Highlights and access methods of Odaiba (Tokyo Prefecture)

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Odaiba, officially known as the "Tokyo Waterfront Subcenter", is an area filled with shopping and amusement facilities. Additionally, you can enjoy water activities and picnics in the parks facing Tokyo Bay, making it a great place to spend a full day. The view of the sunset and nighttime scenery from Odaiba Seaside Park is also incredibly beautiful.

In this article, we will explain the attractions of Odaiba in Tokyo Prefecture and how to access it for those who are traveling to Japan from overseas.


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(Prefecture : Tokyo , Category : Townscapes and Area)

Highlights of Odaiba

Odaiba, officially known as the "Tokyo Waterfront Subcenter," is a reclaimed land area spanning Koto Ward, Minato Ward, and Shinagawa Ward in Tokyo. It hosts a variety of shopping facilities, amusement spots, and gourmet eateries, where you can spend a full day enjoying.

At the DiverCity Tokyo Plaza, a commercial complex, you can see a life-size statue of Gundam, which attracts many fans for photo ops. Additionally, you can enjoy various experiential entertainment options at Tokyo Joypolis, an indoor amusement park, regardless of the weather, including attractions using virtual reality.

Odaiba Seaside Park, facing Tokyo Bay, features an artificial beach where you can enjoy playing with water or shellfish gathering (swimming is not allowed), and relax with a picnic on the grass plaza. From the park, you can also enjoy views of the Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower, and the nighttime scenery has become a popular photography spot.

In Odaiba, redevelopment is constantly underway, with new facilities being built while some existing ones may be discontinued. When planning your visit, please check what facilities are currently in operation.

Address and access method of Odaiba

For example, the address of Odaiba Seaside Park in the Odaiba area is "1-4 Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo". The nearest station is New Transit Yurikamome "Odaiba-kaihinkoen Station" or "Daiba Station". It takes about 3 minutes on foot from the station. Or Rinkai Line Tokyo Teleport Station. It's about a 10 minute walk from the station.

Attractions near Odaiba

Several notable attractions are located near Odaiba:

Tsukiji Fish Market
Formerly the largest wholesale fish market in the world, Tsukiji is now a bustling area with a variety of sushi restaurants and food stalls selling seafood and other culinary delights. A tour of this area will give you a glimpse of Japan's rich culinary culture.

Tokyo Disneyland
A short train ride away, this famous theme park includes both Disneyland and DisneySea. It offers a magical experience for both children and adults with its themed lands, rides, shows, and parades.

This district is known for its vibrant nightlife with numerous restaurants, bars, and clubs. It's also home to Roppongi Hills and Tokyo Midtown, both offering shopping and dining options as well as art museums.

Other information about Odaiba

Official site about Odaiba :



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( Written by Tatsuo Ikura )