The Kujukuri-hama, or Kujukuri Beach, is one of the most popular places to swim and surf for individuals who live in the Greater Tokyo area. The name refers to the old ri unit of measurement; Minamoto no Yoritomo measured the beach at 99 ri. Since the distance that made up a ri later changed, many people these days incorrectly feel that the beach's name is a simple reference to the long distance. The sanderling is a small bird that can often be seen on spring and fall days to look for food; any visitor to the beach will certainly want to look out for these busy flying workers.
In particular, the Ichinomiya name in this case refers to the Tamasaki Shrine. This historical landmark features an annual festival on September 13. The kagura performances that the Shrine holds are considered to be an Intangible Cultural Property of Chiba Prefecture. Kagura is a type of theatrical dance in the Shinto community that translates to god entertainment, and it has a long and storied tradition. This cultural and religious monument is certainly not something to miss.