Odaiba & Tokyo Bay

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Nearby Odaiba & Tokyo Bay attractions

1. Terrada Art Complex

0.18 MILES

Part of the re-fashioning of the Tennōzu Isle warehouse district, this charcoal-grey warehouse contains six contemporary galleries: Kodama Gallery (www…

2. Hara Museum of Contemporary Art

0.72 MILES

Housed in a Bauhaus-style mansion from the 1930s, this museum hosts exhibitions from influential contemporary artists, both from Japan and overseas. There…

3. Sengaku-ji

1.36 MILES

The story of the 47 rōnin (masterless samurai) who (cleverly, murderously) avenged their master, Lord Asano – put to death after being tricked into…

4. Statue of Liberty

1.37 MILES

A very popular photo-op, with the Rainbow Bridge in the background, is this 11m-tall replica of Lady Liberty, a fixture on Odaiba's waterfront since 2000.

5. ChihiraJunco

1.45 MILES

The future is here. Maybe. ChihiraJunco is a demure lady android created by Toshiba who has her own information counter adjacent to the people-staffed…

6. Fuji TV Building

1.47 MILES

Designed by the late, great Kenzō Tange, the Fuji TV headquarters building is easily recognisable by the 1200-tonne orb suspended from the scaffolding…

7. Hatakeyama Collection

1.48 MILES

Get a feel for wabi-sabi – the aesthetic of perfect imperfections that guides the tea ceremony – at this museum specialising in the pottery and art…