JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Most viewed - Chiba city 千葉市
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White weeping cherry blossoms1422 views
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View of Chiba Park from monorail. 綿打池511 views
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Cherry blossoms and Chiba Castle438 views
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Statue of Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige built in Dec. 2001 to commemorate Chiba city's 80th anniversary. 千葉介常重409 viewsLord Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige was the founder of Chiba Castle in 1126.
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Chiba Castle401 views
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Cherry blossoms and Chiba Castle393 views
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Chiba Castle as seen from Kencho-mae monorail station.384 views
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"Shidare" actually means "drooping."382 views
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Chiba Park approach378 views
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Exhibits inside the castle, a folk and history museum for the Chiba clan and Chiba city.374 views
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Monorail to Chiba Koen Station 千葉公園駅363 views
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White weeping cherry blossoms335 views
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Chiba Park273 views
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Corners272 views
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Shopping area near Chiba Station259 views
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JR Chiba Station and Yokosuka Line253 views
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Outside JR Chiba Station236 views
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Deck234 views
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Path to Chiba Castle (visible on left)232 views
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Entrance to Inohana Park230 views
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Statue of Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige and Chiba Castle tower 千葉介常重225 viewsLord Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige was the founder of Chiba Castle in 1126.
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Chiba Castle tower217 views
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JR Chiba Station217 views
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Chiba Station as seen from the monorail217 views
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Chiba Park weeping cherries213 views
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Front view210 views
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Chiba Station and monorail207 views
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Chiba Park206 views
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Chiba Station as seen from the monorail202 views
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Chiba Koen Station 千葉公園駅201 views
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View from monorail198 views
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JR Chiba Station197 views
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Vending machines197 views
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JR Chiba Station platform196 views
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Chiba Castle and paper lanterns194 views
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Chiba Castle Sakura Matsuri lantern193 views
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Bekkoame candy stand186 views
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Chiba Prefectural Capital182 views
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Chiba Station as seen from the monorail181 views
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Outside JR Chiba Station179 views
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View from monorail179 views
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Chiba Koen Station monorail176 views
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Chiba Monorail Station174 views
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Entrance to Chiba Monorail Station174 views
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Pink weeping cherry blossoms167 views
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Chiba Koen Station monorail platform 千葉公園駅166 views
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JR Chiba Station163 views
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Inside monorail158 views
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Path to park exit155 views
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Boats for rent148 views
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View of park grounds142 views
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The castle tower is built on an anti-earthquake foundation.141 views
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Statue of Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige 千葉介常重140 viewsLord Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige was the founder of Chiba Castle in 1126.
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View of park grounds140 views
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Roof tiles with the Chiba clan's crest139 views
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Unfortunately, the mesh fence ruins the view and picture-taking.139 views
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The red fence is so low that anyone can fall over.138 views
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Top floor of castle137 views
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About 30 weeping cherry trees ring the pond's perimeter.135 views
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Castle tower130 views
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Picnic area129 views
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Through the mesh127 views
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Balcony on top floor124 views
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Toward Chiba Port124 views
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White and pink weeping cherry blossoms118 views
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Pond path118 views
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Most of the weeping cherries are planted along the pond's edge.115 views
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Monorail track114 views
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綿打池113 views
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Steps to front entrance111 views
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Inside Lotus Pavilion, pictures of the Ohga Lotus is displayed. 蓮華亭111 views
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Stone wall at entrance108 views
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Monument for the Ohga Lotus, a 2,000-year-old lotus flower species discovered in Chiba by the late Dr. Ohga in 1951. 大賀ハス107 views
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Lotus Pavilion, the Ohga Lotus blooms around this pavilion during June and July. 蓮華亭105 views
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綿打池102 views
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Arakiyama hill 荒木山99 viewsA low hill is next to the pond. Some cherry trees are also on this hill.
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Arakiyama hill 荒木山97 views
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Photogenic weeping cherry シダレザクラ94 views
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Weeping cherry tree is "shidare-zakura" in Japanese.94 views
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Gauntlet of Chiba Lotte Marines cheerleaders at Chiba Marine Stadium for a baseball game.67 views
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Beer girl at Chiba Marines baseball game at Chiba Marine Stadium or QVC Marine Field. One thing the U.S. major league games do not have.67 views
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Japanese beer girls at baseball games are very friendly. 63 views
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Ticket office still had tickets.48 views
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Chiba Marine Stadium is next to the ocean behind the Makuhari Messe convention center. Near JR Kaihin-Makuhari Station on the Keiyo Line, about 40 min. from Tokyo Station.46 views
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They really make you feel welcome while shaking their pom-poms.45 views
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Chiba Lotte Marines official uniform.45 views
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Outside JR Kaihin-Makuhari Station is a monument for the Chiba Lotte Marines pro baseball team. The stadium might be a little too far to walk if you're carrying heavy camera equipment. Take a taxi.44 views
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Baseball field at Chiba Marine Stadium or QVC Marine Field.44 views
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Official merchandise shop for the Marines.44 views
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They come by very often. 44 views
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We went to see a game between Chiba Lotte Marines and Nippon Ham Fighters on Oct. 5, 2015. 43 views
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs. Nippon Ham Fighters at Chiba Marine Stadium or QVC Field.43 views
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Chiba Marine Stadium or QVC Marine Field. Food trucks are outside on game days. Since it's next to the ocean, it can get chilly in cooler months.42 views
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Dining area for food trucks.42 views
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Table top42 views
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Food stalls are not too popular since most fans seem to prefer to buy food inside the stadium and eat at their seats while gazing at the baseball field.42 views
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Chiba Lotte Marines is not one of the super popular baseball teams so it was easy to get tickets.42 views
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Baseball field at Chiba Marine Stadium or QVC Marine Field from first base. Holds about 30,000.42 views
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Fans cheer for the Marines playing against Nippon Ham Fighters.42 views
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The beer girls wear a backpack of beer and dart up and down the spectator seats to sell beer that they dispense into a cup.42 views
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At halftime, cheerleaders perform.42 views
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Fireworks at halftime.42 views
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Plastic seats were comfortable enough.41 views
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Lotteria is related to the baseball team.41 views
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Entrance to Chiba Marine Stadium or QVC Marine Field.40 views
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Chiba Lotte Marines cheerleaders and mascot greet you as you enter the QVC Marine Field.40 views
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Corridor40 views
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The stadium has a number of fast food eateries.40 views
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A Marines fan.39 views
     
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