Visit Ichikawa - Best of Ichikawa

Ichikawa (市川市 Ichikawa-shi) is a city located in northwestern Chiba Prefecture, Japan, approximately 20 kilometers from the center of Tokyo. The city was founded on November 3, 1934. As of February 1, 2016, the city had an estimated population of 481,790 and a population density of 8,390 persons per km². The total area is 57.45 km2 (22.18 sq mi). Ichikawa is also the home of the chief of the ground staff of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and the Colton Plaza shopping mall. Its close proximity to Tokyo makes it a convenient location for commuters; it is connected to Tokyo by the JR Chuo-Sobu Line, the Toei Shinjuku Line, the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line, the Toei Asakusa Line, and the Keisei Line.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Ichikawa in Japan. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Ichikawa like a local. Ichikawa is located at a short trip away from Tokyo a major city in Japan. Tokyo is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Meiji Jingu Shrine, Ueno Park, Roppongi. Popular vacation packages of Ichikawa are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Ichikawa*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ichikawa

    Know the pollution level of Ichikawa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 40.6 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 41.13 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 48.14 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 28.65 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.05 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 32.45 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 35.19 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40.69 (Moderate)
  • Ichikawa: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 14.33 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.75 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.99 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 18.49 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.71 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 15.4 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 16.25 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 84.25 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.04 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.44 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.25 (Very Low)
  • Living in Ichikawa - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Ichikawa is 174.75 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 83.84 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 85.26 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 45.3 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.3 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.82 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.55 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.05 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 110.68 (Very 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 Ichikawa

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.45 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.36 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.18 USD

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

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