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
Access / Public Transport
- 12 minutes walk from JR Futomi Station. Then take a boat to the island.