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Nagisa no Eki Tateyama


Nagisa no Eki Tateyama is an ocean front tourist facility that welcomes visitors from Japan and around the world. It houses the Seaside Plaza which exhibits large tanks of local fish, an observation deck that provides a splendid view of Tateyama Bay, a museum that introduces the maritime folk culture of the area, as well as Sakana-kun Gallery, a cruise ship terminal, a restaurant, a farmer’s market and more.

Observation Deck

From the upper deck, visitors have a panoramic view of Tateyama Bay and the city of Tateyama, including the castle on Shiroyama Hill. Above all, you don’t want to miss the sunset view, which Tateyama Bay is well known for. In mid May and mid July, it’s posibble to see Diamond Fuji, the moment when the sun sets behind the peak of Mt. Fuji.

Tateyama Sunset Pier


Completed in April 2010, this 500 metre long pier is home to cruise ships, high-speed jet boats, and glass-bottom pleasure boats.

Blue Flame

Located in the middle of the pier, Blue Flame Located in the middle of the pier, the Blue Flame sculpture is a symbol of the “umihotaru”, a tiny sea creature found in Tateyama Bay that emits a blue light when they mate. This is one of the three Lovers’ Spots in Tateyama.

“Umi no Marche Tateyama” & “Tateyama Nagisa Shokudo” restaurant

Umi no Marche Tateyama

open daily 9:00-18:00 (may close temporarily)
​Umi no Marche Tateyama 0470-28-4926

Biwa ice cream
¥380
The Minamiboso area, which includes Tateyama, is known as one of the biggest producers of biwa fruit (loquats), in Japan.
9:00-17:00
The stand is outside Umi no Marche Tateyama
Tateyama Nagisa Shokudo restaurant

lunch : 11:00-14:30 (last order 14:30)
café : 14:00–17:00 (last order 16:30)
dinner : reservation only
Open daily *May close temporarily
Tateyama Nagisa Shokudo 0470-28-4927

Nagisa Museum • Seaside Plaza

Nagisa Museum

2,144 nationally designated cultural assets, including fisherman’s celebratory jackets and fishing boats, are stored and exhibited here.

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Sakana-kun Gallery and gift shop (Nagisa Museum 1F)

Sakana-kun is the honorable station master of Nagisa no Eki Station. The gallery and the shop exhibit and sell items related to his endeavors.

Seaside Plaza

A space popular with young and old. You can see many sea creatures found in Tateyama Bay. Visitors can experience feeding the fish at 2:30pm.
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VR experience

Enjoy a 360 degree view of Tateyama’s sky and sea.
Adults ¥200 Children ¥100
Not for children under 7 years old, as their eyesight may be affected.
A guardians’ permission is required for children aged 7 – 13.
Click here for more info.

Nagichari (rental bike)

4 Hours ¥500, One day ¥1,000
An additional charge of ¥2,000 will be made when a bike is returned to a depot different from the point of origin.
Click here for more info.

Nagisa no Eki Tateyama 0470-22-3606
Parking 91 parking spaces for cars, 4 reserved parking spaces for people with disabilities, 4 spaces for coaches
There is a taxi stand, and a local bus stop
hours 9:00–16:45
May vary due to various reasons.
closed on Nagisa Museum
New Year holidays, every last Monday of the month (or the next day if the Monday is a national holiday)
Seaside Plaza
New Year holidays, every last Monday of the month (or the next day if the Monday is a national holiday)
※Parking, outdoor bathrooms, and the observation deck are accessible regardless of the hours of opening stated above.
※Days where the facilities are closed may change as needs dictate.
address 1564-1 Tateyama, Tateyama City, Chiba
Website Port Oasis Nagisa no Eki Tateyama
(Tateyama City official website)

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Shiroyama Park

Shiroyama Park is located on the hill where Lord Satomi once built a castle on top in the 15th Century. Today, the park houses Tateyama City Museum, Tateyama Castle (inside is Hakkenden Museum), a tea house, a peacock aviary, a playground for children, and a lawn yard. Along the several trails are planted flowers of seasons, such as narcissuses, camellias, cherry blossoms, azaleas, and hydrangeas, just to name a few. In the early April, the park is bustled with locals and tourists for cherry blossom viewing. The panoramic view from the top include the whole city, Tateyama Bay, and Mt. Fuji occasionally.



HoursFree parking is available 24 hours. Buses can be charged in high season.
ClosedOpen daily
Address351-2 Tateyama, Tateyama City, Chiba Prefecture 294-0036
Contact+81470-22-3610 Tateyama City Hall City Planning Section
Hakkenden Museum (Tateyama Castle)Open : 9:00am - 4:45pm (enter before 4:30pm)
Closed : on Monday (or the next day when Monday is a public holiday), 12/29 - 1/3

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Daifuku-ji Kannon-dō

Daifuku-ji temple of Shingon sect in Funakata is also knowns as “the cliff temple” by locals. The main image is the eleven headed Goddess of Mercy (Kannon) carved directly on the cliff. Its origin dates back to 717 when Priest Gyoki visited the site and prayed for the safety of marine traffic. In 1715, it was consolidated as a peaked roof building temple. Many visit this unique temple as the third temple of Awa Kannon Pilgrimage, or to enjoy the splendid view of Tateyama Bay.



HoursDoors are open to show the interior of the temple during the day.
ClosedOpen daily
Address835 Funakata, Tateyama City, Chiba Prefecture 294-0056
Phone0470-27-2247

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Nojimazaki Lighthouse

Nojimazaki, on the southern tip of the Boso Peninsula, has been an important marine waypoint for ships coming into Tokyo Bay. At the end of the Edo Period, Tokugawa Shogunate made a treaty with four Western countries to build eight lighthouses throughout the nation. Nojimazaki was one of the eight locations, and the second oldest Western style lighthouse in Japan was completed and lit there in 1870. This lighthouse was destroyed by the Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923, and soon replaced by the one you see today. With a small admission, you can walk up the stairs to the top for a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and the curve of the horizon.

Hours9am - 4pm (October through April)
9am - 4:30pm (May through September)
ClosedCosed on bad weather
Address630 Shirahama, Shirahama cho, Minamiboso City, Chiba Prefecture 295-0102
Admission¥200 for junior high school students and older

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Awa Shrine

Legend tells that, in the time of the first Emperor Jinmu (2,670 years ago), a god with a family named Imbe came from the West by boat, and landed on the site near the present location. Awa Shrine was built to enshrine the god, and has been the area’s most important Shrine since then. As you pass the massive white Torii gate and proceed along the approach into the precinct, the quiet, holy air welcomes you. Walk among big, aged trees, and pay a visit to the main shrine building. This is the shrine where locals visit on New Year’s Day, for special occasions such as to celebrate children’s healthy growth, or to have weddings. If you have a chance, come visit in early April, when cherry tress along the approach are in full bloom.


Address589 Daijingu, Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture 294-0233
Phone0470-28-0034
Office HoursIssue of Shimpu emblems, Goshuin seal stamps
8:30am - 5pm
Specific prayers, receiving purified water, sand, etc.
9am - 4:30pm

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Aloha Garden Tateyama

Enjoy Hawaii in Minamiboso. Aloha Garden is one of the largest botanical gardens in Chiba Prefecture. The theme is Hawaiian, and palm trees lined up in the park creates this atmosphere. The large scale greenhouses are places where you can observe rare plants unique to tropical regions. In our zoo, you can meet capybaras, parakeets, and other animals. If you are here on weekends, do not miss our Hula and Tahitian shows!



Hours9:30am - 5:00pm (entry finishes at 4:30pm)
ClosedOpen every day (may close irregularly for inspection)
Address1497 Fujiwara, Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture 294-0224
Phone0470-28-1511

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Tateyama Family Park

Sunflowers and zinnias in summer, and dahlias, cosmos, and salvias in autumn – our plants color the whole park. However, it is the 100,000 Iceland poppies in winter and early spring that we are most known for, and it is actually the largest planting of this kind in the Kanto area. In the park, mini golf is enjoyed by visitors of all ages, and the hand-craft workshops provide various craft experiences from pottery to herb wreath making. This is also a destination for dog lovers where their dogs can enjoy free entrance, walking, and meeting other dogs at the dog run.

HoursA Season : 9:00am - 5:00pm
(3rd Monday of December thru 5/6 and 4th Monday of July thru 8/31)
B Season : 9:00am - 4:00pm (weekdays other than above)
Sat / Sun / National Holidays : 9:00am - 5:00pm
ClosedThursdays in B Season calendar.
Address1210 Menuma, City of Tateyama, Chiba 294-0221
Phone0470-28-1110
Wi-FiAvailable
Admission FeeAdults (Age 13+) ¥800 / Child (Age 4 to 12) ¥550
※ Free Admission for Age 3 and under / Pets
※ Senior discount available at verification (Age 65+)
Free Parking AvailableFree Parking to park visitors.

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Sudo dairy farm

Minamiboso is the birthplace of dairy farming in Japan. Sudo Farm keeps 130 cows, goats, sheep and other animals, and we take great care with our animals to produce the best quality milk. With our fresh, high quality milk, we produce ice cream and sweets which are available now at AEON Town Tateyama. Come and try some hands-on programs, such as milking experience and butter making (reservations necessary), or have fun at our annual outdoor theatrical performance.



Hours10:00am - 4:30pm
ClosedClosed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (irregular in Winter)
Address337 Ando, Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture 294-0005
Phone0470-22-9732
Wi-FiAvailable
Eaon Town TateyamaThe shop offers ice cream, french toast, and other sweets made from the milk we produce. Open daily (10:00am - 9:00pm).

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Myoonin Temple

Myoo-in temple is the only Koya-san Shingon-shu Sect temple in Minamiboso. In the precinct is a 100-year-old short version of the Shikoku 88 pilgrimage trail. On the 15-minute trail through a bamboo forest, 88 stone statues await you. A large tree in front of the main hall is a very rare ginko tree whose leaves bear nuts on them. A sacred fire has been lit in the hall, and it is from the “eternal fire” in Mt. Koya in Wakayama Prefecture. Another building, the hall of the Medicine Buddha, survived the air raids during the World War II. On the fourth Sunday of every May, the temple is crowded with visitors keen to see the well-known Fire-walking ceremony.

HoursOpen 24 hours (temple office hour : 8:00am - 5:00pm)
ClosedOn occasion
Address1689 Kamisanagura, Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture 294-0038
Phone0470-23-8285
Wi-FiAvailable
ExperienceShakyo (Sutra copying) : ¥1,000 (takes about 30min. - 1hour)
Ohenro (pilgrim) costume rental : ¥1,000 (takes about 20min. - 1hour)

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Okinoshima island

Okinoshima is an uninhabited island with a circumference of about 1km. It is connected with the Boso Peninsula by a sandy beach. The land represents a typical forest of the area, and one can observe local native plants. The shore is both sandy and rocky, and is the perfect place for beach combing, swimming and snorkeling. The water is so clear that you see some tropical fish swimming around among your feet, the rocks and corals. Tateyama is knowns to be the northern limit for where coral grows. It is hard to believe it’s just 2-hour away from Tokyo!


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