things to do in chiba

Tokyo Daytripper: The Totem Pole Park Located Just Outside Of Tokyo – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Daytripper: The Totem Pole Park Located Just Outside Of Tokyo   Who knew that such a thing like a Totem Pole International Tournament ever took place?! Way back in 1991 there was one in Chiba Prefecture and 80 masterpieces were exhibited. Sadly Japan’s biggest totem pole at 21 metres high, which attracted a lot of attention in that tournament, has long been removed but the others are still there for the enjoyment of anyone visiting this suburban park. Take…

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Tokyo Daytripper: A Temple Built On The Side Of A Mountain – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Daytripper: A Temple Built On The Side Of A Mountain Back on New Years Day I happened to catch the news on Japanese TV which was showing the different ways people mark the occasion. One of the places that featured was a temple in a cliff where some people had congregated to watch the first sunrise of the year. I was impressed by it’s beauty and immediately asked my wife where it was as I couldn’t read all of…

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Tokyo Daytripper: A Uniquely Designed Observation Platform & WWII Ruins – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Daytripper: A Uniquely Designed Observation Platform & WWII Ruins When going in search of any sight (including world famous ones) one has to be aware that it may not quite be the picture postcard perfect moment you envisaged due to the weather, people or vehicles obstructing it, construction work and so on. The latter was sadly the case here for this strange-looking observation deck in a remote part of Chiba prefecture. Whilst perusing a Japanese website Chiba a few…

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