Family trip to Tokyo with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Tokyo HDR In terms of the number of museums and entertainment parks for children, Tokyo is one of the doubtless leaders in the world. A vacation with kids will surely be an exciting and unforgettable one. Tokyo Disneyland remains one of the most popular destinations in the Japanese capital. Its design is similar to the Orlando park and parks that work in other European countries. There is also a magnificent castle in the center. Numerous animators dressed in costumes of all-time favorite cartoon characters help creating a festive atmosphere. There are dozens of different rides in Tokyo Disneyland, from charming merry-go-rounds for toddlers to extreme roller coasters and catapults.
The opening of the high-class hotel Shinjuku Granbell took place in 2013. Since that time, it has been one of the best designer hotels in Tokyo. Blue, white, and black are the main colors in … Open
If you want to relax in a more creative and unusual place, consider visiting Tokyo DisneySea. This theme park is one-of-a-kind place where visitors will find unique water-based entertainments that are suitable for children of different age. Guests of the park are welcome to make a ride in a national style boat, reach a fairytale island, participate in interesting games and even learn much new about the national culture of Japan.
There is a suitable pastime even for fans of Lego bricks in Tokyo. If you like their build sets, LegoLand Discovery Center is the place to visit. In the entertainment complex, there are many play areas and rides, a cinema, and, of course, rooms with various Lego bricks where everyone is welcome to play with them. LegoLand has one more unusual peculiarity – there are models of internationally famous landmarks and whole towns made of Lego bricks, so a simple walk in the park will be incredibly interesting. Copyright
Tokyo is rich in luxurious hotels, and many of them are located in Shinjuku district, such as the famous Hilton Tokyo that is open in a stylish skyscraper. The hotel offers more than 800 … Open
Many tourists, who arrive in Tokyo, adore anime. If you’re one of them, don’t forget to visit Ghibli Studio Museum. It is open in the picturesque suburban area of Mitaka and is devoted to cult anime films made by internationally famous Ghibli Studio. These animated films are well known and popular in many countries around the world. The museum offers interesting excursions, during which visitors will learn much new about the art of anime and about Hayao Miyazaki, the creator of the legendary animation films. Children will be impressed by the original design of the museum and giant figurines of famous anime characters.
Tokyo Travelers, who visit Tokyo with small children, are recommended to spend some time in Omotesando Children castle. It’s an absolutely unusual entertainment center for children where kids will enjoy interesting learning games and master classes. This is the place where children can paint on the walls, play in ball pits, and even attend performances of the local puppet theater or choose to do art tasks and, for example, learn to make interesting clay figurines. The entertainment center is open in a modern high-rise building, the roof of which is transformed into an open-air playground when the cold season is over.
Iconic The Peninsula Tokyo has become a true symbol of Tokyo. It is open in the heart of the city where it occupies a stylish 24-storey skyscraper. For many years, the hotel has severed … Open
Absolutely no vacation in Tokyo is possible without a visit to the largest and the most beautiful zoo in the city – Ueno. This zoo is incredibly popular not only with tourists but also with local people. Friendly and charming pandas are the main symbols of Ueno Zoo. There is also a rich collection of animals and birds brought from different parts of the world. Don’t skip a visit to the reptile pavilion as it’s an incredibly interesting place. In summer and autumn, Ueno Zoo looks particularly amazing because of lush greenery. It’s a truly fabulous place with a relaxing atmosphere.
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Reference information
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Tokyo
♥   Amusement park 'Don Quijote' Minato, 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Tokyo Dome City' , 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'LaQua' Bunkyō, 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Joypolis' Minato, 5.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Aqua Stadium' Minato, 5.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Tokyo
♥   Water park 'Toshimaen Amusement Park' Nerima, Tokyo, 12.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Yomiuriland' Tokyo, 22.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise' Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, 39 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Tokyo

Fuji Television Building

From the series “Top 16 Most Amazing Buildings of the Planet”
From the outside, the construction of the futuristic building seems incredibly complicated. The construction consists of the web of a lot of metal scaffolding. The huge panorama windows make the exterior of the building more refined. Travelers visiting this unusual sight will find out a lot about Japan's leading TV channel and look inside the main office. … Read further

Zauo Fishing Restaurant

From the series “The Most Exotic Restaurants in the World”
When tasting the specialties, visitors to the restaurant can watch the newly arrived guests try to catch their lunch or dinner. In the restaurant Zauo Fishing there is always a very funny and informal atmosphere. Sea mackerel, mackerel, mackerel and red snapper, as well as the rare ball fish - the guests have an excellent opportunity to improve the fishing championship and complement the gastronomic experience with the tasting of the exquisite dishes. The food from the fish, which the visitor has caught himself, cost much less than the dishes presented in the menu. Therefore, in the restaurant Zauo Fishing for relatively little money not only delicious food, but also have a lot of fun. … Read further

Nakagin Capsule Tower

From the series “The Most Bizarre and Fancy Living Houses”
Instead of the typical large apartments, 140 tiny capsule modules were set up in the building, which are actually the independent elements of the construction. If any module has decayed, you can easily remove it from the general design and replace it with the new module. The complex 'Nakagin Capsule Tower' consists of two towers, one of them 11, and the other - has 13 floors. The inhabitants of the unusual house have the tiny capsule rooms furnished with the stylish design furniture and modern technology. Each capsule has the small round window and the comfortable lighting system. … Read further

Interesting places to visit with children around Tokyo

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