EAT, DRINK, PLAY!

It's all at Chofu, Fuchu and Kichijoji

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EAT, DRINK, PLAY!

It's all at Chofu, Fuchu and Kichijoji

Learn more

EAT, DRINK, PLAY!

It's all at Chofu, Fuchu and Kichijoji

Learn more

EAT, DRINK, PLAY!

It's all at Chofu, Fuchu and Kichijoji

Learn more

EAT, DRINK, PLAY!

It's all at Chofu, Fuchu and Kichijoji

Learn more

About This Area

Only 20 minutes away from central Tokyo lies the relatively unexplored but must-visit western cities of Tokyo metropolis. Chofu City, Fuchu City, and the Kichijoji neighborhood are home to historically rich sites, eclectic shopping, beautiful green spaces, and Tokyo Stadium — soon to hold the 2019 rugby union games and the 2020 Olympics soccer games.

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Recommended Itineraries

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10:00 AM

Start: from Shinjuku to Chofu

From Shinjuku Station, take a direct 14-minute train on the Keio Line to Chofu Station.

10:42 AM

Jindai-ji 

Take an 8-minute bus and explore the ancient Jindai-ji — Tokyo's second oldest Buddhist temple.

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3:05 PM

Daruma Doll Experience 

Make a Chofu daruma doll — a traditional Japanese good luck charm — as a unique souvenir.

4:30 PM

Head to Kichijoji

From Chofu Station, Kichijoji Station can be reached in 19 minutes by taxi or 30 minutes by train.

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6:00 PM

Awa Odori Lesson / Harmonica Yokocho

Learn the ancient Japanese dance for Obon, then enjoy dinner or a drink at Harmonica’s lively taverns.

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9:00 AM

Start: from Shinjuku to Fuchu

From Shinjuku Station, take a direct 19-minute train on the Keio Line to Fuchu Station.

10:00 AM

Samurai Sword Lesson 

Learn basic samurai fighting techniques in a dojo used as a rehearsal space for movie fighting scenes.

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12:30 PM

Sushi Making Experience 

Watch a live fish-cutting show and experience making your own nigiri and maki sushi.

2:10 PM

Okunitama-jinja Shrine

Explore one of Tokyo's oldest and most important shrines, dedicated to an ancient Shinto god.

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4:25 PM

Kichijoji (Inokashira Park / Harmonica Yokocho) 

Enjoy a stroll through the park’s woodlands, then shop and dine in the quaint and lively Yokocho.

This project is supported by “Tokyo Metropolitan Government” and “Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau” as a part of projects for the development of tourism resources in Tokyo districts.

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