Nishitokyo's location in Tokyo

Nishitokyo (西東京市 Nishitōkyō-shi) is a city in Tokyo prefecture.


Nishitokyo is located in western Tokyo, about 30 minutes by train from Shinjuku. Like much of western Tokyo, it's largely residential, with businesses concentrated around the train stations. The area has a lot of small parks and trees, in contrast with central Tokyo, which has skyscrapers and a lot more concrete.

Get in

The only train line running through the city is the Seibu Shinjuku Line (西武新宿線), which ends in Shinjuku to the east and Hon-Kawagoe to the west.


The Skytower in Nishitokyo


Tamako Jitenshado at night


The best shopping in Nishitokyo is found around the north side of Tanashi Station, where there are several department stores and many other shops.


Restaurants are found in concentration near Tanashi Station.



Itsukaichikaido's autumn leaves

If you have no specific reason to stay in this area, Shinjuku is thirty minutes by train, centrally located, and has a large selection hotels.


Go next

To the south is Musashino, home of the popular shopping area Kichijoji.

Routes through Nishitokyo

Hon-Kawagoe Kodaira  W  E  Seibu-Shinjuku

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