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Tama / Okutama

Tama, Tokyo

Tama area situated to the west and just outside Tokyo’s 23 wards is full of attractions such as hiking trails and historical temples.

Edo-Tokyo Tatemono-en (Edo-Tokyo Open-air Architectural Museum)Edo-Tokyo Tatemono-en (Edo-Tokyo Open-air Architectural Museum)
Edo-Tokyo Open-air Architectural Museum is an open-air museum offers you an opportunity to  …  more »
HistoryMuseum / Gallery
Fuchu-no-Mori ParkFuchu-no-Mori Park
Fuchu-no-Mori Park is a family sports park with woods, hills and water, embraced by the nat …  more »
Park / Garden
Fussa Base Side StreetFussa Base Side Street
The Yokota shopping district on National Route 16 has many unique stores selling such items …  more »
Food / Shopping
Fussa Shichifukujin Kumagawa-jinja ShrineFussa Shichifukujin Kumagawa-jinja Shrine
The sublime Kumagawa-jinja Shrine from the Azuchi-Momoyama Era (1573 – 1603) is the oldest  …  more »
History
Ghibli Museum, MitakaGhibli Museum, Mitaka
Ghibli Museum was designed by Hayao Miyazaki, Japan’s top animation director known for his  …  more »
EntertainmentMuseum / Gallery
Hamura City Folk Art MuseumHamura City Folk Art Museum
Hamura City Folk Art Museum was opened in 1985. The museum displays the materials regarding …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Hamura Dam (Hamura Syusuiseki)Hamura Dam (Hamura Syusuiseki)
Along the Okutama Kaido Avenue, you will find the symbol of Hamura City, Hamura Dam. The da …  more »
HistoryNatureOthers
Hamura ZooHamura Zoo
Hamura Zoo is Japan’s first town‐managed zoo opened in 1978. The zoo has an at-home atmosph …  more »
Entertainment
Inokashira ParkInokashira Park
Inokashira Park, opened in 1917, is a Tokyo’s oasis rich in greenery with large Inokashira  …  more »
Park / Garden
Inokashira Park ZooInokashira Park Zoo
Inokashira Park Zoo is a historic zoo opened in 1942. The zoo keeps 200 species of animals, …  more »
EntertainmentMuseum / Gallery
Jindai Botanical ParkJindai Botanical Park
Jindai Botanical Park was opened in 1961 as the first botanical park in Tokyo. Visitors can …  more »
Park / Garden
Jindai-ji TempleJindai-ji Temple
Jindai-ji Temple has the second longest history next to Senso-ji Temple in the central Toky …  more »
History
Koshinkan HallKoshinkan Hall
Koshinkan was originally an old house of a wealthy farmer in the Edo Era (1603 – 1868). The …  more »
EntertainmentHistoryMuseum / Gallery
Mount Takao-sanMount Takao-san
Mt. Takao-san is located in Hachioji City on the western edge of Tokyo. The mountain is ric …  more »
Nature
Negaramimae-Suiden Paddy Field (Tulip Field)Negaramimae-Suiden Paddy Field (Tulip Field)
Negaramimae-Suiden Paddy Field turns into a flower garden while it is not used for rice cul …  more »
NaturePark / Garden
Noyamakita-Rokudoyama ParkNoyamakita-Rokudoyama Park
Noyamakita-Rokudoyama Park is the largest urban park in Tokyo located at the west end of Sa …  more »
Park / Garden
Okunitama-jinja ShrineOkunitama-jinja Shrine
Okunitama-jinja Shrine is one of the oldest shrines in Tokyo. The shrine is said to have be …  more »
History
Otaka-no-Michi Path / Masugata-no-ike Pond SpringsOtaka-no-Michi Path / Masugata-no-ike Pond Springs
This area used to be a “Taka-gari” falconry area for Owari-Tokugawa family during the Edo E …  more »
HistoryNaturePark / Garden
Sanrio PurolandSanrio Puroland
Hello Kitty, Cinamon, Usahana, and Jewelpet … all the Sanrio characters are gathered in S …  more »
Entertainment
Showa Kinen Park (Showa Memorial Park)Showa Kinen Park (Showa Memorial Park)
Showa Kinen Park was built as part of the celebrations making the 50th year of the Emperor  …  more »
Park / Garden
Takahata Fudoson Kongo-ji TempleTakahata Fudoson Kongo-ji Temple
Takahata Fudoson is one of the oldest temple in the Kanto region. The temple of the Shingon …  more »
History
Takao-san Yakuo-in TempleTakao-san Yakuo-in Temple
Located near the summit of Mt. Takao-san, Yakuo-in Temple is said to have been erected in 7 …  more »
History
Tama Art University MuseumTama Art University Museum
Tama Art University Museum introduces wide range of creation from historical art to modern  …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Tama ZooTama Zoo
With an area of 52.3 hectares of land on Tama Hills, Tama Zoo provides a natural environmen …  more »
Entertainment
Tamagawa-JosuiTamagawa-Josui
Tamagawa-Josui is a conduit that sustained the decelopment of Edo / Tokyo. It became an Off …  more »
Nature
Tokyo Summer LandTokyo Summer Land
Tokyo Summer Land is a comprehensive leisure land which sets in the expansive grounds cover …  more »
Entertainment
Tonogayato-teien GardenTonogayato-teien Garden
Tonogayato-teien is a garden with wild flowers and spring water in the Musashino field. The …  more »
Park / Garden
Yakushi-ike ParkYakushi-ike Park
Yakushi-ike Park is a quiet Japanese park with the Yakushi-ike Pond at the center. Each sea …  more »
Park / Garden
Yomiuri LandYomiuri Land
Yomiuri Land has plenty of attractions including roller-coasters, bungee jumping, and a gia …  more »
Entertainment

Okutama, Tokyo

With lakes praised for their pristine waters, mountain streams weaving like stitchwork through mountain crags, and summits teeming with avid climbers, the town of Okutama sits invitingly on the western edge of metropolitan Tokyo. Approximately 2 hours from the city center, Okutama offers majestic natural sites in contrast to the stereotypical image of Tokyo.

Akigawa-keikoku ValleyAkigawa-keikoku Valley
Akigawa-keikoku Valley is the largest tributary valley of Tama-gawa River, which stretches  …  more »
Nature
Hatonosu-keikoku ValleyHatonosu-keikoku Valley
Beneath an approximately 40 meters high cliff, the Tama-gawa River runs amidst the huge cra …  more »
Nature
Lake Okutama-koLake Okutama-ko
Lake Okutama-ko, the symbol of the Okutama area, is an artificial lake created with the con …  more »
Nature
Mount Kumotori-yamaMount Kumotori-yama
When climbing the mountains of Okutama, Mt. Kumotori-yama cannot be missed. With its altitu …  more »
Nature
Nippara Furusato Art MuseumNippara Furusato Art Museum
Nippara Furusato Art Museum is an art museum located amidst natural landscapes and sweeping …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Nippara Shinrin-kan (Nippara Forest Hall)Nippara Shinrin-kan (Nippara Forest Hall)
Nippara is famous for having the most giant trees over 100 years old in Japan. Nippara Shin …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Nippara-Shonyudo Limestone CaveNippara-Shonyudo Limestone Cave
Nippara-Shonyudo Limestone Cave is the largest limestone cave in the Kanto region. It is mo …  more »
Nature
Okutama Mizu to Midori no Fureai-kanOkutama Mizu to Midori no Fureai-kan
Mizu to Midori no Fureai-kan is a facility offering easy-to-follow explanations of Okutama’ …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Okutama Visitor CenterOkutama Visitor Center
Okutama Visitor Center offers exhibitions and guidance on Okutama’s mountains and other nat …  more »
Museum / GalleryOthers
Shiromaru DamShiromaru Dam
In the upstream region of Hatonosu-keikoku Valley sits Shiromaru Dam, which was constructed …  more »
NatureOthers
Yama-no-Furusato Mura VillageYama-no-Furusato Mura Village
Yama-no-Furusato Mura is a facility designed to bring visitors in touch with Okutama’s dive …  more »
EntertainmentNature

Ome, Tokyo

Gyokudo Art MuseumGyokudo Art Museum
Gyokudo Art Museum near Mitake-kobashi Bridge was built to commemorate Kawai Gyokudo, a mas …  more »
Museum / GalleryPark / Garden
Iwakura Onsen Hot SpringIwakura Onsen Hot Spring
Iwakura Onsen-kyo Hot Spring village is located among the mountains. It is the only hot spr …  more »
Spa / Hot spring
Kushi Kanzashi Museum (Japanese Combs and Ornamental Hairpins Museum)Kushi Kanzashi Museum (Japanese Combs and Ornamental Hairpins Museum)
Kushi Kanzashi Museum holds 4,000 items of Japanese combs, long ornamental hairpins and oth …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Mitake Art MuseumMitake Art Museum
Mitake Art Museum is a place where you can appreciate modern sculptures, paintings, and cer …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Mount Mitake-sanMount Mitake-san
Mt. Mitake-san is in Ome city, in the western part of Tokyo. Among the mountains in Okutama …  more »
Nature
Ome City Folk Art Museum / Old Miyazaki HouseOme City Folk Art Museum / Old Miyazaki House
There are many ancient documents like documents of the former Horin-ji Temple which is one  …  more »
HistoryMuseum / Gallery
Ome Kimono MuseumOme Kimono Museum
Japanese traditional cultural assets, Kimonos, are collected in Ome Kimono Museum. It is lo …  more »
HistoryMuseum / Gallery
Ome Municipal Museum of Art (Kojima Zentaro Museum)Ome Municipal Museum of Art (Kojima Zentaro Museum)
Ome Municipal Museum of Art holds over 2,200 of drawings and wood block prints created by t …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Shiofune Kannon-ji TempleShiofune Kannon-ji Temple
Shiofune Kannon-ji Temple is famous for 17,000 of Azaleas. The Azalea Festival is held from …  more »
History
Yoshikawa Eiji House and MuseumYoshikawa Eiji House and Museum
Yoshikawa Eiji is a renowned historical novelist who wrote “Miyamoto Musashi”, “Shinsho Tai …  more »
Museum / Gallery

Hinode, Tokyo

Hinode PotteryHinode Pottery
Hinode Pottery is a place where you can freely make your original cups and bowls. You can j …  more »
Entertainment
Hinode-Sanso Mountain villaHinode-Sanso Mountain villa
Hinode-Sanso was a mountain villa of the former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone.  …  more »
HistoryMuseum / Gallery
Hosen-in TempleHosen-in Temple
Hosen-in Temple is famous for its sedentary statue of wooden “Enma”. Enma (Yama) is the god …  more »
History
KirinkanKirinkan
Kirinkan is a cabin-style coffee shop where you can relax with delicious coffee and cakes.  …  more »
EntertainmentFood / Shopping
Mount Hinode-yamaMount Hinode-yama
In western Tokyo, Mt. Hinode-yama is a mountain 902 meters in elevation, located where the  …  more »
Nature
Oba Camping VillageOba Camping Village
Oba Camping Village is surrounded by lush greenery. Here you can only hear the sounds of th …  more »
EntertainmentNature
Sakana-en Fish ParkSakana-en Fish Park
Sakana-en Fish Park which extends parallel to the Hirai-gawa River has a fishing pond, barb …  more »
Entertainment
Shiraiwa-no-Taki WaterfallShiraiwa-no-Taki Waterfall
Shiraiwa-no-Taki Waterfall is located at the source of clear water, Hirai-gawa River. It is …  more »
Nature
Small Warehouse Museum (Chiisana Kura no Shiryo-kan)Small Warehouse Museum (Chiisana Kura no Shiryo-kan)
There are over 150 of Japanese traditional Kura warehouses still exist in Hinode Town today …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Tsuru Tsuru Onsen Hot SpringTsuru Tsuru Onsen Hot Spring
Tsuru Tsuru Onsen Hot Springs got its name from the fact that the feel of the hot spring’s  …  more »
Spa / Hot spring

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