Although situated in Chiba prefecture, Narita is known as the gateway of Tokyo due to Narita Airport. One of the most attractive tourist destinations is Narita-san Shinsho-ji, a buddhist temple, with a history of over 1000 years. Many hitorical stores and buildings stand side by side on the main street, including Chinese medicine stores and a large wooden three-story hotel. Besides Narita-san, the city and its surroundings have several attractions such as the Narita Dream Dairy Farm. Visiting Narita is recommended especially for travelers to unwind before or after a long flight.