Educational travel menu - Minamiboso City Tourism Association

Perfect for learning! Educational travel menu is also available.

The magnificent Pacific Ocean is spreading outside Sotobo, Uchibo is facing the quiet Tokyo Bay.
In addition, various "learing" menus unique to Minamiboso with a multifaceted field spreading not only the ocean but also the deep green mountains are now popular for educational travel.
  • Dairy farming experience

    Dairy farming experience

    The Maruyama area where white cattle were imported during the Edo period is "the place of birth of Japan dairy farming".
    You can do dairy farming experience (milking and bait spear experiences) in Minamiboso.


    Mineoka Ikiiki Kan
    • Time required 120min.
    • Capacity 30-80
  • Making Boshu uchiwa(round fan)

    Making Boshu uchiwa(round fan)

    "Boshu uchiwa" which is characterized by a round pattern which is considered one of Japan's three major uchiwas(Kyoto, Marugame).
    You can experience the production of that uchiwa which is designated as a country's traditional craftwork.
    • Time required 60-90min.
    • Capacity 10-300
  • Ama experience

    Ama experience

    Traditional fishing methods representing Minamiboso have ama fishing(An ama is a free-diving woman who callects shell-fish and so forth from the seabed.)
    Listen to an active ama who is a fishing ground, the history of the fishery method and the current fishing method, and actually experience the ama using the seashore.
    • Time required 120min.-
    • Capacity 20-200
  • Loquat picking experience

    Loquat picking experience

    "Loquat" cultivated in Minamiboso which is one of the leading production area of loquat in Japan has been presented every year to the imperial family.
    It is a traditional special product that has already been producing loquat from the Edo period.
    The cultivation area utilizes the slope of the mountain. There are various difficulties in cultivation as well. Listen to the farmar's story about how to cultivate the loquat, and harvest the loquat.
    • Time required 120min.
    • Capacity 120
  • Experience making dried fishes of horse mackerel

    Learn how to use kitchen knife, and open the horse mack

    Experience making dried fishes of horse mackerel and take out of the viscera with a kitchen knife, soak the fish in salt water, dry it in the sun, and make a dried fish.
    Fish marked with tail finish with a kitchen knife from the head.
    The dried fish you made will be delivered at a later date.
    • Time required 60min.-
    • Capacity 30-500
  • Houchou Shiki

    Houchou Shiki tour

    Wearing eboshi and hitatare(which are classic ceremony costumes), using knives and chopsticks, show off techniques to cook without touching anything.
    It was a dedication ceremony held during the Heian period, celebrations at the court.
    • Time required 120min.
    • Capacity 50-
In addition to this, there are many "Experience Menu" for educational travel such as school excursions and study trip in Minamiboso. The main accomodation is a guest-house. The owner of the quest-house takes you until the way of spending time and experiences in here. So you can experience a "life-feeling".