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Tokyo areas adjoining 23 wards in the east. Edo-Tokyo Open-air Architectural Museum, Jindaiji, Okunitama Shrine etc.

Eastern Tama Area - Guide

pinEdo-Tokyo Open-air Architectural Museum [江戸東京たてもの園] link



Koganei, Tokyo Pref.MAP

9:30-17:30 (-16:30 Oct-Mar); 400yen; closed Mon* & Dec 28-Jan 4

Tens of old buildings, from Edo-era rural farm houses to early 20th century urban homes, are relocated here from the area corresponding to present Tokyo Prefecture.
Take a bus from JR Musashi-Koganei Sta.

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pinJindaiji Temple [深大寺]



Chofu, Tokyo Pref.MAP

Jindaiji is a relatively large Tendai Buddhist temple. Since it is situated adjacent to the Jindai Botanical Garden, which is a large public botanical garden, it doesn't look like a temple in a heavily populated area.

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pinTonogayato Garden [殿ケ谷戸庭園]



Kokubunji, Tokyo Pref.MAP

9:00-17:00; 150yen; closed Dec 29-Jan 1

Tonogayato Garden is a half-Japanese-half-Western garden completed in 1915 as the villa of a prominent business leader.
Near JR Kokubunji Sta.

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pinOkunitama Jinja Shrine [大国魂神社]



Fuchu, Tokyo Pref.MAP

Okunitama Jinja is one of the most prominent Shinto shrines in western Tokyo Prefecture.
Near Keio Line Fuchu Sta or JR Fuchu-honmachi Sta.

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pinKyodo-no-Mori Museum [府中市郷土の森博物館]



Fuchu, Tokyo Pref.MAP

9:00-17:00; 200yen; closed Mon* & Dec 29-Jan 3

Several old buildings are relocated to this open-air museum.

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pinTakahata Fudoson Kongoji Temple [高幡不動尊(金剛寺)]



Hino, Tokyo Pref.MAP

Takahata Fudoson, formally Kongoji, is a relatively large Shingon Buddhist temple.
Near Keio Line Takahatafudo Sta.

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pinSuwa Jinja Shrine [諏訪神社]



Tachikawa, Tokyo Pref.MAP

Suwa Jinja is a relatively large Shinto shrine.
10-min walk from JR Tachikawa Sta.

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pinFusaiji Temple [普済寺]



Tachikawa, Tokyo Pref.MAP

Fusaiji is a relatively large Rinzai Zen temple. If you're going to Suwa Jinja Shrine, its not so far from there.

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pinShowa Kinen Park [国営昭和記念公園] link



Tachikawa, Tokyo Pref.MAP

9:30-around17:00 (check its official website); 410yen; closed 4th Mon-Tue of Feb & Dec 31-Jan 1

Showa Kinen Park is a huge state-run park constructed in 1983. Among the many components of the park, there are a large Japanese stroll garden and a set of a relocated farm house from the Edo period.
Near JR Nishi-Tachikawa Sta.

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pinMyofukuji Temple [妙福寺]



Machida, Tokyo Pref.MAP

Myofukuji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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pinKodaira Furusato Mura Museum [小平ふるさと村]



Kodaira, Tokyo Pref.MAP

10:00-16:00; free; closed Mon*, 3rd Tue of month*, next day of holiday (open if Sat or Sun), & Dec 27-Jan 5

Relocated or reconstructed here at this small open-air museum are several old buildings from the Edo to Meiji era, most of them farm houses.
20-min walk from Seibu Line Hana-Koganei or Kodaira Sta.

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pinKoanji Temple [高安寺]



Fuchu, Tokyo Pref.MAP

Koanji is a Soto Zen temple with well-maintained precincts..

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pinMusashi-Fuchu Kumano Jinja Shrine [武蔵府中熊野神社古墳]



Fuchu, Tokyo Pref.MAP

[古墳展示館]時間:9-17時 料金:無料 休館日:月(祝なら翌日)・年末年始

Behind the shrine's buildings is an overhauled mound of a Kofun tomb constructed in the 7th century, whose shape is pretty rare type.

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pinKeio Mogusaen [京王百草園]



Hino, Tokyo Pref.MAP

9:00-17:00; 300yen; closed Wed* & Dec 30-Jan 3

Keio Mogusaen is a Japanese garden which overhauled the grounds of an abandoned Buddhist temple.

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pinToko-in Temple [東光院]



Kawasaki, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Tokoji is a Shingon Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near Odakyu Line Tsurukawa Sta.

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pinSeisuiji Temple [清水寺]



Machida, Tokyo Pref.MAP

Seisuiji is a Rinzai Zen temple with well-maintained precincts..

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pinShosenji Temple [小川寺]



Kodaira, Tokyo Pref.MAP

Shosenji is a Rinzai Zen temple. There are gardens in front and back of the main hall.

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