A large modern expo center focusing on hi-tech events, Makuhari Messe offers a huge exhibition space built on reclaimed land. In addition to a huge hall divided into 11 pavilions, this well-organized convention complex also features an outlet shopping center, a cineplex, a baseball stadium, restaurants and hotels, and a number of recreational facilities. Check the center's schedule before your visit, as various events and concerts take place here year-round. Climb up to the network of elevated walkways, which take you to a seaside park where you can have a picnic. Use our Chiba day trip planning app to arrange your visit to Makuhari Messe and other attractions in Chiba.
Makuhari Messe reviews
Just took an easy stroll along Messe Makuhari to see the light up. Not completed yet but still nice for a start. Christmas is still far a way but in Japan after Halloween they are ready for Christmas. more »
Wonder Festival (Japanese: ワンダーフェスティバル) is hosted by Japan’s model manufacturer Kaiyodo. It is a well-known large-scale model exhibition in Japan and the world’s largest model exhibition. WF was... more »
The whole Makuhari complex is pretty cool, not to mention gigantic. It’s worth to attend conventions there but be wary that it’s pretty hot on the main hall. On the other hand there are plenty of places to get refreshments or refreshed yourself.
Whether it's Summer Sonic or a convention, this is a solid location. Food, shopping, lodging, transportation - it's all in the area. Local transport will get you right out front, but it's definitely walkable. Wish they had something for WiFi, but data will do in the mean time.
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