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Horai Park

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This quiet park takes advantage of the natural forest growing on the southwestern edge of Ota-ku near Denenchofu Station. There are about 70 species and 1,500 trees in the park including plum, cherry, camellia, sasanqua, sawtooth oak, and chinquapin. Three hundred blooming yellow irises in May make for a particularly attractive sight. The spring-fed ponds provide [...]

Tamagawadai Park Kofun (Tumulus) Exhibition Room

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A huge tomb called “Kofun (tumulus)” that was made from the 4th to the 7th century has been reproduced as a life-size replica. This is a part of the back circular part of the large keyhole-shaped tomb mound, which has a horizontal stone chamber that was built in the 6th century in the Kanto region. [...]

Tamagawadai Park

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This park is famous for its cherry blossoms and hydrangea. The park spreads over about 750 m on the hilly area along the Tama River. From the grounds, the mountains of Tanzawa and Mount Fuji can be seen in the distance on a sunny day. The 67,154 sq. m garden boasts many attractions including natural [...]

Ikegami Baien (Plum Garden)

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It is a quiet park on a hillside slope where visitors can enjoy a taste of the four seasons. There are about 370 plum trees, which is the flower of Ota-ku, and the fragrant red and white flowers bloom in early spring. There garden also features about 800 azaleas and an attractive traditional-style tea room. [...]

Tokyo Port Wild Bird Park

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This famous bird watching location, just a stone's throw from Haneda airport, is adjacent to Ota market. You can observe many kinds of wild birds in this 250 thousand square meters park. They also offer rental binoculars for free. Getting there 15 minutes' walk from Ryutsu Center Station on the Tokyo Monorail. More [...]

Tokyo Jonan Island Seaside Park

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A seaside park that's perfect for families! Located close to Haneda Airport, this park has a campground, an artificial beach, a dog run and more, making it an attractive destination for families on the weekend. The grounds also offer a view of the the airplanes arriving and departing from nearby Haneda Airport. Getting there [...]

Nishi-Rokugo Park (Tire Park)

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Known as "Tire Park", this park has beds of seasonal flowers at the entrance, as well as various equipment made with old tire rubber scattered around the grounds. The dinosaur-shaped tire creation, measuring 8m tall and 20m in length, is very popular with children . The attraction has even captured the interest of both Japanese [...]

Tama River

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The Tama River stretches from the foothills of Yamanashi Prefecture to the waters of Tokyo Bay in Ota Ward. The final section of the river, which marks the boundary between Ota and Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture, is a tranquil path perfect for enjoying outdoor pursuits. Rent a bicycle and ride along the flat trail that [...]

Hasunuma Onsen

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Despite reports to the contrary, Japan’s bathhouse culture is alive and thriving. Ota Ward, the largest of Tokyo’s 23 wards, counts 45 bathhouses scattered amongst in various neighborhoods, many of which draw their water from a natural hot spring source at the bottom of nearby Tokyo Bay. Hasunuma Onsen is one of the district’s many [...]

Heiwa no Mori Park Field Athletic Course

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Feel like brushing up on your skills before an appearance on the popular Ninja Warrior TV show? There’s no better place to test your dexterity than on the Field Athletic Course in Heiwa no Mori Park, a forested area a ten-minute walk from the Heiwajima train station on the Keihin Kyuko Line. The Heiwa no [...]