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PLAYatré Tsuchiura (Tsukuba-Kasumigaura Ring Ring Road)

"Tastes of JAPAN by ANA" is a regional vitalization project that collaborates with the different prefectures in Japan to present the Land of the Rising Sun in all of its diverse glory.

One of Japan's largest cycling stations with direct access from Tsuchiura Station in Ibaraki Prefecture

PLAYatré Tsukuba is located at the starting point of Tsukuba-Kasumigaura Ring Ring Road, a 180-kilometer cycling course. The facility is directly accessible from JR Joban Line Tsuchiura Station, and visitors can bring in their own bicycles. In addition to bicycle rental services and shops, PLAYatré Tsukuba also features cafes, restaurants, and shops with various local specialty products.

Rent a bicycle at Ring Ring Square Tsuchiura

Ring Ring Square Tsuchiura is on the first floor of PLAYatré Tsuchiura and serves as the base camp for the Tsukuba-Kasumigaura Ring Ring Road cycling course. In addition to the bicycle rental service, the facility is also equipped with showers, coin lockers, and changing rooms for cyclists. A cycling concierge is stationed to assist cyclists with information on the cycling course as well as regional sightseeing spots. Everything you need to enjoy cycling is right here, so just bring yourself!

STATION LOBBY offers various dining choices with your bicycle

STATION LOBBY consists of two floors directly connected with the entrance gate of JR Joban Line Tsuchiura Station and offers a wide variety of facilities fusing dining, learning and lifestyle services including cafes, restaurants, a Chinese food stand, cooking studio, photo studio, and coworking space.


Name PLAYatré Tsuchiura (Tsukuba-Kasumigaura Ring Ring Road)
Web Sites https://playatre.com/lang/en
Address 1-30 Ariake-cho, Tsuchiura-shi, Ibaraki
Access Approximately 15 minutes' drive from Sakura-Tsuchiura IC or Tsuchiura-Kita IC on the Joban Expressway
Approximately 50 minutes from Tokyo Station or approximately 30 minutes from Mito Station on express trains
Approximately 1 hour 20 minutes on highway bus from Narita International Airport Terminal 1
Business Hours Hours differ depending on shops in the facility
Closed Open all year round
Inquiries TEL: 029-835-3000

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