JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

*Due to COVID-19, traveling to and within Japan is currently being discouraged.


Most viewed - Chiba city 千葉市
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White weeping cherry blossoms1419 views
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View of Chiba Park from monorail. 綿打池507 views
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Cherry blossoms and Chiba Castle436 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405 viewsLord Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige was the founder of Chiba Castle in 1126.
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Chiba Castle399 views
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Cherry blossoms and Chiba Castle391 views
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Chiba Castle as seen from Kencho-mae monorail station.382 views
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"Shidare" actually means "drooping."379 views
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Chiba Park approach375 views
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Exhibits inside the castle, a folk and history museum for the Chiba clan and Chiba city.370 views
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Monorail to Chiba Koen Station 千葉公園駅360 views
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White weeping cherry blossoms332 views
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Chiba Park271 views
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Corners270 views
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Shopping area near Chiba Station257 views
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JR Chiba Station and Yokosuka Line251 views
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Outside JR Chiba Station234 views
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Deck232 views
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Path to Chiba Castle (visible on left)230 views
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Entrance to Inohana Park228 views
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Statue of Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige and Chiba Castle tower 千葉介常重221 viewsLord Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige was the founder of Chiba Castle in 1126.
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Chiba Castle tower215 views
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JR Chiba Station215 views
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Chiba Station as seen from the monorail215 views
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Chiba Park weeping cherries211 views
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Front view208 views
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Chiba Station and monorail205 views
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Chiba Park204 views
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Chiba Station as seen from the monorail200 views
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Chiba Koen Station 千葉公園駅199 views
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View from monorail196 views
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JR Chiba Station195 views
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Vending machines195 views
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JR Chiba Station platform194 views
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Chiba Castle and paper lanterns192 views
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Chiba Castle Sakura Matsuri lantern191 views
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Bekkoame candy stand184 views
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Chiba Prefectural Capital180 views
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Chiba Station as seen from the monorail179 views
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Outside JR Chiba Station177 views
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View from monorail177 views
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Chiba Koen Station monorail173 views
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Chiba Monorail Station172 views
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Entrance to Chiba Monorail Station172 views
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Pink weeping cherry blossoms164 views
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Chiba Koen Station monorail platform 千葉公園駅164 views
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JR Chiba Station161 views
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Inside monorail156 views
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Path to park exit153 views
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Boats for rent146 views
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View of park grounds140 views
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The castle tower is built on an anti-earthquake foundation.139 views
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Statue of Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige 千葉介常重138 viewsLord Chiba-no-suke Tsuneshige was the founder of Chiba Castle in 1126.
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View of park grounds138 views
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Unfortunately, the mesh fence ruins the view and picture-taking.137 views
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Roof tiles with the Chiba clan's crest136 views
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The red fence is so low that anyone can fall over.136 views
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Top floor of castle135 views
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About 30 weeping cherry trees ring the pond's perimeter.133 views
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Castle tower128 views
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Picnic area127 views
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Through the mesh125 views
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Balcony on top floor122 views
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Toward Chiba Port122 views
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White and pink weeping cherry blossoms116 views
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Pond path116 views
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Most of the weeping cherries are planted along the pond's edge.113 views
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Monorail track112 views
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綿打池111 views
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Steps to front entrance109 views
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Inside Lotus Pavilion, pictures of the Ohga Lotus is displayed. 蓮華亭108 views
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Stone wall at entrance106 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104 views
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Lotus Pavilion, the Ohga Lotus blooms around this pavilion during June and July. 蓮華亭102 views
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綿打池100 views
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Arakiyama hill 荒木山96 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95 views
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Photogenic weeping cherry シダレザクラ91 views
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Weeping cherry tree is "shidare-zakura" in Japanese.91 views
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Gauntlet of Chiba Lotte Marines cheerleaders at Chiba Marine Stadium for a baseball game.65 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.65 views
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Japanese beer girls at baseball games are very friendly. 61 views
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Ticket office still had tickets.46 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.44 views
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Chiba Lotte Marines official uniform.43 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.42 views
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They really make you feel welcome while shaking their pom-poms.42 views
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Baseball field at Chiba Marine Stadium or QVC Marine Field.42 views
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Official merchandise shop for the Marines.42 views
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They come by very often. 42 views
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We went to see a game between Chiba Lotte Marines and Nippon Ham Fighters on Oct. 5, 2015. 41 views
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs. Nippon Ham Fighters at Chiba Marine Stadium or QVC Field.41 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.40 views
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Dining area for food trucks.40 views
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Table top40 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.40 views
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Chiba Lotte Marines is not one of the super popular baseball teams so it was easy to get tickets.40 views
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Baseball field at Chiba Marine Stadium or QVC Marine Field from first base. Holds about 30,000.40 views
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Fans cheer for the Marines playing against Nippon Ham Fighters.40 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.40 views
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At halftime, cheerleaders perform.40 views
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Fireworks at halftime.40 views
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Plastic seats were comfortable enough.39 views
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Lotteria is related to the baseball team.39 views
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Entrance to Chiba Marine Stadium or QVC Marine Field.38 views
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Chiba Lotte Marines cheerleaders and mascot greet you as you enter the QVC Marine Field.38 views
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Corridor38 views
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The stadium has a number of fast food eateries.38 views
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A Marines fan.37 views
     
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