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Chiba Prefectural Boso-no-Mura

1028 Ryukakuji, Sakae-machi, Inba-gun 270-1506, Chiba Prefecture
+81 476-95-3333
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Sakae Town

I went with my Family (2 middle schoolers and 3 gradeschool). They enjoyed walking around the... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
Katrina C
Japan olden time village near narita airport

If you are staying near the airport and have nothing to do this is the place to go. They have the... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
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What exactly is Experience Museum, Boso-no-mura? Boso-no-mura is a facility that reproduces a Japanese scenery of 150 years ago at the Boso area (including the Narita Airport area) which were old samurai residences, and farmhouses, and other buildings. Here, you can experience first-hand various types of Japanese culture such as traditional crafts and events that have been passed down through the generations. The facility also has a museum that features exhibits from the primitive era to the present. There are about 400 types of demonstrations and hands-on experien ce programs that are offered during the year. Here we present a few of them. ※Please mail or fax us in advance to ask about the schedules for hands-on programs.
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1028 Ryukakuji, Sakae-machi, Inba-gun 270-1506, Chiba Prefecture
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

I went with my Family (2 middle schoolers and 3 gradeschool). They enjoyed walking around the museum with their costumes (if you are planning to wear costumes, bring cash, they don't accept credit card). I would recommend this for a family activity. They also have...More

Thank Katrina C
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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

If you are staying near the airport and have nothing to do this is the place to go. They have the atmosphere of old time Japan so its nice to look at. Also, depending on when you go there are many cheap activities you can...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit to find out more about the way of life in historical Japan. Practical approach, with real life working recreations of buildings, farming techniques, cooking, weaving, smithing, tatami making... Everything you can imagine! You can do classes here in calligraphy and other...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

It was quaint quiet and peaceful. You can appreciate the old Japanese way enjoy some ice candy like Popsicle or eat hand made soba or the inari sushi which fried tofu cooked sweetened broth with sushi rice like mixture filled very delicious. They serve cold...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

This old village reproduction showed a great view a old Japan. A Samurai house, local businesses ie basket weaving, pottery, blacksmith, saki house and paper making are on view and accessible. Laid out in a large park with lunch areas. Village garden and a working...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2016

This was a good place to stop at for a few hours. There are many exhibits to see. I really liked the outdoor farm and 1000 plus year old farm houses. There are a couple of small houses that are a little out of the...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2016

"房総のむら Boso no mura" (which literally translates as "Village of Boso") is a big park which has traditional Japanese style buildings, such as old farmhouses, samurai houses, etc. At the park, you can do various activities like making Japanese paper fans, painting colorful candles, etc....More

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Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

The Boso-no-Mura provides a very interesting glimpse at Japanese cultural history. The shops and residences included in the Merchant Street provide a good look at the Edo to Meiji period. Included are a paper shop, book shop, tea shop, Pharmacy fish shop , and more....More

1  Thank BuddyRoanoke
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Reviewed November 17, 2014

Our friend took us here as he is a volunteer when they need an English speaking tour guide. It is an open air museum which is also popular with film makers. It has been recreated to look like an old village in true Japanese style....More

Thank Di S
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Open air museums is something the Japanese do very well. All of those I've visited have been worthwhile and Boso no Mura is no exception. Here the farm houses, shops and other attractions are replicas rather than moved in buildings but they create a great...More

3  Thank Alyson H
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