Enjoy visiting aquarium, cruising, and horse race in areas with a great access to Haneda Airport! [Article series / The Surrounding Areas of Haneda Airport Part 5]

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Don’t you spend your time only for transfer on the day of the arrival in Japan or the last day of your holiday? Don’t waste your time! In fact, there are many attractive spots in the surrounding areas of Haneda Airport and Narita Airport. With a concept of “Start a fun holiday right after arriving in Japan, or to have a great time until the last minutes of your holiday,” this article series introduce you plans to fully enjoy all the fun spots near the airports.

We introduce you today some popular spots in Shinagawa, located near Haneda Airport.

Shinagawa Aquarium

At this aquarium, you will love watching a variety of fish from Tokyo Bay and all over the world swimming elegantly. You can walk through an underwater tunnel, memorial photoshoot with jellyfish, and enjoy a dolphin show. The aquarium is located approx. eight minute-walk from Ōmorikaigan Station of Keikyu Line, which takes about 15 minutes from Haneda Airport.

Address:3-2-1 Katsushima, Shinagawa-ku area
Business hours:10:00-17:00 (Final admission 16:30)
Closed:Tue., Jan. 1 *Open on all holidays, during spring vacation period, Golden Week holidays, summer vacation period, and winter vacation period
Fee:Adults ¥1,350, elementary & junior high students ¥600, small children (ages 4 and up) ¥300

Waterfront Tennozu Area

Now, we would like to introduce you some accessible spots from Tennozu Isle Station of Tokyo Monorail, located approx. 20 minutes from Haneda Airport.

Crystal Yacht Club
Lunch and dinner cruises offer authentic French cuisine prepared onboard the ship, while you enjoy the views of Tokyo Bay. Short cruises without meals are also available. Reservations required for lunch and dining cruises.

Address:Seafort Square 1F, 2-3-16 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku area
Business hours:Lunch cruise (Sat., Sun., holidays): 12:00-13:40, Dinner cruise: 19:00-21:00
Closed:None scheduled
Fee:Afternoon cruise: From ¥1,900
Credit cards accepted:A,D,J,M,V

Teppanyaki Tennozu at Daiichi Hotel Tokyo Seafort
You can enjoy authentic teppanyaki while looking down at the dynamic panoramic view of the Tokyo Bay area.

Address:2-3-15 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawaku area
Business hours:11:30-15:00 (L.O. 14:30), 17:00-22:00 (L.O. 21:00)
Closed:Open 365 days
Credit cards accepted:A,D,J,M,V,銀

The only restaurant in Tokyo situated by a canal. You can enjoy craft beer produced by craftspeople on the premises as you take in the waterfront atmosphere.

Address:2-1-3 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku area
Business hours:
Lunch: 11:30-14:00 L.O. (Sat., Sun., holidays; 15:00 L.O.)
Dinner: 17:30-22:00 L.O. (Sun., holidays; 21:00 L.O.)
Craft Beer Bar: From 17:00, Sat., Sun., holidays 11:30-22:00 L.O.
River Lounge: From 17:30 (Sat., Sun., holidays from 15:00) to 23:00 (L.O.)
*Bar opens on weekdays from 17:00 May be closed for events, etc. Please check the website for more details.
Closed:Open 365 days
Credit cards accepted:A,D,J,M,V

Oi Racetrack

The third area to introduce is Ohi Racecourse, approx. two minute walk from Oi Keibajo Mae Station of Tokyo Monorail, which takes about 20 minutes to get from Haneda Airport.

Twinkle Race
The Twinkle Race, a night horserace at which you can enjoy a race of beautiful horses shining with lights (mainly between March and November).

Address:2-1-2 Katsushima, Shinagawa-ku area
Business hours:Depends on race schedules
Closed:None scheduled
Fee:Entrance fee ¥100 (Separate fees required for reserved seats)
Credit cards accepted:Entrance fee: Credit cards not accepted, Reserved seats: D, J, M, V

Diamond Turn
Horserace Viewing Restaurant ‘Diamond Turn’, where you can enjoy buffet menu (including all-you-can-get soft drink menus, from ¥5,000), is attached. Reservation is essential.

For reservations: 0570-01-5151 (Ticket Pia 10:00-18:00)
For inquiries: 03-5767-7227 (Only open on days when races are scheduled)Address:No. 4 Stand 4F, Oi Racetrack
Business hours:From gates open on race day to starting of final race
Closed:None scheduled※*Open on days when races are scheduled
Fee:Fees for various types of reserved seats + drinking and dining charges
Credit cards accepted:Credit cards not accepted

ItoYokado Oimachi-Store

ItoYokado is Japan's only supermarket to receive an award by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry for its excellent quality control!

The Oimachi ItoYokado location has a long history and is conveniently located only a 1-min walk from the JR Keihin-Tohoku Line’s Oimachi Station. We suggest making a last-minute stop here on your way to Haneda Airport from the Tokyo city center.

You can find more than just popular cosmetic brands such as Shiseido and Chifure here. You’ll also find various products which are sold exclusively at ItoYokado and Seven Eleven Japan at the SEVEN Bi no GARDEN. You’re sure to find something neat to bring home for your family and friends!

Of course, being a mega supermarket, they sell more than just cosmetics! Freshly made side dishes, fruit, processed foods such as snacks and ramen that make great souvenirs, store brand and popular Japanese brand clothing and accessories, items for babies and children, and household items such as futons and small appliances can all be found under one roof! They also have a tax free counter. ItoYokado’s private brand is of wonderful quality, too, and it is popular with Japanese housewives for its high quality and low prices. It is also the only supermarket you can buy collaboration products of world-famous ramen shops. Come check it out!

Address: 1-3-6 Oi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Business hours: 10:00-22:00
Closed: Open 365 days
Credit cards accepted: A, D, J, M, V, 銀
Access: 1-min walk from Oimachi Station
Facebook (English): @letsgo.itoyokado
Instagram: itoyokado_global_official

Did you know there are so many attractive spots near Haneda Airport? We hope you enjoy before leaving or after arriving in Japan!

Note: Abbreviations of card companies that can be used.
A = American Express / D = Diners / J = JCB / M = MasterCard / V = Visa / 銀 = UnionPay