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FunabashiJapan

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.

Top hotels in Funabashi

JR-EAST HOTEL METS FUNABASHI
JR-EAST HOTEL METS FUNABASHI
3 out of 5

Situated in Funabashi, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Tokyo Bay, LaLaport and Nakayama Racecourse. Tokyo Bay Shopping Mall and Funabashi Racecourse are ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (197 reviews)

"Direct to JR Funabashi station. Break first is excellent."…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

JR-EAST HOTEL METS FUNABASHI
Hotel Double Funabashi
Hotel Double Funabashi
3 out of 5
4-17-2 Miyamoto, Funabashi, Chiba
The price is P2,964 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct

Situated in Funabashi, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Tokyo Bay and LaLaport. Funabashi Racecourse and Tokyo Bay Shopping Mall are also within 15 minutes. ...

4.4/5Excellent! (15 reviews)

"私は外人ではなく日本の愛媛からホテルまで来て宿泊しました。 丁寧な筆談や対応してくださり、本当にありがとうございました。 それともホテルの中に清掃もきれいにしていただき、ありがとうございました。"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Hotel Double Funabashi
Toyoko Inn Tsudanuma-eki Kita-guchi
Toyoko Inn Tsudanuma-eki Kita-guchi
2.5 out of 5
2-12-6, Maehara-nishi, Funabashi
The price is P4,041 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct

Situated in Funabashi, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fujisaki Shinrin Park and Tokyo Bay. LaLaport is 2.3 mi (3.8 km) away. Narashino Shin-Tsudanuma Station ...

3.9/5Very Good! (195 reviews)

"Better than I had expected! Would stay again if I need to be in the area"…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

Toyoko Inn Tsudanuma-eki Kita-guchi
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.

Vacation Rentals in Funabashi

Kamon Inn Sunhouse
Kamon Inn Sunhouse
3 out of 5

Situated in Funabashi, this holiday home is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Funabashi City Historical Museum and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Tokyo Bay. Niku Shrine and Fujisaki ...

4/5Very Good! (25 reviews)

"It was clean, well stocked, quiet. Great location in being just a couple blocks from the Shin-Keisei train station, and a longer but totally pleasant walk up to Kita-Narashino. We would stay here again when in the area."…"

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

Kamon Inn Sunhouse
TAKAHOUSE Tokyo NISHIFUNABASHI
TAKAHOUSE Tokyo NISHIFUNABASHI
3 out of 5

Situated in Funabashi, this apartment building is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Tokyo Bay and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Nakayama Racecourse. LaLaport and Kamagaya Stadium ...

TAKAHOUSE Tokyo NISHIFUNABASHI
TAKA HOUSE Tokyo Nishifunabashi
TAKA HOUSE Tokyo Nishifunabashi
3.5 out of 5

Situated in Funabashi, this holiday home is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Tokyo Bay and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Nakayama Racecourse. LaLaport and Kamagaya Stadium are also ...

TAKA HOUSE Tokyo Nishifunabashi
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.

Top things to do in Funabashi

Sumo Demonstration & Chankonabe Hotpot Lunch
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Sumo Demonstration & Chankonabe Hotpot Lunch

P5,257
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Unlimited Prepaid Nano SIM Card for Japan
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Unlimited Prepaid Nano SIM Card for Japan

P1,801
Per adult
Sumo Practice Spectating at Sumo Stable
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Sumo Practice Spectating at Sumo Stable

P5,994
Per adult
76% of travellers recommend
Airport Meet & Greet with Japan Rail Pass Exchange Assist
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Airport Meet & Greet with Japan Rail Pass Exchange Assist

P3,569
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Kintsugi Pottery Repair Workshop
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Kintsugi Pottery Repair Workshop

P3,153
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend
General Admission Tickets to Samurai Museum
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General Admission Tickets to Samurai Museum

P851
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
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Narashino which includes signage

Narashino

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Yachiyo

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