Kimitsu, Japan 2022: Best Places to Visit (with Map & Photos)

Kimitsu (君津市) is the second largest city in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. located in the western part of the central Besu Peninsula. It borders Tokyo Bay. Kimitsu is crossed by two small rivers: the Koito River and the Obitsu River.

Kimitsu
Kimitsu

History


The area of ​​present-day Kimitsu was mostly part of the Kururi fief during the Edo period. It was divided between Moda District and Sue District at the beginning of the Meiji period of cadastral reform. Both districts became part of Kimitsu District effective April 1, 1897. The city of Kimitsu was founded in Kimitsu District on April 1, 1943 and expanded by annexing two neighboring villages on April 1, 1944. city ​​status on September 1, 1971.

Kimitsu Map