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.

Where to stay around Arakawa, Tokyo?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 35 vacation rentals near Arakawa. From 12 house rentals to 20 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Arakawa for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Whether you're traveling 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:

  • Shinjuku: 189 vacation rentals
  • Shibuya: 193 vacation rentals
  • Ueno: 25 vacation rentals
  • Shinagawa: 31 vacation rentals
  • Ohashi: 39 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Arakawa?

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

  • Tokyo Nippori Station: 604 vacation rentals
  • Tokyo Nishi-Nippori Station: 625 vacation rentals
  • Joyful Minowa Shopping Street: 605 vacation rentals
  • Tokyo Machiya Station: 628 vacation rentals
  • Tokyo Mikawashima Station: 624 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Arakawa listed on Vrbo 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. Vrbo has 12 Houses in Arakawa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Arakawa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 rentals available
  • Studios: 20 rentals available
  • Hotels: 2 rentals available

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

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

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