This article introduces you four attractive spots in Kawasaki, which has a great access to/from Haneda Airport. [Article series / The Surrounding Areas of Haneda Airport Part 8]
Don’t you spend your time only for transfer on the day of the arrival in Japan or the last day of your holiday? Don’t waste your time! In fact, there are many attractive spots in the surrounding areas of Haneda Airport and Narita Airport. With a concept of “Start a fun holiday right after arriving in Japan, or to have a great time until the last minutes of your holiday,” this article series introduce you plans to fully enjoy all the fun spots near the airports.
Today, we would like to introduce you four of the most popular spots in Kawasaki area, which has a great access to/from Haneda Airport.
Toshiba Science Museum
The museum gives you an opportunity to learn about the history of global company Toshiba and experience Japan’s state-of-art technologies. They have many experiential equipment, with which you can learn while having fun. Admissions are free. To access to Haneda Airport from the museum, you can go to Keikyū Kawasaki Station, which takes seven-minute walk from the museum, then travel to the airport approx. for 12 minutes with a train of Keikyū Line (the museum is directly connected to JR Kawasaki Station West Exit). Chinese and English attendants are available upon prior reservations.
Address:Smart Community Center (Lazona Kawasaki Toshiba Building) 2F, 72-34 Horikawa-cho, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki City
Business hours:Tue.-Fri. 10:00-17:30 Sat., Sun., holidays 10:00-18:00
Closed: Mon. (Open if Mon. is a holiday), Other days designated by the museum
Tokaido Kawasaki Shuku Koryukan
Kawasaki-shuku, one of the stations of Tokaido, which was a major transportation route in Edo era. This facility gives you an opportunity to learn about the townscapes of Kawasaki-shuku, and the history and culture of Kawasaki City. To head to Haneda Airport from here, catch a train at Keikyū Kawasaki Station, located approx. four minute walk from the facility, then travel about 12 minutes on Keikyū Line.
Address:1-8-4 Honcho, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki City
Closed:Mon. (If Mon. is a holiday, closed on the following day), Dec. 29 – Jan. 3
Night View of the Factory Zone of Kawasaki Enjoyed on the Yakatabune Boat
The factory zone at the Kawasaki waterfront area is popular at nighttime, when its unique beauty is illuminated by all the work lights there. This is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic atmosphere.
To enjoy even more romantic moments, we recommend a Yakata bune cruising tour. Reservation is essential. Contact below for schedules, routes, prices, and bookings.
Yakatabune Cruise for Night Views of the Kawasaki Factory Zone
Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji Temple
Established in 1128, this historical temple has been long-beloved as Daishi-sama for warding off bad luck. Stately halls stand within the vast grounds. From the temple to Haneda Airport, go to Kawasakidaishi Station (8 minute walk from the temple) to catch a train of Keikyū Line. Approx. 22 minute trip to the airport.
Address:4-48 Daishimachi, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki City
Make sure to include these fun and accessible spots to/from Haneda Airport in your travel plan in Japan to maximize your holiday!
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