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Updated: October 5, 2021

Sights, sounds, and tastes of the Tokyo Bay area

Landings are situated near notable sights and places of entertainment, from Nihonbashi and Asakusa, areas full of history and tradition, to the popular Odaiba. This section looks at the joys of the Tokyo Bay area, from waterfront restaurants and shopping to waterside cultural experiences.

Tips

  • See the blending of new and old along the Tokyo waterways
  • Discover the antique charm of the shitamachi (downtown)
  • Try the foods of old Tokyo from a street vendor during a local festival
  • Feel the ocean breeze from Tokyo Bay as you walk along the waterfront

Asakusa, Sumida and Ryogoku
Joys of the shitamachi ambiance and the latest destinations

This area fuses the charms of the new and the old. Go sightseeing in the lively shitamachi area around TOKYO SKYTREE®, rent a kimono and take a stroll around Asakusa, and get a taste of history and culture in the sumo district of Ryogoku.
Asakusa

 

Toyosu
Waterfront shopping, dining, and the freshest fish you'll ever eat

Toyosu is a manmade island that was built for housing, entertainment, and recreation in the Tokyo waterfront area. As of late 2018, it is home to the world's largest fish market, which contains lots of fantastic seafood restaurants.
Travelers can also enjoy shopping and relaxing at the LaLaport Toyosu oceanside complex, take a stroll around Toyosu Park, which has a children’s playground and lawn, or have a wonderful time with friends at DIY barbecue spaces, like WILD MAGIC -The Rainbow Farm.
Toyosu

Nihonbashi
An experience of traditional Edo and modern Japanese culture

Nihonbashi flourished as the center of the premodern city of Edo. Highlights include established and renowned restaurants, new commercial facilities, and casual experiences of traditional Japanese culture. Stroll the streets while admiring historic buildings while you take part in fun events like the Sakura Fes Nihonbashi cherry blossom and the Nihonbashi-Kyobashi Festival.
Nihonbashi

 

Hamamatsu-cho, Keihin and Shinagawa
Fusion of canals and streets in a buoyant urban space

This area is home to a spectrum of entertaining spots: Visit Hamarikyu Gardens, representing classical landscape architecture from feudal Japan; Epson Aqua Park Shinagawa and the Shinagawa Aquarium perfect for families and couples; high-grade hotels and museums; and restaurants commanding a night view of Tokyo Bay.
Shinagawa & Tennozu

 

Fukagawa and Tsukishima
Streetscape full of ambiance and delicious shitamachi cuisine

This area retains the mood of the stylish and creative shitamachi area of Edo-period Tokyo. Explore the tiny alley of Tsukishima Monja Street and savor the signature shitamachi dish of monjayaki pancakes. Fukagawa highlights include Narita-san Fukagawa-fudo Temple, Kiyosumi Gardens, and Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine—host of one of three major festivals of Edo, the Fukagawa Hachiman Festival.
Fukagawa

 

Odaiba
A full day of family entertainment

Odaiba is home to countless recreational destinations, like large commercial facilities, Oedo Onsen Monogatari, and Odaiba Marine Park. Savor trending dishes and have fun at an indoor theme park and museum all day long, until Rainbow Bridge and the skyline sparkle against the night sky and Tokyo Bay.
Odaiba

 

Edogawa and Kasai
Cherry blossoms of Shinkawa and recreation by a lush green park and sea

This Tokyo waterfront area attracts lively crowds including families thanks to the 1,200 cherry trees of Shinkawa, the Tokyo Sea Life Park, and Kasai Rinkai Park—facing Tokyo Bay, this area features Japan's largest Ferris wheel, complete with a barbecue field.
Kasai

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