Fuchu (Tokyo)

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Fuchu city

Fuchū (府中) [1] is a suburban city of Tokyo.

Get in[edit]

Fuchu Station

Keio Line : Keio Line trains run to Fuchu from Shinjuku station. The faster Tokkyu (特急) and Jun-Tokkyu (準特急) trains make the run to Fuchu, the third stop, in 20 minutes at a cost of ¥270.

JR Nanbu Line : Takes about 50 min. from Kawasaki station to Fuchu-honmachi(府中本町) station.

JR Chuou Line : Takes about 60 min. from Tokyo station to Fuchu-honmachi station via Nishi-kokubunji(西国分寺) station.

Understand[edit]

  • Fuchu City Hall Tourist Information Center : Short free tours on every thu. Phone 042-302-2000[2]

See[edit]

Ohkunitama Shrine
  • Ohkunitama Shrine (大國魂神社) (Miya-machi.). One of the oldest shrines in Tokyo. Kurayami Matsuri (night festival) Six large drams. Eight omikoshi (small shrines).

Do[edit]

Yomon no Yu
  • Tokyo Racecourse (From Shinjuku, take the Keio Tokkyu (特急) or Jun-tokkyu (準特急) to Chofu, change for a local train to Higashi-Fuchu, and change again for the shuttle train to the racecourse. Despite the transfer hooplah, it's still only 30-35 minutes and ¥270.). (東京競馬場), 1-1 Hiyoshi-cho. One of Japan's largest horse racing facilities. Home to several prestigious Grade 1 events including the Yasuda Kinen and Japan Cup races. Racing weekends only, generally January-February, April-June and October-November. The facility is served by the Fuchu-Keiba-Seimonmae (府中競馬正門前) station of the Keio Line, where shuttle trains run to and from Higashi-Fuchu (東府中) station.
  • Jomon no Yu (縄文の湯) (Near Isetan.). A hot spa.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Isetan food coat "Eat Paradice". (Floor 9) Sushi, Tenpura, Soba. phone: 042-334-1111
  • Fuchu rail road underpass drink and eat area.
  • Vin Blanc. Reasonable lunch, gorgeous dinner. Hotel Continental Floor 1.
  • Sizzler

Drink[edit]

  • Dragon BarMaison de Bonheur 1 Flr., 1-9-28 Miyamachi +81 42-368-1441.
  • Chot Bar.
  • Cafe HediardIsetan Fuchu 6F, Miyamachi 1-41-2. 10AM-7:30PM. Enjoy original blended coffee, various tea and pancakes.

Sleep[edit]

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Connect[edit]

Sheep Box internet cafe, not far from Fuchu Station

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