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Tokorozawa (所沢) is a city in Saitama Prefecture.


Tokorozawa is a suburban residential town with a population of 340,000. It is approximately 30 km directly northwest of Tokyo.

Get in[edit]

Tokorozawa is accessible with the Seibu Railways by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from Ikebukuro, and the Seibu Shinjuku Line from Shinjuku

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Tokorozawa Aviation Museum (所沢航空発祥記念館), 1-13 Namiki, +81 4-2996-2225, fax: +81 4-2996-2531. 9:30-17:00, closed on Monday. Japan's first airfield. Tokorozawa Aviation Museum (Q1041232) on Wikidata Tokorozawa Aviation Museum on Wikipedia
  • 2 Hachikokuyama Nature Park. Best known for being the inspiration for Totoro. Hachikokuyama (Q1567084) on Wikidata Hachikokuyama on Wikipedia
  • 3 Waterfall Castle, 357 Shiro. Taki-no Castle (Q2970751) on Wikidata Taki-no Castle on Wikipedia


Seibu Dome stadium
  • 1 Seibu Dome stadium (西武プリンスドーム), 2135 Kami-Yamaguchi, +81 4-2525-1141. The baseball stadium of the Saitama Seibu Lions professional baseball team. Seibu Dome (Q1194822) on Wikidata Belluna Dome on Wikipedia
  • 2 Sayama Ski Slope (狭山スキー場, sayama sukījō), 2167 Kami-Yamaguchi, +81 4-2922-1384. An indoor ski slope. Sayama Ski Resort (Q11571721) on Wikidata
  • 3 Seibuen Yuenchi (西武園ゆうえんち), 2964 Yamaguchi (1 minute walk from Seibuyuenchi Station), +81 42-922-1371. Th-M 10:00-16:00/21:00 (closing hours vary). Seibuen Yuenchi is an amusement and water park. A water park opens in the summer. Winter activities include outdoor ice skating and a trout fishing pond. ¥1000 for adults, ¥500 for children and seniors, children under 3 free. One-day pass: ¥3200 for adults, ¥2700 for children. Seibu-en (Q11628910) on Wikidata Seibu-en on Wikipedia






Go next[edit]

Routes through Tokorozawa
Hon-Kawagoe  W  E  KodairaSeibu-Shinjuku
Seibu-Chichibu ← Hannō ←  W  E  HoyaNerimaIkebukuro
Fuchu HonmachiNishi kokubunjiShin Kodaira  S  E  Minami UrawaShin KoshigayaMatsudo
TakasakiKawagoe  N  S  Tokyo/Nerima

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