Enjoying shopping and the sea breeze in the bay area

Chiba Area

The heart of Tokyo is certainly a good place to shop, but you will find that Chiba also has great shopping areas, too. It is perfect for those who simply want to shop as there are outlet malls with shops that offer luxury brand items at low prices, one of the largest shopping centers in the country, and more! Furthermore, there are plenty of parks that let you enjoy the ocean and other natural environments. Here, you can enjoy hours of pleasure.

Day 1

Tokyo -- <JR Keiyo Line Rapid Service 30 mins.> -- Kaihin Makuhari -- [Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari] -- <10 mins. by walk> -- [AEON MALL Makuhari New City] -- <20 mins. by walk> -- [Kaihin Makuhari Park] -- <10 mins. by bus> -- Kaihin Makuhari -- <JR Keiyo Line 20 mins.> -- Shin-Kiba -- <Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line 5 mins.> -- Toyosu -- -<10 mins. by walk> -- [LaLaport TOYOSU] -- <10 mins. by walk> -- Toyosu -- <Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line 7 mins.> -- Yurakucho -- <JR Yamanote Line 2 mins.> -- Tokyo

*The times required with public transportation are approximate.

Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari

Here, there are over ninety shops that offer items for men and ladies of all ages so you can find just what you are looking for as well as real bargains. Located nearby are many places to stop by and visit such as Plena Makuhari, which has thirty restaurants, Makuhari Messe, where you can enjoy live music performances and TV game events, and QVC Marine Field, which is the home field of the Japanese professional baseball team, the Chiba Lotte Marines. It is highly recommended for those who want to do more than just shopping.

AEON MALL Makuhari New City

One of the largest shopping centers in Japan. It is divided into five different zones for adults, families, spa & beauty, sports & home electronics, and pets. In addition to shops, there are interactive facilities such as a comedy theater, movie theater, esthetic salons, indoor tennis, and futsal courts. There are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself here.

Kaihin Makuhari Park

A park themed as a municipal park centering on abundant green and the sea. In addition to its huge grass lawn, you can also enjoy experiencing Japanese culture here as it has a Japanese garden and teahouse.

Floral Clock

The floral clock is brilliantly colored with seasonal flowers and is the symbol of the park. Anyone from children to adults can enjoy the facilities as it has spots such as a spacious lawn and playground.


A Japanese garden located in Kaihin Makuhari Park. Here, you can enjoy the changing scenery of the four distinctive seasons. When visiting, please be sure to stop by the garden teahouse known as “Shoraitei”.


One of the most popular shopping malls in the Tokyo Bay area. A recommended spot for families is KidZania. Here, visitors can enjoy putting on uniforms of firefighters, bus tour guides, pilots, and more.