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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Tsukuba Station

つくば駅

Tsukuba Station is the terminus of the Tsukuba Express (TX) that runs between Akihabara and Tsukuba (Science City) in Ibaraki Prefecture.

Tsukuba Station, Ibaraki


Tsukuba Station's facilities and platforms are underground and include the premises of the local tourism information office. Tsukuba bus station is adjacent to the train station. North of Tsukuba Station is the large Chuo Park area and an interestingly designed koban (police box). Farther north is the Tsukuba Expo Center and beyond that Matsumi Park.

Tsukuba Station

Other Tsukuba attractions within easy walking distance of Tsukuba Station include the Tsukuba Cultural Center Ars which houses the Tsukuba Museum of Art and the Municipal Library.

Nearby hotels include the Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba.

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