Only about 30 kilometers away from the center of Tokyo, Kashiwa is a convenient location to visit major sightseeing spots in and around Tokyo. The nearest station, Kashiwanoaha Campus, is on the Tsukuba Express Line, which is a part of the well-connected public transport system in the greater Tokyo area. This means that many attractions that Tokyo has to offer are easy to reach!
Asakusa-sensoji access map
Tokyo Sky Tree (website)
Meiji Jingu Shrine (website)
Tsukiji Fish Market (website)
Yushima Tenjin (Plum blossoms are usually in season in late Feb.) (website)