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Tsukuba City

Tsukuba City is at approximately 50 kilometers from Tokyo in the southwest of Ibaraki Prefecture. Except Mt. Tsukuba, which is located at north of the city, most part of the city is a flat terrain including rural areas such as flat forest, upland, and paddy fields. Since the 1960s, its development has progressed as Tsukuba Science City, bringing together 32 national institutions and other research & educational institutions and it has become the largest academic city in Japan with approximately 20,000 researchers utilizing world's most advanced facilities.

Tsukuba City : Living Information

Red pin on map points the location of NARO Headquarters.

Name Category Map Notes
Tsukuba City Hall Administrative facilities map Approx. 5 min.walk
from TX Kenkyu-Gakuen Sta.
Tsukuba Center &
TX Tsukuba Station
Bus terminal map Approx. 50 min.
from Narita Airport by bus
Ninomiya House JST residence map Approx. 15 min. from Tsukuba Center on foot
Midorino Station Tsukuba Express map Approx. 15 min.
from Nohrin Danchi by car
Nohrin Danchi Chuo Tsuku-bus map Approx. 20 min. from Tsukuba Center by bus
Tsukuba International House Guest House map Approx. 22 min. from Tsukuba Center by bus
Tsukuba Clinic Clinic map On NARO Tsukuba campus
Convenience Store Daily necessities map
Supermarket Food items map
Imported food items map
Halal food items map
Hardware store Daily necessities map
Electronics retail store Electric appliances map
Restaurant Japanese map
Western map
Chinese map
Noodles map
Fast food map
Ethnic food map
Hospital General Hospital map Need a reservation generally
Clinic map
Dentistry map Need a reservation generally
Post office map
Bank map
Accomodation map
Christian church map
Mosque map
Temple map

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