Fuchu

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Fuchu

Fuchu (府中 Fuchū-shi) is a suburban city of Tokyo.

Get in[edit]

Fuchu Station

Several train lines go through Fuchu.

  • Keio Line: Run from Shinjuku to Fuchu. The faster Tokkyu (特急) and Jun-Tokkyu (準特急) trains make trip in 20 minutes and cost ¥270.
  • JR Nanbu Line: Takes about 50 min. from Kawasaki to Fuchu-honmachi (府中本町).
  • JR Chuou Line: Takes about 60 min. from Tokyo to Fuchu-honmachi via Nishi-kokubunji (西国分寺).

Understand[edit]

See[edit]

Ohkunitama Shrine
  •   Ohkunitama Shrine (大國魂神社), Miyamachi 3-1 +81 42-362-0092. 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 (東京競馬場), Hiyoshicho 1-1 (From Shinjuku, take the Keio Tokkyu or Jun-tokkyu 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.),  +81 42-363-3141. 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 Station (府中競馬正門前) of the Keio Line, where shuttle trains run to and from Higashi-Fuchu Station (東府中).

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

There are a collection of restaurants in the area around the railway underpass.

  •   Eat Paradice (In the Isetan food court),  +81 42-334-1111. Serves sushi, tempura, and soba.
  •   Vin Blanc (In the Hotel Continental). Reasonable lunch, gorgeous dinner.

Drink[edit]

  •   Dragon Bar (ドラゴンバー), Maison de Bonheur 1 Flr., 1-9-28 Miyamachi +81 42-368-1441.
  •   Cafe Hediard (カフェエディアール), Isetan Fuchu 6F, Miyamachi 1-41-2 +81 42-351-9137. 10AM-7:30PM. Enjoy original blended coffee, various tea and pancakes.

Sleep[edit]

Hotel Continental

Connect[edit]

  •   Sheep Box (シープボックス), Miyanishicho 1-5-1 (Near Fuchu Station),  +81 42-351-6660. An internet cafe.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Fuchu
TachikawaYaho  N JR JN line symbol.svg S  → Inagi → Kawasaki
KoshigayaNishi Kokubunji  N JR JM line symbol.svg S  END
HachiojiTama  W Number prefix Keiō.PNG E  Tokyo/SetagayaTokyo/Shinjuku
Musashi Sakai  N SeibuTamagawa.jpg S  END
HachiojiKunitachi  W Japanese National Route Sign 0020.svg E  ChofuTokyo


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