Niemon-jima Island is a Chiba Prefecture Designated Place of Scenic Beauty, privately owned by Niemon Hirano. It is said when Minamoto-no-Yoritomo escaped to Awa Province (on the tip of the Boso Peninsula) after defeated at the Battle of Ishibashiyama in 1180, Niemon clan gave him a shelter in the island.
Cross over to the island on a rowboat. On the island, you can tour a Japanese house that is over 300 years old, observe wildlife native to the island, and more.
- 8:30 - 17:00
- In bad weather
Price / Entrance Fee
- 1,350 yen (General, Adult) *includes the ferriage
- 1,050 yen (Junior high student) *includes the ferriage
- 950 yen (Child) *includes the ferriage (Child)
Access / Public Transport
- 12 minutes walk from JR Futomi Station. Then take a boat to the island.
- 仁右衛門島 (Only available in Japanese)
Address / Location
- 445, Futomihama, Kamogawa-shi, Chiba, 299-2863
- dave yamaya @daveyamayaphoto - 2018-12-17
- KURONEKO GAIJIN @_GaijinNeko_ - 2018-12-15
- experience_japan @kyo_ninja - 2018-12-14