Route & dates
View / edit route
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, engage your brain at Tsukuba Space Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Oda Castle Remains, and finally don't miss a visit to Tsukubasan Shrine.
For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tsukuba online visit planner .
If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Tsukuba
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15: