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Oedo Onsen Monogatari (Odaiba, Tokyo)

Oedo Onsen Monogatari is one of our favorites on our list of TOP Theme Parks in Japan. One of the ultimate tourist attractions in Tokyo is the Oedo Onsen Monogatari in Odaiba. However, even long-term foreigners and Japanese can have fun! It is the Disneyland of Onsens. Going home my …

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Tokyo Sea Life Park (Edogawa, Tokyo)

Tokyo Sea Life Park, Edogawa-ku - Bayside Tokyo Aquarium

Tokyo Sea Life Park is a modern Aquarium located on the border of Tokyo and Chiba on the Bay of Tokyo. You can study sharks, eagle rays, and penguins.  It is housed in Kasai Rinkai-koen Park which is a huge public park with a massive ferris wheel, food stalls, plenty …

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Edo-Tokyo Museum (Ryogoku, Tokyo) – One Stop Tokyo History

The Edo-Tokyo Museum (江戸東京博物館 Edo Tōkyō Hakubutsukan) in Ryogoku is one of our family’s top picks when visitors come to town. Opened in 1993 the permanent exhibitions include; the life-size replica of the Nihonbashi, which was the bridge leading into Edo, the Nakamuraza theatre, and scale models of towns and …

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d47 Design Travel Store (Shibuya, Tokyo)

d47 Design Travel Store is a beautiful store to view and shop Japanese crafts and food from the 47 prefectures of Japan. The selection has been beautifully curated and displayed to represent the best of Japan.  It is centrally located in the Shibuya Hikari building’s 8th floor, which also has …

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Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest – Sweets Paradise

Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest, Tokyo sweet shops

If you’re a dessert fan Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest is your one-stop-shop. Located next to Cuoca – Tokyo Baking Enthusiasts Dream Shop, Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest has 8 different kiosks run by famous dessert chefs showcasing seasonal items. They are celebrating their 15th Anniversary and offering an Aloha! Hawaiin Sweets special which …

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Pokemon Game Center & Store (Yokohama)

*** 2019 UPDATE: The Pokemon Center Mega moved to the 8th Floor in the Marui next to Sogo at Yokohama Station.*** If your child is a Pokemon fan we recommend a quick trip to Landmark Tower in Yokohama. Although the store is a smaller version of the Pokemon Center Mega …

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Maison Landemaine (Roppongi, Tokyo)

Maison Landemaine Tokyo in Azabudai (closest train station Roppongi Itchome) is one of the best French bakeries in Tokyo. Not only is the bread amazing and coffee strong, but it opens at 7:00a.m. so great for jet-lagged travelers and families. This is the first Japanese branch of the famous Maison …

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Arisugawa Park (Hiroo, Tokyo)

ikedayama park

Arisugawa Park (有栖川宮記念公園) in Hiroo is one of my kids’ favorite parks in Tokyo. It has been recently renewed with some easier to stroll pathways and a new child, baby and wheelchair friendly bathroom. It is built into a hill, so it has several tiers –  there is a wooded …

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Thomas Land at Fuji-Q Highland, Yamanashi

ThomasLand

Thomas Land is one of our favorite theme parks for young kids on our list of TOP Theme Parks in Japan. Thomas Land, in Yamanashi, Japan, is the world’s first Thomas & Friends Theme Park. Located a 1.5 hour drive from central Tokyo, and within the Fuji-Q Highland Theme Park, it`s a great …

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Orbi Indoor Wildlife & Digital World (Yokohama)

Orbi Indoor Wildlife & Digital World (Yokohama), Yokohama with kids

Orbi Yokohama is a great spot for young animal lovers. They reopened after a renewal in April 2018 and now offers more opportunities to cuddle with your favorite animals from hedgehogs to bunnies, geckos to snakes, birds, owls, cats and more. They also offer interactive learning through digital animal selfies, …

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Asador del Prado Grill and Cafe (Nakameguro, Tokyo)

Asador del Prado is a family and pet friendly Grill and Cafe in Nakameguro. They offer special lunch sets during the week that include a salad, soup and drink buffet. They have free wifi and covered terrace seating located just behind the Meguro Ginza Playground. We went for an early …

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Anpanman Museum (Yokohama)

Anpaman Museum, Yokohama

I took my youngest daughter to the Anpanman Museum a few years, and she loved it. Ages 2-4 is the perfect age for Anpanman!   The museum has been closed but it reopened on July 7, 2019. Three floors of Anpanman characters in a sparkling new facility. All of my …

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Daylight Kitchen (Shibuya, Tokyo)

*** CLOSED 2019 *** If you are looking for a healthy and child-friendly lunch spot with great outdoor seating than try Daylight Kitchen in Shibuya! It checks all those boxes. Daylight Kitchens tagline is Everyday Natural Food. The food was delicious, and the staff was able to explain in detail …

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Green Cafe (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

Located at the entrance of Saigoyama Park is a quaint little cafe serving a menu of kids items, Japanese food, desserts, drinks and spirits – Green Cafe, Daikanyama. Patrons can enjoy a leisurely lunch in their open dining room or on their pet-friendly terrace. Kids are welcome to read a selection of Japanese children`s …

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