Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Arakawa

Come and experience Arakawa and its museums, culture and monuments. Renowned for its shopping, cafes and theme park, this city welcomes all visitors. Sensoji Temple and Tokyo Sky Tree are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Arakawa

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Arakawa has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tokyo Tower (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Disneyland® Tokyo (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Tokyo Sea Life Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Arakawa Yuen (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ueno Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Hanayashiki Amusement Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Arakawa

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Arakawa. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ueno Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Imperial Palace Garden (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Yoyogi Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Shioiri Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Rikugi-en Garden (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Arakawa

The nearest airport is in Tokyo (HND-Haneda), located 13.2 mi (21.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.), which is 34.1 mi (54.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Tokyo Machiya Station, Tokyo Shin-Mikawashima Station and Tokyo Mikawashima Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Arakawa by catching a ride on the metro at Arakawa-nichome Station, Machiya-ekimae Station or Machiya Station.

Where to stay near Arakawa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 35 holiday rentals near Arakawa. From 12 Houses to 20 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Arakawa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Arakawa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Arakawa:

  • Shinjuku: 199 holiday homes
  • Shibuya: 201 holiday homes
  • Honmachi: 39 holiday homes
  • Udagawacho: 46 holiday homes
  • Minamiaoyama: 28 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Arakawa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Arakawa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tokyo Nippori Station: 629 holiday rentals
  • Tokyo Machiya Station: 630 holiday rentals
  • Tokyo Nishi-Nippori Station: 630 holiday rentals
  • Arakawa-itchumae Station: 630 holiday rentals
  • Machiya-nachome Station: 630 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Arakawa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Arakawa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Houses in Arakawa. Our other popular types of Arakawa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 holiday houses
  • Studios: 20 holiday houses
  • Hotels: 2 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Arakawa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 26 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Arakawa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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