JAXA JAXA1 JAXA

Reignite your passion for science and exploration at JAXA, the headquarters of the Japanese space program. JAXA offers some tours and events people can learn and enjoy about space and our home planet.

Hours: 9:30am – 5pm (Space Dome), 10am – 5pm (Planet Cube)
Admission: Free *Tour by reservation/ http://global.jaxa.jp/about/centers/tksc/index.html
Address: 2-1-1 Sengen, Tsukuba-shi
Access: 10-min from Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Express) by car


Tsukuba Expo Center Tsukuba Expo Center2 Tsukuba Expo Center

Get a hands-on science experience at the electrifying Tsukuba Expo Center, where you can learn about science and the history of Japanese technology.

Hours: 9:50am – 5pm
Admission: 410 yen (820 yen with a ticket for the planetarium)
Address: 2-9 Azuma, Tsukuba-shi
Access: 8-min from Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Express) on foot


Morgen (bakery)

Morgen (bakery)

3 Morgen (bakery)

Try delicious, fresh bread hot from the oven made right here in Ibaraki from healthy ingredients. The owners recommend their anpan, rolls filled with sweet red bean paste, and savory curry bread as specialties of Japan.

Hours: 8:30am – 6:30pm
Address: 2-13-2 Sengen, Tsukuba-shi
Access: 12-min from Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Express) by car


Fukuda Green Farm

Fukuda Green Farm

4 Fukuda Green Farm

Friends and family can have fun picking their own fruit. Something about picking the juicy produce yourself makes it taste all the sweeter. A BBQ area is also available.

Hours: 10am – 4pm
Admission: 525 yen~
Address: 777 Shimosaya, Kasumigaura-shi
Access: 30-min from Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Express) by car


Forest Adventure Tsukuba5 Forest Adventure Tsukuba

One of the most exciting ways to experience the colorful scenery of Ibaraki is by climbing around Forest Adventure Tsukuba’s three courses testing your balance, endurance, and bravery. Great attention is put into cultivating a beautiful natural environment to maximize the experience.

Hours: 10am – 4pm
Admission: 525 yen~
Address: 1688 Numata, Tsukuba-shi
Access: 45-min from Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Express) by car


Tsukubasan Shrine Tsukubasan Shrine6 Tsukubasan Shrine

This sacred site on the side on Mt. Tsukuba has over 3,000 of years of history and is one of the most famous shrines in the Kanto region. Its power spots are said to grant good fortune.

Address: 1 Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi
Access: 1-hour from Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Express) by car


Mt. Tsukuba Mt. Tsukuba7 Mt. Tsukuba

Tsukubasan Cable car
Fare: 580 yen/RT1,050 yen
Address: Tsukubasan Shrine, 1 Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi
Access: 1-hour from Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Express) by car

Tsukubasan Roapway
Fare: 620 yen/RT1,100 yen
Address: Tsukuba Keisei Hotel, 1 Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi
Access: 55-min from Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Express) by car


 

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