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Funabashi

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Experience shopping and entertainment complexes, a relaxing fairy-tale theme park and the rich biodiversity of the waterfront in this exciting port city.

Funabashi is a busy port city in northwestern Chiba prefecture. Indulge yourself at Funabashi’s exciting shopping districts and indoor malls and experience the family-friendly waterfront park. A short distance east of Tokyo, Funabashi offers an excellent side trip during your visit to Japan’s capital city.

Pick up a new outfit, state-of-the-art electronic items, omiyage (souvenirs) or a quick lunch at one of Funabashi’s sprawling shopping centers. Lalaport Tokyo Bay, a popular mall near Funabashi’s waterfront, features a vast variety of shops, as well as fun-filled gaming centers. Check out the colorful Pokémon Center, dedicated to the famous anime franchise. At Lalaport’s Funassyiland, purchase cute merchandise relating to Funabashi’s mascot, a pear fairy. Find additional retail outlets and cinemas at Aeon Mall and Venus Fort. Join locals at a heart-stopping sports event, such as horseracing at the Nakayama Horse Tracks. Watch a game of baseball at the Funabashi City Sports Park.

Enjoy a more relaxing Funabashi experience at Andersen Park, a picturesque park with a fairy-tale theme. See the settings of Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s stories come to life amid playground equipment and scenic overlooks. Have a picnic on the grassy lawns with views of a windmill and pond.

Near Funabashi Station, find the ancient Funabashi Daijingu Shrine, dedicated to the safety of fishermen and seafarers. Nearby, purchase local Funabashi pears, seafood and candy. Head to Sanbanze Ocean Park at Funabashi’s waterfront to spot birds, enjoy views of Tokyo Bay and let children play in the shallows. Many families visit this area in spring to collect Honbinosu shellfish and clams.

Funabashi is located in Chiba prefecture, less than 40 minutes from Tokyo Station by train. Narita International Airport is approximately an hour from Funabashi by train. Summers are warm and humid, while winter may have snowfall. For an exciting day out, visit Urayasu’s Tokyo Disneyland, less than 30 minutes away by train.

Hotel Double Funabashi
Hotel Double Funabashi
3 out of 5
4-17-2 Miyamoto, Funabashi, Chiba
The price is $58 per night from Aug 15 to Aug 15
Situated in Funabashi, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Funabashi Racecourse and LaLaport. Tokyo Bay is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) away. Funabashi-Keibajo Station ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)
"夜遅いチェックインでも問題がなかった。シャンプーなどの貸し出しが豊富であった。部屋も清潔で立地も静か。"

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Hotel Double Funabashi
JR-EAST HOTEL METS FUNABASHI
JR-EAST HOTEL METS FUNABASHI
3 out of 5
7-1-1 Hon-cho, Funabashi, Chiba
Situated in Funabashi, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of LaLaport, Tokyo Bay, and Nakayama Racecourse. Tokyo Bay Shopping Mall and Funabashi Racecourse are ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (212 reviews)
Great location, nice hotel.
"Helpful staff, excellent Chiba location, clean rooms. Not spacious, but that's to be expected in the Tokyo region."

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

JR-EAST HOTEL METS FUNABASHI
Hotel Trend Funabashi
Hotel Trend Funabashi
3 out of 5
Honcho 2-7-10, Funabashi, Chiba
The price is $60 per night from Aug 13 to Aug 13
Situated in Funabashi, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tokyo Bay Shopping Mall and LaLaport. Tokyo Bay is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) away. Keisei Funabashi Station ...
3.7/5Good! (109 reviews)
"Overall speaking, it's value for money, just the location is a little bit far from rail station"

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

Hotel Trend Funabashi
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
LEO 2 Bankan MEO
LEO 2 Bankan MEO
2.5 out of 5
2-401-1 Katsushikacho, Funabashi, Chiba
The price is $58 per night from Aug 7 to Aug 7
Situated in Funabashi, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Tokyo Bay, Nakayama Racecourse, and LaLaport. Makuhari Messe and Disneyland® Tokyo are ...
LEO 2 Bankan MEO
LEO Nibankan 305
LEO Nibankan 305
3 out of 5
2-401-1 Katsushika-machi, Funabashi, Chiba
The price is $65 per night from Aug 9 to Aug 9
Situated in Funabashi, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Tokyo Bay, Nakayama Racecourse, and LaLaport. Disneyland® Tokyo and Makuhari Messe are ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (31 reviews)
"It’s a nice place to stay with. Very clean, comfortable and safe. They are accessible to the transportation (JR train & subways), as well as to the market. The host answers back right away when I have any questions which is a very nice thing to do. I loved and enjoyed our stay."

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

LEO Nibankan 305
Nishifunabashi Residence 206 / Funabashi Chiba
Nishifunabashi Residence 206 / Funabashi Chiba
Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture
The price is $115 per night from Aug 7 to Aug 7
Situated in Funabashi, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Tokyo Bay, Nakayama Racecourse, and LaLaport. Disneyland® Tokyo and Makuhari Messe are ...
Nishifunabashi Residence 206 / Funabashi Chiba
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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