This is a historic location that was designated a national treasure in 1924, the second place to ever receive such a designation from the government. A total of about 200 zelkova and maple trees, including trees as old as the Edo Period, line the grounds and stretch about 600 meters north from the Okunitama-Jinja Shrine. The tree-lined avenue is car-free on Sundays, when markets and other events are held at the avenue.
Zelkova trees at Baba Daimon
Around Miyanishi-cho 1 and 2
The shopping facilities around Fuchu Station are always bustling from the weekdays through the weekend. The area includes the large department stores Le Signe, Kururu, Isetan, and Foris, each of which has its own feel and offers a large variety of goods. You can also enjoy food and leisure activities at the facilities.
Tel: 042-352-3663, 1-100 Miya-machi, Fuchi-shi
Hours: Shopping 10:00am-8:00pm / Restaurants 11:00am-11:00pm *Some restaurant hours may differ / Clinic 9:00am-8:00pm, open year-round
Tel: 042-368-0966, 1-50 Miya-machi, Fuchu-shi
Hours: Shopping 10:00am-8:00pm / Restaurants 11:00am-10:00pm / Toys R Us 10:00am-9:00pm / TOHO Cinemas Fuchu 9:30am-end of last showing *Some shop hours may differ, open year-round
Tel: 042-334-1111, 1-41-2 Miya-machi, Fuchu-shi Hours: 10:00am-7:00pm / EAT PARADISE (Restaurants) 11:00am-10:00pm The shop will be closed permanently on Octorber 2019.
Tel: 042-364-4141, 1-41-1 Miya-machi, Fuchu-shi Hours: Forest-side Table 10:00am-9:00pm
Tokyo Racecourse is where the Japan Derby horseracing event is held. It’s a place the whole family can enjoy all day. Here you’ll find the Horseracing Museum, where you can find out about horseracing history and enjoy fun attractions, a park with playground equipment for kids and a fountain, and a riding center.
Tel: 042-363-3141, 1-1 Hiyoshi-cho, Fuchu-shi Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm Race Days / 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:00pm weekdays (excluding Mondays, Tuesdays, national holidays, New Year holidays, and special holidays), admission: 200 yen (free for children under 15 and on race days)
This ancient shrine dating from 111 AD is one of Tokyo’s greatest shrines. It has brought many people of faith together since ancient times. The enshrined deity here is Okunitama no Okami. Many festivals and events are held at the shrine, including the Kurayami Matsuri (Darkness Festival) in May.
Tel: 042-362-2130, 3-1 Miya-machi, Fuchu-shi Hours: From April 1 to September 14: 6:00am-6:00pm / From Sept. 15 to Mar. 31: 6:30am-5:00pm, open year round
There are many shopping streets around Fuchu that offer, in addition to shopping, the perfect spots for lunch and dinner. You’ll surely find what you are looking for, from mom-and-pop fruit, vegetable or fish shops popular with the locals, to fashionable stores that may catch your eye.
Tama Road Shopping Street
3-24-16 Shimizugaoka, Fuchu-shi
Fuchu 35-bangai Shopping Street
1-5-7 Fuchu-cho, Fuchu-shi
Tama Eki Shopping Street
2-29-1 Asahi-cho, Fuchu-shi
This is Suntory’s first beer brewery, established in 1963, and the birthplace of The Premium Malts. At the brewery, you can learn about the beer manufacturing process, including preparation, fermentation, and filtration. The tasting time at the end of the tour featuring a freshly poured brew is also quite popular.
Suntory Tokyo-Musashino Brewery
Tel: 042-360-9591, 3-1 Yazaki-cho, Fuchu-shi Hours: 9:30am-5:00pm / closed New Year holidays, brewery off-days (there are also special holidays) * Free shuttle buses are available from Bubaigawara Station on the JR Nambu Line and the Keio Line.
The entire nature-filled 140,000m2 of these vast premises is one big museum. Here you will find expres- sions of Fuchu’s natural features and topography, as well as historic and cultural assets. Among the attractions, the impressive planetarium, which was renovated in May 2018, is immensely popular with children.
Kyodo no mori Museum
Tel: 042-368-7921, 6-32 Minami-cho, Fuchu-shi Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm (last entry 4:00pm), closed: Mondays (in the case of holiday Mondays, the planetarium is closed the following day instead) and December 29 - January 3. Admission: Adults 300 yen, junior high school students and younger 150 yen, free for children under the age of four. *Terms differ depending on the facility.
Gathered here are about 70 shops selling mainly fresh fish, meat, fruits, vegetables, and other fresh food items, along with daily necessities and sundries. With large assortments of products lined up on both sides of a narrow aisle, it's fun just to walk up and down and look. Don't miss the eateries here, which are also frequented by people who work in the center.
Tokyo Wholesale Market
Tel: 042-364-8211, 4-1 Yazaki-cho, Fuchu-shi Hours: Depend on the seller, closed: Sundays, national holidays (except for national holiday Saturdays), and some Wednesdays (irregular)
This large park, which is home to a baseball field, soccer field, tennis courts, and other sports facilities, as well as a space for barbecues, is loved by families as a place to have fun. It is also well known as a major spot for cherry trees in Fuchu, and bustles with cherry blossom viewers in the spring.
Fuchu no mori Park
Tel: 042-364-80211, Sengen-cho, 2 Midori-cho, 2 Tenjin-cho, Fuchu-shi
『Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation Park Association』
This is a 9.4-kilometer promenade built along the Tama River. You can walk, jog, or cycle while taking in the nature around you. The Fuchu-Tamagawa Marathon is held here, and residents can also enjoy playing sports themselves at one of the baseball or soccer fields along the river.
Tama River (Fuchu Tamagawa Kaze no Michi)
From Yotsuya to Oshitate-cho in Fuchu-shi