Here are some of the best things to do on the modern manmade island of Odaiba, Tokyo
DiverCity Tokyo Plaza
DiverCity Tokyo Plaza is a complex facility built in 2012 in the Tokyo waterfront subcenter district based on the concept of a “theater-type urban space. The facility includes a shopping mall, food court, restaurant floor, GUNDAM FRONT TOKYO, Round One, and more.
DECKS Tokyo Beach, Odaiba
DECKS Tokyo Beach Odaiba is a shopping, dining and entertainment complex (Neko! Cafe / Daiba 1-chome Shopping Arcade / Tokyo Joypolis / Tokyo Trick Art Labyrinth), and in June 2012, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Tokyo will open.
Aqua City Odaiba
Aqua City Odaiba is a shopping, dining, multiplex cinema and relaxation complex that opened in April 2000. It is located in an area with many sightseeing and leisure spots, with Odaiba Kaihin Park in front of the complex, DECKS Tokyo Beach Odaiba on the side, and Fuji Television on the back.
Venus Fort is a theme park shopping mall that opened in Palette Town in August 1999 and consists of Venus Family, Venus Grand, Venus Outlet and Venus Outlet Annex. In addition to the shopping facilities, the complex also includes Hello Kitty Cute Paradise and other fun spots.
MegaWeb is a space where more than 100 new Toyota cars are on display and where visitors can enjoy various car-related experiences such as test drives, motorsports simulators, safety simulators, driver’s workouts, and go-karting. A facility is a place where everyone from adults to children can enjoy various experiences related to cars.
Fuji Television Network, Inc.
Fuji Television’s headquarters building has a spherical observation deck Hachitama on the 25th floor, Fuji Television Kikkake Street where you can see the studio, take commemorative photos on the set of the TV program, shops such as Sazae-san shop and Variety Marketplace, TV TV Connection Cafe, Yezama Sky Cafe, and many other facilities.
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Tokyo
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tokyo, located in Minato-ku, Tokyo, is an indoor interactive theme park that will open in June 2012 in the Island Mall at DECKS Tokyo Beach. The park features attractions such as the LEGO Factory, 4D cinema and Kingdom Quest, as well as a café and shops.
Tokyo Joypolis (Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Tokyo Joypolis is one of the largest indoor amusement parks in Japan and is located in DECKS Tokyo Beach in Minato-ku, Tokyo. Tokyo Joypolis is a theme park operated by SEGA Corporation and is an indoor facility where you can have fun even on rainy days.
Sony ExploraScience, located on the 5th floor of the Mediage, is a hands-on science museum dedicated to the science of light, sound and entertainment. The museum consists of four zones and one studio: Sound Zone, Imaging Zone, Information & Entertainment Zone, Theater & Workshop Zone and Studio SES.
Tokyo Leisureland Palette Town
Tokyo Leisureland Palette Town in Koto-ku, Tokyo, is a comprehensive leisureland with a batting center, karaoke, billiards, UFO catchers, and fighting games at the facilities in Palette Town.
Gundam Front Tokyo
Gundam Front Tokyo in Diver City Tokyo Plaza in Koto-ku, Tokyo, is a facility where you can experience and feel the ever-evolving Gundam World, with free areas such as Gunpla Tokyo and paid areas such as DOME-G.
Hello Kitty Cute Paradise
Hello Kitty Cute Paradise in Koto-ku, Tokyo is a mini Hello Kitty theme park located on the first floor of Venus Fort. In addition to enjoying the cute streets, you can play games, eat and drink, shop, and try your hand at making things by hand.
Fuji Television Network Observation Deck (Hachitama)
The Fuji Television Building in Minato-ku, Tokyo, offers a 270-degree panoramic view of the Tokyo Gate Bridge, Tokyo Sky Tree, Tokyo Tower, Rainbow Bridge and other landmark buildings in the Rinkai subcenter from the spherical observation deck on the 25th floor. Admission to the sphere is 500 yen for adults and 300 yen for elementary and junior high school students.
Telecom Center Observatory
The Telecom Center Observation Deck is located on the 21st floor of the EAST Tower and offers views of the Tokyo Sky Tree, Tokyo Gate Bridge, Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower. It costs 500 yen for adults and 300 yen for children. The observatory is closed on Mondays, or the following business day if Monday is a national holiday.
Odaiba Takoyaki Museum
The Odaiba Takoyaki Museum, located on the 4th floor of the Seaside Mall in DECKS Tokyo Beach, is an entertainment stadium where takoyaki chefs selected from Osaka compete their skills. The museum shop is also recommended, offering about 2,000 kinds of souvenirs with takoyaki motifs.
Neko da! Cafe is one of the largest cat cafes in Japan, located on the first floor of DECKS Tokyo Beach. You can relax and meet cats in the cafe. It is open from 11:00 to 20:00, and you can enter until one hour before closing time.
Fuji Television Kids Cafe Mamatoko
Fuji Television Kids Cafe Mamatoko in Minato-ku, Tokyo is a cafe-restaurant with a playground on the 6th floor of Aqua City Odaiba. In addition to the playground, you can enjoy lunch, dinner, and a café in the facility. Please check the official website for events and hands-on classes.
Odaiba Cinema Mediage
Located in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Odaiba Cinema Mediage is one of the largest movie theaters in Tokyo with 13 screens and a total of 3,034 seats in the Aqua City Odaiba Mediage.
Meidolimin Diver City Tokyo Plaza
Located on the 6th floor of DiverCity Tokyo Plaza in Koto-ku, Tokyo, MADEI-Dreamin DiverCity Tokyo Plaza offers a children’s menu, lunch menu and other cute dishes, desserts, drinks and more. The store is open from 11:00 to 23:00. Open from 11:00 to 23:00.
Gundam Cafe is located on the 2nd floor of Diver City Tokyo Plaza in Koto-ku, Tokyo, where you can enjoy Gundam Cafe Latte (Gundam, Char Zaku, Agai) and more. You can also buy original goods and souvenirs.
Hotel Grand Pacific LE DAIBA
Hotel Grand Pacific LE DAIB opened on June 1, 1998 and is a hotel with 3 floors below ground and 30 floors above ground operated by Hotel Grand Pacific Co. It has a total of 884 rooms and offers a night view of Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower to the north, Tokyo Gate Bridge to the east, and Tokyo Bay, Harumi Pier and Oi Pier to the west.
Hotel Nikko Tokyo
Hotel Nikko Tokyo, located in Taito-ku, Tokyo, was opened on March 12, 1996 and is operated by JAL Hotels, with one basement floor and 16 floors above ground. It has 453 rooms in total, all with ocean views.