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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
7-1-1 Hon-cho, Funabashi, Chiba

Situated in Funabashi, this hotel is within 3 mi (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 ¥6,400 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

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. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (14 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
LEO Nibankan 305
LEO Nibankan 305
3 out of 5
2-401-1 Katsushika-machi, Funabashi, Chiba
The price is ¥10,231 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

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! (30 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
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

LEO Nibankan 305
LEO Nibankan 305
3 out of 5
2-401-1 Katsushika-machi, Funabashi, Chiba
The price is ¥10,231 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

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! (30 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
Kamon Inn Sunhouse
Kamon Inn Sunhouse
3 out of 5
4-8-16 Narashinodai, Funabashi, Chiba

Situated in Funabashi, this vacation 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
Full Renewal in November 2019 Excluding Bath and / Funabashi Chiba
Full Renewal in November 2019 Excluding Bath and / Funabashi Chiba
Funabashi, Chiba (prefecture)

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

Full Renewal in November 2019 Excluding Bath and / 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.

Top things to do in Funabashi

Experience Old and Nostalgic Tokyo: Yanaka Walking Tour
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Experience Old and Nostalgic Tokyo: Yanaka Walking Tour

¥9,000
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Go-Kart Experience on Tokyo Roads
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Go-Kart Experience on Tokyo Roads

¥3,282
Per adult
82% of travellers recommend
Sumo Demonstration & Chankonabe Hotpot Lunch
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Sumo Demonstration & Chankonabe Hotpot Lunch

¥11,440
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Spring 2020 Tokyo Evening Hanami (Cherry Blossom) Experience
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Spring 2020 Tokyo Evening Hanami (Cherry Blossom) Experience

¥18,000
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Hop-On / Off Bus Tour in Tokyo
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Hop-On / Off Bus Tour in Tokyo

¥3,600
Per adult
72% of travellers recommend
Haneda airport transfer Toyota Alphrad 6 seats
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Haneda airport transfer Toyota Alphrad 6 seats

¥12,245
Per adult

Reviews of Funabashi

4.7

Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Gena

Nov 6, 2019

would strongly recommended, worth the price for the amount of items provided despite being a short stay

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