Route 16 in Ohori, Futtsu City. They serve noodles made with 80% high-grade buckwheat flour from Numata, Hokkaido. Their food features scrupulously selected ingredients, including their Kamo-seiro with a Zao, Miyagi Prefecture brand of hybrid duck, and soba with wanton made of yuba tofu skin.
  • Satomi Sushi
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    4.5
    10 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Minato 832
    This sushi restaurant is in Minato, Futtsu City. Their sushi is made with fresh local fish purchased every morning at the ports of Takeoka and Kanaya, as well as Amaha-koshihikari sushi rice procured from local farmers. They serve hand-rolled nigiri sushi, colorful chirashi-zushi, and rice bowls with toppings like conger eel, too. In winter they offer dishes with raw local seaweed.

    ファミリーで行きましたが、店主さんも温かく対応していただいて、雰囲気も良かったです。海保丼をいただきましたが、適度にボリュームもあり、味の「安っぽさ」は全く有りません。また寄らせていただきたいと思います。

  • Shojoji Temple
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Kisaradushi Fujimi 2-9-30
    "This temple located in Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture belongs to the Jodo Shinshu Honganji sect, and it is the only Jodo Shinshu temple in the Uchibo area with its many Shingon sect temples. It is the location told in the ""Tanuki-bayashi,"" known as one of Japan's three great tanuki (racoon dog) legends, and the nursery rhyme ""Shojoji no Tanuki Bayashi"" (Racoon Dogs Dancing at Shojoji Temple) was also made based on this legend. In the autumn, the ""Tanuki Festival"" is held as a memorial service to tanuki."
  • Sommelier House
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
    Shopping
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Kami After 423-1
    This sake museum is on National Route 465. You can observe their facilities from the viewing area, as well as taste about 20 kinds of refined sake from the Koizumi Brewery, known for its fine Tokaizakari brew. The museum area displays daily items and sake brewing equipment dating from the Edo period. The gift shop offers limited availability brews and sweets made with sake, and there is also a tea room that offers Daiginjo sake soft serve ice cream.

    Sake from Chiba is not worldly well known; but they are making effort to be recognized. One good example is this brewery. They win their fame at International Wine Challenge in London. Yet, they...

  • Ostrich Farm Sodegaura
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Sodegaurashi Kamizumi 1506-10
    This tourist farm is in Sodegaura City. They raise about 30 kinds of animals including ostriches, sheep, alpacas, and mini pigs. You can even get up close and feed some of the animals. Their shop offers light meals include healthy ostrich meat, their barbecue facility supplies all you need for a cook-out, and there's a pesticide-free farm where you can pick blueberries, too.
  • Nouen Cafe
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    3.5
    12 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Sodegaurashi Kawaharai 1838
    This cafe is located in Kawaharai, Sodegaura City. Their lunch sets include cabbage roll gratin, fried chicken chunks, and a large pork cutlet curry that all feature home-grown and local vegetables. They also have handmade desserts like Dutch Baby Pancakes and their Farmer's French Toast. Pets are allowed in the terrace seating area.

    平日の14時頃に行きましたが、満席で20分程待ちました。 レジの前には地元の野菜やスコーンなども販売していました。 ランチセットは既に2品が売切れだった為、残りの3種類を注文。どれも美味しかったですがかなりのボリュームであまりの量に残してしまい有料の(10円)パックに入れて持ち帰りました。 いつか人気のグラタンを食べにリベンジしたいです。お茶をするのにも良さそう。

  • BRAZILYA
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    5.0
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Kisaradushi Bunkyou 3-1-10
    This coffee shop in Bunkyo 3-chome, Kisarazu City sells 27 types of carefully selected coffee beans from around the world that they roast in-house. Their cafe serves straight and blended hand-drip coffee available as a set with sweets like cake and anmitsu, syrup drenched bean jam and fruit.

    喫茶でなく豆の購入でお伺いしました。 焙煎の表示と説明がわかりやすく、お店の方の珈琲に対する思いが伝わってきます。 隣には雰囲気の良さそうな喫茶が併設してあり、今度お邪魔したいです。

  • Mother Farm CAFE & SOFTCREAM (MITSUI OUTLET PARK KISARAZU Shop)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture 3-1-1 Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu Branch
    "This cafe in Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu is run by the Mother Farm. They serve items like their ""Parfait Soft New York Cheese Cake"" topped with caramel sauce and soft serve ice cream made with fresh milk and their ""Cookie Bowl Fruit Bouquet"" with soft serve ice cream and fruit heaped in a ""cookie bowl."""
  • Patisserie Longchamp
    Shopping
    Chiba Pref. Kimitsushi Nakano 2-5-22
    This Western style sweet shop is in Kimitsu City's Nakano 2-chome district. Using carefully selected flour, eggs, and fresh cream, they make standard pastries like Mont Blanc and mille-feuille, baked sweets like souffle and castella cakes, and chocolate items such as bonbons and raw chocolate. They also have weekly gelato specials including fresh milk, chocolate, and seasonal fruit flavors.
  • Wappa Chaya Kawana
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    3.5
    11 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Chiba Pref. Kisaradushi Nakajima 398 Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu Food Court
    "This shop in the Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu specializes in a traditional dish called ""wappa-meshi."" Their version consists of rice topped with seafood from Minamiboso and Tokyo Bay and vegetables from their own farm served in round wooden containers known as ""mage-wappa,"" a traditional craft. Their menu includes popular Minamiboso-hana Chirashi, wappa-meshi with toppings like Kisarazu's famous short-necked clams and Futtsu's renowned conger eel, and seasonal wappa-meshi dishes."

    海鮮わっぱ飯のお店です。一番安いねぎとろわっぱを美味しくいただきました。734円でしたがコストパフォーマンスはまずまず良いです。

  • Yasuda Strawberry Farm
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Kimitsushi Oi 500
    "This strawberry farm is in Oi, Kimitsu City. Besides picking strawberry from January to May, you can pick cabbage around the middle of March and poppies from early January. They grow about 10 kinds of strawberries with availability changing depending on the season, including an unusual white variety called ""Awayuki."" The strawberries are grown on raised platforms, so you can pick them while standing."
  • Hana-Hana-no-sato Auto Camp Ground
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Kami 648
    This car camping ground is part of the Hana-Hana-no-Sato woodland facility. It has four bungalows as well as campsites that climb the hillside on former terraced rice fields. Day campers are welcome, and they also have a covered barbecue terrace for rent. There's a gallery cafe too, with items like stone oven pizzas and kamameshi, which is rice, meat, and vegetables boiled together in a small pot (needs to be ordered in advance).

    キャンプ場が併設されており、そのイベントの一つとして 子供たちがピザ作りに挑戦できる。 カフェ(キャンプ場)の奥様が優しく子供たちにピザ作りを教えてくれて ピザ釜でピザを焼いてくれる、この出来立てのピザが、他では味わえないくらい絶品。 カフェ自体はそれほどメニューがたくさんあるわけではなく、 どちらかというとキャンプ場がメインの印象。

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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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