Things to do in Minato

Top Things to Do in Minato

Things to Do in Minato

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  • Srikanth
    Toronto, Canada54 contributions
    Just a train away from Tokyo is this island district Odaiba for all your amusement needs.
    The fan favorite Gundam Cafe with the giant Robot showcasing it skills is a must visit.
    The whole island gives you a western world vibe, even remember seeing a Liberty Statue replica.
    If on a tight schedule can be avoided for experiencing other unique places Japan has to offer especially if you are from Western World.
    Visisted Oct 2018.
    Written 21 August 2021
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  • Joanne H
    London, UK606 contributions
    The current 'Another Energy' exhibition of female artists is excellent and well worth a visit.

    Be aware that (contrary to information in my travel guide) entry for the City View is not included in gallery entry. The hordes of staff were not able to answer my question in English when I arrived on whether it was possible to buy a ticket for both, and I ended up just getting a ticket for the exhibition. As I enjoyed this I didn't particularly mind, but clarity would be welcome. And there are way too many helpful people shepherding you around the building!
    Written 11 August 2021
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  • Heidi Kim Linh Rodis
    Rosamond, CA37 contributions
    Walked a good 30min or so from Nishiazabu. We didn't go up the tower (since it was getting late) but walked around the base of the Tower. Was still a really nice walk. No regrets. Viewing the tower from the base was pretty impressive in itself. Will definitely go up next time I'm in Tokyo.
    Written 8 June 2020
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  • wonderfullife2022
    Tokyo, Japan9 contributions
    A lot of great paintings and photos there.
    A fashionable sweets in restaurant also they have.Equipment very clean.
    Written 1 April 2022
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  • richiel747
    Richmond, Canada328 contributions
    Loved going up to take in the view from the top. On a clear day you can see Mt.Fuji. Really liked the view from here as you can see Tokyo Tower, Sky Tree, Olympic Stadium and of course Mt. Fuji. On a nice day, spend the extra 500 Yen and go to the outdoor roof top. One of the few places you can go outside and not have glass.
    Written 11 August 2021
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  • Karen T. Kim
    51 contributions
    the garden outside is definitely the highlight here for me. but of course the museum is enjoyable and informative. nice location, central to Omotesando where you can have a bite at cicada too. the gift shop always has something fun too! great gift spot ;)
    Written 9 February 2020
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  • Safariholic
    Horsham, UK1,938 contributions
    Delightful City Centre Gardens for a stroll, a selfie or two, chill and a spot of people-watching, and maybe even a Coffee/Beverage before walking back to the New Otani Hotel, from which these grounds can clearly be seen (if one is on the right side, of course).

    Interior Visitors to the Palace had to book well in-advance, choose a specific Tour (to ensure bi-lingual Guide's availability). Apparently, these Tours are enormously popular with folks of a certain Generation, those for whom the Japanese Royal Family and all that they do or did still grips, those with a passion for Japanese Royal Palaces (and their Architecture), and especially Japanese Antique Furniture.
    Written 18 September 2020
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  • km10000
    Italy32 contributions
    Had a nice evening walk( watch the entrances close at 9:00pm)with my teenage daughter
    A bit noisy but clean and safe.
    Overall enjoyed a walk along with skyline view
    Written 17 August 2021
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  • johnandlizb
    Leamington Spa, UK1,005 contributions
    Really enjoyed visiting this temple. The temple itself is nice and the golden decorations are impressive. It is quiet and peaceful and quite big. There is a memorial outside with a large number stone child statues with all their little red bonnets and bibs. There is also a small stone walled garden where there are several notable burials. At the time of our visit there was also an interesting display of art works and a miniature model of a temple in stunning detail. A really good visit.
    Written 29 March 2020
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  • hfot2 🌸🍁🌸
    Vermont6,800 contributions
    While many come here to visit the Art Museum, we come to stroll in the Japanese garden. You can pay a garden-only entrance fee which is quite minimal, and even smaller for seniors.

    Along with the Japanese strolling garden, the grounds include a European garden, several large statues and sculpture installations on a broad open lawn area often populated by kiddie playgroups (and children happily climbing on the abstract sculptures), family gatherings, young couples, seniors, and, of course, the Art Museum itself.

    The small Japanese garden, tucked into the far reaches of the grounds, is well worth your time. We found that late morning visits provided better light than later in the afternoon. We have been several times at different times of day. The autumn foliage never disappoints. This is a popular place and it often has many tourists. If you want to take photos without people - as we do - you will find yourself waiting a long time before you can get your desired shot.

    The circuit around the koi pond offered many different views, some including borrowed scenery. At the top of a small hill is a lovely tea house. Two women (volunteers?) invited us to take our shoes off to photograph the space. They also gave us a pamphlet in English about the tea house. They seemed most pleased that we showed such interest in the building. Be aware that there are uneven steps up to and down from the tea house.

    After making a second circuit around the pond and photoing the garden from every angle we finally decided it was time to depart.

    Visitors tips:

    This is a perfect place to visit before or after a walk through the very close Nature Institute. Happo-en garden can be visited on the same (very full) day as well.
    Ask about a senior, over 65, discount for entrance - be prepared to show you passport to prove your age.
    Even if you don’t visit the Art Museum, you can visit BLANC, one of two shops for the Museum, located just outside the entrance to the grounds. Lots of interesting items for sale here.
    Written 30 November 2020
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  • Keren C
    Phuket, Thailand1,233 contributions
    Took a little walk before dinner at Union Square. Many high-end stores and good supermarket in the basement. Also like to speciality store that sell sauce and hot pot broth base in B1. Nice place to walk around and have a meal. But not cheap at all!
    Written 16 November 2019
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  • olafoomes
    Amstelveen, The Netherlands1,671 contributions
    The Temple well-known as the burial ground for the 47 Ronin. All Japanese people know this story.
    The temple complex is easy to reach via the new Takanawa station on the Yamanote-line.
    The Temple itself is quite nice and the burial site of the 47 Ronin presents a very serene atmosphere.
    Before one goes my advice would be to read the story of the 47 Ronin in advance so the experience of being there is far more intense.
    Written 21 June 2022
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  • Komator
    Barcelona, Spain664 contributions
    Odaiba Kaihin Koen is right by the sea. When we went there, there were some construction works in the promenade and we couldn't walk too much. The main highlight of the park is the Statue of Liberty Replica.
    Its a nice park, very green. The views are really photogenic.
    Written 2 June 2020
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  • milcah889
    Quezon City, Philippines883 contributions
    Observatories are notorious for being tourist traps. We know entrance tickets are overpriced and that views are usually overrated; but we still include it in our travel itinerary anyway, especially when visiting a city for the first time.

    Seaside Top Observatory was surprisingly a refreshing exception. Apart from providing you a view of both the Tokyo Tower and the Skytree Tower; its entrance ticket is beyond reasonable. At an altitude of just forty floors, it certainly cannot compete with most observatories around the world when it comes to being the tallest; but it strikes that perfect balance of affording you a nice 360 view of Tokyo; at a height where you can still appreciate the city's detailed architecture without the need for high-tech equipment.

    Definitely, a must-visit!
    Written 31 March 2020
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  • joehebda
    Pasadena, MD300 contributions
    There are many wonderful restaurants, shops, bars, and clubs in Roppongi. This area is full of life 24/7.
    Written 15 February 2020
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