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Ultimate Guide to Toyosu, Tokyo: Must-Visit Places around Toyosu Market!

Ultimate Guide to Toyosu, Tokyo: Must-Visit Places around Toyosu Market!

Date published: 2 April 2019

The Toyosu area, where Tokyo's massive new fish market - Toyosu Market - is located, has attracted a lot of attention for its large scale development as it will be at the center of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The area has many other things to check out after you visit the Toyosu Market, though! Here we will introduce some key sightseeing spots to visit in the Toyosu area.

1. TeamLab Planets TOKYO: Enjoy incredible digital art!

1. TeamLab Planets TOKYO: Enjoy incredible digital art!

TeamLab Planets TOKYO is where you can become a part of huge digital works made by TeamLab. The exhibition will remain open in Toyosu for a limited time from July 2018 to Autumn 2020.

Here you can get lost in the wonderful world of art with this hands-on digital experience. The sensation to walk barefoot in the facility is an adventure of its own.

The best part of digital arts is that you can experience them while snapping Instaworthy shots. This is the only place where you can take these beautiful and mystical pictures.

It is so popular that there is always a long queue, but that shouldn’t stop you from visiting when you come to Toyosu.
Admission and opening hours may vary by season, so please check the current information on the official website.

Clockwise from top left: Floating in the Falling Universe of Flowers; Picture of surface’ water drawn by swimming carps with humans -Infinity; The Infinite Crystal Universe; A living space that changes on its own to the extent of space and three-dimensional objects‐free flotation, two dimensional three-color objects and ambiguously colored objects. ©teamLab
  • TeamLab Planets TOKYO
    チームラボ プラネッツ TOKYO
    • Address 6-1-16, Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo
    • Nearest Station 1 minute walk from Shin-Kohtsuu-Yurikamome “Shin-Toyosu”station
      10 minute walk from Shin-Kohtsuu-Yurikamome “Toyosu”station of the Tokyo Metro Yuuraku-cho line

    Address: 6-1-16, Toyosu, Koutou-ku, Tokyo
    Duration of the exhibition: Until Autumn 2020, limited time
    Open: Weekdays 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. (last entry 9:00 p.m.) / Weekend and Holidays 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.(last entry 9:00 p.m.)
    Closed: First Thursday of the month

    ■Admission
    *Opening hours may change by season, so please check the current information on the official website.
    *All prices include tax
    ● February and March: Admission (*Weekdays 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.)
    Adults (18 years old or over) 2,700yen / Students, 2,200yen
    Junior high school and high school students, 1,500yen
    Children (4-12 years) 800yen / Seniors (65 or over) 2,000yen
    Disability discount, 1,600yen

    ●February and March: Admission (*Weekends and holidays)
    Adults (18 years old or over) 3,200yen / Students 2,500yen
    Junior high school and high school students, 2,000yen
    Children (4-12 years old) 800yen / Senior (65 or over) 2,400yen
    Disability discount, 1,600yen

    ●February and March: Night admission (*Weekdays 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.)
    Adults (18 years old or over) 2,400 yen / Student, 2,000yen
    Junior high school and high school students, 1,200yen
    Children (4-12 years old) 800yen / Seniors (65 or over) 1,800yen
    Disability discount, 1,600yen

    ■Official website
    https://planets.teamlab.art/tokyo/jp/

    ■Access from Toyosu market
    2 minutes from Yurikamome “Shijo-mae” station
    to “Shin-Toyosu” station via “Toyosu-Houmen.”
    1 minute walk from “Shin-Toyosu” station

2. Urban Dock LaLaport Toyosu: Enjoy shopping and gourmet food at the huge Tokyo shopping mall!

2. Urban Dock LaLaport Toyosu: Enjoy shopping and gourmet food at the huge Tokyo shopping mall!

Urban Dock LaLaport Toyosu is said to be a landmark in Toyosu. It is a huge commercial facility which has around 180 stores and shops for people of all ages, as well as those for men, women, and families.

There are many famous and popular shops in Tokyo, including Tokyu Hands, which has an abundant line-up of products such as household appliances, furniture, home goods, and MUJI, which offers simple and high-quality clothes, home goods and foods.

Plus, it also has Kidzania, which is a popular facility for children to learn the world through work-like experience. Be sure to bring your kids here for a fun time!

  • Urban Dock LaLaport Toyosu
    アーバンドック ららぽーと豊洲
    • Address 2-4-9, Toyosu, Koutou-ku, Tokyo
    • Nearest Station Near the Exit 2 at Toyosu Station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho line
      5 minute walk from the North exit of Yurikamome Toyosu Station

    Hours: shopping 10:00 a.m.-9:00p.m. Restaurant 11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
    *Hours for some shops and restaurants may vary.

    ■Official website
    https://mitsui-shopping-park.com/lalaport/toyosu/

    ■Access from Toyosu market
    It takes 4 minutes by train from Yurikamome Shijo-mae station to Toyosu Station.

3. VenusFort: Giant shopping mall and factory outlets in Tokyo!

3. VenusFort: Giant shopping mall and factory outlets in Tokyo!

VenusFort is a large-sized shopping mall that has the first authentic outlet mall in The Tokyo Metropolis, which is located in Odaiba's “Palette town.”

Unlike many outlet malls in Tokyo's suburbs, it is easy to access. Sport brands such as NIKE and PUMA and multi-brand store such as BEAMS are inside. There are various shops that feature ladies’ and men’s clothing plus household goods.

The inside of the mall is like a European cityscape. The ceiling is decorated with a picture like a real sky with the color changing based on the time. It makes you feel as if you are outside and free, as you can also enjoy attractive scenery. Events often take place at the public square inside or outside of the mall. The facility also has an indoor playground, a dog run, and a casino experience, so you can enjoy not only shopping but also hands-on activities here.

  • VenusFort
    ヴィーナスフォート
    • Address 1-3-15, Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0064
    • Nearest Station 新交通ゆりかもめ「青海」駅直結
      東京臨海高速鉄道「東京テレポート」駅から徒歩3分

    Hours: shopping & services, 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
    Food and restaurant 11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
    *Opening hours of some shops and restaurants may vary.

    ■Official website
    http://55vf.jp

    ■Access from Toyosu market
    7 minutes from Yurikamome Shijou-mae Station to Aomi Station (toward Shinbashi)

4. AQUA CITY ODAIBA: A Paradise for Ramen freaks!

4. AQUA CITY ODAIBA: A Paradise for Ramen freaks!

AQUA CITY ODAIBA is a complex facility that offers shopping, restaurant, movies, and even a science museum.
There are many kinds of stores and products such as high-end brands, 100 Yen shops, a Disney store, and the biggest official Coca-Cola store in Japan!

You can get a fantastic view of Tokyo's Rainbow Bridge and the Statue of Liberty which is a symbol of Odaiba. From the AQUA CITY ODAIBA Shrine, located on the 7th floor, you can enjoy a view of the torii gate, the iconic Fuji TV building, and may even see Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Skytree on a clear sunny day. The night view is also fantastic and is a great spot for a date.

The main attraction is Tokyo Ramen Kokugikan Museum Mai, where famous ramen restaurants from all over Japan are found. Japanese ramen is very popular among tourists, and this spot is where you can enjoy many varieties of ramen. Don’t miss it!

  • AQUA CITY ODAIBA
    アクアシティお台場
    • Address 1-7-1, Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo
    • Nearest Station 1 minute walk from Yurikamome Daiba Station
      6 minute walk from Rinkai Line Tokyo Teleport Station

    Hours: shopping 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. / restaurant 11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. (food court until 9:00 a.m.
    Some restaurants are open until 4:30 a.m.)/ United Cinema AQUA CITY ODAIBA 10:00 a.m.-until
    the last show (ticket office 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.)
    *Check each restaurant and store for more details.

    ■Official website
    https://www.aquacity.jp/

    ■Access from Toyosu Market
    13 minute ride from Yurikamome Shijo-Mae Station to Daiba Station (heading toward Shinbashi). From there it is a 1 minute walk.

5. Decks Tokyo Beach: The perfect entertainment facility!

5. Decks Tokyo Beach: The perfect entertainment facility!

Decks Tokyo Beach is a commercial facility that features a wood deck facing the ocean. Here you can enjoy shopping, food, and entertainment.

There are many kinds of facilities such as Laox, the tax free store, and Tokyo Joypolis, an indoor amusement park that is also the biggest of its kind in Japan. Plus, Madame Tussaudos Tokyo, a museum where you can touch life-sized figures of celebrities, Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo, a spot decorated with over 3 million Lego blocks, and don’t forget Tokyo Trick Art Museum.

In this facility, a must-see is the Daiba Itchome Sohotengai, which takes you back to 50’s Tokyo. Here you can enjoy 'Dagashi,' cheap Japanese snacks, plus period household goods, and toys that children used to play with in the good old days. These are interesting items that cannot be found in other shopping malls or department stores. Enjoy finding these treasures!

  • Decks TOKYO Beach
    デックス東京ビーチ
    • Address Daiba 1-6-1, Minato-ku, Tokyo
    • Nearest Station 2 minute walk from Yurikamome Odaiba Kaihin Koen Station
      5 minute walk from Rinkai Line Tokyo Teleport Station

    Hours: 1st-5th floor shop, café 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. (Hours may vary based on shops and cafés)
    5th-6th floor restaurants 11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
    *Ask shops and restaurant for further details.

    ■Official website
    https://www.odaiba-decks.com/

    ■Access from Toyosu market
    13 minutes from Yurikamome Shijo-Mae Station to Odaiba Kaihin Koen (going toward Shinbashi). It is a 2 minute walk from there.

Enjoy the night sky of Tokyo Bay around Toyosu!

Enjoy the night sky of Tokyo Bay around Toyosu!

Toyosu is the best place to see the night sky of Tokyo bay. Especially from Odaiba, as there are many places to enjoy city lights, the Ferris wheel, the statue of Liberty, Rainbow bridge, and Tokyo Tower.

Enjoy sightseeing in Toyosu!

Around Toyosu, you can find many interesting things, such as shopping and entertainment. Various events and promotions take place at each facility, check out the information on the official website before you visit.

When you visit the Toyosu Market, be sure to leave time to explore these many other spots!

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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