Top Things to do and places to visit in Odaiba and around

by RICH - TripleLights travel specialist

Odaiba, so called Tokyo’s playground, a large artificial island in Tokyo bay. Now it has become one of the most popular districts for being packed with many shopping malls, restaurants, exhibitions, concerts and entertainment attractions.

In Odaiba, you can enjoy the amazing night view of Rainbow Bridge, so it is also a romantic place for having a date in Tokyo! Now, let’s check out these cool places in Odaiba that you can not miss!

 

VenusFort


It’s not just for shopping and dining…there are plenty of amusement facilities including a casino
A shopping mall with the air of a theme park, VenusFort is a hybrid mall that can be enjoyed by the whole family. With many duty-free shops, even foreign tourists can enjoy plenty of shopping here.

A large mall with ideal shopping Tokyo’s Odaiba district is a popular tourist area with plenty of facilities to enjoy shopping and dining for couples and families. Among the many facilities which include Diver City and Aqua City Odaiba, there is the hugely popular and large-scale VenusFort. It is a 3-story indoor mall where the 1st and 2nd floors are built in an atrium style for that feeling of openness. Also the 3rd floor has the image of streets of southern France and northern Italy in the 17th-18th centuries. On this 3rd floor which...

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Business hours
- Everyday (11:00 AM ~ 9:00 PM )
Shopping 11:00am-9:00pm Dining 11:00am-11:00pm
(however, this will vary depending on the establishment)

Phone
03-3599-0700
Price
- Free
Website
www.venusfort.co.jp

Diver City Tokyo Plaza

Top Things to do and places to visit in Odaiba and around

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A facility where you can feel the enjoyment of a new sensation under the concept of a theatrical city space
A commercial facility filled with new discoveries in a wide entertainment space with popular domestic and overseas brand-name shops and restaurants.

Individualistic shops abound The extremely popular Odaiba area of Tokyo has many commercial facilities for couples and families. Diver City Tokyo Plaza, under its concept of a theatrical city space, was opened in 2012 as a new popular spot in Tokyo for not just shopping but also for entertainment and surprises. Once you go through the atrium-like entrance, you will find shops such as Japan’s first Old Navy store and Honolulu Coffee, a coffee shop from Hawaii. As well, there are many shops and restaurants that have become the talk of Tok...

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Phone
03-6380-7800
Price
- Free
Website
www.divercity-tokyo.com

Tokyo Odaiba Oedo Onsen Monogatari

Top Things to do and places to visit in Odaiba and around

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An onsen theme park where you can thoroughly enjoy natural hot springs in Odaiba
The attraction is natural hot springs that bubble up from 1400 meters underground. Along with onsen each for men and women, there are 14 types of onsen. Relaxing inside the facility while wearing a yukata is popular.

A natural hot spring to be enjoyed in the center of the city When it comes to Odaiba, a popular area of shopping malls and multipurpose facilities to provide a variety of entertainment comes to mind. It is indeed a notable spot recommended for families and couples, but in the middle of the metropolis, Tokyo Odaiba Oedo Onsen Monogatari is the place to enjoy natural hot springs. The hot waters that bubble up from 1400 meters underground are extremely mellow. After warming your body, you can still enjoy relaxing your body and mind in the waters...

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Business hours
- Everyday (11:00 AM ~ 9:00 AM )
(9 o’clock the next morning)
Phone
03-5500-1126
Price
- Adult: 2480 JPY
- Child: 1000 JPY
Weekends and holidays 2680 yen
Website
www.ooedoonsen.jp

Rainbow Bridge


The landmark for the Tokyo waterfront. The night view is spectacular!
Redevelopment of a seaside city center began in 1989 with the No. 1 highlight being Rainbow Bridge with its freely curving design.

The landmark for the new Tokyo Bay Area   Rainbow Bridge is a suspension bridge that links Shibaura Wharf by Tokyo Bay to Daiba, and was opened in 1993 to connect the seaside city center with the center of the metropolis as a basic transportation facility. In the form of a suspension bridge with the design of a free and graceful curve and an arch that seems to cut through Tokyo Bay, its appearance has made the bridge a beloved sight for many people as a landmark for the new Tokyo Bay area. The bridge is not only a traffic route with an expr...

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Business hours
- Everyday (10:00 AM ~ 6:00 PM )
Phone
03-5442-2578
Price
- Free

Fuji-TV Headquarters

Top Things to do and places to visit in Odaiba and around

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Meet the popular characters of Fuji-TV
There are items and places such as the sets for popular programs, character goods and a café. Events for families and couples are sometimes held.

An area to experience Fuji-TV Fuji-TV broadcasts the popular shows. On Fuji-TV Wonder Street located on the 5th floor of the headquarters building, precious exhibits from those shows are on display, and there is a free tour course which squeezes in enjoyable sites such as photo spots. As soon as you enter Fuji-TV, you will come across the monitors showing programs on Fuji-TV, Fuji-TV ONE・TWO・NEXT and BS Fuji. And then you can even view video of actors appearing on the dramas providing special commentary. Since it is only here that you can see...

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Business hours
- Tuesday (10:00 AM ~ 6:00 PM )
- Wednesday (10:00 AM ~ 6:00 PM )
- Thursday (10:00 AM ~ 6:00 PM )
- Friday (10:00 AM ~ 6:00 PM )
- Saturday (10:00 AM ~ 6:00 PM )
- Sunday (10:00 AM ~ 6:00 PM )
Phone
03-5531-1111
Price
- Free
Entry to the observation deck requires admission
Website
www.fujitv.co.jp

Tokyo Joypolis

Top Things to do and places to visit in Odaiba and around

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Experience the digital at the nation’s largest indoor theme park
With numerous attractions under the concept of “DigitaReal”, a merging of “digital” and “real”, adults and children can experience the out-of-the-ordinary.

Experience 5 big examples of the Digitreal At Tokyo Joypolis, there are 5 large facilities to experience the Digitareal. First, at the DigitaReal Stage, there is an absolutely new live entertainment show. You will get a taste of something that you have never experienced before with dazzling performances including cutting-edge digital video and brilliant shows filled with presence. The second facility is the Trance Illusion. The projection mapping that is shown in the open space is an overwhelming time event show. The third place is an attract...

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Business hours
- Everyday (10:00 AM ~ 10:00 PM )
Phone
03-5500-1801
Price
- Adult: 800 JPY
- Child: 300 JPY
Attractions require separate admission
Website
tokyo-joypolis.com

MEGA WEB


An automobile theme park where everyone from children to adults will “see, ride and feel”
With safety and the environment in mind, you can get a close-up look at the cars of Toyota through displays of cars of the world and test drives. There are even test drives for the little ones so that the whole family can enjoy their time.

A first look at Toyota’s new models At the central Toyota City Showcase, the latest Toyota models are displayed here earlier than anywhere else. The 1st floor consists of the TOYOTA LINE-UP ZONE where 80 of the most recent designs are on display with the one big feature being able to not only view them but also to get inside them. Also, on the same floor, there is Ride One where you can take a test drive of a selected car on a 1.3 km course. Any of the Toyota brands are able to be driven, so if you’re interested in making a purcha...

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Phone
03-3599-0808
Price
- Free
Some attractions require admission
Website
www.megaweb.gr.jp

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09 Nov 2016

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