10 Places to Go shopping in Chiba

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Chiba is one of the primary seaports in the Kanto Region. Because of its close proximity to Tokyo and Narita Airport, it is considered as an ideal place to open a business like a cafe, specialized shops, and shopping centers. If you’re looking for something to buy, why not visit these places and enjoy what Chiba has to offer!

1. Aeon Mall Makuhari

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This mall is divided into four areas namely The Family Mall, The Pet Mall, The Active Mall and the Grand Mall. Without a doubt, Aeon Mall Makuhari is the biggest mall in the Makuhari New City Area. Almost everyone in the city goes to this mall during the weekends to shop, dine and enjoy the seasonal performances that happen within Aeon Mall.


  • Address: 1-1 Toyosuna, Mihama-ku, Chiba 261-8535, Chiba Prefecture
  • Phone:  +81 433517500
  • Access: 15 minutes walk from JR Kaihin-Makuhari Station
  • Opening hour: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Website:  http://makuharishintoshin-aeonmall.com

2. Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari

For most people, the Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari is the most accessible shopping outlet if you’re traveling from Tokyo. Great items at reasonable prices await those who are patient enough to browse the different shops that litter this shopping area. The shops also give out discounts on a regular basis, so be prepared when you visit this shopping outlet!


  • Address: 2-6-1, Hibino, Mihama-ku, Chiba 261-0021 , Chiba Prefecture
  • Phone:  +81 43-212-8200
  • Access:
  • 30 minutes train ride from JR Tokyo Station
  • 17  minutes train ride from JR Maihama Station
  • Opening hour: Most shops open at 10:00 am and close at 8:00 pm
  • Website:  http://www.31op.com/makuhari

3. Aeon Yumiru Kamatori Shopping Center

Although much smaller than Aeon Mall Makuhari, this shopping center has many interesting shops that have excellent items for those who want to buy something new and trendy.  The location is also very convenient for the people in the area, who doesn’t want to travel far for their shopping needs.


  • Address: 3-16 Oyumino, Midori-ku, Chiba 266-0031, Chiba Prefecture
  • Phone: +81 43-226-9211
  • Access: 2 minute walk from JR Kamatori Station (South Exit)
  • Opening hour:  9:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Website:  http://www.aeon.jp/sc/yumiru-kamatori

4. Lalaport Tokyo Bay Shopping Center

Lalaport in Tokyo Bay boasts over 500 shops that are guaranteed to satisfy your shopping needs. With so many shops to choose from, you have the option to compare prices and choose the best among the rest! If you ever get hungry from your shopping spree, you can visit one of the many cafe’s and restaurants within Lalaport and try out their delicious delicacies.


  • Address: 2-1-1 Hamacho, Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture 273-8530, Japan
  • Phone: +81 47-433-9800
  • Access:  8 minute walk from Minami Funabashi Station
  • You can also take a shuttle bus from the station and get off at Lalaport Tokyo Bay
  • Opening hour: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Website: http://tokyobay.lalaport.net/en/

5. Harbor City Soga

Harbor City Soga is a fun place to visit with your family and friends. If you want to buy something that fits your budget, you might consider going to this shopping center. There are also many events that usually happen in this shopping center such as “Super Hero Performances” that are targeted for the young audiences.


  • Address: Chiba Chuo-ku, Kawasaki-cho, 52-7
  • Phone: +81 43-262-8983
  • Access: 15 minute walk from Soga Station via East Japan Railway
  • Opening Hour: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Website:  http://harborcity-soga.jp

6. ARIO Shopping Mall

Aside from going directly to the shops within the mall, one of the best thing to do when visiting ARIO shopping mall is to visit their Supermarket first. By doing so, you will be able to buy your everyday household necessities and ingredients for your cooking and still have time to spare for a quick browse at the shops in the area.


  • Address: -7 Kawasakicho, Chuo Ward, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture 260-0835, Japan
  • Access: 15 minute walk from Soga Station via JR Keiyo Line (West Exit)
  • Opening Hour: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Website: http://www.ario-soga.jp/web/

7. Chiba PARCO

Parco is considered as one of the top shopping centers in Japan. When it comes to the latest trends and fashion, Parco offers high-quality products for a reasonable price. The theme of the mall is to create an environment where people can relax and enjoy themselves while spending the day with their family, friends, and acquaintances.


  • Address: 2 Chome-2-2 Chuo, Chuo Ward, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Phone: +81 43-225-6161
  • Access: 4 minute walk from Yoshikawakōen Station (via Chibatoshi Monorail Ichigou Line)
  • Opening Hour: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Website: http://chiba.parco.jp/page2

8. PLENA Makuhari

Just a walking distance from the South Exit of Kaihin-Makuhari Station is the Plena Makuhari Mall. This mall is composed of 6 floors that cover a wide range of shops that includes bookstores, boutiques, clothes, cosmetics, restaurants and many more. Whether you are interested in shopping or would rather enjoy a delicious meal, Plena offers you the opportunity to try them all!


  • Address: 2 Chome-4 Hibino, Mihama Ward, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture 261-0021, Japan
  • Phone: +81 43-299-0290
  • Access: Head to the South Exit of Kaihin-Makuhari Station
  • Opening Hour: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Website: http://www.plena-makuhari.com/


For women’s clothing, PERIE is an ideal place to browse and look for a new set of clothes for work and for casual wear. Because of its easy access to the JR Chiba Station, this mall is the ideal place to visit after working hours. It creates a good opportunity to window shop or grab something to eat before going back home.


  • Address: 1-1-1 Shinchiba, Chuo Ward, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture 260-0031, Japan
  • Phone: +81 43-227-1191
  • Access:
  • 1 minute walk from JR Chiba Station (East Exit)
  • 1 minute walk from Keisei Chiba Station
  • Opening Hour: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Website: http://www.perie.co.jp/chiba/

10. Ikspiari Shopping Center

After a day of fun and entertainment at the Tokyo Disney Resort, it’s time to visit the cutest shopping center in the area! Ikspiari is just a stone throw away from the Tokyo Disney Resort and boasts over a hundred shops and restaurants, including a 16 screen multiplex cinema.  The restaurants and cafe’s in Ikspiari also serves Asian and Western cuisines which are perfect for those who want to try something new for a change.


  • Address:  1-4 Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture 279-0031, Japan
  • Access: 11 minute train ride via JR Musashino Line. Nishi-Funabashi Station (South Exit)
  • Opening Hour 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Website: http://www.ikspiari.com/index.html

Have a good trip and travel!

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Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, Kanto Region