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Fuchu

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Casinos · Parks
Fuchū is a city located in Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 260,895 and a population density of 8860 persons per km². Its total area was 29.43sqkm.The government of ancient Musashi Province was established in Fuchū by the Taika Reform, and the city prospered as the local center of politics, economy, and culture. It prospered as a post town on the Kōshū Kaidō in the Edo period, and the Kita Tama District public office was placed here after the start of the Meiji era.GeographyFuchū is located approximately 20 km west of the centre of Tokyo. Using the Keiō Line from Shinjuku, it is 25 minutes to Fuchū Station (main station). It spreads across the Musashino Terrace on the left bank of the Tama River, facing the Tama hills on the opposite shore. The Tama River flows through the southernmost end of the city from west to east. The Kokubunji cliff runs west to east along the north; the Fuchū cliff runs west to east through the center of the city. The former has a height of 10 to 15 m, and the latter, 10 to 20 m. Sengenyama with an altitude of 79 m is in the northeast part, and the height from the foot is about 30 m. The region is mostly flatland. To the south of the Fuchū cliff is the Tama River lowlands while to the north of the Kokubunji cliff is the Musashino side of Musashino Plateau; the region between is the Tachikawa side of the Musashino Plateau. The cliffs are called hake in the local dialect. The Nogawa river, a tributary of the Tama River, grazes the northeast end of the city.
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Hidden gems in Fuchu

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Casino
Tokyo Horse Racetrack
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Okunitama Shrine
4.0
Duration: 30 minutes
Specialty Museum
JRA Horseracing Museum
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Natural History Museum
Fuchushi Kyodonomori Museum
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Fuchu

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Art Museum
Ghibli Museum Mitaka Mitaka
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Mountain
Mt. Takao Hachioji
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
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Neighborhood
Susukino Sapporo
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Garden
Ashikaga Flower Park Ashikaga
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Popular things to do in Fuchu

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Park
Fuchunomori Park
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
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Landmark
Kumano Shrine Ancient Tomb
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
Historic Walking Area
The road lined with Japanese Zelkova near Babadaimon Gate
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
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Art Museum
Fuchu Art Museum
4.0
Duration: 1 hour

Parks in Fuchu

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Park
Kyodonomori BBQ Park
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Playground
Kotsu Yuen Park
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Park
Sengenyama Park
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Park
Musashinonomori Park
3.7
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Fuchu

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Religious Site
Koanji Temple
3.7
Duration: 1 hour
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Historic Site
Togo-ji Temple
3.8
Duration: 30 minutes
Cemetery
Tamareien Cemetary
3.1
Duration: 1 hour
Historic Walking Area
Old Kochi Family Residence
3.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Fuchu

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History Museum
Furusato Fuchu History Museum
3.2
Duration: 1 hour
History Museum
Musashi Fuchu Kumano Jinja Ancient Tomb Pavilion
2.7
Duration: 1 hour

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