Check out Tokyo's latest must-see attractions with the wallet-friendly Toei One-day Pass!

Written by Editorial department
21 Feb 2017
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Being able to navigate the public transportation system is one of the most useful skills you can have when sightseeing—especially in the busy city of Tokyo! And by making use of discount tickets such as Toei Transportation’s (Toei subways, Toei buses, Toei streetcars, etc.) all-you-can-ride Toei One-day Pass, you can get around without breaking the bank.

Through this media, we hope to continue to provide you with suggested itineraries showing you all the wonderful places that Toei Transportation can take you. This time the focus will be on the latest must-see spots!

Tokyo's latest must-see attractions

What is the Toei One-day Pass?

Valid for one full day, you can hop on and off Toei subways, Toei buses (incl. the Tama area), the Toei Streetcar Arakawa Line, and the Nippori-Toneri Liner freely and unlimitedly. By mastering the Toei lines, you can smoothly make your way from point to point without missing anything that Tokyo has to offer.

Toei One-day Pass
Toei One-day Pass

Basic Information on Toei One-day Pass

Price
Adult 700 yen, Child 350 yen
Sales locations
Ticket machines in all Toei subway stations and Nippori-Toneri Liner stations, and on Toei buses and streetcars.

Suggested itinerary:

Using the Toei One-day Pass, this course will take you around the trendsetting areas of Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, and Shibuya, stopping at the latest must-see spots along the Toei Bus Ike 86 route. Hop on the Toei bus and let’s go!

Stop #1: Sky Circus Sunshine 60 Observatory

(Access using Toei: Take the Ike 86 route Toei Bus and get off at the “Ikebukuro Station Higashiguchi” bus stop. From there it’s a 10-min walk.)

Sunshine City has something for everyone: a shopping mall, an aquarium, an observatory, and much more! Following renovations, the observatory reopened in April 2016 as an experience-based observatory unlike anything you’ve ever seen before! Not only can you enjoy 360-degree panoramic views from 251 m above sea level, but you can enjoy sensory activities that employ the latest technology—including virtual reality!

Sky Circus Sunshine 60 Observatory
Sky Circus Sunshine 60 Observatory

Basic Information on Sky Circus Sunshine 60 Observatory

Tel
03-3989-3457
Address
Sunshine City Sunshine 60 Bldg. 60F, 3-1 Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours
10:00-22:00 (Last admission at 21:00)
Closed
Open every day
Admission Fee
1,800 yen (Adult)
Virtual Reality Experience
600 yen per person, per entry (TOKYO BULLET FLIGHT), 400 yen per person, per entry (SWING COASTER)
※Due to popularity, we advise booking in advance through their website.
Accepted Credit Cards
American Express/Diners Club/JCB/MasterCard/Visa/UnionPay
URL (English)
http://www.skycircus.jp/english/

Stop #2: Isetan Shinjuku Store

(Access using Toei: Take the Ike 86 route Toei Bus from the “Ikebukuro Station Higashiguchi” bus stop and get off at “Shinjuku Isetan.” It’s right next to the bus stop.)

A well-established department store that stocks a wide range of items. Shinjuku Isetan is often frequented by fashion-conscious individuals in search of the latest trends. And the basement food floor’s overwhelming selection of food products is an ideal place to look for gifts and souvenirs.

Isetan Shinjuku Store
Isetan Shinjuku Store

Basic Information on Isetan Shinjuku Store

Tel
03-3352-1111
Address
3-14-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours
10:30-20:00
Closed
No scheduled holidays
URL (English)
http://isetan.mistore.jp/store/shinjuku/translation/english.html

Stop #3: bunbougu cafe

(Access using Toei: Take the Ike 86 route Toei Bus from the “Shinjuku Isetan” bus stop and get off at “Omotesando.” It’s a 15-min walk from there.)

A stationery shop and a café all in one, bunbougu cafe has both tasty food and drink and a great lineup of original miscellaneous goods. Check out the corner where you can freely test various stationery items while you wait for your order.

bunbougu cafe
bunbougu cafe

Basic Information on bunbougu cafe

Tel
03-3497-0310
Address
Uchida Bldg. B1F, 4-8-1 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours
10:00-23:00 (Lunch 11:00-17:00, Dinner 17:00-L.O. 22:00)
Closed
Open every day
Accepted Credit Cards
American Express/Diners Club/JCB/MasterCard/Visa
URL (Japanese)
http://www.bun-cafe.com/

Stop #4: d47 MUSEUM

(Access using Toei: Take the Ike 86 route Toei Bus from the “Omotesando” bus stop and get off at “Shibuya Station Nishiguchi.” Head to the Shibuya Hikarie entertainment complex on foot from there.)

The 8th floor of Shibuya Hikarie is really quite unique. First off, there’s the d47 MUSEUM, which features a different exhibition about the 47 prefectures every couple months. You’ll likely never see the same thing twice! There’s also the d47 design travel store, which sells magnificent handicraft items from all over Japan, and the d47 Shokudo, where you can try local cuisine from different prefectures.

d47 MUSEUM
d47 MUSEUM

Basic Information on d47 MUSEUM

Tel
03-6427-2301
Address
Shibuya Hikarie 8F, 2-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours
11:00-20:00 (Last admission at 19:30)
Closed
No scheduled holidays
Accepted Credit Cards
American Express/Diners Club/JCB/MasterCard/Visa/UnionPay
URL (Japanese)
www.hikarie8.com/d47museum/

There are still countless other gems hidden in the city of Tokyo that we hope to introduce you to in the future, but for now we hope these piqued your interest. Wherever you decide to go, the Toei One-day Pass is sure to come in handy!