Tokyo offers a lot to see, but Tokyo also is one of the biggest cities in the world so many attractions and sightseeing spots are far away, so people traveling with kids might find it hard to move around in the crowded streets and trains of Tokyo. Therefore, one of the places with kid friendly places and many interesting sights as well as equipped with a well-placed hotel, is the Tokyo Dome City, helping you enjoy your trip to Tokyo with the family without much hassle.
Tokyo Dome City is a leisure complex in the middle of city of Tokyo
Tokyo Dome City is a leisure complex in central Tokyo consisting of the Tokyo Dome-baseball stadium, an amusement park, spa "LaQua", a variety of shops and restaurants and Dome Hotel. The amusement complex used to be known as Korakuen, named after the former baseball stadium, which in turn was named after Koishikawa Korakuen. Koishikawa is a nearby Japanese landscape garden.
You can enjoy various rides, entertainment facilities including kids play room, roller skating, bowling, watching hero show, baseball game, horse racing, game centers, spa, shopping mall, restaurants and Japanese garden.
1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0004
Suidobashi Station, JR Chuo Line/JR Sobu Line/ Toei Mita Line
Korakuen Station, Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Kasuga Station, Toei Oedo Line
It is an indoor playground facility where kids from toddlers to grade school students can play with toys. The place offers a lot of different play area for the children to make sure that every child will find something to enjoy there. There is also a place for children 0-2 years to be babysit. You can also use the nursing room in here if needed. This is a perfect place to bring your children if you don't know where to go.
6 months-Grade school student: 930 yen (1 hour)
Extended fee by 30 minutes: 410 yen
Whole day pass: 1,550 yen
Middle school student and above: 930 yen
Roller Skate Arena
Beginner or a master, in here everyone (starting from 3 years old) is able to roller skate, there is a small tutorial at start for those who need one to help you enjoy the skating itself a lot more. You can rent roller skate for 500 yen and protectors for free.
Adult 1,200/1,500 yen
Student 1,000/1,200 yen
Age 3- Grade school student 800/1,000 yen
Roller skate sizes:
Jp/cm : 16 – 30
US/inch 9,5- 13
Space Museum TeNQ
Every children loves space and the idea of exploring the unknown. This museum is meant for those who are interested in space and space travel, unfortunately because of the flashing lights and loud noises children under 4 years old can not enter.
1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0004
Adults: 1800 yen
Children (4 – 15y) and senior (over 65y):1200 yen
There are two floors of bowling lanes, the 5th floor of the building and 4th floor. In the fourth floor you can have a drink while playing. On the 5th floor there are lanes with bumpers that can help the kids to learn how to play.
Weekdays 10:00am to 10:30pm
Children 470/520 yen
Student 520/620 yen
Adult 570/620 yen
Shoe size (rent 400yen):
Jp/cm 15– 32
Eu 27 – 48
Usa/Inch 8.5 - 15
These power ranger kind of heroes are called a super sentai series. And in this hero show, you can see a live show of how the sentai heroes defeat their foes. This is really a must see in Tokyo, even if it is talked in Japanese the children are sure to enjoy this.
30 minutes per show on Weekends and holidays, seats need to be reserved.
Age 3 and above 1,500 yen
It is part of the entertainment complex and is all seating capacity of 42000 baseball stadium. It was built on the grounds of the former Tokyo Koishikawa arsenal.
Some people call it "The Big Egg" or "Tokyo Big Egg" since the roof is shaped like an egg.
It is the home field of the Yomiuri Giants baseball team. If they hit the advertisement board, the company will give them prize money.
This amusement park includes a 80 meters high roller coaster named Thunder Dolphin and a Ferris wheel named Big “O” (because there is no center and shaped like “O”) where you can enjoy sky view. There are 25 various rides.
Tokyo Dome Attractions, an urban amusement park by 中澤みどり(Midori Nakazawa)
Full day/Night pass( after 5 pm)
Adult: 3,900/2,900 yen
12-17 years old: 3,400/2400 yen
6-11 years old: 2,100 yen
3-5 years old: 1,300 yen
Pass for five rides: 2600 yen
Line skip for Dolphin: 520yen
It is a commercial building mainly with spa facilities including Onsen, open air bath, sauna, massage treatment, nail salon, beauty salon, reclining chairs with tv at lounge, restaurants. You can experience urban style of spa and will be relaxed and refreshed while in the city.
No under 6-year-old children after 18:00.
11:00-9:00 (open 22 hours a day)
Entrance fee (Includes a Towel):
Adult: 2,850 yen
6-17 years old 1,785 yen
Holidays +324 yen
Late night extra fee 1944ye
Healing Baden 864
There are about 80 of various shops including souvenir shops, convenience stores as well as clothing shops.
This shop sells merchandise from most of the biggest animes around. It is the shop of Shonen Jump series.
Tokyo Dome City, 1-3-61 Kouraku Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, JAPAN
There are nearly 70 all kinds of restaurants, cafes and bars in Tokyo Dome City, so you have lot of chances to try different kind of Japanese foods and there are also many choices for children.
Bubba Gump Restaurant
1-1-1 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0003, LaQua 1F
Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens
You will be able to enjoy autumn leaves in fall! But it is a nice place to just have a nice relaxing walk with the children, to have a bit of nature in midst of the surrounding city.
1-6-6 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0004
8 minutes walk from Korakuen Station, Marunouchi Line/Nanboku Line
Adult 300 yen
Age 65 and above 150 yen
Grade school student and under Free
Open day (Free entrance for everybody)
Greenery Day (May 4th)
Tokyo Citizens' Day (October 1st)
Illumination lighting at night
There will be illumination lighting at night all over the Tokyo Dome City in every season, especially Christmas season people come just to see the lighting. It is very hard to miss and you will enjoy walking around and taking photos.
Tokyo Dome Hotel
There is child care room (10:00am-6:00pm) where you can let your kids play and there are also nursing rooms. They offer discount tickets for Tokyo Dome City entertainment facilities.
Other services for kids are available on request such as baby crib, diapers, amenities for kids , baby food and so on. There is also restaurants in the hotel and on summer, there is a pool available.
1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8562
Starts at 20 000 yen per night
Tokyo Dome City is the place that ensures the whole family's enjoyment during the stay. So come check out this great city in Tokyo!