Enjoyment for the Whole Family! 6 Recommended Sightseeing Spots in Odaiba, Tokyo!
There are many famous sightseeing places in Odaiba, a water front area in Tokyo. In recent years, popularity with tourists visiting Japan has risen dramatically. Here are 6 carefully selected recommendations for tourist spots that the whole family can enjoy!
1. Odaiba Marine Park
Odaiba Marine Park is situated in the heart of the area. With natural scenery with beaches surrounded by a quite bay, the scenery of the neo-futuristic Rainbow Bridge and Fuji TV office building visible on the opposite bank are always popular spots to enjoy. There are many ways to have fun, including watching the ships coming and going from the bay, and playing on the beach. The scenery by day goes without saying, but the scenery at night is also an exceptional beauty to behold!
2. Tokyo Joypolis
This is the biggest indoor theme park in Japan. There are over 20 types of rides, including an extraordinary jet coaster that runs through the buildings center, and a standing ride for maximum thrill. There are also places throughout the facility called "Space interaction" that are free attractions that let you enjoy a mysterious reflective experience just by standing in front of a monitor.
3. Diver City Tokyo Plaza
This is a popular commercial complex centered on popular domestic and international brands. It's a shopping area packed with stores offering various wares from fashion to interior and household goods. There's a restaurant floor with a variety of popular restaurants including Japanese cuisine, steak houses, and easy fast food. It is also complete with a range of entertainment facilities with amusements like bowling and karaoke to enjoy.
4. Palette Town
This is a popular, large commercial facility representative of Odaiba, known as Palette Town. Starting with the Venus Fort shopping mall, there are a huge number of varied spots like Tokyo Leisure Land, an amusement facility where you can enjoy things like games, bowling, and karaoke, and MEGA WEB, the car theme park based on the theme of "look, ride, and feel." Its symbol is the Ferris wheel that is among the biggest in the world. You can see not only the Rainbow Bridge, but also other famous places like Tokyo Tower and Skytree.
Ferris wheel fee: 1 person (4 years and older) 920 JPY (tax incl.)
5. Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo
Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo is an indoor facility colored with over 3 million Lego(R) blocks. The inside is filled with attractions to make you know, see, and feel the enjoyment of Lego(R) blocks! A 4D cinema, shooting games, a classroom where you can feel the enjoyment of making things while playing with Lego(R) etc. It's fully loaded with attractions to experience and stimulate your power of creativity.
Ticket price (3 years and older)：Entrance for only 1 person is 2,500 JPY (tax incl.), entrance for 2 or more people is 2,400 JPY per person (tax incl.)
6. Tokyo Sightseeing Steamboat (TOKYO CRUISE)
The sightseeing steamboats where you can watch Tokyo from the water havemany operating routes and boarding points at Odaiba Marine Park, Palette Town, Hinode Pier, Asakusa, Hamarikyu, Toyosu, and Tokyo Big Site. Out of those, one particularly worth recommending, is the 20 minute course between Odaiba Marine Park and Hinode Pier. It has a favorable reputation thanks to being able to see the Rainbow Bridge from close up. The fee and time required changes depending on the course and the type of boat, so please be aware.
Recommended course example (a course that connects Odaiba Marine Park boarding area and the Hinode Pier boarding area)
Boarding place: Odaiba Marine Park boat boarding area, or Hinode Pier boat boarding area
Time required: about 20 minutes
Fee: Starting at 480 JPY (tax incl.) for adults, starting at 240 JPY (tax incl.) for children
Odaiba has plenty of fun things to enjoy, from tiring yourself out at a theme park to shopping to your heart's content. Please make your way over to check it out!
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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