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Top 10 Amusement Parks in and Around Tokyo

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We introduce the best amusement parks in the Tokyo area, including Tokyo Disney Resort, FujiQ Highland, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo (Harry Potter), Tokyo Joypolis for indoor fun, Yomiuri Land, and more.

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From Tokyo Disney Resort to the recently opened Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo: The Making of Harry Potter, Tokyo boasts excellent amusement parks that are great for a day of fun with friends and family.

Read on to learn about the best 10 amusement parks in Tokyo and its surroundings. Our list includes the popular FujiQ Highland located at the foot of Mt. Fuji, which is worth visiting on a day trip from Tokyo.

Top 10 Amusement Parks in Tokyo

1. Tokyo Disney Resort: Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea
2. Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo: The Making of Harry Potter
3. Yomiuri Land Amusement Park
4. Tokyo Dome City
5. Tokyo Joypolis: For Indoor Fun
6. Sanrio Puroland
7. Moominvalley Park
8. Seibu Yuenchi
9. FujiQ Highland
10. Lake Sagami Pleasure Forest

1. Tokyo Disney Resort

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Tokyo Disney Resort brings the magic of beloved Disney characters together with the energy and liveliness that define Japanese theme parks. The facility comprises two parks: Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea- a marine wonderland packed with attractions that are designed to be waterfront vistas.

Visitors can experience rides based on their favorite Disney classics like Frozen, Space Mountain, and It's a Small World along with the carnival atmosphere that Disney is known for! The cafes and other dining facilities, along with the souvenir shops within Tokyo Disney Resort offer unique original treats that will make great memories of your visit.

If you book a digital ticket to Tokyo Disney Resort on Klook, you'll simply have to display it on your smartphone to gain entry.

Book the Tokyo Disney Resort Park Ticket

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2. Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo - The Making of Harry Potter

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Opened in June 2023, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo - The Making of Harry Potter is the largest indoor Harry Potter attraction in the world and the first of its kind in Asia. This studio tour provides a journey to the whimsical world of witchcraft and wizardry!

Visitors can explore some of the greatest locales from the Harry Potter franchise. Picture yourself among the feasts and fanciful decor of the Great Hall, explore the magical promenade of Diagon Alley, and climb aboard the Hogwarts Express on the bustling platform 9¾.

With displays of costumes and amazing set designs, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo - The Making of Harry Potter is the best place in Tokyo to see all the hard work that went into making the magic of Harry Potter movies.

Book the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo: The Making of Harry Potter Ticket

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3. Yomiuri Land Amusement Park

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Picture this: You find yourself amidst the attractions of Yomiuri Land in winter as the sun begins to set; the entire park becomes filled with lights like sparkling gemstones in a cave! Yomiuriland's Jewellumination is one of the most beautiful winter/spring light-up events in Tokyo.

The Yomiuriland Amusement Park has 43 various attractions, ranging from adrenaline-pumping to child-friendly rides. Some of the highlights include the Bandit, a 1,560-meter-long roller coaster that reaches 110 km/h, the animal show featuring sea lions, and the Ferris Wheel offering great views of Tokyo.

Book the Yomiuriland Ticket in Tokyo

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4. Tokyo Dome City

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Located in the heart of Tokyo, Tokyo Dome City is an entertainment complex that offers shopping, spa relaxation, and theme park rides.

The Thunder Dolphin is Tokyo Dome City's signature roller coaster ride that zooms along at 130 km/h speeds. If you wish to enjoy breathtaking views of Tokyo from above, hop on the park's giant Ferris Wheel.

Book the Tokyo Dome City Attractions Ride 5 Ticket

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5. Tokyo Joypolis: For Indoor Fun

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Visit Japan's largest indoor amusement park and enjoy all the attractions it has to offer! Tokyo Joypolis is located in Odaiba's Decks shopping mall and is operated by the famous game company Sega.

Tokyo Joypolis is the best place to experience 3D attractions and virtual reality rides, a video-enhanced half-pipe ride, an indoor roller coaster, realistic simulators, and more!

One of the mainstay attractions is the Gekion Live Coaster, which combines the thrill of riding a roller coaster with the high-paced fun of rhythm games.

Joypolis often plays host to a number of collaboration events with anime series so be sure to check the schedule!

Book the Tokyo Joypolis Passport

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6. Sanrio Puroland

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Hello Kitty may be one of the most popular characters created by Sanrio. At the Sanrio Puroland amusement park, you can meet all the iconic characters that the company has introduced to Japan and the world.

From Pom Pom Purin to the Little Twin Stars and others, Sanrio Puroland is a haven for those who enjoy cute characters. With meet and greets, seasonal parades and fan events, and adorable character goods, the park is the best place to experience the kawaii (cute) culture of Japan.

Visitors can enjoy themed rides, watch shows in live theaters and cinemas, browse through gift shops, and more. The indoor theme park can be enjoyed by both kids and adults alike in any weather.

Book the Sanrio Puroland Tokyo Ticket

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7. Moominvalley Park

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An amusement park that brings to life the joy and whimsy of the Moomin characters! Moominvalley Park is located in Saitama's Hanno City and is the only Moomin amusement park outside of Finland.

The park is a fusion of nature and entertainment areas divided into four zones. There is a three-story museum, buildings that can be explored, and dining facilities offering delicious and photogenic treats. This theme park packs in so much Moomin wonder and excitement for all ages!

Be sure to visit the two themed restaurants and sample Moomin-themed dishes. You can also enjoy fun hands-on activities around the close-by Lake Miyazawako and the surrounding forest.

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8. Seibu Yuenchi Amusement Park

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Take a trip back in time and enjoy one of the best nostalgic theme parks that Japan has to offer! Seibu Yuenchi is an amusement park located in western Tokyo by Lake Tama; it can be reached in about 50 minutes by train from Shinjuku Station.

One of its main attractions is the Showa-era (1926-1989) shopping street with a retro vibe that is the main draw for many who visit the park. It includes a number of photo booths restaurants and memorabilia stores where you can find unique foods and items.

The Ferris Wheel offers splendid views of Lake Tama and the forest surrounding it, with Tokyo in the background. The firework displays in the park are also a popular attraction.

Official website: Seibu Yuenchi Park (Japanese)

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9. FujiQ Highland

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Located at the foothills of Mt Fuji, FujiQ Highland is an amusement park that provides dozens of large-scale thrill rides and attractions based on famous anime.

At FujiQ Highland you'll find the world's fastest-accelerating roller coaster and the coaster with the most inversions of any in the world among many other attractions.

If thrill rides are not for you, the facility also has mazes and fun houses as well as simple rides such as teacups and log rides. Younger visitors will surely have a blast at Thomas Land, an area themed around the famous Thomas the Tank Engine.

Book the FujiQ Highland Ticket

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10. Lake Sagami Pleasure Forest

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Lake Sagami Pleasure Forest is a natural playground that can be enjoyed by both adults and kids alike. Located on a mountainside that overlooks Lake Sagami in Kanagawa, the Sagamiko Resort and Pleasure Forest is a haven of outdoor fun.

The most popular attraction at Lake Sagami Pleasure Forest is the Muscle Monster, where you can test your physical skills. The colorful winter illumination is also a distinctive feature of this park

The thrilling rides will have you soaring into the sky. Add to this the Ferris Wheel, the hot spring facility, and the excellent restaurants, and you'll have a perfect line-up for a day of fun in the nature-rich area by Lake Sagami.

Children will get a thrill out of seeing the giant-sized playground equipment that can cater to all their playful imaginations while adults can enjoy a return to carefree childhood activities they have missed.

Book the Lake Sagami Pleasure Forest Admission Ticket

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One Pass for Amusement Parks and Attractions in Tokyo

The Klook Pass Greater Tokyo is a value pass that covers admission to many of the parks introduced above as well as observatories in Tokyo and museums in Tokyo. You can customize it to your preference by adding the facilities you're interested in.

Please note that after purchasing a Klook Pass, you might need to make a reservation at the facility you plan to visit. You can do this on the Klook website from the “Make a reservation” button on the reservation page. You will receive a voucher for the facility you wish to use.

We hope you enjoy your time at Tokyo's amusement parks.

 

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Travel writer and assistant editor at MATCHA with extensive travel around the Osaka, Kyoto, and Wakayama areas. A Kansai insider who knows their Akashiyaki from their Takoyaki, Iain enjoys getting authentic stories from traditional craftspeople and interesting creators. Particularly fond of temples and shrines, Iain delves deep into the crossroads of tradition and modernity in his eight-plus years living and writing about Japan.

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