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Boso no Mura is an experiential museum where you can learn about the history of Boso by directly experiencing its traditional lifestyle and techniques. 30 minutes by taxi from Narita Airport. Why not enjoy Japanese culture easily during your free time while traveling in a townscape that will make yo...

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What is Boso-no-MURA?

Chiba Prefectural Boso-no-MURA (Sakae Town, Inba District, Chiba Prefecture) is a participatory museum where you can learn about the history of Boso by directly experiencing its traditional lifestyle and techniques.

There are approximately 400 types of experiences and demonstrations held each year, including ones that can be attended without reservations and ones that even beginners can participate with peace of mind.

Recommended experience programs

Recommended programs to try during your free time are the tea ceremony and Chiyogami candle making.

During the tea ceremony, you can spend a relaxing time in a Japanese-style room while enjoying matcha and sweets.

The price is 500 yen for fresh sweets and 300 yen for dried sweets. It takes approximately 30 minutes.

Chiyogami Candle Making allows you to experience making small items using washi paper. The finished candle is perfect as a souvenir from your trip.

The cost is 400 yen and the journey takes approximately 30 minutes.

All of Boso no Mura's programs are low priced.

Plus α experience

Drum no Sato Cosplay Museum, located next to Boso Village, rents out over 300 Japanese cosplay costumes, including ninja and samurai costumes.

If you transform yourself here and walk through the Boso village streets, you'll instantly feel like you've traveled back in time to the Edo period.

Prices start from 1,000 yen for children and 2,000 yen for adults.

Contact: Cosplay Hall 0476-85-8155

Transportation from Narita Airport

We recommend coming by taxi from Narita Airport. You can arrive in about 30 minutes. The fee is approximately 6,000 yen.

We also recommend using the bus once you get to Narita Station. From the west exit of Narita Station, take the bus bound for Ryukakujidai Garo for about 20 minutes, get off at Ryukakujidai 2-chome, and walk 10 minutes.

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Boso-no-Mura is a museum whose purpose is to directly experience Boso's traditional lifestyle and techniques, as well as learn about its history through exhibits of archaeological artifacts excavated from various parts of the prefecture, as well as merchant houses, samurai residences, and farmhouses. The "Craft-making Area" recreates merchant houses, samurai residences, farms, etc. in Boso from the late Edo period to the early Meiji period, including the landscape and environment of those days. In addition to exhibits, visitors can learn about traditional techniques and the lifestyle of the time through direct experience. In the "Fudoki-no-Oka Area" where you can learn about history and nature, you will find rich woodlands and Ryukakuji burial mounds, one of the largest in the prefecture, spread throughout the area. You can see the Fudoki-no-Oka Museum, which exhibits archaeological materials excavated from primitive and ancient ruins, as well as relocated cultural property buildings.

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