Chiba Tourism

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.

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.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Chiba

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

    • Air Pollution 39.68 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 40.4 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.58 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 28.91 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.48 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.64 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 34.63 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40.71 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Chiba for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chiba.

    • Burglary and Theft 15.61 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 14.81 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 19.95 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.98 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 13.67 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 17.12 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.63 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 82.8 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.71 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.23 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 17.28 (Very Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Chiba is 171.62 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 82.9 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 85.26 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 44.39 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.61 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.81 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.41 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.09 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 103.15 (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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.46 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 55.38 USD

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

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