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Narashino

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Narashino is a city located in northern Chiba Prefecture, Japan.As of December 1, 2015, the city had an estimated population of 170,331 and a population density of 8,120 persons per km². The total area was 20.97sqkm.GeographyNarashino is located in far northwestern Chiba Prefecture, bordered by Tokyo Bay to the southwest. The city is located on the Shimōsa Plateau and reclaimed land fill on Tokyo Bay.Surrounding municipalitiesChiba Prefecture ChibaFunabashiYachiyoHistoryThe area around Narashino has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Archaeologists have found shell middens and numerous other remains from Jomon period, as well as burial tumuli from the Kofun period. However, for most of its history, the area was a sparsely populated wetland and swamp along the northern shore of Edo Bay.After the Meiji Restoration, Tsudanuma was founded within Chiba District on April 1, 1889 on the merger of five small hamlets with a total population of 4500 people. The area only began to develop with the coming of the railway, and Tsudanuma was raised to town status on March 3, 1903, with a population of 6,000.
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Garden
Yatsu Rose Garden
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Duration: 1 hour
Water Body
Yatsu Tidal Flats
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
Gift & Specialty Shop
Coconut, Tsudanuma
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
Park
Sakura Hiroba
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Narashino

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Keisei Rose Garden Yachiyo
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
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History Museum
National Museum of Japanese History Sakura
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
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Art Museum
Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art Sakura
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
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Sakura Furusato Square Sakura
3.9
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Narashino

Civic Center
Narashino Culture Center
3.1
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Ohara Shrine
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Park
Fujisaki Shinrin Park
2.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Historic Site
Kikuta Shrine
3.3
Duration: 30 minutes

Historic Sites in Narashino

Historic Site
Former Osawa House
2.7
Duration: 1 hour

Parks in Narashino

Park
Mimomi Hongo Park
3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Theme Parks in Narashino

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Theme Park
Cafe little ZOO
3.1
Duration: 1 hour

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