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Chichibu (秩父市 Chichibu-shi) is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan. As of 1 December 2015, the city had an estimated population of 63,358 and a population density of 110 persons per km². Its total area was 577.83 km². Chichibu was incorporated as a city on April 1, 1950, although the region had already existed for hundreds of years and had developed many local traditions. Since that time, the area of the city has grown through a series of mergers, the most recent in 2005.


This warm abode of Chichibu is a delightful place to visit in Japan. The nearest major city to Chichibu is Tokyo. Tokyo, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Meiji Jingu Shrine, Ueno Park, Roppongi. Also, to reach Chichibu, you'll have to take a flight to Tokyo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Chichibu, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Chichibu*

  • Chichibu: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chichibu for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chichibu.

    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Chichibu - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 100 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 79.17 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Chichibu

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chichibu

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.32 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.29 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 90.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 72.4 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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