Tachikawa Tourism

Tachikawa (立川市 Tachikawa-shi) is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan. As of 1 February 2016, the city had an estimated population of 180,967 and a population density of 7430 persons per km². Its total area was 24.36 square kilometres (9.41 sq mi).


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Tachikawa in Japan. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Tachikawa like a local. A gripping city on its own right, Tokyo also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Tachikawa and set some time aside to explore the Tokyo. Dotted with places like Meiji Jingu Shrine, Ueno Park, Roppongi; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Tachikawa, 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. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Tachikawa that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

  • Know the pollution level of Tachikawa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.68 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 40.4 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.58 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 28.91 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.48 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.64 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 34.63 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40.71 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Tachikawa for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Tachikawa.

    • Burglary and Theft 15.34 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 14.54 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.23 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 19.69 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.7 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 13.39 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 16.4 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 16.85 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.9 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.07 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.45 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.96 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 17.02 (Very Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Tachikawa is 171.66 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 83.17 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 85.26 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 44.39 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.61 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.52 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.41 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.09 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 102.84 (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.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tachikawa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.46 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.94 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 55.46 USD

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

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