Kashiwa is within easy reach of a range of colorful Chiba’s attractions. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Mizumoto Park and the iconic Chiba Museum of Science and Industry. Also, be sure to check out LaLaport and the Tokyo Bay Shopping Mall.
Visitors to Kashiwa, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should head to the nearby cultural attractions. Discover the various museums and exhibit spaces the Tokyo National Museum in Tokyo, Edo-Tokyo Museum and the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum. Popular galleries, include the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo, the Bridgestone Museum of Art and the Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art. For a great night out, book tickets to the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space and the Sumida Triphony Hall, one of the region’s most popular live concert venues.
There are several highlights for those with children in tow too, including Disneyland® Tokyo in Urayasu, Tokyo DisneySea® and the Tokyo Sea Life Park in Tokyo. Take pictures, admire the exhibits and discover animal biodiversity at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo and Sunshine Aquarium.
If the sun is shining get outdoors and appreciate the nearby green spaces. Bring a picnic, read a book, or just relax in the shade at East Garden in Tokyo, Rikugi-en Garden and Hibiya Park. Put on your hiking shoes and enjoy the ecological reserves for which this area is well known, such as the Yatsuhigata Nature Observation Center in Tokyo.
If you like to grab a bargain, explore the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Mitsukoshi and Nakamise Arcade.
Head to the mountains around Chiba and enjoy the various wintersports at the Kamui Ryugasaki Snowboard Park in Narita.
Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama is the perfect place cheer along with fellow lovers of soccer, and to see local heroes, the Urawa Red Diamonds, in all their glory. To endear yourself with the locals, be sure to wear red and black, the colors of the Urawa Red Diamonds.
To make sure you get the most out of Kashiwa, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Make reservations for the Park Hotel Tokyo, the Hotel Gracery Ginza, Tokyo, or the Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo.