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.
|Tsukuba City Hall||Administrative facilities||map||
Approx. 5 min.walk
from TX Kenkyu-Gakuen Sta.
Tsukuba Center &
TX Tsukuba Station
Approx. 50 min.
from Narita Airport by bus
|Ninomiya House||JST residence||map||Approx. 15 min. from Tsukuba Center on foot|
|Takezono House||JST residence||map||Approx. 10 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|
|Imported food items||map|
|Halal food items||map|
|Hardware store||Daily necessities||map|
|Electronics retail store||Electric appliances||map|
|Hospital||General Hospital||map||Need a reservation generally|
|Dentistry||map||Need a reservation generally|
Highest priority knowledge and information
Education and Child care
- Yatabe Elementary School
- Takezono Higashi Elementary School
- Takezono Nishi Elementary School
- Ninomiya Elementary School
- Tsukuba International Association
- Ibaraki International Association
- FaceBook Tsukuba Resident Support Community