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Specialty Museum
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Equal parts a children's, fine art, and technology museum, Ghibli Museum Mitaka enchants visitors with its atmosphere of whimsy and fun. Devo
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Nogawa Park , Mitaka
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Nogawa Park (野川公園, Nogawa kōen) is a public park in Nomizu, Chōfu, Tokyo. It is located at the intersection of Chofu with Koganei and Mitaka,
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Kichijoji , Musashino
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The hip and well-equipped neighborhood of Kichijoji consistently ranks as the place that Japanese people wish they could live--presumably due
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Inokashira Park , Musashino
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Breathe in the fresh air of Inokashira Park, a welcome green lung offering a range of attractions. Founded in 1918 in what was then a suburba
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Religious Site
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Explore the leafy and peaceful grounds of Jindai-ji Temple, replete with babbling streams and ponds habited by koi carp and turtles. This bei
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Mitaka

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Mitaka is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 189,168 and a population density of 11,520 persons per km². Its total area was 16.42sqkm.GeographyMitaka is located on the Kantō Plain, just outside the 23 special wards of metropolitan Tokyo, which are on its eastern borders. The Tamagawa Josui Canal, which runs alongside Mitaka station, has an important place in history, built in 1653 to feed the local metropolis. It is also the place where novelist Osamu Dazai committed suicide in 1948. The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan is located in Mitaka.Surrounding municipalitiesTokyo MetropolisSetagaya-kuSuginami-kuChōfuMusashinoKoganeiDemographicsIn 1994 there were 2,585 foreign residents in Mitaka, including 726 from North and South Korea, 713 from China, 441 from the United States, 114 from the Philippines, and 108 from the United Kingdom. Of all municipalities in Japan, Mitaka had the highest proportion of Chinese returnees. Plan your tour of Mitaka and Japan travel itinerary using our Japan route maker tool.

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