Are you a shopping lover? If so, your destination should be Ginza. From fast-fashion to high brand, you can find clothes, bags, shoes, etc. at flagship stores and department stores. Also, Ginza is famous for its expensive restaurants with tasteful worldwide cuisine.
How about wandering around Japan after the show?
The show will be held at a modern venue named Tokyo Big Sight located at Daiba, a beautiful bay area of Tokyo, Japan. It is only 20 minutes from the Tokyo metropolitan area where you can experience and explore day & night life in Tokyo.
Just Around the Show Venue - Odaiba Area
Explore Odaiba area where Tokyo Big Sight (venue) is located. Eat nice food at restaurants and enjoy the night view of "New Tokyo Waterfront" area.
Recommended Odaiba Area Attractions
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・Aqua City Odaiba
・DiverCity Tokyo Plaza
・DECKS Tokyo Beach
- The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
・Tokyo Water Science Museum
・Gas Science Museum
・Museum of Maritime Science
・Panasonic Center Tokyo
・SMALL WORLDS TOKYO
・Tokyo Trick Art Museum
・Tokyo Joypolis (indoor amusement park)
Note: Some facilities may be closed, so please check in advance.
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Popular Area for Tourist in Tokyo
At Shibuya & Harajuku―mecca for youngsters, you can feel the pop culture in Japan. See & walk through the world-famous scramble crossing in Shibuya. With 3 stops from Shibuya on Yamanote Line, Shinjuku is the business area with skyscrapers and is also known as the entertainment area that never sleeps.
If you would like to see old Japan, the Asakusa area is a good choice. Visit Tokyo's oldest temple "Sensoji" and its gate called "Kaminarimon." At "Nakamise," the small shopping street, you can find and buy goods like Kanji T-shirts, Sushi key chains, etc. You can also visit the Ueno area with a 20mins walk.
Are you an Anime, Manga, or Video games lover? If yes, Akihabara, often abbreviated as Akiba, must be your paradise! Akiba is also known for hundreds of electronics shops, ranging from tiny stalls specialising in a particular electronic component to large electronics retailers.
Area Suggestions for Foodies
Fine restaurants and bars
Sushi (New fish market is located)
Cozy restaurants and bars
pub district (Golden Gai) and Izakaya
Taverns, cheap Izakaya, bars
Casual but cozy restaurant and bars
long-established dining place
Take Deep Breath in Nature in Tokyo
Located on the site of Edo Castle and surrounded by moats and stone walls
A huge national garden located a short walk from Shinjuku-Gyoenmae St.
A large public park with multiple museums and a zoo
A shinto shrine surrounded by quiet forest
Go a Little Further
Kamakura － a historic place with lots of temples and shrines, including Daibutsu (giant Buddha)
Mt. Fuji － a symbol of Japan which has been selected as a World Heritage
Nikko － the place Nikko Toshogu Shrine (World Heritage) is located, and famous for hot springs
Mt. Takao － rated as a “must-see” in the travel guide book “Michelin Green Guide Japon,” and is located within an hour of downtown Tokyo.