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)
This place is a kind of hidden shopping spot which is located in Tokyo Hachioji city.
”Ishikawa Parking Area" of Chuo Express Highway to the way to Central Tokyo accommodates a lot of souvenirs around Tokyo, Yamanashi, Mt. Fuji, Nagano, etc...
When you visit Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi, Nagano, etc, and after shopping at these spots, don't worry about your forgotten souvenirs as you would be able to find the souvenirs again at this parking area.
Otherwise you would be able to discover your new favorite souvenirs of your visit Japan.
And this spot is opened not only for the users of Chuo Express also everyone who can accress to this spot directly for 24 hours !
So you would stay at Hachioji, Tachikawa, Hino area, you would be able to visit there on foot or by car from your staying place.
Even though you could not visit Mt. Fuji at this time, you would be able to get some related souvenirs here if you would like...
Enjoy your shopping for 24 hours here !
Map of this spot
Here is the headtrail point of Mt. Takao in Tokyo Hachioji city.
From this point, it takes about 1 hour to the upper station of Chair Lift and Cable Car and it takes about two hours to the top of the mountain.
If you have enough time for your visit Mt. Takao, let's enjoy the trecking from the headtrail under lots of nature !
If you have already visited Mt. Takao Tokyo Hachioji, you have passed this suspention bridge trail and have taken pictures.
It is one of the most famous attractions at Mt. Takao and many tourists pass this bridge on No. 4 trail.
Nice healing spot as there is a small river under the bridge and you may be able to hear the sound of river streaming.
Let's enjoy your visit here with about just one and half hour from Shinjuku central Tokyo !
This bridge is located at Tama river between Akishima city and Hachioji city.
It would be recommended for walking around Tachikawa, Akishima, Hino, and Hachioji area to refresh with Tama river view.
Also it's a nice cycling & running course along Tama river, so you would be able to discover this bridge when you do these kind of activities.
Takaosanguchi staion has been renovated and now it looks a nice wood decorated station with Japanese style.
As the entrance station for Mt. Takao, this station will wait for the tourists from around the world.
Also the Hot spring facility will be opened next to the station in the end of October and it would be more attractive.
When you visit Mt. Takao, please try to get this "Sanfuku Dango", round dumpling with three good lucks.
Three good lucks are Big Luck, Happiness, and Wealthy and you would be happy with lots of fortunes after eating this food.
Don't miss it whenever you are at Mt. Takao ! Located near the Mt. Takao station of cable car.
Here is Momijidai base at Mt. Takao Tokyo Hachioji which is located near the top of this mountain by 10 minutes walk.
Comparing with the top, there are less tourists and it is a nice spot for have a break or have a lunch at this point.
Also it's a nice place for Mt. Fuji view if the weather is fine and we hope that you would be able to see Mt. Fuji when you visit here !
Mt. Takao is famous mountain for both Japanese and the tourists around the world now as Michlen three star tourism spot so we can say that Mt. Takao is one of the most attractive spot in Tokyo Tama area.
Easy access from central Tokyo and you would be able to discover another Tokyo here.
This photo was taken during Red leaves season in November.