Ichikawa, Chiba facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts

Ichikawa is a city in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is on the island of Honshū. It is just to the east of Tokyo. There are a lot of schools and universities there. Ichikawa station is between Koiwa and Motoyawata Stations on the Chūō-Sōbu Line.

Local attractions

明戸古墳
A tomb in Satomi Park
  • Satomi-kōen is a historic park in the city. It is near Konodai station. There are lots of flowers in this park. Many tourists visit here every year. Akedo kofun is an historic tomb in the park.

Education

Universities

Sister cities

People from Ichikawa

  • Kuniko Inoguchi – Cabinet minister
  • Michio Hoshino – photographer
  • Yuki Abe – professional soccer player
  • Atsuko Maeda – AKB48 singer
  • Peter Takeo Okada – Roman Catholic Archbishop of Tokyo

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