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Tachikawa

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Tachikawa is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 180,967 and a population density of 7430 persons per km². Its total area was 24.36sqkm.GeographyTachikawa is located on the Musashino Terrace of western Tokyo, approximately 40 km west of the center of Tokyo. The Tama River flows between Tachikawa and the neighboring city of Hino. The Tamagawa-jousui (Tamagawa Aqueduct) flows north of the city, with a great promenade on both banks.Surrounding municipalitiesTokyo MetropolisKunitachiHinoAkishimaKokubunjiMushimurayamaHigashiyamatoKodairaFussaHistoryThe area of present-day Tachikawa was part of ancient Musashi Province. In the post-Meiji Restoration cadastral reform of July 22, 1878, the area became part of Kitatama District in Kanagawa Prefecture. The village of Tachikawa was created on April 1, 1889 with the establishment of municipalities law. Kitatama District was transferred to the administrative control of Tokyo Metropolis on April 1, 1893. Tachikawa Airfield Was established in 1922 by the Imperial Japanese Army, and Tachikawa was elevated to town status the following year. On December 1, 1940 Tachikawa was elevated to city status.
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Hidden gems in Tachikawa

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Science Museum
Polar Science Museum
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Science Museum
Tachikawa Life Safety Learning Center
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Landmark
Tachikawa Manga Park
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
Scenic Walking Area
Negawa Ryokudo
4.2
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Tachikawa

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Mountain
Mt. Takao Hachioji
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
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Garden
Ashikaga Flower Park Ashikaga
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Island
Enoshima Island Fujisawa
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Neighborhood
Susukino Sapporo
3.8
Duration: 1 hour

Popular things to do in Tachikawa

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Landmark
National Institute of Japanese Literature
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Azusamiten Shrine
3.9
Duration: 1 hour
Thermal Spa
Umeno Yu
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Shopping
Ganduo Tachikawa
3.4
Duration: 1 hour

Shopping in Tachikawa

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Shopping
Lalaport Tachikawa Tachihi
3.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Shopping Mall
Ecute Tachikawa
3.6
Duration: 1 hour
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Shopping Mall
Lumine Tachikawa
3.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Civic Center
Hana Midori Cultural Center
3.6
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Tachikawa

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Historic Site
Suwa Shrine
3.7
Duration: 1 hour
Historic Site
Yamanakazaka Jizodo
3.6
Duration: 30 minutes
Historic Site
Ryusen-ji Temple
3.3
Duration: 1 hour
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Cemetery
Joraku-in
2.5
Duration: 30 minutes

Parks in Tachikawa

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Park
Tachikawa Park
3.7
Duration: 1 hour
Park
Yagawa Ryokuchi Park
3.6
Duration: 1 hour
Park
Suwa no Mori Park
2.5
Duration: 1 hour

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