There will be two fireworks events in Western Tokyo Tama area, in Hachioji and in Tachikawa even though there will be one of the most popular fireworks event in the central Tokyo at Sumida river.
If you are living or staying around Western Tokyo area, don't miss these fireworks as both attractions would be great !
Hachioji : about 3,300 fireworks at Daiwa House stadium Hachioji, 7pm-8:30pm
http://www.hachioji-kankokyokai.or.jp/hanabi/ (Japanese only)
Tachikawa : about 5,000 fireworks at Showa Kine Park, 7:20pm-8:20pm
http://www.tbt.gr.jp/hanabi/ (Japanese only)
Would you like to try to eat various kinds of foods as you like ?
If you are interested in eating, this "Manpaku" Food festival would be suitable and enjoyable event for you.
This event is now held at Showa Kinen Park in Tokyo Tachikawa city and even though you are staying at accommodations in the central Tokyo area, it's easy to visit by JR Chuo line (about 30 minutes by train only from Shinjuku).
* Place : Showa Kinen Park Tokyo Tachikawa city
* Access : from Tachikawa station of JR Chuo, Nambu, Ome line and from Tachikawa -kita station of Tama Monorail
* Period : 12th - 30th May 2016
* Opening hours : 10:30am - 21:00pm
* Entrance fee : 500 yen for weekdays & 800 yen for weekend (free under 14 years old)
"Manpaku" food festival website : http://manpaku.jp/ (Japanese only)
Finally the yellow and red leaves along Tamagawajosui aqueduct have been fallen from the tree in the beginning of January.
Because of the warm weather for this season, this nature action was much later than the average period.
The next natural attraction will be plum and cherry blossoms and one of the most beautiful season will be coming soon !
The image photos in Western Tokyo Tama area will be uploaded into this blog for your information.
Don't miss the beautiful moment in Japan and in Tama area as well !
Do you know this hot spot ?
This is Tachikawa Velodrome of Keirin race place located in Tokyo Tachikawa city.
There are only two Velodromes in Western Tokyo Tama area, Chofu and Tachikawa.
As one of the Olympic games, Keirin is more than more popular and you would be able to see the exciting moment.
Entrance fee is just only 50 yen and you would have a fantastic moment by the hot races.
Since the games are not held everyday, please get more information when you would be around Tachikawa area.
In the afternoon, Tamagawajosui aqueduct is always streaming peacefully.
Really fantastic great moment with the waterway, reflection by sunlight, and Yellow Leaves and it looks like a Golden waterway.
Seems to be a fortune spot and also your heart would be retreated at this healing place.
Picture was taken near Tagawajosui station of Seibu Haijima line in Tokyo Tachikawa city.
Winter Vista Illumination event at Showakinen Park in Tokyo Tachikawa city is now on season !
This winter event is held until 27th December 2015 and there would be fireworks on 24th and 25th only.
Pictures were taken at the entrance of the park only, so if you are staying at Tokyo or Western Tokyo Tama area, don't miss this wonderful place and let's take your great pictures !
Lalaport Tachikawa Tachihi shopping mall will be opened finally !
This mall is one of the largest shopping malls in Western Tokyo Tama area and the mall is opened on the 8th & 9th December as Pre-openning.
The Grand open will be on the 10th December and here will be one of the top attractions in Tachikawa city.
Tachikawa will be more comfortable for your visit and stay !
Now is the best time to see the sunset with Mt. Fuji in Western Tokyo Tama area !
When the sun is getting down just behind Mt. Fuji, we call "Diamond Fuji" and this is really fantastic !
Mt. Takao, Higashikurume station, etc are the famous spot for "Diamond Fuji".
If you have a chance to visit Tama during this season, please try to take your great pictures !
(Certainly it's subject to weather conditions and good luck for you !)
Tachikawa Yataimura Paradise is a place of restaurants and bars located near Tachikawa station in Tokyo Tachikawa city.
Yatai-mura means stall village and there are 13 restaurants and bars with the atmosphere of 1960's taste.
You may be able to visit several restaurants and bars to have different experiences at the each restaurants and bars.
If you stay at hotels in Tachikawa area, we would recommend this spot to enjoy the Japanese old days.
Enjoy your visit and meal !
One of the most fantastic winter events in Western Tokyo Tama area is coming soon !
Winter Vista Illumination 2015 festival event will be held from 5th until the 27th December 2015 at Showakinen Park in Tokyo Tachikawa city.
The illuminations are available from 5pm to 9pm during this event and you would be able to discover the new world with the entrance fee of 410 yen only (for adult) !
Even though you stay at Central Tokyo area, it's a easy access to Tachikawa station by JR Chuo line, so don't miss it !
LaLaport Tachikawa Tachihi shopping mall will be opened on the 10th December 2015 in Tokyo Tachikawa city.
At this mall, 250 stores will accommodate your visit and shopping needs as one of the largest shopping mall in Western Tokyo Tama area.
Located near Tachikawa station shopping stores, Showakinen Park, IKEA furniture store and this area will be more popular and attractive for the visitors.
If it's hard to book and stay at hotels or accommodations in the central Tokyo area, please try to find and book hotels or accommodations around Tachikawa area.
It would be a nice choice for you as there are enough attractions to spend a few days here !
Just in front of Tachihi station of Tama Monorail
(20 minutes walk from JR Tachikawa station, 30 minutes walk from Tamagawajosui station of Seibu Haijima line)
（ＪＲ立川駅北口 徒歩約２０分、西武拝島線玉川上水駅南口 徒歩約３０分）
Winter Christmas & New Year season is coming soon !
Tachikawa area is one of the most famous illumination spot in Western Tokyo Tama area.
North side of Tachikawa station, Tachikawa Sansan Illumination is arranged and under Tama Monorail line, you would be able to see the illuminations.
Available at 4:30pm - 0:00am from 14th Nov till 3rd Jan 2016 for this season.
When you stay at hotel in Tokyo Tachikawa area, it would be a nice spot for walking around.
There is a Kaigarazaka Bridge at Negawa green road near the border between Tachikawa and Kunitachi city.
Kaigara is "shell' and there was "a place of shell" a long time before and it's named this bridge now.
Let's discover your favorite healing spot around this area !
Negawa river is at Tachikawa park and here is a nice spot during Sakura season in Spring.
However in Red leaves season in Autumn, it's a nice place to walk around under the nature as well as in Spring, so if you stay at Hotels in Tachikawa, let's visit to refresh your mind !
Would you like to try Baseball which is the most popular sports in Japan ?
Oslo Batting center accommodates your interest of baseball batting and it's located near the south exit of Tachikawa station.
There are game arcades as well, let's have a fun there !
Even though it's rainning, you may be able to enjoy walking around your visiting area.
Tamagawajosui river is one of the recommendable walking places as natural healing spot and let's visit there !
From the 1st September, we can say the season as autumn (fall) in Japan.
It's also the nice season with the seasonal foods, red leaves, suitable weather, etc, you could consider of visiting Japan and we are always welcoming your visit with our great pleasure !
Now is the season of Blueberry in Japan.
Tokyo Tama area is one of the most major blueberry produce areas in Japan.
You would be able to get local fresh blueberry at farmers produce store or local supermarket and also you would enjoy blueberry hunting directly at farm.
Tachikawa and Kodaira are the most famous cities in Tokyo.for blueberry and let's enjoy the summer seasonal fruits !
Monorail in Tama ? Yes, it is ! Tama Monorail is operated between Tama center station in Tama city and Kamikitadai station in Higashiyamato city now. Expected to extend to from Kamikitadai to Hakonegasaki station in Mizuho town. Tama Monorail accommodate you to nice access between North and South in Tama area via Tachikawa station for Sanrio Puroland, Tama Zoological park, Showakinen park, Tamagawajosui river, etc as tourist spots. Also you would be able to see the view of Tama area when you take this monorail.
Tachikawa Oktoberfest is held now! In June and July ? Yes ! Enjoy German beer event in Tokyo-Tama !