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Mitaka

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Art Museums · Parks · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.
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Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Art Museum
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Nogawa Park ©
Park
Nogawa Park
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan ©
Observatory
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Inokashira Benzaiten ©
Religious Site
Inokashira Benzaiten
3.4
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Mitaka

Inokashira Park ©
Scenic Walking Area
Inokashira Park Musashino
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
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Neighborhood
Kichijoji Musashino
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
Jindai-ji Temple ©
Historic Site
Jindai-ji Temple Chofu
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum Koganei
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Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Mitaka

Kazenosanpomichi
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Kazenosanpomichi
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
Mitaka Yamamoto Yuzo Memorial Museum ©
History Museum
Mitaka Yamamoto Yuzo Memorial Museum
3.7
Duration: 1 hour
National Maritime Research Institute ©
Wildlife Area
National Maritime Research Institute
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
STI Gallery ©
Specialty Museum
STI Gallery
4.2
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Mitaka

The Middle Eastern Culture Center ©
History Museum
The Middle Eastern Culture Center
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
dazai Osamu Literary Salon ©
Specialty Museum
dazai Osamu Literary Salon
3.1
Duration: 1 hour
Mitaka City Gallery Of Art ©
Art Museum
Mitaka City Gallery Of Art
2.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Suwa Kuwagata Insect Museum
3.4
Duration: 30 minutes

Historic Sites in Mitaka

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Katsubuchi Shrine
Religious Site
Katsubuchi Shrine
3.9
Duration: 1 hour
Ryūgen-ji Temple ©
Religious Site
Ryūgen-ji Temple
3.2
Duration: 1 hour
Dazai Osamu Tomb ©
Cemetery
Dazai Osamu Tomb
2.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Mitaka Hachimandai Shrine
Religious Site
Mitaka Hachimandai Shrine
2.5
Duration: 1 hour

Parks in Mitaka

Maruike Park
Park
Maruike Park
3.8
Duration: 30 minutes
Sengawa Park ©
Park
Sengawa Park
3.7
Duration: 1 hour
Mure no Sato Park ©
Park
Mure no Sato Park
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Duration: 30 minutes

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