NATIRA [Guide on the Narita Airport Area]
Home Sightseeing spots Shopping, Restaurant Recommendes Tour Courses Golf Course Information Accommodations Transportation
Tourist spots
Boso-no-Mura Museum

In the Boso-no-Mura Museum, an ancient tomb group and a village forest environment are preserved. In addition, a street of merchant households, old samurai residences, and farm houses from the Edo era to the Meiji era are reproduced, complete with scenery and a natural environment. Further, the Fudoki no Oka Museum exhibits many excavated articles discovered in the prefecture. The Boso no Mura is a museum where traditional lifestyle and techniques from the ancient times to the modern age can be directly experienced.
http://www.chiba-muse.or.jp/MURA/

Getting There

8 minutes by bus from JR Ajiki Station, and 3 minutes on foot.

Boso-no-Mura “Spring Festival”
Early in May Before or after the Children’s Day on May 5 (Boso-no-Mura Museum)

On “Children’s Day,” hands-on activities, a craftsman’s demonstration sale at the front of the shop, and other activities are conducted.

Contact : Boso-no-Mura Museum TEL.0476-95-3333

Boso-no-Mura “Autumn Festival”
Early November (around Culture Day on November 3) (Boso-no-Mura Museum)

Traditional technology and life style of Boso district are introduced. Demonstration of craftsmanship and live performance of ancient martial art are offered.

Contact : Boso-no-Mura Museum TEL.0476-95-3333

Ryukakuji Temple

Ryukakuji is one of the oldest temples in Kanto. Its principle image, the sedentary statue of Yakushi Nyorai, is an important cultural property designated by the National Government.

Getting There

8 minutes by bus from JR Ajiki Station, and 20 minutes on foot.

Page top
Doramu-no-Sato

A general exchange base, “Doramu-no Sato” in Sakaemachi is the town’s tourist information-forwarding base, equipped with: a commercial hall filled with seasonal vegetables harvested in Sakaemachi and souvinirs made from local materials; a restaurant that offers local flavors; an information hall that provides tourist information; and an exchange hall where people of the region can exchange information in a pleasant atmosphere.
http://www.doramu-sato.jp/

Getting There

8 minutes by bus from JR Ajiki Station, and 1 minutes on foot.

Page top
Museum of Aeronautical Sciences

This first museum of air science in Japan teaches the country’s changes in aviation technology in an interesting manner. Displayed inside the building is a full-sized model of the Henri Farman biplane - the first plane to fly in Japan - and a real aircraft engine. In addition, visitors can have an on-board experience as if a pilot, using a flight simulator.
http://www.aeromuseum.or.jp/

Getting There

15 minutes by bus from Narita Airport Terminal 1 (1st floor, gate No. 30) or Terminal 2 (1st floor, gate No. 13).

Page top
Shibayama Nio-son Temple
[Kannonkyoji Temple]

Kannonkyoji Temple that was founded in 781 has been friendly called Shibayama Nio-son Temple for a long time. It is known for Nio-son guardian images of the temple at Nio-mon (deva gate).

Getting There

30 minutes by car from JR or Keisei Narita Station. 24 minutes by bus from Shibayama Chiyoda Station.

Page top
Shibayama Tumulus and Haniwa Museum

The Haniwa Museum exhibits Haniwa (clay image) and archaeological remains from burial mounds unearthed in Chiba Prefecture. You can also take a look on ancestor's life with the old dwelling reconstructed in the museum.
http://www.haniwakan.com/

Getting There

30 minutes by car from JR or Keisei Narita Station. 24 minutes by bus from Shibayama Chiyoda Station.

Shibayama Park

This park with an extensive area of 15 hectares provides an excellent nature spot in which people can enjoy the beauty of flowers through all seasons, a good rest on the grass and mini- athletics. In addition, the old farmhouse of the Yabu Family, brought and reconstructed, tells you much about the way of life of a farmer in old days.

Getting There

30 minutes by car from JR or Keisei Narita Station. 24 minutes by bus from Shibayama Chiyoda Station.

Shibayama Haniwa Festival
The 2nd Sunday in November (Shibayama Park, Shibafu Plaza)

The Haniwa (ancient clay figure) Festival was created in 1982 to allow people remember how wonderful the ancient times that we are about to forget are. At the festival, approx. 60 ancient people appear at Tonozuka, an ancient tomb made in the later half of the 6th century, seeing and hearing the present development of Shibayama Town through various rites and interchange between the ancient and present people throughout the day.

Contact :
Shibayama Haniwa Festival Executive Committee
(Shibayama Town Office, Industry and Economy Sec.) TEL.0479-77-3919

  Page top

Tourist spots | Shopping & Restaurant | Recommendes Tour Courses | Golf Course Information | Accommodations | Transportation | Sitemap

Copyright (C) 2007 Kanto District Transport Bureau & Chiba Prefectual Government. All rights reserved.