Comfort Hotel Narita
Phone: (81) 476 24 6311
Fax: (81) 476 24 6321
968 Hanazaki-cho, Narita, JP, 286-0033
- Phone: (81) 476 24 6311
- Fax: (81) 476 24 6321
The Dainippon Ink & Chemical company established this museum to house its art collection. The earliest pieces date from 17th century Rembrandt to contemporary art. Artists include Tohaku, Chagall, Picasso, Monet, Kandinsky, Rothko and Pollock among others. A museum shop and restaurant plus a magnificent garden containing a variety of trees, flowers and plants are additional attractions.
Constructed in 1993, Ushiku Daibutsu is a majestic statue of Buddha towering over the Ushiku countryside. At 120 meters (394 feet) in height, it is one of the tallest statues in the world. It is an effigy of the Amida Nyorai, known as the Buddha of Infinite Light. Take the elevator to the observation deck at its chest for stunning views of the area.
A humble city, shadowed by the might of Tokyo, Chiba is a bustling urban town and the capital of the Chiba Prefecture of Japan. As with the rest of Japan, this city can trace its origins to ancient times, though it was officially founded in 1921, and received government designation of a city much later in 1992. The city is famous for the Chiba Urban Monorail, considered to be the longest suspended monorail. The city also has its own share of attractions, including the Chiba Zoo and Makuhari Messe.