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Discover the charms and character of this old city that is renowned for its ancient Buddhist temple complex and scenic park.

Located 48 miles (78 kilometers) outside of Tokyo, Narita is home to Narita Airport, Japan's largest international airport. Whether Narita is a destination or a layover trip for you, this city has several attractions and heritage buildings to explore.

The town of Narita has a distinct old-world charm. Explore the crooked streets lined with ancient shops. In contrast to the frenzied pace of Tokyo, Narita has a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy the tranquility of Naritasan Park. Take a leisurely walk among the park's pagodas and koi ponds. Cherry trees and lush gardens make this a beautiful destination year-round.

The Buddhist Naritasan Shinshoji Temple, located in the heart of the city, is dedicated to the fire god Fudo Myoo. Explore the colorful buildings that make up the complex, many of which date back to 940.

As the county’s hub for flying, it is fitting that Narita is home to the Museum of Aeronautical Science. Learn about the history of flight as you tour the museum's interactive exhibits. For a unique museum experience, visit Boso No Mura. This living museum explores various aspects of Japanese culture. Tour a recreated historic street or walk through a samurai home. This area is also a popular film location for historical movies.

Chiba Prefectural Flower and Tree Center is a beautiful botanical garden in Narita’s center. You could spend hours exploring this garden; it has more than 55,000 plants and flowers. The center offers horticultural lectures and many of its plants, including traditional Japanese bonsai trees, are available for purchase.

Learn about the country’s history of horse breeding at Japan's Imperial Pastures at the Goryo Ranch Memorial Hall. Located in the scenic Sanrizuka Memorial Park, this museum is situated among regal rows of chestnut trees.

The most convenient way to get into Narita is by plane. The airport is just a 20-minute train ride from the city. Several high-speed trains link to Tokyo, making it possible to get to Japan's capital in less than 2 hours.

Top Hotels in Narita

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
APA Hotel Keisei Narita-Ekimae
APA Hotel Keisei Narita-Ekimae
3 out of 5
906 Hanasaki-cho, Narita, Chiba-ken

Situated in Narita, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Narita Yokan Museum, Narita Omotesando, and Naritasan Shinshoji Temple. Naritasan Park and Naritasan ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,879 reviews)

"The room was small but very clean. They have a communial bathhouse on the second floor that has a laundry machine and dryer which was very handy."…"

Reviewed on 2020/6/29

APA Hotel Keisei Narita-Ekimae
HOTEL MYSTAYS PREMIER Narita
HOTEL MYSTAYS PREMIER Narita
3.5 out of 5
31 Oyama, Narita, Chiba
The price is NT$2,007 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Sakuranoyama Park, Naritasan Park, and Naritasan Shinshoji Temple. Narita Omotesando and Narita ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,622 reviews)

"Near airport and transportation to airport provided."…"

Reviewed on 2020/6/8

HOTEL MYSTAYS PREMIER Narita
Marroad International Hotel Narita
Marroad International Hotel Narita
3 out of 5
763-1 Komaino, Narita, Chiba-ken
The price is NT$1,595 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Sakuranoyama Park and Sakura-no-Yama Hill. Taiheiyo Club Narita Course and Sanrizuka Goryo ...

3.8/5Good! (989 reviews)

"It was a very nice and clean place. The rooms are comfy. Great for the price"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/15

Marroad International Hotel Narita

Popular places to visit in Narita

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple
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Naritasan Shinshoji Temple

4.5/5(97 reviews)

Explore a 1,000-year-old Buddhist temple complex and attend a fire ritual performed in honor of an important Buddhist deity.

Narita Omotesando
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Narita Omotesando

4.5/5(12 reviews)

You can find the perfect gifts to bring home with a trip to Narita Omotesando, a favorite shopping spot in Nakamachi. Check out the temples and top-notch restaurants in this relaxing area.

Naritasan Park
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Naritasan Park

4.5/5(40 reviews)

Delight in the bright colors of cherry blossom trees that surround the lakes, shrines and paths of this picturesque park.

Narita Wholesale Market
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Narita Wholesale Market

4.5/5(8 reviews)

During your visit to Narita, you can find the perfect gifts to bring home at Narita Wholesale Market. Check out the temples and lively bars in this relaxing area.

Sakura-no-Yama Hill
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Sakura-no-Yama Hill

4/5(5 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Sakura-no-Yama Hill, a lovely green space in Narita. Add the area's temples or shops to your travel plans.

Museum of Aeronautical Sciences
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Museum of Aeronautical Sciences

4/5(5 reviews)

You can spend an afternoon studying the exhibits at Museum of Aeronautical Sciences in Iwayama. Add the area's shops or temples to your travel plans.

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