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Inba Area

The Inba area consists of the cities and towns located in the middle of the Shimousa plateau, including Yotsukaido, Sakura, Yachimata, Tomisato, Shisui, Narita, Sakae, Inzai and Shiroi. Inzai features the “gateway to Japan” Narita Airport along with large-scale residential estates such as Narita New Town in the east and Chiba New Town in the west. Not only residential areas but also inland industrial complexes are being developed year by year. Agricultural products grown in Inba such as rice, peanuts, watermelons, and asian pears are shipped across Japan. Inba also has many historical sites: the “castle town” of Sakura, the “temple town” of Narita and Sakae with several ancient tombs. Once famous nationwide as a military capital, Yotsukaido is an important historical town. With the opening of the Premium Outlet Mall, Shisui has become another up-and-coming town to watch.

Concierge Yotsukaido 1 cho-me

The Town Concierge Yotsukaido 1 Chome provides information to visitors from home and abroad about good places to visit and local merchandise in this area.
We also offer help with making reservations at local guest houses, consultation for those considering living in Yotsukaido, and help with the details of day-to-day life here.
Our shop and wall space is also available to rent for events.
Please let us know what you need.


icoba STAY (free accommodation program until September 30, 2017)


Applicants must meet the following conditions:
. considering moving to Yotsukaido
. interested in Yotsukaido or want to know about Yotsukaido
. tourists sightseeing in the Inba area.
. be introduced by a person who lives, works, or studies in Yotsukaido. (for identification purposes)
. agree to answer our questionnaire after your stay.

[reservation procedure]

Step1 Check prerequisite conditions for staying.

Step2 Make reservation.

Step3 Confirm reservation Receive completion notice.

Step4 Tour our facilities on the first day you visit.

Step5 Return room keys to the office and submit your questionnaire.

Click here for flyers(PDF)

Handyman Squad

Please contact us if you need help with the details of day-to-day life. We can help with small repairs, improvements, and maintenance around the home, yard, and garden.
Trust our staff to work skillfully and quickly and get the job done.
There is no charge for the estimates or advice.

After agreeing to a contract, our service fee is¥2,000 for the first thirty minutes and¥500 for each additional thirty minutes.
(costs of materials are added separately.)

*Our services are on a case-by-case basis. Other costs or fees may apply.
*Our labor union offers a low price to customers, so travel fees or extra expenses may apply for work outside of Yotsukaido. Your understanding is appreciated.

icoba Yotsukaido 1 cho-me

On weekdays, Icoba Yotsukaido 1 Chome offers a daily menu of homemade side dishes with selected ingredients from Inba area (some are from Chiba prefecture, all ingredients are domestic) lovingly prepared by local families. Their motto is “only here, only now.” Try some for lunch or with dinner.
Our “Ico-buyers” also exhibit and sell specially-selected goods produced in Inba. Come in and have a look around.
On holidays, we make our space available for events and experimental shops.
Our wall space is available free of charge to artists for exhibitions.

take-out dishes
(ready-made meals)

We offer a daily menu of foods prepared with safe and healthy produce carefully chosen from Chiba Prefecture and the Inba area.

Inba Area Top Picks

We sell “good stuff” specially selected from the Inba area.
Find out about limited-time-only goods at “○○fair”

Space For Rent

Rent icoba Yotsukaido 1 Chome for your events.
Click here for rental fees and other information.

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