|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~5.47 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Sanrio Puroland
Sanrio Puroland is an indoor theme park located in Tama New Town, Tokyo, Japan that attracts over 1.5 million visitors per year.Opened on December 7, 1990, the theme park is run by the Sanrio company, and hosts various musicals, restaurants, attractions, and theme rides using popular characters such as Hello Kitty, Pochacco, Keroppi, and many more. While many of these attractions are only in Japanese, Puroland attracts many visitors from overseas as well as Japan because of the worldwide popularity of these characters. Puroland also has an extensive gift shop featuring Sanrio characters. Tourists visiting in the summer will be able to see fireworks on a daily basis.The theme park lost money its first three years, owing to operational foul-ups and a temporary lull in Hello Kitty's popul...
|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~10.49 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Ajinomoto Stadium
Ajinomoto is a multi-use stadium located in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. It was the first stadium in Japan that offered its naming rights. The stadium is the home of J. League football teams F.C. Tokyo and Tokyo Verdy.
|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Edo Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
~10.66 miles from Hachioji city center
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The Edo-Tokyo Museum (??????? Edo Tokyo Hakubutsukan?) is a museum of the history of Tokyo, established in 1993.The museum is located in Ryogoku adjacent to the Ryogoku Kokugikan. The distinctive elevated shape of museum's building is modeled after an old storehouse in the kurazukuri style.The Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum is a branch of the Edo-Tokyo Museum.
|#4 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Open Air Folk House Museum
~12.92 miles from Hachioji city center
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Whereas the Edo-Tokyo Tatemono-en is an open-air museum of traditional and modern Tokyo homes and buildings mostly dating from the late 1800s to the 1940s, this architectural museum concentrates on rural Japan from centuries past. Located in the neighboring city of Kawasaki, 30 minutes by express train from Shinjuku, it features around 20 traditional houses and other historic buildings, in a lovely setting along wooded hillsides. Most buildings are heavy-beamed thatched houses (the oldest are 300 years old), but there are also warehouses, a samurai's residential gate, a water wheel, and a Kabuki stage from a small fishing village, all originally from other parts of Honshu and reconstructed here. An English pamphlet and numerous signs explain each of the buildings, open to the public, so yo...
|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~13.39 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Inokashira Park
Inokashira Park (??????? Inokashira Onshi Koen?) straddles Musashino and Mitaka in western Tokyo, Japan.Inokashira Pond (????) and the Kanda River water source (???? Kanda josui?), established during the Edo period, are the primary sources of the Kanda River.The land was given to Tokyo in 1913. On May 1, 1918, it opened under the name Inokashira Onshi Koen (???????), which can be translated as, "Inokashira Imperial Gift Park". Thus the park was considered a gift from the emperor to the general public. This was the first time in Tokyo that a park was founded in such a manner
|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
City Centre Hanno
~13.72 miles from Hachioji city center
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|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech)
~19.65 miles from Hachioji city center
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Tokyo Institute of Technology Tokyo Kogyo Daigaku, usually called Tokodai (Tokodai) or Tokyo Tech, is the largest institution of higher learning in Japan dedicated to science and technology. Tokyo Institute of Technology is recognized as a leading university, especially in natural science and engineering field. The university was ranked 31st worldwide according to Global University ranking and the 61st in overall performance (4th best Japanese University), the 21st in technology, and the 57th in natural science among the world's best universities in 2008, according to the TIMES-QS World University Rankings.The institute has three campuses, the Ookayama campus in Ookayama, Meguro being the main campus. The other two campuses are the Tamachi campus, located in Shibaura, Minato and the Suzu...
|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Tokyo Opera City Tower
~19.70 miles from Hachioji city center
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Tokyo Opera City Tower (Tokyo Opera Shiti Tauwa) is a skyscraper located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. Completed in 1997, it stands 234 meters (768 feet) high and has 54 floors; it is the third-tallest building in Shinjuku and sixth-tallest in Tokyo. The closest train station to Opera City is Hatsudai.The building houses the New National Theater in its lower levels. The fifth through fifty-second floors are devoted to office space: the building's best-known tenant is Apple Computer.
|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
City Centre Kawagoe
~19.79 miles from Hachioji city center
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|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~19.97 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Yoyogi Park
Yoyogi Park (Yoyogi koen) is one of the largest parks in Tokyo, Japan located adjacent to Harajuku Station and Meiji Shrine in Shibuya.What is now Yoyogi Park was the site of the first successful powered aircraft flight in Japan, on December 19, 1910, by Captain Yoshitoshi Tokugawa, after which it became an army parade ground. During the post World War II occupation, it was the site of the Washington Heights residence for U.S. officers. It was later the site for the main Olympic athletes village of the 1964 Summer Olympics and the swimming, diving, and basketball venues. The distinctive Yoyogi National Gymnasium which hosted swimming, diving, and basketball was designed by Kenzo Tange for the Olympics, and is still in use, but most of the area north of the gymnasium complex and south of ...
|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (TMG)
~20.02 miles from Hachioji city center
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Attraction type: Government building, Observation deck/tower, LookoutAddress: 2-8-1 Nishi-Shinjuku Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture 160-0023 JapanTel: +81 3-5321-1111
|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~20.24 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Cerulean Tower
The Cerulean Tower (???????? Serurian Tawa?) is a skyscraper in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, and the tallest near the Shibuya station. It was completed in 2001, and was built using empty lots formerly occupied by the headquarters of Tokyu Corporation. It is 184 metres tall and has 41 floors as well as 6 underground floors. The building covers a total ground area of 106,000 m².The two main materials used in the building's construction were glass and steel.It houses Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel and the Japanese offices of Google.
|#13 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Yoyogi National Gymnasium
~20.31 miles from Hachioji city center
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Yoyogi National Gymnasium (Kokuritsu Yoyogi Kyogi-jo) is an arena in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, Japan which is famous for its suspension roof design.It was designed by Kenzo Tange and built between 1961 and 1964 to house swimming and diving events in the 1964 Summer Olympics. The design inspired Frei Otto's arena designs for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.The arena holds 13,291 people (9,079 stand seats, 4,124 arena seats and 88 "royal box" seats) and is now primarily used for ice hockey and basketball.In October 1997, the NHL opened its season at the arena with the Vancouver Canucks taking on the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in two matches. The following season the San Jose Sharks played the Calgary Flames in two games also to open the 1998–99 NHL season.Harajuku Station is nearby.
|#14 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Meiji Jingu Shrine
~20.33 miles from Hachioji city center
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Meiji Shrine (???? Meiji Jingu?), located in Shibuya, Tokyo, is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken. When Emperor Meiji died in 1912 and Empress Shoken in 1914, the Japanese people wished to pay their respects to the two influential Japanese figures. It was for this reason that Meiji Shrine was constructed and their souls enshrined on November 1, 1920.
|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~20.54 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Studio Alta
In Shinjuku with a large TV.
|#16 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
NTT DoCoMo Yoyogi Building
~20.57 miles from Hachioji city center
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The NTT Docomo Yoyogi Building (NTT???????? Enutiti Dokomo Yoyogi Biru?) is a skyscraper located in the Shibuya in Tokyo, Japan. At 240 metres (790 ft) tall, it is the third tallest building in Tokyo. After the installation of a clock in 2002, the building became the tallest clock tower in the world.The NTT Docomo Yoyogi Building is owned by the NTT Docomo group. Despite the building's name, it is not the head office for the company, whose headquarters are located in the top floors of the Sanno Park Tower. The building houses some offices, but is mainly used to house technical equipment (switching equipment, etc.) for the company's cellular telephone service.To commemorate NTT Docomo's 10th anniversary, a 15-metre-diameter clock was put into operation in November 2002. The installa...
|#17 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Takashimaya Times Square (Sendagaya)
~20.59 miles from Hachioji city center
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Takashimaya Co., Ltd. (Kabushiki-gaisha Takashimaya) (TYO: 8233) is a large Japanese department store chain.Founded in 1829 in Kyoto by Iida Shinkichi as a retailer of used clothing and cotton cloth, the store now has outlets throughout Japan and also in New York, Taipei, Paris and Singapore.Takashimaya was listed at #1197 on the Forbes Global 2000 list for 2006. Takashimaya carries a wide array of products, ranging from wedding dresses and other apparel to electronics and flatware.
|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Ota Memorial Museum of Art
~20.60 miles from Hachioji city center
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Traveler Description: This small museum houses a collection of woodblock prints from noted artist Ota Seizo.Attraction type: Art museumAddress: 1-10-10 Jingumae Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture JapanTel: +81 3-3403-0880
|#19 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~20.67 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Shinjuku
Shinjuku is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. It is a major commercial and administrative center, housing the busiest train station in the world (Shinjuku Station) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, the administration center for the government of Tokyo.As of 2008, the ward has an estimated population of 312,418 and a density of 17,140 persons per km². The total area is 18.23 km².Shinjuku has the highest numbers of registered foreign nationals of any community in Tokyo. As of October 1, 2005, 29,353 non-Japanese with 107 different nationalities were registered in Shinjuku.
|#20 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
National Children's Castle (Kodomo no Shiro)
~20.74 miles from Hachioji city center
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Conceived by the Ministry of Health and Welfare to commemorate the International Year of the Child in 1979, the Children's Castle holds various activity rooms for children of all ages (though most are geared to elementary-age kids and younger). The third floor, designed for spontaneous and unstructured play, features a large climbing gym, a computer playroom, building blocks, a playhouse, dolls, books, and a teen corner with table tennis and other age-appropriate games; there's also an art room staffed with instructors to help children with projects suitable for their ages. On the fourth floor is a music room with instruments the kids are invited to play, as well as a video room with private cubicles where visitors can make selections from a library of English-language and Japanese videos....
|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~20.78 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Shibuya
Shibuya is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. As of 2008, it had an estimated population of 208,371 and a density of 13,540 persons per km². The total area is 15.11 km².The name "Shibuya" is also used to refer to the central business district of Shibuya Ward, which surrounds Shibuya Station, one of Tokyo's busiest railway stations. Shibuya is known as one of the fashion centers of Japan, particularly for young people, and as a major nightlife area.
|#22 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~20.82 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Omotesando Hills
Omotesando Hills (??????, Omotesando hiruzu) was built in 2005, in a series of Tokyo urban developments by Mori Building. It occupies a two hundred and fifty meter stretch of Omotesando, a famous shopping and (previously) residential road in Aoyama sometimes termed Tokyo's Champs-Élysées. It was designed by Tadao Ando, and contains over 130 shops and 38 apartments.The construction of Omotesando Hills, built at a cost of $330 million, has been marked by controversy. The building replaced the Bauhaus-inspired Dojunkai Aoyama Apartments, which had been built in 1927 after the 1923 Kanto earthquake. The destruction of the apartments again raised questions about Japan's interest in preserving historic buildings. A small section of the old apartments is reconstructed in the South-East part of ...
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~20.84 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Hanazono Shrine
The Hanazono Shrine (???? Hanazono Jinja?) is a Shinto shrine located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. This shrine was founded in the mid-17th century.
|#24 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
~20.95 miles from Hachioji city center
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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (???? Shinjuku Gyoen?) is a large park with an eminent garden in Shinjuku and Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. It was originally a residence of the Naito family in the Edo period. Afterwards, it became a garden under the management of the Imperial Household Agency of Japan. It is now a park under the jurisdiction of the national Ministry of the Environment.
|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
~21.03 miles from Hachioji city center
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|#26 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~21.03 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Minatomirai
Minato Mirai 21 is a seaside urban area in central Yokohama whose name means "harbor of the future". It has many large high-rises, including Japan's tallest building, the Landmark Tower. Until the 1980s the area was a large shipyard, but the shipyard moved and development began for a new city center.Minato Mirai is blessed with a great location along the water and has a wealth of attractions. Visitors to the area will be able to find shopping centers, hotels, a convention center, an amusement park, a relaxation center with hot spring baths, museums and park space.Intercontinental Hotel and Cosmo World Ferris WheelLocated along the waterfront, the buildings of the Minato Mirai Chuo district ("central district") form the distinctive skyline of Yokohama. At 296 meters, the Landmark ...
|#27 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
~21.08 miles from Hachioji city center
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The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (Tokyo-to Shashin Bijutsukan) is a photography gallery (with cinema) in Meguro-ku, a short walk from Ebisu station in southwest Tokyo.The gallery opened in a temporary building in 1990 and moved to its current building in 1995. At that time, it was one of the first photography galleries in Japan not to be dedicated to the works of a single photographer. Most of the exhibitions since then have been themed rather than devoted to a single photographer, but exhibitions have been dedicated to such photographers of the past as Berenice Abbott (1990) and Tadahiko Hayashi (1993–4), and also to living photographers including Martin Parr (2007) and Hiromi Tsuchida (2008).In order to appeal to children as well as adults, the gallery holds exhibitions o...
|#28 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Tokyo National Olympic Stadium
~21.14 miles from Hachioji city center
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National Olympic Stadium (Kokuritsu Kasumigaoka Rikujo Kyogijo) is a stadium in Kasumigaoka, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan that served as the main stadium for the 1964 Summer Olympics. It currently serves as the stadium where the Japan national football team home matches and major football club cup finals are held.The stadium was completed in 1958 as the Japanese National Stadium on the site of the former Meiji Shrine Outer Park Stadium. Its first major event was the 1958 Asian Games.In addition to the 1964 Summer Olympics, the stadium has held many other significant events, most notably the 1991 World Athletics Championships, the Mirage Bowl (college football) games from 1976–1993, and the Intercontinental Cup (Toyota Cup) from 1980–2001. As the National Stadium of Japan, it is the venue...
|#29 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
Meiji Jingu Stadium
~21.26 miles from Hachioji city center
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Meiji Jingu Stadium (??????? Meiji Jingu Yakyujo?) is a baseball stadium in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. It opened in 1926 and holds 37,933 spectators. Property of the Meiji Shrine, it is the home field of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows professional baseball team. It also hosts college baseball, including the Tokyo Big6 Baseball League and the Tohto University Baseball League.
|#30 of 30 Things To Do in Hachioji|
~21.91 miles from Hachioji city center
Hotels Close to Ikebukuro
Ikebukuro (???), a part of Toshima ward, is a large commercial and entertainment district of Tokyo, Japan. It is the location of the Toshima ward offices, Ikebukuro station and several extremely large department stores.At the center of Ikebukuro is the train and subway station, a huge urban gathering shared by the JR East lines, the Seibu Ikebukuro Line and the Tobu Tojo Line. It is one of the main commuter hubs in the western Yamanote area of Tokyo. Ikebukuro Station is the second busiest station in Japan, second only to Shinjuku Station.Around the station are the Seibu and Tobu department stores. Seibu, written with the characters for "West" and "Musashi (province)" ??, is on the east end of the station and Tobu, written with the characters for "East" and "Musashi" ??, is on the west...