What to do in Odaiba, Tokyo - Japan - Dietrich Herlan | Travel Photography

Odaiba is one of the most exciting destinations in the Japanese capital, Tokyo. With plenty of unique things to do, shopping options and restaurants to choose from, you will not be bored in spending a day in Odaiba.

The artificial island of Odaiba, near the Bay of Tokyo, is one of the most fascinating and eclectic places in the city. With its strange artificial charm, the area exists essentially for entertainment only. Over the years, it has become immensely popular with locals and foreigners as well as tourists from all over the world.

Now the artificial island of Odaiba is one of the most popular areas of shopping, entertainment and restaurants in Tokyo. Connected to Tokyo by the magnificent and beautiful Rainbow Bridge, Odaiba is a point you need to include in your itinerary that promises a whole day of excitement.

Top Tourist Attraction in Odaiba in Tokyo

Building Fuji Television

One of the most interesting places in the Odaiba area that is open to the public is the Fuji Television building which is the headquarters of Fuji TV is one of the most impressive buildings in the whole of Japan. The most popular attraction seems to be a large steel sphere that serves like an observation deck. Lately, it has become imperative to take a picture of it, with all the beautiful landscape of Odaiba of the scene.

The building is composed of 25 floors, and every day there are certainly many visitors. Suitable for all ages, the Fuji Tv construction circuit is further enriched with seasonal events and large-scale special activities. Inside you can visit televisions and the terrace garden and you can also visit the area that shows the things used by Fuji Television programs, and there is also a gift shop. Special events usually happen on weekends to include Japanese idol presentations.

Mini Statue of Liberty in Tokyo

The view of Tokyo Bay is one of the most exclusive tourist destinations in Odaiba, with a replica of the New York Statue of Liberty. At first glance, it is easy to be led to think that it is a recreation to scale, but in reality is about 1/7 the size of the original.

It was originally erected in 1998 as a temporary tribute to Japan's relationship with France but the statue was so popular that it became a permanent feature in 2000. What is most interesting about the Odaiba Statue of Liberty is that it is not the unique in Japan She also has sisters in Shimoda and Osaka.

Tokyo Joypolis

Tokyo Joypolis, a gallery of multi-level arcade games combined with attractions and rides featuring some of the world's most advanced virtual reality games. All the attractions seem to be well made and very entertaining, although some might be more suitable for those who understand at least a bit of Japanese.

Tokyo Joypolis is just a 2-minute walk from Odaiba Kaihin Kouen Station and a 5-minute walk from Tokyo Teleport Station. Running between 10:00 and 22:00 and the last entry is at 9:15 pm, Tokyo Joypolis is open seven days a week.

Rainbow Bridge 

Finally, enjoying the beauty of the sunset, the Rainbow Bridge is the most recommended view at night. It connects Odaiba with the waterfront of Tokyo, crossing the bay of Tokyo below. Especially at nightfall, the suggestive views you will see from the bridge will take your breath away. Also watching the bridge from some of the restaurants, bars and also cafe that offer incredible views and will also be amazing because of the coloured led lights of the bridge.

There are many tourist attractions and things to do in Odaiba. You can shop, enjoy a beautiful night view, go back in the past, relax in the spa, etc. When you visit Tokyo, make sure Odaiba is included in your list to visit. You will have a special and memorable experience, for sure. Enjoy your stay in Odaiba.

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