Odaiba is a man-made island in Tokyo Bay famous to both the locals and tourists coming to Tokyo. There are a number of well-known sites and attractions here that are often visited by people like The Rainbow Bridge, Diver City, Oedo Onsen Monogatari and a whole lot more. But these are not the only things you can do when you go to Odaiba!
There are a few places that are often overlooked by tourists, but Odaiba also has quite a number of recreational activities and technological sites where you can spend your time aside from the usual recommended spots.
Odaiba Marine Park is Tokyo’s only sandy beach and is very popular on weekends and holidays. There are many ways to enjoy the beach here like playing in the water, getting a tan or having a barbecue with family or friends. You can also play beach volleyball and soccer. Odaiba Marine Park is a great place to enjoy outdoor sports.
For water sports enthusiasts, there are also 3 top marine activities here which you can try out. These are windsurfing, sea kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding activities. The Ehukai Beach Store just across the beach offers equipment rentals starting from 2000 yen depending on the activity and they also have beginner lessons for every sport for a certain fee as well.
Moving on to a technological spot, located inside Aqua City Odaiba is Sony ExploraScience. Sony ExploraScience is a science museum created by one of the world’s largest film and audiovisual electronics company. The theme of the museum is light, sound and entertainment.
Here the visitors can experience the newest cutting edge technology and the basic principles of science implied from the company’s research lab. The museum has a small fee of 500 yen for adults and 300 yen for children. The website has Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean so check it out for further details (http://www.sonyexplorascience.jp/index.html).
Recommended spots are always informative when traveling and it will be more fun if you try to explore Odaiba further through these places.
Be sure to visit them when you have the time to go to Odaiba!