Koto is a ward in the bay of Tokyo with a big harbor for fisherman but also ferries. Koto is surrounding by the see and have many parks, malls and activities. It is very close to central Tokyo, between Chuo and Edogawa. The district keep gaining in popularity because of the architecture and the modernism of the buildings.
Let us guide to in Koto !
Living in Koto
Koto is a good place for students because there are many university but also, you have access to central Tokyo very easily. Koto is full of things to do so many foreigners like the area and the bay, there are also business center and more residential places. Koto have everything you can need and is a perfect place to live !
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Main points of interest
This modern museums are very famous around the world for the lightning artwork exhibitions you can find on the different hidden rooms of the museums. Borderless and Planets are different so you can discover various art form. The exhibitions are interactive and the rooms so big, perfect for all the family !
Hours and fees depends on the museum.
Toyosu Fish Market
The fish market of Toyosu replace the one of Tsujiki, there are two buildings for seafood and one for fruits and vegetables. Everyone can observe the market on a second-floor viewing deck. There are restaurants with fresh seafood and produce from the market and shops . You can do auction tours, events, merchandise sales, and restaurants !
Statues of the Bay
A replica of Unicorn Gundam Statue of 20 meters is installed on the bay and is very impressive not just for the fan of Gundam ! Very near you can also see a replica of the Statue of Liberty just in front of the sea and the rainbow bridge. But also the olympic symbol installed on the water, perfect place for art !
In Koto, you can do shopping on this huge street and discover good restaurants as well and street food! More than 150 shops on the street of more than 670 meters, very popular by young people and locals, this is the perfect place to buy some souvenirs ! It is also a good place for night life.
This big mall in Odaiba have many various shops and restaurants, it is installed next to the bay and to Team Lab. You can spend an entire day on the arcades, bowling, or even karaoke! There is a big ferry wheel of 150 meters, which have good lightnings in the night and can give you a view on the Mount Fuji !
Also called the The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. this museum opened in 2001 have many exhibitions about science and future technology. You can discover about space too, earthquake and so much more ! The architecture of the building is also a good things to see.
Hours: 10:00-17:00 closed the Tuesdays fees: 630¥
Tokyo Big Sight
Also known by its official name “Tokyo International Exhibition Center”, is the biggest convention center in Japan. Located in the Odaiba, it hosts many conferences, exhibitions and events throughout the year. We have share-house on the area if you need a place to live during a conference! Check here