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Niemon-jima Island

Travel Guide - Niemon-jima Island


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.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 8:30 - 17:00


  • In bad weather

Price / Entrance FeePrice / 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 TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 12 minutes walk from JR Futomi Station. Then take a boat to the island.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 445, Futomihama, Kamogawa-shi, Chiba, 299-2863


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