Many of Western Tokyo’s most interesting sights are located near to Machida, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Sanrio Puroland and the much-loved Zoorasia Yokohama Zoological Gardens. Two other interesting attractions within a short distance of Machida are Yomiuriland and Tama Zoo.
Savvy travelers in Machida, looking for something different, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. There are plenty of excellent destinations to take the family for an afternoon including the Open-Air Folk House Museum in Kawasaki and the Museum of Japanese Houses.
Spend an evening with fellow soccer lovers at Ajinomoto Stadium, Chofu, cheering on local heroes, the Tokyo FC. To look like a local, don’t forget to pack some blue and red, the colors of the Tokyo FC.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Rembrandt Hotel Atsugi, the Hotel Vista Atsugi, and the Odakyu Hotel Century Sagami Ono, Sagamihara.