Tateyama Sunset Pier

Tateyama Sunset Pier 館山夕日桟橋 Tateyama Hojo Beach and Mt Fuji ©南房総市 Tateyama Sunset Pier is a beautiful area on the coast of Tokyo Bay, with a long pier that makes it a popular spot for fishing, photography, or just a romantic stroll. On a clear day you can see Mt. Fuji in the distance. It's... Continue Reading →

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Minamiboso Flower March, Feb. 2019

WHAT: The 29th annual Minamiboso Flower March. The yearly event is a sister city walk with Blankenberg, Belgium that gets people together to celebrate our community, health, and sister city relationship. WHEN: Sat. 2/16, Sun. 2/17 (*march will proceed except in the event of extreme weather) WHERE: Minamiboso City Chikura Health Center (2705-6 Seto, Chikura-cho,... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Beach Views in the Boso

Nojimazaki Lighthouse & Surrounding Park My personal favorite coastal spot in all of southern Chiba. In the daytime you can enjoy a bird's-eye view from the lighthouse as well as a variety of seafood and noodles at the chain of restaurants nearby. Take a walk along the coast and snap a photo of yourself at... Continue Reading →

Minamiboso Flower March, Feb. 2018

WHAT: The 28th annual Minamiboso Flower March. The yearly event is a sister city walk with Blankenberg, Belgium that gets people together to celebrate our community, health, and sister city relationship. WHEN: Sat. 2/17, Sun. 2/18 WHERE: Minamiboso City Chikura Health Center (2705-6 Seto, Chikura-cho, Minamiboso-shi, Chiba-ken) WHO: Anyone can participate in this community walk,... Continue Reading →

Okinoshima

Okinoshima 沖ノ島 Photos by Amy Conley © Okinoshima is a small island in Tateyama bay, connected to the mainland by a small sandbar. Although it's tiny (about 1km in diameter) the island is worth exploring. DO: Walk along the trail and explore the whole island. It doesn't take long. Along the way you will walk... Continue Reading →

Minamiboso Flower March

Minamiboso Flower March 南房総フラワーマーチ DO: Choose either the 40km, 20km, 12km or 5km course that will take you around the city, filled with blooming flowers during this season. This walk is officially endorsed by the Japan Marching League and other associations. It is also sister programs with the Two-day March in Blankenberge, Belgium. WHEN: first weekend... Continue Reading →

Nojimazaki Lighthouse

Nojimazaki Lighthouse 野島崎灯台 DO: Climb up the second oldest lighthouse in Japan, originally built in 1869. Both the lighthouse itself and the view from the top are beautiful. Admission includes entry to the lighthouse museum, where you can learn about the history behind the lighthouse. Be sure to take a walk around the surrounding park as... Continue Reading →

Hokkezaki Walkway

Hokkezaki Walkway 法華崎遊歩道   DO: Take a leisurely walk along the bay and take in the view, which is especially nice at sunset. The waves break right at your feet! Address: Tomiuracho Toyooka, Minamiboso, Chiba Prefecture 299-2402, Japan Parking: I couldn't find a parking lot, so I just parked my car along the cement road that... Continue Reading →

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