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Visit Chiba City

Chiba is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, southeast of Tokyo. It is home to Chiba Port and the business district of Makuhari, where Makuhari Messe, a major event space, is located. From the Chiba Urban Monorail, the longest suspended monorail in the world, to Chiba City Zoological Park and its red pandas, explore the many sites that Chiba city has to offer.

Chiba Zoological Park is comprised of five distinct zones that are well organized, large enough to recreate natural habitats, yet small enough to see everything on the same visit. Get up close and observe animals like the red pandas, giraffes, monkeys, sloths, and the exotic Hashibirokou, a Shoe-billed Stork. Access Chiba Zoo by exiting Dobutsukoen Sta from the Chiba Monorail. More
AEON Mall at Makuhari New City is Chiba City's first large scale shopping center comprised of four “lifestyle” malls: Active Mall, Pet Mall, Grand Mall, and Family Mall. A one stop shop just 30-minutes from Tokyo Station. More
Mihama-en is a Japanese garden nestled within the heart of Makuhari Seaside Park in Chiba Prefecture. It represents an oasis for urban life and is minutes from KaihimMakuhari Station. Stroll along the winding paths of the garden and enjoy a cup of tea at Shouraitei teahouse. More
Izumi Nature Park is one of the top ten locations in Chiba City to enjoy fall foliage viewing. Hues of red, gold and green are sprinkled throughout the spacious park during the months of November and December. You can stroll across the focal point of the park, Izumi Bridge, to capture the reflection of the autumn landscape in the duck pond. The park is also dog friendly. More
Yokota Farm in Chiba City offers such a fantastic day in the countryside. Depending on the season, enjoy strawberry picking, sweet potato picking, mushroom harvesting, a tractor trailer ride, make-your-own pizza, fresh strawberry smoothies, and more! More
Port of Chiba tour on board the Chibakoumegurikankousen is a 40-minute boat ride along the Keiyo Industrial Zone of Chiba City. Points of interest are Chiba Port Tower, JFE Steel East Japan Works, and other major factories such as the Chiba Kyodo Silo and Marubeni Ennex. Enjoy the ocean view, the wind in your hair, and feeding a flock of seagulls! More

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