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Chofu

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Chōfu is a city located in Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 228,663 and a population density of 10,590 per km². Its total area was 21.58sqkm.GeographyChōfu is approximately in the south-center of Tokyo Metropolis, approximately 20 kilometers from downtown Tokyo, on the Musashino Terrace bordered by the floodplains of the Tama River and the Iruma River.Surrounding municipalitiesTokyo MetropolisSetagaya-kuMitakaFuchuKoganeKomaeInagiKawasakiHistoryThe area of present-day Chōfu has been inhabited since Japanese Paleolithic times, and numerous remains from the Jōmon, Yayoi and Kofun periods have been discovered. During the Nara period, it became part of ancient Musashi Province. During the Sengoku period, the area was frequently contested between the Late Hōjō clan and Uesugi clan. During the Edo period, the area prospered as a post station on the Kōshū Kaidō and as a center for sericulture.
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Hidden gems in Chofu

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Historic Site
Jindai-ji Temple
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Duration: 1 hour
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Garden
Jindai Botanical Gardens
4.2
Duration: 30 minutes
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Science Museum
Chofu Aerospace Center
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Fudaten Shrine
3.9
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Chofu

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Art Museum
Ghibli Museum Mitaka Mitaka
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Neighborhood
Susukino Sapporo
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Scenic Walking Area
Inokashira Park Musashino
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum Koganei
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Popular things to do in Chofu

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Specialty Museum
Mayo Terrace
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Observation Deck
Chofu Airport Observation Deck
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Onsen Resort
Yumori no Sato
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Chofu

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Religious Site
Jindai-ji Temple Hondo
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Religious Site
Jindai-ji Temple Ganzandaishido
3.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Religious Site
Jindai-ji Temple Sammon Gate
3.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
Kokuryo Shrine
3.3
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Chofu

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Natural History Museum
Jindai Botanical Garden Plant Diversity Center
3.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
History Museum
Mushano Koji Saneatsu Memorial Museum
3.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Chofu City Folk Museum
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Duration: 1 hour
Specialty Museum
Chofu Jindaiji Watermill Museum
2.1
Duration: 1 hour

Parks in Chofu

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Garden
Keio Floral Garden Ange
3.6
Duration: 1 hour
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Park
Saneatsu Park
2.9
Duration: 30 minutes
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Park
Kaniyama Camping Ground
2.6
Duration: 1 hour
Park
Kitaro Hiroba
2.5
Duration: 1 hour

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