Overview

Chiba City (千葉市; -shi) Mihama-ku (美浜区) is a ward in Chiba City located on the coast of Tokyo Bay. It includes Inagekaigan, Kemigawahama, and Kaihinmakuhari Stations on the JR Keiyo Line.
Other wards in Chiba City:


Festivals, Events, Tourist Spots


Inage Seaside Park (稲毛海浜公園 inage kaihin kouen)
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千葉市美浜区高浜7丁目2-1
7-2-1 Takahama, Mihama-ku, Chiba City
A beautiful park on the water that's great for sports, jogging, walking, picnics, etc. There are buses from Inagekaigan Station and two parking lots.
Makuhari Seaside Park (幕張海浜公園 makuhari kaihin kouen)

〒261-0021 千葉県千葉市美浜区ひび野2丁目116
2-116 Hibino, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi
A park in walking distance from Kaihimmakuhari Station. Split into 6 blocks (A-G). ABC Blocks are closest to the Keiyo Line and include Mihama Park (美浜園 mihama-en). DEFG Blocks are along Tokyo Bay and include the Chiba Marines Stadium.
QVC Marine Field (QVCマリーンフィールド)

〒261-0022 千葉県千葉市美浜区美浜1
1 Mihama, Mihama-ku, Chiba City
The stadium where the Chiba Marines baseball team plays. Also sometimes hosts events like concerts and music festivals.
Makuhari Messe (幕張メッセ)

〒261-0023 千葉県千葉市美浜区中瀬2丁目5
2 Chome−5 Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi
A major convention center accessible from Kaihimmakuhari Station.
Inagenohama Beach (いなげの浜)

7−2 Takahama, Mihama-ku, Chiba City 千葉市美浜区高浜7丁目2 Google maps
Open July 18-August 31, 2015

Restaurants


Name
Genre
Address (JP)
Address (ENG)
Access
Hours
Website
Notes
Starbucks
Cafe


North of Kaihimmakuhari Station on the corner of AEON


It's Starbucks
Jerry's Uno
Mexican & bar
千葉市美浜区ひび野2-4
プレナ幕張1階
1F Plena Makuhari, 2-4 Hibino, Mihama-ku
By Kaihin-Makuhari Station, exit towards Makuhari Messe and it's inside the Plena mall on the first floor.
11:00-23:00
http://www.jerrysuno.com/
An ALT favorite for after SDC (and popular among CIRs after MYC). Food is hit or miss (burgers yes, tacos no) but standing/sitting available for all

pub
千葉市美浜区ひび野2-4
プレナ幕張
Plena Makuhari, 2-4 Hibino, Mihama-ku
By Kaihin-Makuhari Station, exit towards Makuhari Messe and it's inside the Plena mall on one of the higher floors.


An Irish pub that's a popular alternate to Jerry's.

Daily Life Resources


Shopping/Supermarkets

Name
Hours
Address (JP)
Address (ENG)
Access
Notes
AEON Mall (イーオンモール)



North of Kaihimmakuhari Station towards the General Education Center.
Popular spot to eat during ALT SDC
Kaldi's



Located inside the ticket gate at Kaihimmakuhari Station
Import foods and great coffee!

Government Offices

Name
Hours
Address (JP)
Address (ENG)
Access
Notes
General Education Center (総合教育センター)
8:30-17:00
千葉県千葉市美浜区若葉2丁目13
2 Chome−13 Wakaba, Mihama Ward, Chiba
10 min walk from Kaihimmakuhari Station on the JR Keiyo Line, 15 min walk from Keisei-Makuhari Station
Where the ALT SDC and most Wisconsin ALT meetings are held. There are two buildings, the Main Building (本館 honkan) and Media Education Branch (メディア教育棟 media kyoiku to) (the shorter building).
Drivers License Center (運転免許センター)
Weekdays 8:30-9am,
1:00-1:30pm
TEL
043-274-2000
千葉市美浜区浜田2-1
2−1 Hamada, Mihama Ward, Chiba
(Google maps) about 20 min walk from Kaihimmakuhari Station or take
take Bus #1 to the Driving Center (it will list 運転免許センター前 as one of the stops).
There is also a huge parking lot next to the center. By car, take the Keiyo Road (京葉道路) towards Tokyo; at the Miyanogi Junction (宮野木JCT), take the Higashi-Kanto Expwy (東関東自動車道) and follow signs for Tokyo (keep left at the fork). Take exit Wangan-Chiba IC (湾岸千葉IC) and merge onto Rt 357. Continue for 5min and take the left after Hamada Intersection (浜田) and it's on the left.
You can get your Japanese driver's license here.

Medical


Name
Hours
Address (JP)
Address (ENG)
Access
Notes
Chiba Municipal Kaihin Hospital
(千葉市立海浜病院 chiba shiritsu kaihin byoin)

千葉市美浜区磯辺3-31-1
3-31-1 Isobe
Mihama Ward, Chiba















Car Stuff and Places to Park


Transportation

  • Trains: The JR Keiyo Line runs rapid (快速 kaisoku) and local (各駅停車 kakueki teisha) trains from Soga Station through Mihama-ku to Tokyo Station (note that the Keiyo Line is located on the other side of Tokyo Station from the rest of JR; it's about 15min walk within Tokyo Station).
    • Inagekaigan (稲毛海岸駅), Kemigawahama (検見川浜駅), and Kaihinmakuhari (海浜幕張駅) Stations are located in Mihama-ku.
    • The fastest way to transfer to the Keisei Chiba Line, which runs parallel to the Keiyo in Inage-ku and Hanamigawa-ku, is to walk or take a bus.
    • Transfer to the Chiba Urban Monorail at Chiba-minato Station (千葉みなと駅).
    • Transfer to JR Uchibo/Sotobo lines at Soga Station (蘇我駅).
    • Transfer to JR Musashino Line at Minami-funabashi Station (南船橋駅)
    • Go to Disney at Maihama (舞浜駅)
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  • Buses: No idea.

Local Tips and Tricks/Misc.



External Links