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Chiba

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Teganuma Fireworks

Teganuma Fireworks

Early Aug

Teganuma Fireworks Festival held in early August most years is jointly hosted by Abiko and Kashiwa Cities. The 90 minute show of..

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Where to eat in Chiba

Tea Shack

Tea Shack

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Tea Shack, a cafe serving authentic Irish home cooking, is located a short walk from Minami-Kashiwa Station's south exit. The..

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Places to stay in Chiba

HOTEL MYSTAYS Maihama

HOTEL MYSTAYS Maihama

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Stay at Hotel MyStays Maihama just next door to the Disney Resort and with perfect access to Tokyo and Narita Airport.

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Hondoji Temple

Hondoji Temple

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Hondoji, a Nichiren Buddhist temple is famed for its cherry blossoms, hydrangea grove, and autumn colors. Known as "the temple of..

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Konjoin Temple

Konjoin Temple

Sleiman Azizi

Along with BBQs, trout ponds and obstacle courses, Shimizu Koen is home to Konjoin Temple. First established in 1398, the temple..

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Modern Shimizu Koen

Modern Shimizu Koen

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Shimizu Koen has seen refurbishment work done on its park entrance. Once retro and dilapidated, entrance is complete with modern..

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About Chiba

Okinawa Nagasaki Fukuoka Saga Kumamoto Kagoshima Miyazaki Oita Ehime Kochi Tokushima Kagawa Yamaguchi Hiroshima Okayama Tottori Shimane Hyogo Kyoto Osaka Wakayama Nara Shiga Mie Fukui Ishikawa Toyama Gifu Aichi Nagano Shizuoka Niigata Yamanashi Kanagawa Tokyo Saitama Gunma Tochigi Chiba Ibaraki Fukushima Miyagi Yamagata Iwate Akita Aomori Hokkaido
Region Kanto
Island Honshu
Capital Chiba
Population 6,216,289
Area 5,157.64 sq. km

It’s not hard to see that Chiba Prefecture (千葉県, Chiba-ken) is more than just a bed town for its western neighbor Tokyo. In fact, many tourists might find it impossible to avoid the prefecture – Narita Airport is one of the three major international gateway hubs into Japan.

Its convenient proximity from Tokyo means that major theme parks such as Disneyland, Disney Sea, and Kamogawa SeaWorld aren’t too far away from the nation’s capital.

That being said, Chiba is also known for its natural beauty and history. If theme parks aren’t your thing, try visiting some of Japan’s best beaches in southern Chiba (easily accessible from Tokyo via the Aqualine toll road), Narita-san Shinsho-ji, or enjoy the spectacular views from Nokogiri-yama. Funassyi (Funabashi City’s popular mascot character) goods are popular souvenirs!

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