These are the top recommendations for Chiba Suburbs, with travel tips and more, according to LIVE JAPAN, a top-class travel website for visitors to Japan. Our ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in a given category.
For instance, MITSUI OUTLET PARK MAKUHARI, MITSUI OUTLET PARK KISARAZU, Tokyo Disney Sea® and other related spots will be listed. Be sure to check them out during your visit to Chiba Suburbs!
1.MITSUI OUTLET PARK MAKUHARI
Just 30 to 40 minutes by train from Tokyo Ginza, or 40 to 50 minutes by direct bus route from Narita and Haneda Airports, Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari is ideally located in front of JR Kaihimmakuhari Station for all your shopping needs!
The complex features world-famous brands, popular Japanese select shops, sports, golf, and various hobby-related shopping at outlet prices.
All shops accept credits cards, with foreign currency exchange and free Wi-Fi available as well. And of course, a variety of duty-free shops and popular drug stores can be found.
If you get tired, take a breather at one of our cafes to keep your shopping experience enjoyable.
Open during evening hours as well. After a day of touring Japan, we hope you'll stop by Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari to see what we have to offer!
2.MITSUI OUTLET PARK KISARAZU
A 42 to 62-min ride via direct bus from Tokyo, Shinjuku, or Yokohama!
The beautiful views here are just like a tropical resort.
Enjoy your shopping vacation at Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu, one of the largest outlets in Japan!
We have luxury brand shops from around the globe! 250 shops in total, including brands that have newly arrived to Japan and items that are must-buys for international visitors!
Everything from fashion to business, baby items, hobby goods, and more are yours to pick from at outlet prices.
International travelers can shop with ease!
All stores accept credit cards, currency exchange and Free Wi-Fi are available, as are duty-free shops and popular cosmetics stores.
Stop by a cafe when you get tired, and enjoy a comfortable shopping experience!
For maximum fun, we recommend arriving in the morning!
For meals, look forward to dining in the large food court which has some of Japan's favorite restaurants. Great for worry-free shopping with kids.
3.Tokyo Disney Sea®
The Tokyo DisneySea, whose theme was inspired by stories and legends related to the ocean, was opened in 2001. It is divided into seven theme ports, the Mediterranean Harbor, the American Waterfront, the Port Discovery, the Lost River Delta, the Arabian Coast, the Mermaid Lagoon, and the Mysterious Island, and you can enjoy attractions, entertainments, meals, and shopping under the different story settings for each theme port. There are entertainments in line with events such as Easter, the Festival of the Weaver, Halloween and Christmas. The theme park also sells limited-time goods and food. A hotel is integrated into the park, so you can stay there while basking in the afterglow of the stories. The Tokyo DisneySea is located at about a 13-minute walk from the South Exit of the Maihama Station on the JR lines. There is also the Disney Resort Line, which circulates the Tokyo Disney Resort, and the theme park is very close to the Tokyo DisneySea Station.
The Tokyo Disneyland, the Kingdom of dreams and magic, was opened in 1983. Since the opening, it has been loved by people from a wide range of ages. The park is divided into seven theme lands, the World Bazaar, Adventureland, Western Land, Critter Country, Fantasyland, Toontown, and Tomorrowland, and you can enjoy the attractions and entertainments that match the theme of each area. The Cinderella Castle, which can be seen just beyond the World Bazaar, a street lined with Victorian dynasty style of buildings, is a well-known photography spot. Also, the seasonal entertainments by the cute characters created by Walt Disney are part of the theme park's attractions. The parades and other shows are in line with events such as Easter, the Festival of the Weaver, a summer festival, Halloween, and Christmas. The Tokyo Disneyland is located a four-minute walk from the South Exit of the Maihama Station on the JR Line.
Omoshiro Rental Car is the number one company for sports car rentals in Japan, with six shops nationwide. With over 50 sports cars including the Skyline GT-R (BNR34), Civic Type R (FK2), Toyota AE86, Porsche, Lancer Evo, Impreza, RX7, and more, as well as convertibles. Rentals are available from Narita Airport, and the main shop is in Noda City, Chiba Prefecture. People from all over the world come to rent here when they visit Japan. Drivers must be 23 years of age or older, have had their driver’s license for at least 3 years, and have a driver’s license valid for use in Japan. Please make an application via the official website.
Makuhari Messe comprises three facilities: the International Exhibition Hall building, the International Conference Hall building, and the Makuhari Event Hall building. International Exhibition Halls 1~8 are designed to simulate the mountain range of the Boso Peninsula, while International Exhibition Halls 9~11 have characteristic arched roofs to symbolize the waves on the east and west coasts of Chiba. The International Conference Hall is used for a wide range of purposes, including conferences, corporate training, and parties. The International Conference Hall building offers 22 conference rooms in total, including a convention hall with a capacity of 1,600 people. The Makuhari Event Hall, capable of holding up to 9,000 people, has a distinct dome shape. It is used for various occasions, such as concerts, ceremonies/assemblies, sports events, exhibitions, or public lectures. There are also restaurants and stalls selling light meals within the facility. It is a 5-minute walk from the Kaihin-Makuhari Station on the JR Keiyo Line and a 40-minute express bus ride from the Narita Airport.
7.Keisei Rose Garden
Keisei Rose Nurseries, Inc., which manages Keisei Rose Garden, is one of the world's leading rose-breeding companies. It introduces famous overseas roses to Japan and has won numerous prizes at overseas rose contests. The popular Rose Garden has some 10,000 roses of 1,500 varieties, planted separately according to type. One of the garden's distinguishing features is the effort that has been put into displaying the roses, by, for example, using arches and pergolas with climbing roses. There is also a Rose Shop, selling perfumes and rose-scented teas, and another rose garden where you can purchase many of the roses from the garden and where events are held, making it very popular among rose lovers. It is a 15-minute walk from Yachiyo Midorigaoka Station on the Toyo Rapid Railway Line. The best time to see the roses are mid-May to early June, and mid-October to early November.
This inn is in a convenient loaction 3 to 4 minutes' walk from Iwai Beach. It is so close to the beach that in summer, you can leave the inn in a bathing suit. The mostly Japanese cuisine is carefully made with selected ingredients such as local fish and home-grown rice.
A small inn located right beside Tateyama Port. Its specialty Manpuku Seafood dinner cooked with plenty of seafood is popular. Rental service of fishing rod and beach equipment is also available. You can enjoy beach leisure activities without any preparation.
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