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Tsukuba— 1 day
Japan's Science City
Situated just north of the country's capital, Tsukuba holds an established reputation as a thriving center for science research and education, earning the title "Japan's Science City." Originally planned in the 1960s as a spillover city of Tokyo and leading center for science, today Tsukuba attracts budding scientists from across the globe, all keen to see its innovative space centers, expos, and museums.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Geological Museum. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Ushiku Chateau, engage your brain at Geological Museum, then engage your brain at Tsukuba Space Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Oda Castle Remains, and finally don't miss a visit to Tsukubasan Shrine.
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If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Narita International Airport, Tokyo Haneda International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. In October, daytime highs in Tsukuba are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Tsukuba
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