Let’s walk and drop in special spots in a metropolis Tokyo!!

Let’s walk and drop in special spots in a metropolis Tokyo!!

Walking in Entertainment Town 2
A Popular Odaiba Course

Odaiba-kaihinkoen Sta. 
 → Tokyo Big Sight Sta. 

It makes you feel like you are in the futuristic city where the driverless automatic transit “Yurikamome” running over the Tokyo Bay and with the line up of modern buildings. It is an area for all ages from children to adults featuring many large shopping facilities such as DECKS Tokyo Beach , Diver City Tokyo Plaza, VenusFort, etc. and many exciting attractions.
Today, we will start from Odaiba-kaihinkoen Station and stroll around dropping by the popular facilities and finish up at Tokyo Big Sight station.
Let’s enjoy the greatest Osampo time visiting exciting spots with entertainability everywhere and at the same time appreciate the natural scenery of the waterfront area.

Start 

Odaiba-kaihinkoen Station
(New Transit Yurikamome)

Goal 

Tokyo Big Sight Station
(New Transit Yurikamome)

Distance 

about 2.8㎞

Walking Time 

about 40mins

Standard time for stopover places 

           about
           4hours
           20mins
          about 
          45mins
         
        
 
          about 
          20mins

Standard Time of this route 

about 6 hours

The illustrated map of this course

Walking Video

Vol.20 Cinematic Stroll(English Ver.)

Entertainment Town 2 Odaiba course
Odaiba-kaihinkoen Sta.
~Tokyo Big Sight Sta.

District with numerous attractions and large shopping malls. Let’s stroll along the beautiful promenade and visit the popular entertainment spots. 

Route Description

4mins 280m

7mins  500m

7mins  500m

6mins   450m

3mins 210m

10mins  700m

6mins  450m

Route Guide

Go out from the ticket gate of Yurikamome line, Odaiba-Kaihinkoen Station LinkIcon , go down the stairs on the left, turn left at the main street and go straight. Go up the stairs at the DECKS Tokyo Beach and go inside the ISLAND MALL on the left. Walk through the mall lined with shops and reach  Madam Tussauds Tokyo LinkIcon . Wax figure of Matsuko Deluxe welcomes you at the entrance and inside you will have a heart beating encounter with various stars. Leaving the museum, go along the Tokyo Joypolis and you will get to the Seaside Deck where you can enjoy the wonderful Odaiba ocean view in front of you. Proceed viewing the Rainbow Bridge and the Statue of Liberty and go along the deck to the left direction. Go under the overpass of Yurikamome line and go straight the Symbol Promenade crisscrossing the Odaiba area. Take left at the twin statues “Bishin-no-mon”, The Headquarters Building of Fuji Television LinkIcon  is right there. After enjoying the panoramic view from the spherical observation room, go down the grand stairs of the building back to Symbol Promenade and go to the left. Cross the West Park Bridge and when you see the Flame of Freedom Statue on your right, turn left. Walk a bit and The life-sized Unicorn Gundam Statue LinkIcon  appears in front of the Diver City Tokyo Plaza. From here, proceed the Center Promenade, cross the Deai Bridge and go inside the VenusFort LinkIcon  on your right. Walking through the beautiful European style townscape, go out from the main gate to the Circle Deck, go through the MEGA WEB in front and you will reach the Palette Town Ferris Wheel. Ahead of the entrance gate of the Palette Town Ferris Wheel, there is the entrance to the popular new type of museum, EPSON teamLab Boarderless LinkIcon . You can experience gigantic scale digital art world here. Go down the stairs ahead of the Ferris Wheel, go straight viewing the parking lot on the right. When you hit the river, turn right and then turn left at the Tokyowangan Under Exit intersection. Cross the Akemi Bridge and go down the stairs on the left to  Mizu no Hiroba Park LinkIcon . Let’s enjoy the pleasant ocean view walking along the coast side promenade. Just before the end of the promenade, go up the stairs on the left and we will get to the goal station, Tokyo Big Sight Station LinkIcon . Why not enjoy the scenery from the train window of Yurikamome on our way back as well. 

Guide of Drop-in Spots

Symbols

見どころ・遊び場
highlight. Entertainment
レストラン・食事処
restaurant
カフェ・ドリンクスタンド
cafe
買い物スポット
shopping spot
宿泊施設
accommodations

見どころ・遊び場
highlight. Entertainment

レストラン・食事処
restaurant

カフェ・ドリンクスタンド
cafe

買い物スポット
shopping spot

宿泊施設
accommodations

LinkIcon Odaiba-kaihinkoen Station

From Odaiba-kaihinkoen Station, New Transit Yurikamome

This station was selected as one of the “100 Best Selections of the Kanto Area Stations” in 1998 as the station where the history and the modernization are united. The station was named Odaiba-kaihinkoen after the marine park in front of the station. In the park you can enjoy playing in the water, do fishing and board sailing. On the other side of the station, you will find completely different cityscape with many skyscrapers line up.

Go out the ticket gate and go down the stairs on the left to Exit

DECKS Tokyo Beach and Tokyo Joypolis are nearby.

Odaiba-kaihinkoen Station~Madame Tussauds Tokyo

Go up the stairs at DECKS Tokyo Beach from the street.

Enter the doorway to ISLAND MALL.

LinkIcon Madame Tussauds Tokyo

Take photos freely with realistic life-sized wax figures of celebrities.

Madam Tussauds Wax Museum was founded in England in 1800s. Madam Tussauds Museums are now in the major countries of the world such as the US, the Netherlands, Germany and China which have become major tourist attractions. There are over 70 figures of domestic and overseas celebrities including actors and actresses, entertainers, artists, athletes and politicians. More than 200 precise measurements of the model figure is done and is created carefully in details that it takes about three months before it is completed. Life-sized figures are so realistic that it seems like they will start moving. Visitors are allowed to touch the figures and take photos freely. Undoubtedly, you will be more than happy and excited to meet your heartthrob! It sure is a time flying fun place for everyone from children to adults.

Matsuko Deluxe and Lady Gaga welcome you.

Elaborate work of the details is amazing. It seems as it will start moving at any moment.

Shot with Yayoi Kusama, the world famous artist.

You can put yourself into a scene from the famous movie.

The former president Obama and many other VIPs of the world are there.

It’s also fun to challenge the game!

Let’s become the member of your favorite band.

You are going to feel like you are also a star.

Madame Tussauds Tokyo

Address

DECKS Tokyo Beach Island Mall 3F, 1-6-1 Daiba, Minato-ku

Tel

080-0100-5346(11:00〜14:00)

Closed

※(Temporarily holidays are Tuesday and Wednesday)

Hours

10:00〜16:00、
※Reduced business hours for the time being

Admission

Same-day ticket ¥2600 (Junior high school students or over)

Access

2-minute walk from Yurikamome Odaiba Kaihin Koen Sta.
5-minute walk from Rinkai Line Tokyo Teleport Sta.

Website

https://www.madametussauds.com/tokyo/

Madame Tussauds Tokyo~Fuji Television

Pass by Joypolis to Seaside Deck.

The symbol of Odaiba, “Statue of Liberty” is seen from the Deck.

Proceed to Symbol Promenade and turn left at the statue, “Bishin-no-mon

The Headquarters Building of Fuji Television appears right in front of you.

LinkIcon The headquarters Building of Fuji Television

Visiting a popular commercial broadcasting station, Fuji Television.

The unique headquarters building of Fuji Television with the sphere shaped observatory room housed in the middle of the building has become one of the landmarks of Odaiba. Including observatory room, museum on the fifth floor and the shop selling original goods are opened to the public. Posters for TV shows and movies on the walls are one of the highlights of the tour. Enjoying the atmosphere of the broadcasting station could be another unique experience.

Some areas including observatory room in the Headquarters Building are opened to the public.

Go down the stairs from the Promenade to the front of the building.

There is a statue of “Laugh”, Fuji television’s official character.

Go up on the tube escalator in front of the entrance.

Hachitama

Spherical observation room on the 25th floor, 100 meters above ground, offers you 270-degree scenery of the Tokyo Waterfront City area. On a fine clear day, you can have an impressive great panoramic view of Mt. Fuji and the Tanzawa mountains. This observation room is also used as a photo studio where large monitors and lighting equipment are installed.

“Hachitama”, the observatory room on the 25th floor.

Observatory room is also used as photo studio.

Seeing the large panoramic view of whole Odaiba area is so fascinating.

Another symbol of Odaiba, Rainbow Bridge is also seen.

Gachapin & Mukku Museum

Gachapin and Mukku made their debut in the children’s TV program “Hirake! Ponkikki” started in 1973 and have become popular characters loved by people of all ages. Gachapin and Mukku’s nostalgic videos and props, their unknown mode of life are displayed in this museum on the 5th froor.

Gachapin welcomes you at the museum entrance on the 5th floor.

“Gachapin・Mukku Museum” is open all year round.

Enjoy the nostalgic world of “Ponkikkis”.

You can take a photo with Gachapin and Mukku.

Fuji TV Shop: Fuji-san

“Fuji-san” on the 7th floor sells a wide variety of official goods of the popular programs broadcast by Fuji TV and limited items only available here. Good place to buy souvenirs.

“Fuji san” on the 7th floor is a good place for souvenir shopping.

Fuji television’s official character, “Laugh” goods are also well selling items.

The company cafeteria menus are sold in ready-to eat packages to enjoy at home. ¥594/each.

You can look up the sphere from the Fujisan Terrace in front of the shop.

The headquarters Building of Fuji Television

Address

2-4-8, Daiba, Minato-ku

Tel

03-5531-1111

Closed

Monday (Closed the following day if it is a national holiday)

Hours

11:00-18:00(Last admission17:30)
※Hours of operation are subject to change. Check the official website for details.

Admission

Hachitama:¥700 (Elementary and junior high school students¥450)
Gachapin & Mukku Museum :¥400(Elementary and junior high school students¥100)
※Set ticket :¥1000 (Elementary and junior high school students¥500)

Access

3-minute walk from Yurikamome Daiba Sta.
5-minute walk from Rinkai Line Tokyo Teleport Sta.

Website

https://www.fujitv.co.jp/gotofujitv/index.html

Fuji Television~The life-sized Unicorn Gundam Statue

Go down the main stairs of Fuji Television back to the Promenade.

Cross the West Park Bridge and there is the statue of “Flame of Freedom” on your right.

Seeing the Telecom Center Station building in front, turn left.

Walk through the greenway.

LinkIcon The life-sized Unicorn Gundam Statue

19.7 meter high Giant mobile suit towering in Odaiba

“ Mobile Suit Gundam” is an animation of high popularity in Japan and overseas as well. The new series “Mobile Suit UC(Unicorn)” was adopted into a movie in 2010 and the replica of the mobile suite from the series was elaborately reproduced as “The life-sized Unicorn Gundam Statue” which the dynamic figure overwhelms the spectators. During the daytime, various parts of the statue start moving and the Gundam transforms from “Unicorn Mode” into the greatest fighting posture called “Destroy Mode”. At night, special performance “WALL-G” by illumination, image and music are showcased on the statue.
You will be drawn into the world of “Mobile Suit Gundam UC” all day long.

The life-sized Unicorn Gundam Statue appears in front of Diver City Tokyo Plaza. ©SOTSU・SUNRISE

You will be overwhelmed by the impact of 19.7 meter high statue. ©SOTSU・SUNRISE

The life-sized Gundam

Address

Diver City Tokyo Plaza 2F, 1-1-10, Aomi, Koutou-ku

Tel

03-6380-7800(Diver City Tokyo Plaza)

Hours

Open to the public
Daytime performance: 11:00/13:00/15:00/17:00
Night performance:19:00-
*At night, various performances are held every 30 minutes.
*Hours of operation are subject to change. Check the official website for details.

Access

5-minute walk from Yurikamome Daiba Sta.
5-minute walk from Rinkai Line Tokyo Teleport Sta.

Website

https://www.unicorn-gundam-statue.jp/

The life-sized Unicorn Gundam Statue~VenusFort

Go straight Center Promenade viewing the Ferris wheel.

Cross the Deai Bridge.

Right after crossing the bridge, enter the building from the doorway on the right.

Go through History Garage and up to the 2nd floor of VenusFort.

LinkIcon VenusFort

Fascinating indoor shopping mall recreating the townscape of Medieval Europe

It is a large commercial facility with over 160 shops and restaurants. The second and the third floors of the two-story stairwells replicate the townscape of 17 to 18th century southern France and northern Italy. Its most popular spots are the Fountain Plaza, the Olive Plaza and the Church Plaza. Ceiling of the mall representing the sky changes the color from blue to sunset in two hours rotation throughout the day which you can enjoy the change of beautiful scenery indoor. The third floor is the first authentic outlet shops floor opened in Tokyo and fifty shops line up offering domestic and overseas brands. It is not only the place for shopping and gourmet but is also an enjoyable theme park. And above all, visit VenusFort before it closes on March 27, 2022.

“Olive Plaza” is surrounded with six olive trees.

At “Church Plaza”, you will enjoy an impressive landscape with mystical church.

Image of the sky is projected on the ceiling.

“Fountain Plaza” is a popular photo spot.

Townscape of medieval Europe is recreated.

The replica of the famous “Mouth of Truth” in Rome is also wearing a mask.

VenusFort

Address

1-3-15, Aomi, Koutou-ku

Tel

Varies by store

Closed

Irregular holiday
※It will be closed on March, 27,2022

Hours

Shop 11:00-21:00, Restaurant 11:00-23:00
*At present, buisiness hours are untill 20:00 due to the state of emergency.

Access

Direct connection from Yurikamome Aomi Sta.
3-minute walk from Rinkai Line Tokyo Teleport Sta.

Website

https://www.venusfort.co.jp/

Cobara-Hetta

Have a romantic dinning while enjoying the fountain.

Café restaurant in front of the Fountain Plaza on the second floor of VenusFort. You can enjoy elaborate casual French cuisine at reasonable price. A wide variety of lunch and dessert menu are also served . Anniversary course for celebration of special days and birthdays are also popular. It is a space where you can relax in comfort feeling the warmth of wooden interior. Making a reservation is recommended for the terrace seat for enjoying the meal and the fountain.

You can enjoy casual French dining at “Cobara-Hetta”.

The terrace tables in front of the fountain are the most popular spots for dining.

“Cobara Plate” ¥1848.Choose from omelette rice plate or pasta plate.

“Rainbow Short Cake” ¥935. Colorful layers of the cake are so beautiful.

Cobara-Hetta

Address

VenusFort 2F, 1-3-15, Aomi, Koutou-ku

Tel

050-5484-8751

Closed

Same as VenusFort

Hours

Lunch/11:00-17:00, Sat, Sun & holidays11:00-16:00
Dinner/17:00-20:00, Sat, Sun & holidays16:00-20:00(L.O.19:00)
*Hours of operation are subject to change.

Website

https://eirin-fukuju.jp/genre/cobara-hetta/

VenusFort~teamLab Borderless

Go through MEGA WEB.

Coming out from MEGA WEB, you will get to the Palett Town Ferris Wheel platform.

Follow the arrow on the signboard of EPSON teamLab★ Borderless.

Arrive at EPSON team★Lab Borderless.

LinkIcon EPSON teamLab Borderless:MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM

New type of museum for immersing yourself in the artworks.

Museum where you can fully enjoy the artworks of team Lab, an art collective, actively working in Japan and overseas. Visitors will experience the three-dimensional art world created by 520 computers and 470 projectors in the 10,000m² floor space. There are no borders between artworks that they interact and stimulate each other, and at times they are combined and become united. It offers the chance for visitors to enjoy being a part of the artwork and create another new world. There is no map of the facility, so that the visitors will wander, explore and discover their ways among the artworks themselves. This is the way to enjoy this museum. Once you experience it, you will absolutely be obsessed with the magical charm of the digital art museum. “teamLab Borderless” will be closed on Augus 31,2022, so don’t miss it! 

Feel the borderless large scale artworks.

Seasonal exhibit, “Memory of Topography”.

Crows are Chased and the Chasing Crows are Destined to be Chased as well, Transcending Space - Floating Nest

Graffiti Nature - High Mountains and Deep Valleys, Red List

At ”Future Park”area, you can freely create your own world.

You will be drawn into the mystical world at “Forest of Resonating Lamps”.

EPSON teamLab Borderless:MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM

Address

Palette town 2F, 1-3-8, Aomi, Koutou-ku

Tel

03-6368-4292(10:00-18:00)

Closed

Same as Palette town
*It will be closed on August, 31,2022.

Hours

Please refer Official Website
*Last entry is 1hour before closing.
*Opening hours vary depending on the season. Check the official website for details.

Admission

Adults:¥3200, Children(Junior high school age and younger):¥1000, Children under 3:Free

Access

3-minute walk from Yurikamome Aomi Sta.
5-minute walk from Rinkai Line Tokyo Teleport Sta.

Website

https://borderless.teamlab.art/jp/

EPSON teamLab Borderless~Mizu no Hiroba Park

Go down the stairs beyond the Ferris wheel and go on straight seeing the parking lot on your right.

Turn left at the Tokyowangan Under Exit intersection.

Go ahead and cross Akemi Bridge. Yurikamome Line runs at the upper right.

Just cross the Akemi Bridge and there is an entrance to Mizu no Hiroba Park.

LinkIcon Mizu no Hiroba Park

A park where you can appreciate different views is also a good place for fishing.

A waterfront park between Big Sight Station and Aomi Station, the New Transit Yurikamome Line. It is divided into four areas: “Akemi Bridge to Ariake Passenger Water-bus Terminal” where you can watch the maritime buses come and go, “Akemi Bridge East Area” where you can see the Yume-no-Ohashi Bridge on Symbol Promenade, “Akemi Bridge West Area” where you can view the TFT Building and “Aomi Station to Akemi Bridge Area” where you can see the Palette Town Ferris Wheel up close. It is famous for fishing where goby, juvenile Japanese sea perch, flounder and scorpionfish are caught. Hydrangeas bloom beautifully in the park in June.

Go down the stairs and enter Mizu no Hiroba Park. This time, we are walking the area: “Akemi Bridge to Ariake Passenger Ship Terminal”.

This park is popular as the good fishing spot and good for family recreation as well.

Take a break at the octagonal-shape observatory. Ferris wheel is seen from here.

Let’s amble along the canal-side road.

It’s nice to watch ships passing by from the waterfront park.

When you see the maritime bus boarding area of Ariake Passenger Ship Terminal, you will reach the goal soon.

Mizu no Hiroba Park

Address

1-2 Aoumi, Koutou-ku

Tel

03-5531-0852 (Odaiba Kaihin Park maneagement Office)

Closed

No holiday

※At present,due to the opening of the Tokyo Olympics, partial limited usage of the park is being enforced. Please check the latest information on the website.

Hours

Free entry

Admission

Free

Access

1-minute walk from Yurikamome Tokyo Big Sight Sta.

Website

https://www.tptc.co.jp/park/02_04

LinkIcon Tokyo Big Sight Station

To Tokyo Big Sight Station, New Transit Yurikamome Line.

The station name “Tokyo Big Sight” is the name of the largest international exhibition center in Japan. It hosts various commercial exhibitions and events. The station gets very crowded during the period when the popular events such as Tokyo Motor Show and Comic Market are held. You can board the maritime bus for Hinode Pier from a nearby Tokyo Big Sight boarding point (Ariake Passenger Ship Terminal).

Arrived at today’s goal, “Tokyo Big Sight Station”.

A building with a unique roof shape is the Tokyo Big Sight.The international Broadcast Center for Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics were located here.

Go up the stairs to the ticket gate at the station.

Let’s take the Yurikamome Line back home and enjoy the view from the train window!