18 Sights in Chiba, Japan (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Chiba, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 18 sights are available in Chiba, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Chiba

1. Pan troglodytes

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The chimpanzee, also known as simply the chimp, is a species of great ape native to the forest and savannah of tropical Africa. It has four confirmed subspecies and a fifth proposed subspecies. When its close relative the bonobo was more commonly known as the pygmy chimpanzee, this species was often called the common chimpanzee or the robust chimpanzee. The chimpanzee and the bonobo are the only species in the genus Pan. Evidence from fossils and DNA sequencing shows that Pan is a sister taxon to the human lineage and is humans' closest living relative. The chimpanzee is covered in coarse black hair, but has a bare face, fingers, toes, palms of the hands, and soles of the feet. It is larger and more robust than the bonobo, weighing 40–70 kg (88–154 lb) for males and 27–50 kg (60–110 lb) for females and standing 120 to 150 cm.

Wikipedia: Chimpanzee (EN)

2. Egyptian vulture

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Egyptian vulture Koshy Koshy from Faridabad, Haryana, India / CC BY 2.0

The Egyptian vulture, also called the white scavenger vulture or pharaoh's chicken, is a small Old World vulture and the only member of the genus Neophron. It is widely distributed from the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa to India. The contrasting underwing pattern and wedge-shaped tail make it distinctive in flight as it soars in thermals during the warmer parts of the day. Egyptian vultures feed mainly on carrion but are opportunistic and will prey on small mammals, birds, and reptiles. They also feed on the eggs of other birds, breaking larger ones by tossing a large pebble onto them.

Wikipedia: Egyptian vulture (EN)

3. California sea lion

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The California sea lion is a coastal eared seal native to western North America. It is one of six species of sea lions. Its natural habitat ranges from southeast Alaska to central Mexico, including the Gulf of California. California sea lions are sexually dimorphic; males are larger than females, and have a thicker neck, and a protruding sagittal crest. They mainly haul-out on sandy or rocky beaches, but they also frequent manmade environments such as marinas and wharves. California sea lions feed on a number of species of fish and squid, and are preyed on by orcas and great white sharks.

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4. African penguin

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The African penguin, also known as Cape penguin or South African penguin, is a species of penguin confined to southern African waters. Like all extant penguins, it is flightless, with a streamlined body and wings stiffened and flattened into flippers for a marine habitat. Adults weigh an average of 2.2–3.5 kg (4.9–7.7 lb) and are 60–70 cm (24–28 in) tall. The species has distinctive pink patches of skin above the eyes and a black facial mask. The body's upper parts are black and sharply delineated from the white underparts, which are spotted and marked with a black band.

Wikipedia: African penguin (EN)

5. Shoebill

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The shoebill also known as the whalebill, whale-headed stork or shoe-billed stork, is a very large long-legged wading bird. It derives its name from its enormous shoe-shaped bill. It has a somewhat stork-like overall form and has previously been classified with the storks in the order Ciconiiformes based on this morphology. However, genetic evidence places it with pelicans and herons in the Pelecaniformes. The adult is mainly grey while the juveniles are more brown. It lives in tropical East Africa in large swamps from South Sudan to Zambia.

Wikipedia: Shoebill (EN)

6. Bando No.29 Sen-yo-ji temple

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Chiba-dera , also known as Senyō-ji (千葉寺), is a Buddhist temple in the city of Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The temple is located in the central Chūō District in the city of Chiba. Chiba-dera is one of many Buddhist temples in the region that, according to tradition, was established by the priest Gyōki (668–749). Chiba-dera is a temple of the Shingon Buzan Sect, and is temple number 29 in the Bandō Sanjūsankasho, or the circuit of 33 Buddhist temples in eastern Japan sacred to the Goddess Kannon.

Wikipedia: Chiba-dera (EN)

7. Northern giraffe

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The giraffe is a large African hoofed mammal belonging to the genus Giraffa. It is the tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant on Earth. Traditionally, giraffes were thought to be one species, Giraffa camelopardalis, with nine subspecies. Most recently, researchers proposed dividing them into up to eight extant species due to new research into their mitochondrial and nuclear DNA, as well as morphological measurements. Seven other extinct species of Giraffa are known from the fossil record.

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8. Gorilla

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Gorillas are herbivorous, predominantly ground-dwelling great apes that inhabit the tropical forests of equatorial Africa. The genus Gorilla is divided into two species: the eastern gorilla and the western gorilla, and either four or five subspecies. The DNA of gorillas is highly similar to that of humans, from 95 to 99% depending on what is included, and they are the next closest living relatives to humans after chimpanzees and bonobos.

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9. Eastern gray kangaroo

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The eastern grey kangaroo is a marsupial found in the eastern third of Australia, with a population of several million. It is also known as the great grey kangaroo and the forester kangaroo. Although a big eastern grey male typically weighs around 66 kg (146 lb) and stands almost 2 m tall, the scientific name, Macropus giganteus, is misleading: the red kangaroo of the semi-arid inland is larger, weighing up to 90 kg (200 lb).

Wikipedia: Eastern grey kangaroo (EN)

10. ヘビクイワシ

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The secretarybird or secretary bird is a large, mostly terrestrial bird of prey. Endemic to Africa, it is usually found in the open grasslands and savanna of the sub-Saharan region. John Frederick Miller described the species in 1779. Although a member of the order Accipitriformes, which also includes many other diurnal birds of prey such as kites, hawks, vultures, and harriers, it is placed in its own family, Sagittariidae.

Wikipedia: Secretarybird (EN)

11. 荒久古墳

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Huangjiu Ancient Tomb is located in the corner of Qingye Zhisen Park in Qingye Town, Central District, Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture. It was built at the end of the ancient grave era (7th century). In 1960 (Showa 35), it was designated as the cultural property of Chiba City. There is a horizontal cave-type stone chamber opening in the south, so it is also called "Tang household of stone".

Wikipedia: 荒久古墳 (JA)

12. siamang

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siamang Cliff from Arlington, Virginia, USA / CC BY 2.0

The siamang is an arboreal, black-furred gibbon native to the forests of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. The largest of the gibbons, the siamang can be twice the size of other gibbons, reaching 1 m (3.3 ft) in height, and weighing up to 14 kg (31 lb). It is the only species in the genus Symphalangus. Fossils of siamangs dates back to the Middle Pleistocene.

Wikipedia: Siamang (EN)

13. Marabou stork

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The marabou stork is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It breeds in Africa south of the Sahara, in both wet and arid habitats, often near human habitation, especially landfill sites. It is sometimes called the "undertaker bird" due to its shape from behind: cloak-like wings and back, skinny white legs, and sometimes a large white mass of "hair".

Wikipedia: Marabou stork (EN)

14. 羽衣の松

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Hagoromo pine is a pine tree that is said to have been worn by a heavenly maiden in the legend of Hagoromo that has been handed down in various places. One of them is in Hagoromo Park in the market town of Chuo Ward, Chiba City.

Wikipedia: 羽衣の松 (千葉市) (JA)

15. 千葉県立中央博物館

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The Natural History Museum and Institute, Chiba is a prefectural museum in Chūō-ku, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The museum opened in 1989 with a focus on the natural history and history of the Bōsō Peninsula.

Wikipedia: Natural History Museum and Institute, Chiba (EN)

16. scimitar oryx

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The scimitar oryx, also known as the scimitar-horned oryx and the Sahara oryx, is a Oryx species that was once widespread across North Africa. In 2000, it was declared extinct in the wild on the IUCN Red List.

Wikipedia: Scimitar oryx (EN)

17. 千葉市文化センター

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Chiba City Cultural Center (Chiba City Cultural Center) is a cultural center (general cultural facility) located on the middle floor of Chiba Chuo Twin Building No. 2 in Chuo-ku, Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 千葉市文化センター (JA)

18. お茶の水

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Ochanomizu is the remains of a spring water well near the entrance from the Miyako River to the ruins of Inohana Castle (Chiba Castle) in Chuo-ku, Chiba City. There are several legends surrounding the well.

Wikipedia: お茶の水 (千葉市) (JA)

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