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Narita
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Narita is a city in Chiba Prefecture, roughly 60 kilometers east of central Tokyo. The city is most famous as the site of Tokyo's international airport, Narita Airport.

Narita's main tourist attraction is Naritasan, a popular Buddhist temple with a history of over 1000 years. But the city and surroundings have several other attractions that can keep transit travelers and those with excess time at the airport busy for some time.

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Attractions
 1  Naritasan Temple
Popular temple, not far from Narita Airport.
User rating: 80/100 (195 votes)
Visited by: 388 users
 2  Museum of History
National museum about Japanese history.
User rating: 76/100 (19 votes)
Visited by: 38 users
 3  Sawara Town
Town with a preserved historical canal district.
User rating: 75/100 (26 votes)
Visited by: 57 users
 4  Aeronautical Museum
Airplane museum just outside Narita Airport.
User rating: 71/100 (16 votes)
Visited by: 34 users
 5  Katori Shrine
Popular head shrine of Katori shrines nationwide.
User rating: 71/100 (28 votes)
Visited by: 67 users
 6  Boso no Mura
Open air museum about the local history.
User rating: 69/100 (20 votes)
Visited by: 42 users
 7  Aeon Narita
Popular shopping mall not far from the airport.
User rating: 62/100 (52 votes)
Visited by: 124 users
 8  Yamato no Yu
Modern public bath house near the airport.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 12 users
 

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User Rating (by 662 users):
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