Minnami no Sato
Urban and Rural Community Exchange Center
Conveniently located along National Highway 410, Minnami no Sato is the first stop for information about Kamogawa and the Minami Boso region. Here you can purchase local produce and crafts, and learn where you can enjoy hands-on activities such as rice planting and harvesting.
The name “Minnami no Sato” is taken directly from a line in a poem by the native poet, Chikashi Koizumi. Koizumi wrote this poem as he looked out to the Mineoka Mountains from his home located in the Nagasa valley.
Within Minnami no Sato’s facilities, you can find the “Exchange Center,” where local produce and traditionally made crafts are displayed and sold. There is also the “Activity Center,” where you can experience rice planting, strawberry picking, pottery, and many other activities.
Minnami no Sato is also fully equipped with a large parking lot that can fit up to 60 regular-sized vehicles as well as 7 buses, and expansive restrooms. Minnami no Sato is the perfect place to stop by and enjoy nature.
For more information about Minnami no Sato, please visit the official website, which you can find at the bottom of the page.
1696 Miyayama, Kamogawa, Chiba 296-0112
Hours of Operation
Winter Hours (November 1st January 31th): 9:00am-5:00pm
Summer Hours (February 1st October 31th): 9:00am-6:00pm
Come and taste the healthy dishes made from locally grown Kamogawa vegetables of the season, and as well as our ever-popular homemade soft serve ice cream.
Kamogawa-made produce and traditional crafts are available for purchase. Additionally, there are exhibits of pottery and glass art created by local craftsmen.
Folk Culture Room
Performances and demonstrations by local clubs and circles are held here. Contact Minnami no Sato to learn about scheduled events.
Find all the information about Kamogawa and other sights to see in the Boso Peninsula that you need here. There are pamphlets as well as coupons and discount tickets for tourist spots.
Local Produce Corner
Learn more about and purchase carefully grown native Nagasa-mai rice, vegetables of the season, fresh-cut flowers, and more.
Hands-On Activity Corner
Try your hand at rice planting, nanohana and strawberry picking, natural tye-dye, and making crafts. There are also periodical workshops such as pottery taught by local artists and craftsmen.
Kamogawa City Hall1450 Yokosuka
Kamogawa-city, Chiba, JAPAN