Surprise Destinations in the Eastern Tama Area. Less Than an Hour from Central Tokyo.

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The Eastern Tama area, lying to the west of Tokyo’s 23 wards, is home to charming destinations like lush green parks, prestigious temples and shrines, and exciting theme parks. Only a short train ride from central Tokyo leads to countless surprises—world-renowned Japanese culture and technology, fresh theme park experiences, and stunning views of the four seasons. This issue invites you to embark on a quest for big surprises that make you forget the passing of time.

* The information given is as of September 2016.

Experience the excitement of the world’s starriest sky and various attractions

Tamarokuto Science Center

The world’s starriest sky twinkling with over 140 million stars

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Yomiuriland

Japan’s largest interactive monozukuri area in an amusement park

This is “cool Japan”! An experience of the original kawaii

Sanrio Puroland

A dreamy day of mingling with kawaii Sanrio characters

©2016 SANRIO CO., LTD.

Kitaro Chaya

Mystical and appetizing eerie-kawaii yokai sweets

©MIZUKI Productions

Jindai-ji gama

One-off handmade kawaii souvenirs

Take in Japan’s four seasons! A healing experience that cleanses the soul

Takahata Fudoson Kongo-ji Temple

Magnificent temple housing 20,000 invaluable cultural properties

Showakinen Park

An oasis of lush greenery in an area 39 times the size of Tokyo Dome

Tama Reien (Cemetery)

Taking a stroll while reminiscing about the works of late greats

Tokyo Metropolitan Park Association

Access to the Eastern Tama area START!Tokyo JR Chuo Line Shinjuku 15 min. Keio Line Chofu 37 min. Fuchu 11 min. Takahatafudo 9 min. GOAL Tama START!Tokyo JR Chuo Line Hachioji 55 min. GOAL Tama START!Tokyo JR Chuo Line Musashi-Koganei 40 min. Tachikawa 12 min. GOAL Tama

  • Experience the excitement of the world’s starriest sky and various attractions
  • This is “cool Japan”! An experience of the original kawaii
  • Take in Japan’s four seasons! A healing experience that cleanses the soul

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