WHAT TO DO EARLY IN THE MORNING IN TOKYO WITH KIDS?

WHAT TO DO EARLY IN THE MORNING IN TOKYO WITH KIDS?

What to do early in the morning in Tokyo with kids? Parents with jet-lagged kids dread the early morning wake. If your family is up early and no way going back down, then check out these places to visit and eat, which are open 24 hours or early in Tokyo. Note trains in Tokyo start around 5:00, and peak Tokyo commenting rush hour is from 8:00-9:00. Here are some tips from Tokyo mom bloggers on how to deal with JET LAGGED KIDS, the best one can! If you are looking for Tokyo with Kids top attractions, check here. 

Jet Lagged and in Tokyo? Here are our top recommendations on what to do early in the morning in Tokyo

Organized by top locations of where families stay when visiting Tokyo

ANYWHERE IN TOKYO -early in the morning

1. Most shrines and temples are open 24 hours. Google around your hotel and see if there one. Early morning shots at Shrines and Temples can be very fun and mysterious since most are empty.

2. Family restaurants are located all over Tokyu and are a great place to get a hearty and economical “western” breakfast  – Top chains:Denny’s (opens 5:00), Gusto (opens 6:00), Jonathans (6:00), Royal Host (7:00). Here are also our favorite Tokyo breakfast locations which most are open from 7-8am.

3. 24-hour supermarkets are a great place to adventure to your first morning – chains such as Daiei, Hanamasa, Prece  have 24 hour stores. Google and see if there is one near you.

4. Don Quiotete stores are great place to pick up Japanese souvenirs, food, home goods and crazy costumes and more. Most stores are open 24 hours. 

5. Enjoy some Japanese food – Sushizanmai (conveyor belt sushi – open 24 hours) and Ichiran (ramen – some stores 24 open 24 hour)

GET AND EALRY START TO VIIST THIESE ATTRACTIONS -what to do in Tokyo before 9:00 in the morningDISNEY LAND AND DISNEY SEA with kids

DISNEY LAND AND DISNEY SEA – (both open at 8:00) – Here are our tips for visiting Disney Land and Disney Sea

SANRIO PUROLAND – (opens at 8:00)  – Sanrio Puroland is an adorable indoor amusement park for Sanrio character fans, young children and adults who are kids at heart. You are surrounded by cute food and attractions, and dynamic, well-produced shows. Our favorites were the 10 minute boat cruise that goes through a cave filled with singing.

Sanrio Puroland

SHINJUKU AREA 

1. CHUO PARK  & PLAYGROUND (open 24 hours)

2. SHINJUKU GYOEN (open fr0m 9:00)

SHIBUYA AREA 

1. MEIJI JINGU (open 24 hours)

2. EST BOWLING CENTER (open from 5:00)

3. HOTEL KOE CAFE  (open fr0m 7:00)

Hie Jinja, Tokyo temples
Hie Jinja

AKASAKA AREA

1. HIE JINJA (open 24 hours) – 2-10-5 Nagatacho, Chiyoda City, Tokyo

ODAIBA

1. OEDO ONSEN (open from 5:00)

2. SHIOKAZE PARK (open 24 hours)

ROPPONGI / MIDTOWN /SHIBA

1. HINOKICHO PARK (open 24 hours)

2. TOKYO TOWER (open from 8:00)

3. SHIBA PARK  (open 24 hours)

4. ZOZOJI – (open 24 hours) – 4-7-35 Shibakoen, Minato City, Tokyo

TOKYO DOME/ AKASAKA

1. SPA LAQUA (open 24 hours)

2. SENSOJI TEMPLE  (open 24 hours)

4. VIEW SUMO PRACTICE (usually from  7:00)

5. SKY TREE  (opens at 8:00)

VISIT THE EAST GARDEN OF THE IMPERIAL PALACE,IMPERIAL PALACE /  GINZA

1. WALK / RUN AROUND THE IMPERIAL PALACE  (5K or 3 miles)

2. VISIT THE EAST GARDEN OF THE IMPERIAL PALACE  (open from 9:00)

3. VISIT THE OUTER MARKET OF TSUKIJI (shops start to open from 5-6:00am

 

Jet Lagged and in Tokyo? Here are our top recommendations on what to do early in the morning in Tokyo

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