Sightseeing Before Checking-in: A Two-Hour Tour of Shinagawa
Update: 20 October 2016

Sightseeing Before Checking-in: A Two-Hour Tour of Shinagawa

Shinagawa is easily accessible by train from both Narita and Haneda Airport. Thanks to its convenient location, there are many large hotels in the neighborhood and Shinagawa is also rich with sightseeing opportunities. So don't worry if you need to pass time until check-in, this two-hour sightseeing tour will make time fly by!

Aqua Park Shinagawa

Aqua Park Shinagawa

The main concept of Aqua Park Shinagawa is the fusion of sounds, lights, visuals, and animals. It is an entertainment facility that isn't your typical aquarium. Making use of the latest technology, the Aqua Park creates incredibly unique and amazing programs and performances that are tailored to the season and the time of day. Why not experience Japan's four seasons together with the creatures of the sea?



    4-10-30, Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-8611
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    Nearest Station
    Shinagawa Station
    ・ Tokaido Shinkansen Line
    ・ JR Tokaido Main Line
    ・ JR Yokosuka Line
    ・ JR Keihin-Tohoku Line
    ・ JR Yamanote Line
    ・ Keikyu Main Line
    2 minutes on foot
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  • Through the Waves in a Pirate Ship!

    Through the Waves in a Pirate Ship!

    An exciting attraction called "Port of Pirates" will give you a real feeling of weightlessness, experienced inside a massive pirate ship! Swinging like a pendulum, the ship moves as it was being bounced around by huge waves - and you right along with it! This ship truly gives you an adrenaline rush.

    Watch an Impressive Dolphin Performance

    Watch an Impressive Dolphin Performance

    The lively dolphin performance is held at a big circular pool, measuring 25 meters in diameter. The shape of the pool allows spectators to get a perfect view, no matter where you sit. Since the program changes according to the current season and time of the day, making use of elaborate lighting and water techniques, you'll be able to experience something new on every visit!

    Ecute Shinagawa

    Ecute Shinagawa

    If you've got extra time to spend, why not do some shopping? Ecute Shinagawa is a popular shopping mall located within the Shinagawa Station premise, featuring restaurants, retail stores, and souvenir shops. Following the concept of "premium private," business people and tourists alike will find this mall to be a very enjoyable experience. There's also a wide variety of gourmet food stores and Japanese delicacies that you can bring back to your hotel room to enjoy.

  • Ecute Shinagawa

    3-26-27, Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-0074
  • Time for Tax-Free Shopping!

    Time for Tax-Free Shopping!

    All of the 52 shops offer tax-free shopping. Discover both the latest trends in the Japanese fashion industry, as well as authentic Japanese cuisine, without leaving the premises of Shinagawa Station. The tax refund counter is located at the event space "Letters from Ecute" on the second floor. Head over there with your purchases and you'll be assisted in getting the appropriate refund.

    Free Wi-Fi Service for Tourists

    Free Wi-Fi Service for Tourists

    Utilize the free Wi-Fi service inside Ecute Shinagawa to search for tourist info on your own device. The mall has a tourist-friendly environment with the multilingual floor map that will help you explore this huge building.

    Shinagawa, a Gate to Tokyo

    In the old days, Shinagawa was developed as a post-station town. Nowadays it is crowded with large hotels and acts as a major hot spot for both business and tourism. There's so much to discover in the area, so don't just sit around while waiting for a connection or your check-in, set out and explore Shinagawa instead!

    *This information is from the time of this article's publication.

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