It was reclaimed from the sea. The district was constructed in a span of 10 years. Steven Poole, author of Trigger Happy, described it as "Japan's own vision of the future now". Poole added that is a "shrine to techno-optimism" that "looks just like a city out of a video game".
- Makuhari Messe
- Chiba Marine Stadium
- Tokyo Disney Resort is a 20-minute train ride from Kaihin-Makuhari Station; the area's six hotels are a popular lodging spot for visitors to the resort.
- Makuhari Junior and Senior High School, a private school operated by Shibuya Kyouiku Gakuen, opened in 1983 as the Makuhari Senior High School.
- Makuhari International School, a private international school
- Poole, Steven Trigger Happy. Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., December 13, 2013. ISBN 162872224X, 9781628722246.
- Poole, page not stated (PT141 in Google Books). Starts: "Usually to the south, to Makuhari, Japan's own vision of the future now. Makuhari is a coastal district reclaimed[...]"
- "幕張６ホテル、昨年度の稼働率過去最高 ＴＤＲや外国客". Nihon Keizai Shimbun. 7 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014.
- "School History." (Archive) Shibuya Kyouiku Gakuen. Retrieved on 8 January 2014.
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