Visit These Must-See Spots This Summer in Tokyo!

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Summers in Tokyo are hot, reaching over 30°C. So, this article will introduce a one-day sightseeing itinerary for must-see spots in Tokyo where you can escape the heat and enjoy energy-boosting dishes!
The “Toei One-day Pass (Toei Marugoto Kippu)” is a convenient and great-value ticket that lets you ride on Toei-serviced lines (including the Toei Subway, Toei Bus, and Tokyo Sakura Tram [Toden Arakawa Line]) as much as you want for one day!

What is the Toei One-day Pass (Toei Marugoto Kippu)?

Valid for one full day, the Toei One-day Pass (Toei Marugoto Kippu) offers unlimited access to Toei subways. This allows users to freely hop on and off Toei buses (including in the Tama area), the Tokyo Sakura Tram (Toden Arakawa Line), and the Nippori-Toneri Liner. Mastering the Toei lines enables users to travel smoothly without missing anything that Tokyo has to offer.

Toei One-day Pass
Toei One-day Pass
Fares
Adults 700 yen, children 350 yen
Sales Locations
Same-day tickets: Available at automatic ticket vending machines at every Toei Subway station, inside Toei buses and Tokyo Sakura Tram (Toden Arakawa Line) trams, and at ticket vending machines at each station on the Nippori-Toneri Liner.
Advance tickets: Available from the stationmaster at most Toei Subway stations, as well as Toei Bus business offices.

★A Summer Tokyo Sightseeing Itinerary, Traveling by Toei Bus and Subway★

Start!! 10:25am – Toei Bus Stop “Tokyo Teleport Station”

Our trip starts at the Toei Bus’s “Tokyo Teleport Station” stop. From here, we walk to our first destination, “MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless.” (About a 5-minute walk)

10:30am - MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless

This entirely new museum makes full use of cutting-edge technology to showcase huge digital artworks that sprawl over the vast site. There are no clear borders between the museum’s works; instead, the entire place forms one borderless world. The artwork transforms according to the presence of visitors, so you can get the feeling of being part of the work itself.

At the work “Universe of Water Particles on a Rock where People Gather,” the flow of the “water” changes as it reaches visitors or rocks, so you’ll never see the exact same flow twice.

Universe of Water Particles on a Rock where People Gather
Universe of Water Particles on a Rock where People Gather
Step into the artwork and help create a completely unique piece of art
Step into the artwork and help create a completely unique piece of art

Basic information on MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless

Address
Odaiba Palette Town 2F, 1-3-8 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03-6368-4292
Hours
Weekdays 10:00am - 7:00pm;
Sat., Sun. & Hol.: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Closed
2nd & 4th Tuesdays
Official Website (English)
https://borderless.teamlab.art/

After enjoying the cutting-edge museum, it’s time for a delicious lunch! Take the “Umi 01 (海01)” Toei Bus going to Monzen-Nakacho from the Tokyo Teleport Station stop to the “Toyosu-Yonchome” stop. (About a 30-minute ride)
From the “Toyosu-Yonchome” bus stop, it’s about a 3-minute walk to reach Tsukiji Gin Itcho Toyosu.

1:30pm – Tsukiji Gin Itcho Toyosu

This conveyor belt sushi restaurant serves a variety of seasonal seafood sourced from across Japan and purchased at Toyosu Market. The sushi is prepared so that each topping is served in the way that best brings out its flavors, and there is a wide variety of creative sushi available.

Fresh tuna sushi
Fresh tuna sushi
Conveyor belt sushi counter
Conveyor belt sushi counter
Exterior
Exterior

Basic information on Tsukiji Gin Itcho Toyosu

Address
4-2-2 Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03-5560-6462
Business Hours
11:00am-10:00pm (last order 9:30pm)
Closed
No holidays
Official Website (Japanese)
http://www.chiyoda-sushi.co.jp/menu/?ca=22

Once you’ve enjoyed some delicious sushi, it’s time to go shopping!
It’s about a 5-minute walk to the large commercial facility URBAN DOCK LaLaport TOYOSU.

2:30pm – URBAN DOCK LaLaport TOYOSU

This large commercial facility is in a great location and faces the sea. It features around 180 shops selling things like fashion and daily goods, as well as restaurants with beautiful views.

URBAN DOCK LaLaport TOYOSU
URBAN DOCK LaLaport TOYOSU
Walk through the facilities and find items that fit your wants!
Walk through the facilities and find items that fit your wants!
OKICHI HIROBA sells chic Japanese sundries to fit modern lifestyles
OKICHI HIROBA sells chic Japanese sundries to fit modern lifestyles

Basic information on URBAN DOCK LaLaport TOYOSU

Address
2-4-9 Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03-6910-1234
Business Hours
Shopping: 10:00am-9:00pm, Restaurants: 11:00am-11:00pm
*Vary for some stores and restaurants
Closed
No scheduled holidays
Official Website (English)
https://mitsui-shopping-park.com/lalaport/toyosu/en/

After some fun shopping, up next is dinner! It takes about a 7-minute walk to return to Toyosu-Yonchome Station. From there, we take the “Umi 01 (海01)” Toei Bus going to Monzen-Nakacho, getting off at the Monzen-Nakacho stop. (About a 10-minute ride)
From there, it’s about a 2-minute walk to Charcoal & Wine Givino, our next stop.

5:30pm – Charcoal & Wine Givino

Here guests can enjoy the delicious combination of wine, Kyoto vegetables, and charcoal-grilled meat dishes. Not only do they offer A5-ranked Japanese Wagyu beef, but they also offer game meats like deer, wild boar, horse, and chicken.

Restaurant specialty! Meat platter with 6 types of meats
Restaurant specialty! Meat platter with 6 types of meats
The restaurant’s interior is decorated with impressive wall art
The restaurant’s interior is decorated with impressive wall art

Basic information on Charcoal & Wine Givino

Address
B1F Shiroishi Building, 1-6-5 Tomioka, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03-5809-8832
Business Hours
Lunch 11:30am-2:00pm (last order 1:30pm), Dinner 5:00pm-12:00am (last order 11:00pm)
Closed
No holidays
Official Website (Japanese)
http://dff-co.com/givino/

With dinner fully enjoyed, next we go to enjoy a beautiful night view. It’s about a 2-minute walk from the restaurant to reach the Toei Subway Oedo Line’s Monzen-Nakacho Station, and from there we take the subway to Shiodome Station. (About an 8-minute ride)
After a short walk from the station, we arrive at our destination, Caretta Shiodome.

7:30pm - Caretta Shiodome Free Observation Deck SKY VIEW

The 46th and 47th floors of Caretta Shiodome are free observation decks that stand about 200 meters above the ground. From here you can take in a sweeping view of the Odaiba area, including Rainbow Bridge, as well as Tokyo’s unique high-rise buildings. Chairs are available, so you can relax and take in the beautiful night view at your leisure.

Enjoy a beautiful night view of Tokyo
Enjoy a beautiful night view of Tokyo

Basic information on Caretta Shiodome Free Observation Deck SKY VIEW

Address
46F and 47F Caretta Shiodome, 1-8-, Higashishimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Hours
11:00am-11:00pm
Closed
No scheduled holidays
Admission
Free
Official Website (English)
http://www.caretta.jp/foreign/index#sky

After taking in the night view, take your time walking back to the Toei Subway Oedo Line’s Shiodome Station. (A short walk)

Goal!! Toei Subway Shiodome Station

How was this 1-day itinerary for visiting must-see spots in Tokyo?
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