Narita is a pretty little town located about 60Km away from Tokyo. The city makes a pleasant stopover for visitors. The Sawara Town in Narita is the historical district of the city and has explicitly preserved canals. Visitors will definitely enjoy walking down the old winding streets in the historic district and shopping in the old style.
The city also features a few good museums. The Boso no Mura is an open-air museum that features the culture and history of Japan. Another museum depicting the history of the area is the Museum of History. The Aeronautical Museum just outside the Narita Airport is a wonderful airplane museum excellent to visit. The Botanical Garden or the Chiba Prefectural Flower and Tree Center is a beautiful garden open from Tuesday to Sunday. The Sakura-no-Yama Hill is a beautiful small hill with a quaint garden located north of the runway of the Narita Airport.
There is not much to shop in Narita. The best place for shopping in the city is the Aeon Shopping Mall. The mall is located just outside the city and can easily be reached by bus. There are also several souvenir shops located in the city.
The Narita Airport serves the city of Narita. The airport is the largest international airport in Japan and also serves Tokyo. There are buses available from the airport to the city. Visitors can also hire taxis or opt for hotel transfers from their hotel.
Finding halal food in Narita can be difficult; there are no known halal restaurants in Narita. Visitors can opt for cooking vegetarian food themselves. If having vegetarian food or seafood outside, it is always better to ask the restaurant staff about the contents of the dish as sometimes vegetarian food is also laced with animal fat and inacceptable things.
There are no mosques in Narita. The nearest mosque is in the Ichikawa City, the Masjid Gyotoku. There are also several mosques in Tokyo which can be reached easily by express train.