Narita is the city that a big number of foreign travelers go through since it is where the Japan's biggest international airport is located. Although this airport is sometimes called "New Tokyo International Airport" and many people believe they are flying into Tokyo, it is NOT in Tokyo. Narita is actually a city in Chiba Prefecture.
The airport might be the biggest "attraction" of this city, but Narita is also home to a prestigious Buddhist temple called "Narita-san Shinsho-ji". Narita is the host to the Gion Festival and it is in this temple where most of it is held.
When you have a little extra time before your flight, it would be a great place to stop by to pray for a safe trip...
Chiba is the name used to describe the prefecture neighboring Tokyo to the east as well as the capital city of that region. Most of the region lies on a large peninsula called the Boso Penins…