Kokubunji is a popular place to visit while you are in Western Tokyo as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. The Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum and the Seibuen Amusement Park are amongst the many interesting place to visit here. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Sayama Ski Area and Tama Zoo.
If the sun is shining, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, take a few photos, or just soak up the sunshine at the Jindai Botanical Gardens in Tokyo.
Watch much-loved sporting heroes, the Tokyo FC, take to the field in the nearby Ajinomoto Stadium, Chofu. On match days follow the sea of blue and red, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
When you’re ready to rest your weary feet after a busy day discovering the many charms of Kokubunji, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Tachikawa Grand Hotel, the Tokorozawa Park Hotel and the HOTEL LiVEMAX Fuchu are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.