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Explore the country's original airfield-turned-park at Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park. The first powered flight took place from this hallowed ground in 1911, and now you can observe many examples of historical aeronautical engineering around the grounds and at the onsite museum. Aircraft ranging from large commercial passenger planes to small and nimble fighters all stand gloriously preserved throughout the park. Consider bringing a picnic to enjoy as you sit on the manicured lawns among the metal flying giants. Arrange to visit Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park and other attractions in Tokorozawa using our Tokorozawa trip planner.
Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park reviews
Koku Koen park is just a short walk from central Tokorozawa and its train station. Although the aviation museum is a central attraction this park has so much more to offer. It is very big and has... more »
They have a great collection of static aircraft here with many hands on displays. Good value for money on the entry tickets and lots of stuff for kids too. Many of the displays only have Japanese... more »
Big park for Japan! During Cherry Blossom season it is quite full and popular. This use to be an old airport, hence there is so much space. I especially like running near the small pond. There are small festivals and events held here throughout the year too.
Great park for families. The playground is excellent - lots of choice and suited to all ages. In the summer there is a wading river and a good portion of it is in the shade. On the grounds is the superb Aviation museum and a library, among other public facilities. Parking is charged but very reasonably priced. Spaces are hard to come by though as the park is very popular.
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