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Chiba Prefecture Dairy Village

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Chiba Prefecture Dairy Village

As the birthplace of dairy farming in Japan, Dairy Village hosts exhibitions on dairy farming.
Trees: Yoshino cherry trees (approx. 150)
Best viewing season: mid-April

This area is the birthplace of dairy farming in Japan, and the industry has long prospered in the region. Dairy Village includes the Dairy Farming Museum, an interactive animal area and simulated cow milking. Visitors can even see white cows—a rare sight in Japan!
Dairy farming was introduced to Japan when the 18th-century shogun Yoshimune Tokugawa imported white cows and produced the dairy product hakugyu-raku (lit. "white cow dairy").
There area serves as a popular cherry blossom viewing spot during the spring.

Location & Phone

686 Oi, Minamiboso, Chiba Prefecture

Phone number +81 470-46-8182


  • 20 min. by taxi from Minamihara Stn. (JR Uchibo Line)
  • From Awa-Kamogawa Stn. (JR Sotobo Line), take a Nitto bus bound for Hiratsukahongo/Kozuka and get off at Nagasachu-mae (Nagasa Junior High School) bus stop, from which Dairy Village is 1 hour on foot


Entry time:
AM 9:30 - PM 4:30 (Entry is until PM 4:00)
Regular holiday:
Every Monday (Tuesday in case of holiday)
New Year's Holiday (from 12/29 - 1/3)
Entrance fee:

Bonus Info

High-resolution webcam feed. View animals in real-time.