Niemon-jima Island

Travel Guide - Niemon-jima Island

Information

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 Hours

  • 8:30 - 17:00

Closed

  • In bad weather

Access / Public Transport

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

Address / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.
Oyama Senmaida Paddy Fields
Oyama Senmaida Paddy Fields extends upward along the narrow street in Kamogawa City. It is the nearest terraced paddy fields from Tokyo. A  ...  more »
Old Amagi Tunnel
The old Amagi Tunnel was built in 1904. It was part of the Shimoda Route that extends north-south across Izu Peninsula and has been Important ...  more »
Oura Tanada Rice Terraces
Oura-Tanada Rice Terraces draws an arc toward the water, creating a beautiful landscape. There are large and small rice paddies set out on th ...  more »
Kumano-Kodo (Kumano Old Road)
Kumano-Kodo is a pilgrimage route with over 1,000 years of history. People from all levels of society, from Emperors and nobles to the common ...  more »
Maebara Beach
Maebara Beach is selected as one of the best 100 beaches in Japan, and attracts many beachgoers in the summer. It is also the largest beach i ...  more »
Tsukawa Tanada Rice Terraces
Located approximately 500 meters above sea level, the rice harvested from the rice terraces in Asahi-cho town has earned an excellent reputat ...  more »
Hamura Dam (Hamura Syusuiseki)
Along the Okutama Kaido Avenue, you will find the symbol of Hamura City, Hamura Dam. The dam was excavated by the Tamagawa brothers in 1653.  ...  more »

Tweets

No Tweets found.