Tokyo Dome City

A entertainment complex next to Tokyo Dome with a hotel, restaurants, shops, and an upmarket spa (Spa LaQua).…

Tokyo Big Sight

Major convention and exhibition center near Odaiba. It is officially called the Tokyo International Exhibition Center and hosts numerous trade shows throughout the year, many of which are open to the general public, as well.

Anata no Warehouse

Anata no Warehouse Kawasaki closed permanently in 2019. Contrary to what you may think Kowloon’s infamous Walled City…

Sapporo Breweries Chiba Beer Factory

Sapporo Breweries, maker of the famous Sapporo Black Label beer, has three factories which offer guided tours: Hokkaido,…

Hakone Pirate Pleasure Boat

Three “pirate boats” which ferry passengers between Togendai, Hakone-Machi, and Moto-Hakone

Kabukicho

Tokyo’s red light district is not just sleaze—it’s also a great entertainment district.

Robot Restaurant

Show of lights, lasers, props, noise, more lights, scantily-clad women popular with foreigners.

Kabuki-za

The main theatre in Tokyo for Kabuki with shows on daily. The original theatre was built in 1889, but was lost first to fire and then in the air raids of World War II. The building you see today was finished in 2013.

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Major theatre and concert venue near the station operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture.

Namja Town

An indoor amusement park that is a good choice for those with children. There are 13 attractions in total, a Showa era street replicating 1950s Tokyo, Namja Gyoza Stadium which serves the different types of gyoza found throughout Japan, and Ice Cream City which sells just about any variety of the stuff you can imagine.

Hanayashiki Amusement Park

Amusement park that has been entertaining visitors since 1872. Today it has about 20 rides and attractions (including a “Ninja Challenge”), but for adults the appeal is nostalgic, as the amusement park seems stuck in another era.

Asakusa Engei Hall

Asakusa Engei Hall is famous for rakugo (“fallen words”), a comical form of one-man storytelling through a dialogue of two characters. While the cultural references involved in the storytelling mean that near-native Japanese language skills are a must, Engei Hall does offer other performances that tourists can enjoy (e.g. magic shows).