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Kichijoji

Musashino, Tokyo Prefecture
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Tired or bewildered by too-much Tokyo: Come out to Kichijijo for a day

Kichijoji is a larger than average suburban town west of Shinjuku on the JR Chuo line, and has just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peterfuchs2017
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Tokyo, Japan
Buzzing place

We have been here many times and each time find new places to go to. Full of individual shops... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew K
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Zushi, Japan
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
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“chuo line” (8 reviews)
“central tokyo” (5 reviews)
“train station” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Musashino, Tokyo Prefecture
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"chuo line"
in 8 reviews
"central tokyo"
in 5 reviews
"train station"
in 5 reviews
"inokashira park"
in 17 reviews
"ghibli museum"
in 8 reviews
"great area"
in 3 reviews
"walk around"
in 3 reviews
"department store"
in 2 reviews
"lovely shops"
in 2 reviews
"local food"
in 2 reviews
"laid back"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 2 reviews
"love this place"
in 2 reviews
"few hours"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 2 reviews
"shibuya"
in 14 reviews
"neighborhood"
in 13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kichijoji is a larger than average suburban town west of Shinjuku on the JR Chuo line, and has just about every convenience yet drenched with local, small-town atmosphere too. Originally located closer to Edo Castle, the temple relocated to this rural areas more than 200...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here many times and each time find new places to go to. Full of individual shops, restaurants and cafes, which still hold a charm in amongst all the branded places. If you only go once you have to visit the area near...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Pretty easy to find using the Tokyo rail system. Worth the effort. It is west of central Tokyo. There is a huge shopping street, restaurants, shops and cool areas to explore. In addition, Inokashira Park is nearby. We spent a few hours there and enjoyed...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended for a few hours sightseeing &shopping. Also has many restaurant options, especially on the park side of the station. Sun Road has a large selection of shops.

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Love this place because of the combination of tranquility in the nearby streets and the joyful little streets near the station. By train only 30 min from Ginza.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We will always go to Kichijoji. You can go to this place by Inokashira line from Shibuya and get on the trani until it arrives at Kichijoji which is the terminal. you will not have to worry that you will get lost. Or if you...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Ginza and it took around 40 mins to travel to Kichijoji. We went to the Inokashira Park, which is closed to the railway station. Unlike Shinjuku Gyoen there are many locals in the park, having picnic and enjoying the nice weather and...More

Thank Ben P
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Bunch of the restaurants, shops, attractions ( including Ghibli studio) makes this neighborhood interesting for visitors, and also very attractive to live for the residents.

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Found this workshop through Veltra, Joe and Etsujo were very helpful with this weaving class, Joe explained that his grandmother started Saori and the Saori weaving loom, I included photos on Etsujo

Thank Frank R
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Kichijoji!!! Actually I live here lol, but there is sooooo much to do in this area! You have inokashira park which has a zoo for 500 yen. Very cheap! Along with a lake That you can ride boats all year round. Besides that, you also...More

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