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A hidden gem in Japan: Mother Bokujo Farm in Chiba- A place for all ages

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By cinnamonellie, grape Japan

As spring has begun and I wanted to head outside and enjoy more of the beautiful nature our planet has to offer, I looked around places where I can relax, but also try out some new activities.

While searching on the internet for something that would meet my conditions, I stumbled upon Mother Bokujo Farm in Chiba. Although I’ve heard of the place, I never got the chance to visit it, so I took my bag, my camera and head off to the Farm.

To my surprise, the place was surrounded by nature and hills and was way bigger than I expected.

I paid the admission fee of 1,500 yen, got a map of the place and as soon as I entered, a beautiful “wedding dress” made out of roses and lights captured my attention. As it was a spot to take pictures, I placed my camera on the camera support and adjusted the timing while I hurriedly climbed the steps to the top of the dress.

The moment I stepped down, I saw another spot for photos and again, adjusted the timing and took a few shots.

I was pleased with the result of my self-taken photos and hurried to see the surroundings as I already spent a lot of time just taking pictures of myself with the many boards and instagrammable spots available.

I looked at the map and a knew that my next destination will be the canola fields. I first knew of Mother Farm because of its large fields of yellow rapeseed blossoms famous across Japan and knew I need to see it with my own eyes.

I was speechless when I found myself surrounded by a carpet of yellows, breathing in the fresh air and hearing the buzzing sound of the bees around me while walking through the flowers.

Recently, I’ve been enjoying taking pictures of insects and flowers, so I took so many that I had to download it on my iPhone to make space for another round.

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After taking my time to enjoy nature's beauty, I decided to go see the animals. There was a show going on that was featuring sheep from all over the world, but as I spent too much time with the flowers, I got there at the end of it and couldn’t fully enjoy it.

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Even so, rather than watching the animals from the distance, I decided I am more of the type who loves touching them and playing with them, so I headed to the “Fureai Corner”(basically, touching and connecting with the animals' corner).

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You could buy food for them, pet them and take pictures together, but be careful because there are times, they might mistake your skirt for food and start munching on it.

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I got to see and touch capybaras, sheep, goats, even bunnies and Guinea Pigs! A bit farther away, you will also find an ostrich, funny looking llamas, alpacas, and horses (you can even ride one).

There is also an amusement park you can try out that I am sure children will love and walking to the cow farm, you can get a unique experience of milking the cow.

Of course, there are a few souvenir shops and delicious food you can try out while there. I recommend the soft cream and fresh milk, but you can take your time and make a decision yourself.

Regardless of what you choose, I am sure you won’t regret it as everything available is super tasty.

I recommend Mother Bokujo from the bottom of my heart because Mother Farm is a place for everyone and I am sure that regardless of what age you are, you will fall in love with it and will be wanting to visit it again.

Mother Farm Official Website

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As spring has begun and I wanted to head outside and enjoy more of the beautiful nature our planet has to offer

Ah yes, I remember that feeling... but of course that was in the B.C. Era (Before Coronavirus).

Nice article, though, I enjoyed reading it. Plus, I've always had a soft spot for guinea pigs.

A reminder that the world will still be out there for us to explore once the current crisis passes.

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Was fortunate enough take the family there on a drizzly late summer day last year, so it really wasn't busy, which was awesome as we got the unlimited ride tickets and didn't have to queue for anything. Had a great day, it's a lovely spot up there with plenty to do but I imagine it wouldn't be so fun on a busy day. Also, the I found the on site food options not great, otherwise it's well worth a visit.

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You can picnic there which is probably what i'd do if I was to go back for a day trip.

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Went there about 16 years ago....had a great day out.

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