Funabashi Health Center
At the height of its popularity, the center attracted 4.5 million visitors annually from across Japan and thrived as the most popular leisure facility in the Orient.
History of Funabashi: 1965 – 1988
This period saw a rapid increase in the city’s population, from 220,000 in 1965 to 500,000 in 1983, for example.
History of Funabashi: 1937 – 1964
The postwar reconstruction in the late 1940s and early 1950s was followed by a decade of industrialization and infrastructure development, including railway networks and large housing complexes. These laid the necessary foundation for Funabashi to prosper as a modern city.
History of Funabashi: The Meiji era (late 19th century) to the early Showa era (mid-20th century)
In the Meiji era (late 19th century), Funabashi thrived as a military town as it had an army training area.
Changing Scenery of Funabashi in the Four Seasons
Even in the urban center of Funabashi one can enjoy the changing scenery of the four seasons.
Funabashi H. C. Andersen Park
This Photo Library introduces rare photos from the time when the park was constructed, including the windmill that serves as the park’s symbol and the Pond of the Sun.