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.
Chiba Trip Planner
Plan your customized day by day trip plan for Chiba. Choose from various experinces categories as adventure, romantic and family and kids friendly for your trip using using Chiba trip planner.
The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Chiba
Private Narita Layover Tour including Sake Tasting
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Private Tour - Wander off the "mainstream" track of Tokyo, and visit ChibaNew on TripHobo
Private Tour - Shrines, Castles and other Historical Landmarks in ChibaNew on TripHobo