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Space Museum TenQ, Toky Dome (Korakuen, Tokyo)

Space Museum TenQ is an entertainment museum set up to deepen your knowledge about the universe. Patrons can visit 9 different space related areas beginning with their projection mapping room. Sit and watch the walls undergo a variety of transformations then watch visuals of space and philosophers from past to …

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The Farmers Market at the UN University (Omotesando, Tokyo)

Love, love wondering through the farmers market at the UN University between Omotesando and Shibuya stations. Over 70 vendors come to sell their fresh produce, honey, rice and more. There are also food and drink trucks for hearty appetites. My kids and I bike to the market and spend an …

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Hitotsugi Park Playground (Akasaka, Tokyo)

Hitotsugi Park

Hitotsugi Park (一ツ木公園) lies nestled behind the TBS Broadcasting Center (TBS放送センター) in Akasaka. It`s a clean and quiet park playground with a large open space surrounded by greenery. You can find many office workers having a peaceful lunch on one of the many benches here during the work week. The playground park is …

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Climbing Gym Spider (Azabu, Tokyo) – Birthday Party Venue

As a mom of four kids, I am challenged each year to find “that great” birthday party venue. Lucky me, Climbing Gym Spider (クライミングジムSPIDER) is a great birthday party venue in Azabu Juban that opened in August 2014. We just had our 3rd son’s 11th birthday there with 20 very …

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Bills (Odaiba, Tokyo) – Delicious Ricotta Pancakes

Bills Odaiba

Bills Odaiba located in the Decks Mall, has an open terrace that gives a beautiful view of Tokyo Bay and the Rainbow Bridge. The large, 200 person seating restaurant is clean and family-friendly. Families can enjoy their meal and take a stroll outside in nice weather or stay-in and shop around. If you walk …

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Junkadelic Mexican (Nakameguro, Tokyo)

Junkadelic, Nakameguro

Junkadelic Mexican Nakameguro is the closest to authentic Mexican food I`ve had in Tokyo. The atmosphere is fun and lively, the staff super-friendly, and the food tasty. Reservations recommended for late night dining. Go early to avoid the smoking crowd. Here are all our favorite Tokyo Mexican restaurants. Junkadelic Notes Table, …

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Tokyo Dome City Guide – Amusement Park

Tokyo Dome City

Tokyo Dome City is an easy destination amusement park. Kids from 6+ to teens can enjoy a half day at the Tokyo Dome City riding cool water thrills, roller coasters and drop and scream attractions.  Toddlers and pre-K also have fun on the merry-go-round and the huge ferris wheel. Korakoen …

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Lohas Cafe (Ariake, Tokyo) – Family-friendly Cafe with Baby Space

Lohas Cafe Ariake

Lohas Cafe (ロハスカフェ), Ariake is spacious and bright with high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, an up close view of greenery, free wifi and baby-friendly space – a great spot to lunch after a morning at the free Tokyo Water Science Museum. Lohas Cafe, located in the Musashino University campus, collaborated …

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Blue Forest Plus (Azabu, Tokyo) – Kids Haircuts

With four kids, I am always on the search for quality and quantity at a good price. If you have kidshaircuts on your list of things to do, I recommend a quick stop at Blue Forest Plus in Azabu Juban (located at the bottomof Sendaizaka). Blue Forest Plus, Azabu – …

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Ai-Port Play Center (Aoyama, Tokyo)

ai-port

If you are looking for an inexpensive, but fun place for a playdate try Ai-Port in Aoyama. Ai-Port is run by Minato-ku as a multi-purpose community facility. There is a good indoor/outdoor play area, childcare facility and child-raising advice center. For other fun things to around the area checkout our …

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Colosseo Italian Restaurant (Nakameguro, Tokyo)

Colosseo (コロッセオ中目黒) is our favorite Italian restaurant in Nakameguro. This family-owned and operated restaurant consistently serves delicious cuisine with freshly made bread complete with the purest olive oil. Their two-pasta set, a half plate of meat pasta with tomato sauce and a seafood pasta with white sauce, is a neighborhood favorite. Our family …

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National Museum of Nature and Science (Ueno, Tokyo)

***Note the Museum will be closed June 24th-28th 2019 for maintenance***** National Museum of Nature and Science (国立科学博物館) Ueno, Tokyo – The newly renovated (completed July 2015) National Museum of Nature and Science is a great place to slow down, have fun and learn! I was very impressed with the renovations in the …

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Living Motif (Roppongi, Tokyo) – Beautiful Interior Decor

Living Motif Roppongi Tokyo, Japanese Sake Cups

If you are in search of a great gift for someone special or just to treat yourself drop into Living Motif!  We originally wrote this post for Father’s Day, but it is still relevant if you love interior design and accessories. Living Motif has the most amazing selection of design …

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Higashine Park & Playground (Setagaya, Tokyo)

Higashine Park & Playground (東根公園) is a newly renovated playground with equipment to challenge little ones. Located just 10 minutes on foot from Buta Park (Pig Park) at Komazawa Olympic Park #4 on our list of Top 10 Recommended Baby and Kids Parks in Tokyo and an 11 minute walk to Fusumacho Park Playground and Bicycle …

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Mr Farmer Komazawa Olympic Park (Komazawa, Tokyo)

Mr Farmer is known for their farm-to-table concept, delivering fresh, locally produced food to local consumers. Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free Mr Farmer offers something for everyone. Mr Farmer Komazawa (their 4th restaurant) is located in Komazawa Olympic Park at the Nishi-guchi gate or near the Jabu Jabu Ike (paddling …

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Ukiyo-e Ōta Memorial Museum of Art (Harajuku, Tokyo)

The Ukiyo-e Ōta Memorial Museum of Art in Harajuku, Tokyo offers an intimate and easy to understand presentation of  Ukiyo-e prints.  This museum does not have a permanent exhibit on display, but rather rotates exhibits monthly from . This March 2015 exhibit is titled “Kawaii ~Cute Girls in Ukiyo-e” which caught …

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Fusumacho Park Playground and Bicycle Traffic Safety Park

It`s starting to feel like Spring! A great time to get your little ones to practice riding. We found this great bicycle traffic park two blocks behind the Squirrel Park at Komazawa Olympic Park #4 on our list of Top 10 Recommended Baby and Kids Parks in Tokyo. Fusumacho (衾町) Bicycle …

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Crisp Salad Works (Azabu-Juban, Hiroo, Roppongi and Ebisu)

In the last week I have eaten twice at Crisp Salad Works (クリスプ サラダ ワークス), so just have to recommend on BestLivingJapan. One of the best locations in  Tokyo to fill your salad cravings! They now have five locations. Also Green Brother’s has opened two salad stores that highly recommend …

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