Tokorozawa (所沢) is a city in Saitama Prefecture.
Tokorozawa is a suburban residential town with a population of 340,000. It is situated approximately 30 kilometers directly northwest of Tokyo.
- Tokorozawa Aviation Museum. Japan's first airfield.
- Sayama Ski Slope.
- Hachikokuyama Nature Park. Best known for the inspiration of Totoro.
- Waterfall Castle.
- Seibuen Yuenchi (西武園ゆうえんち), 2964 Yamaguchi (1 minute walk from Seibuyuenchi Station), ☎ +81 42-922-1371. Th-M 10AM-16/21PM (closing hours vary). Seibuen Yuenchi is an amusement and water park. A water park opens in the summer. Winter activities include outdoor ice skating and a trout fishing pond. ¥1000 for adults, ¥500 for children and seniors, children under 3 free. One day pass: ¥3200 for adults, ¥2700 for children.
|Routes through Tokorozawa|
|Hon-Kawagoe ←||W E||→ Kodaira → Seibu-Shinjuku|
|Seibu-Chichibu ← Hannō ←||W E||→ Hoya→ Nerima → Ikebukuro|
|Takasaki ← Kawagoe ←||N S||→ Tokyo/Nerima|