Discover Narita

While most famous for its international airport, Narita has much more to offer visitors. Step back in time at the Boso no Mura Open Air Museum, where you can experience traditional Japanese life, or explore the historical shopping streets near the impressive Naritasan Shinshoji Temple. Delve into the hidden treasures of Narita and uncover its rich heritage.

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities


Getting around in Narita

The easiest way around Narita is on foot, since the major 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. 

Getting to Narita

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

  • by car: approximately 20 minutes
  • by public transport: approximately 13 minutes

How long to stay in Narita

We recommend staying here for about half a day.

Hotels in Narita

Flights to Narita

Festivals in Narita

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.

  • Narita Gion Festival
    • Date: July 5th until 7th
  • Narita Furusato Festival
    • Date: August 24th and 25th
  • Naritasan Mitama Festival Bon Odori Festival
    • Date: August 23rd and 24th
    • Time: 19:00 - 21:30
  • Narita Traditional Performing Arts Festival
    • Date: September 14th and 15th
    • Time: 10:00 - 21:00
  • Narita Airport Sky Day Festival
    • Date: September 22nd and 23rd

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