Tokyo Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing

(Tokyo, Kanto, Honshu, Japan)

Picture showing the Disney Resort and lakefrontTokyo is a city which is bustling 24 hours every single day. It is a great city for families, due to the number of theme and amusement parks, and the many similar tourist attractions.

Children in Tokyo will not want to go home once they've experienced some of the parks, such as Disney resort, where you can stay overnight, and the exciting attractions within the Dome City. For computer whizzes of all ages, visit Tokyo's Sony Centre, where you can test some of the newest innovations.

Picture showing statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse

Disney Resort

Address: 1-1 Maihama, Tokyo, 13 279-8511, Japan, JP
Tel: +81 045 683 3777
There are many attractions at this popular theme park, designed to appeal to all ages. Disney Sea is a romantic park with state-of-the-art attractions, while the resort itself has over 100 different boutiques, excellent restaurants and an enormous shopping mall. There are also a number of hotels to choose from for those wanting to stay a couple of days. The Tokyo Disney Resort has various events and parades taking place throughout the year, completing the overall package and appeal.
Open hours: daily - seasonal variations
Admission: charge

Photo of the Dome City

Dome City

Address: 1-3-61 Koraku Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 13 112-8562, Japan, JP
Tel: +81 035 800 9999
The Tokyo Dome City is home to a number of impressive family orientated attractions. You will find an amusement park, a spa for relaxation, some excellent shopping opportunities and a number of restaurants. This truly is a city within the city, with more than enough fun and entertainment to keep the entire family entertained all day
Open hours: daily - seasonal variations
Admission: charge

Image showing the Hanayashiki Amusement Park

Hanayashiki Amusement Park

Address: 2-28-1 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo, 111-0032, Japan, JP
Tel: +81 033 842 8780
Hanayashiki was originally opened as a flower park and boasts a history dating back over 150 years. Today, it is a mini amusement park with a number of fast rides, such as a roller coaster, carousel and large Ferris wheel, which offers good views across the park itself.
Open hours: Wednesday to Monday - 10:00 to 18:00
Admission: charge

Sony Building picture

Sony Building

Address: 5-3-1 Ginza, Tokyo, 13, Japan, JP
Tel: +81 033 573 2371
This attractive and modern building offers visitors the latest in audio-visual attractions and computer products. The sixth floor of the Tokyo Sony Building will delight children, as well as the young at heart, being dedicated solely to the Play Station.

There is also a High-Vision Theatre, which shows free movies every Saturday at 16:30. There are so many gadgets and games to try out that you could find yourself lost among computers for hours.
Open hours: daily - 11:00 to 19:00
Admission: no charge

Picture showing the Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace

Address: Kokyo Gaien, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0002, Japan, JP
Tel: +81 033 213 1111
A particularly famous historic attraction sited within the very heart of Tokyo, the Imperial Palace is where you will find none-other than the Emperor of Japan. This palace has been the residence of Japanese Emperors for almost 150 years and is steeped in history, although sadly much of the estate is tucked away behind walls and densely planted areas.
Open hours: outer grounds open daily - 24 hours
Admission: no charge