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Kichijoji

Musashino, Tokyo Prefecture
+855 17 434 733
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When hyper-urbanization transforms a former suburb...

Twenty years ago Kichijoji was a 'fly-over' station -- need only get off the train if you lived... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
CKBG
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London, United Kingdom
Surprisingly interesting

It's kind of far from the center of Tokyo so we didn't plan to go there. A nice restaurant attracts... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Today S
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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“chuo line” (8 reviews)
“train station” (5 reviews)
“central tokyo” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Musashino, Tokyo Prefecture
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+855 17 434 733
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Twenty years ago Kichijoji was a 'fly-over' station -- need only get off the train if you lived here. Now, it is a cool, hip, urban neighborhood with a sprinkling of trendy eateries and drinking establishments. It is not Shimokitazawa, not yet at least, but...More

Thank CKBG
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

It's kind of far from the center of Tokyo so we didn't plan to go there. A nice restaurant attracts us here and we discovered a gem here. Good for sightseeing, shopping, and eating.

Thank Today S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It will be my most talked about neighborhood to explore. You could easily well spent a whole day here. I think here is a place where you could basically find everything, for a person who love the lazy and be like a LOCAL. here is...More

Thank Doreen L
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I really liked it - Kichijoji is a very chilled neighborhood with character and things to do. Very livable - the type of neighborhood I would move to if I were to relocate to Tokyo. Conveniently busy with lots of shops near the train station,...More

Thank PeccaEats
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Tiny shops in the 2 - 3 blocks where you can try the local food. Plenty of shops for souvenirs. Great place for pictures if you are a amateur. You can go there by taking metro to kichijoji station.

Thank EdmontonAmy
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Kichijoji is about 30 minutes from Shibuya or Shinjuku via the Chuo line. Upon arriving at the Kichijoji Station, you will see a very modern train station. Take either the North Gate to an arcade of stores [Seiyu-grocery store, Daiso-dollar store, Can-do - another dollar...More

2  Thank KailuaGranny
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for an off the beaten track place near Tokyo and TIME magazine ( and another article)had suggested Kichijoji( of course with the Studio Ghibli museum. fFrom Shinjuku it took us about 39 minutes to get there by train after changing train once.After...More

Thank Dhiraj H
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to do some shopping outside of Tokyo this maybe the place. It also has some interesting shops like in harajuku though not so crowded and without young girls dressing up in cosplay costumes as an example. The nearby park is a good...More

Thank Joni H
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

If you love the busyness of the streets in Japan,and I do,this is a great area to stay in. Tons of shopping from high end to low, delicious food everywhere. Literally,everywhere. When you walk out onto the street,you are hit with the most amazing smells...More

Thank jaylee23
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This "village" on the Western surburbs of Tokyo is a delightful mix of traditional foods, parks and back streets and modern transportation, shopping and malls. The small traditional food stalls with skewers and oconiyaki and sake are comfortable, tasty and and full of what one...More

Thank Tasprof
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