Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Arakawa

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


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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

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 vacation in Arakawa. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center. 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Arakawa?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 70 house rentals around Arakawa. From 32 Houses to 20 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Arakawa is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Arakawa:

  • Suginami: 79 vacation rentals
  • Edogawa: 39 vacation rentals
  • Koto: 52 vacation rentals
  • Shinjuku: 345 vacation rentals
  • Chuo: 93 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Arakawa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Arakawa. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tokyo Nippori Station: 1,028 home rentals
  • Arakawa-itchumae Station: 1,019 home rentals
  • Arakawa-nichome Station: 1,021 home rentals
  • Machiya Station: 1,019 home rentals
  • Miyanomae Station: 1,013 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Arakawa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 32 Houses in Arakawa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Arakawa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices
  • Studios: 20 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Hotels and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Arakawa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 61 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Arakawa.

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