Discover Choshi

Located on the eastern tip of Chiba Prefecture, you will found Choshi: an incredibly picturesque small fishing town where time is abundant, and everything just seems to flow a little slower.

Things to see and do


Getting around in Choshi

The easiest way around Choshi is on foot, since many sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. Though, some sights are located a bit further ahead, where a car or bus might be necessary. 
If you decide to rent a car, it is advised to do so from one of the bigger cities in the vicinity. You can use our car rental widget in the FAQ menu below. 

Getting to Choshi

Public transportation:


To get from Tokyo to Choshi by public transportation, travelers need to take the JR Sobu Main Line Rapid Service from Tokyo Station to Choshi Station. The journey takes approximately 2 hours.


Valid rail passes:


Nearest airport:
The nearest and most convenient airport is Narita Airport. 

  • by car: approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes

  • by public transport: approximately 2 hours


Car rentals:

How long to stay in Choshi

We recommend staying here between half a day and one day. 

Hotels in Choshi

Flights to Choshi

The nearest and most convenient airport is Narita airport. 

  • by car: approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes

  • by public transport: approximately 2 hours

Festivals in Choshi

There are several festivals here throughout the year. Please be advised that the following list is based upon previous entries of those festivals and that the dates might have changed slightly in the following year. It is also possible that the entire festival is cancelled in the case of heavy rainfall or a natural disaster. Please check with the official organisers' website for the most up-to-date information. 
For the exact location of any of the festivals listed here, you can consult our map above by clicking on the icon in the upper most corner of the map to open the map legend. Festivals are hidden by default but can be made visible by clicking on the "Festivals" checkbox in the map legend.


  • Inubosaki: Japan's first sunrise

    • Date: January 1st

    • Time: sunrise (between 6:00 and 7:00 AM)


  • Choshi Hawaiian Festival

    • Date: May 14th and 15th 

    • Time: 13: 00-18: 00


  • Choshi Minato Port Fireworks Festival

    • Date: August 3rd and 4th

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Day trips from Choshi

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Distance, km: 50.50

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