Visit Chiba - Best of Chiba

The city of Chiba is the seat of the Chiba prefectural government and is situated about 40 kilometres from the national capital of Tokyo.  The city is spread over a vast area and is divided into two urban zones- the area around Chiba Station and the vibrant Makuhari New City. Chiba City is one of the Kanto region's primary seaports. Much of Chiba city is residential and forms part of the greater urban area of Tokyo. It is famous for the Chiba Urban Monorail, the longest suspended monorail in the world.

If you are planning a trip to Chiba, shopping, bargain hunting, leisurely walks around beautiful parks and maybe a game of baseball should be on your Chiba itinerary.  Infact, if you plan properly, you can cover Chiba in a day or two.

Chiba Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Chiba tips for your visit

  • Many of the sign boards and restaurant and shop names are written in Japanese script. Don't hesitate to ask people around you what the boards read.
  • Don't forget to head over to Tokyo Disneyland and have a fun filled day over there.

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Facts and Stats for Chiba*

  • Pollution Statistics in Chiba

    Know the pollution level of Chiba before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.16 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 39.8 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.96 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.72 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.82 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.06 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 33.56 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 38.89 (Low)
  • Chiba: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chiba for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chiba.

    • Burglary and Theft 14.67 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.93 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.18 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 18.69 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.21 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.91 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 15.56 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 16.47 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.62 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 84.02 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.14 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.58 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.39 (Very Low)
  • Living in Chiba - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Chiba is 175.52 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 83.79 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 85.26 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.59 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 85.27 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.12 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.9 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 110.26 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Chiba

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chiba

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.41 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.18 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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