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Tokyo Dome City is a shopping and leisure complex with an amusement park for all ages! Located in the center of Tokyo and easily accessible, it's perfect for a day of family fun or a date. We introduce Tokyo Dome City's main attractions, restaurants, and shopping facilities.

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Tokyo Dome City is a large shopping, dining, and leisure complex built around Tokyo Dome, the largest venue for baseball events and concerts in Japan.

The amusement park within Tokyo Dome City has a variety of attractions suitable for both adults and children. The natural hot spring and spa facility LaQua along with the many dining and shopping establishments make it the perfect place for a full day of entertainment.

Tokyo Dome City: Features and Highlights

1. Tokyo Dome City Overview: Major Facilities
2. Tokyo Dome City Attractions and Amusement
3. Restaurants and Cafes in Tokyo Dome City
4. Shopping at Tokyo Dome City: Popular Brands and Chain Stores
5. Tokyo Dome City Hotel

1. Tokyo Dome City Overview: Facilities and Highlights

Tokyo Dome City consists of eight major structures, each with unique features and highlights.

1. Tokyo Dome

Tokyo Dome City: Amusement, Shopping, Dining, and More!

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Tokyo Dome functions as the venue for major baseball events, large-scale concerts, and exhibitions.

Adjacent to the Dome is The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, which can be visited on weekdays from 13:00 to 17:00, as well as on weekends and public holidays from 10:00 to 17:00. The admission is 600 yen for adults, 400 yen for high school and university students, 200 yen for elementary and junior high school students (between 6 and 15 years of age), and 400 yen for senior citizens (over 65 years of age).

2. The Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

Tokyo Dome City: Amusement, Shopping, Dining, and More!

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The Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens are located west of Tokyo Dome. A traditional Japanese garden with seasonal highlights, this location is especially beautiful in autumn during the fall foliage season.

3. Korakuen Hall

Korakuen Hall, established in 1962, is home to venues for boxing and pro-wrestling events.

4. The Yellow Building

Tokyo Dome City: Amusement, Shopping, Dining, and More!

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The Yellow Building has five floors with facilities for indoor sports such as bowling, table tennis, and roller skating.

5. LaQua Area

Tokyo Dome City: Amusement, Shopping, Dining, and More!

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The LaQua building is a shopping, dining, and amusement facility, home to many restaurants and stores that are fun to explore.

Some of the most popular facilities within LaQua are the Tokyo Dome Natural Hot Spring Spa LaQua, the Tokyo Dome Fitness Club (Japanese), and the Sauna Lounge Rentola.

6. The Tokyo Dome City Attractions

Tokyo Dome City: Amusement, Shopping, Dining, and More!

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The Tokyo Dome City Attractions include popular rides such as the Thunder Dolphin and the Big O Ferris Wheel, as well as facilities for indoor amusement such as the indoor children's playground ASOBono!, the Theatre G-Rosso with shows for children, the Gallery AaMo, and the GO-FUN Food Court.

7. MEETS PORT

MEETS PORT is home to the event hall Tokyo Dome City Hall and restaurants and cafes occupying five floors.

8. Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo Dome Hotel is an urban resort hotel with 1,006 rooms on 43 floors and excellent restaurants. Due to its central location, the city views are simply breathtaking! Scroll down to read more about the charm of this hotel.

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2. Tokyo Dome City Attractions and Amusement

Tokyo Dome City is an amusement park with thrilling rides for adrenaline junkies. However, if you're not a fan of excitement, there are also quieter attractions suitable for the whole family.

There's no admission fee to enter the park, and you can pay for each attraction individually based on your interests. Alternatively, you can purchase a passport that grants you access to all the park's attractions for a day.

Thunder Dolphin

The Thunder Dolphin is an exhilarating roller coaster that takes you through the entire Tokyo Dome City and even passes through the Big O Ferris wheel. There's a section where it plunges straight down from the highest point, which even watching from the Ferris wheel can be quite thrilling.

Ride fee: 1,030 yen

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Tokyo Dome City

No matter where you are inside the park, you can always feel the grandeur of the Thunder Dolphin!

The Big O Ferris wheel

The Big O Ferris wheel is perfect for a family ride, and it's the only Ferris wheel in all of Japan without a central axis. This unique design offers fantastic panoramic views from the inside.

Ride fee: 820 yen
Duration: One complete rotation takes 15 minutes.
Official Website: https://www.tokyo-dome.co.jp/tourists/attractions/information.html

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Tokyo Dome City

What makes it truly special is that inside the Ferris wheel, there is a karaoke system available. It includes English songs! Every five gondolas have one with karaoke functionality, and there's no additional charge for it!

Wonder Drop

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Exciting ride alert! Try the Wonder Drop. Fee: 620 yen

Sky Flower: Children's Favorite Amusement Ride!

Sky Flower is a slightly thrilling ride where the parachute slowly ascends to a certain height and then descends at a slightly higher speed. It's not very fast, and children aged 4 and above can enjoy it.

Ride fee: 620 yen
Duration: Two ascents and descents

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Tokyo Dome City

There are also rides for even younger kids, catering to children of different ages.

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They also occasionally introduce various water games for kids and offer seasonal limited-time activities.

Limited Holiday Hero Team SHOW

The Hero Show is a long-standing attraction at Tokyo Dome City, and it continues to be very popular over the years. On Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays, it's especially crowded, with many families queuing up to watch the show. Many parents who used to come as kids are now bringing their own children and the atmosphere is fantastic!

Location: Theater G-Rosso in the Attraction Area
Schedule: Held on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays (please check for non-show days)
Regular Admission Fee: 1,500 yen for ages 3 and above (assigned seating for all) *Special show prices may vary.
Ticket Information:
Tickets are sold at the G-Rosso ticket counter only on Hero Show performance days.
*If sold out during advance sales, there will be no same-day ticket sales.

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Tokyo Dome City

Kids get most excited when they see their heroes appear! (No photos allowed after the show starts)

Indoor Sports Facilities: Play to Your Heart's Content Even on Rainy Days

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Tokyo Dome City has an indoor baseball practice facility where you can choose to pitch or try different levels of batting. The equipment is quite professional, and on weekends, many people come here to spend their day.

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The indoor rock climbing facility is also popular! Check the details on the official website.

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3. Tokyo Dome City Restaurants and Cafes

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In general, amusement parks often have their own restaurants that align with the theme of the park, but this may not always suit everyone's taste.

Tokyo Dome City is home to a variety of different restaurants, ranging from upscale Japanese cuisine to fast food, making it easy for groups of friends or families to find something they like without the hassle of searching for a restaurant.

Below are some restaurants we handpicked,  so if you're unsure, you can follow along with the recommendations!

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Obon-de Gohan serves set meals, and their prices are quite affordable. They offer a wide variety of set meal options to choose from.

This place even offers an eel set meal, and it's reasonably priced at only 1,296 yen for one serving.

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Moomin Bakery & Cafe is often crowded, and you may have to wait for at least 30 minutes.

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The cafe also has a bakery, so if you don't want to wait in line, you can grab some bread to enjoy.

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If you're craving desserts, there is a Nana's Green Tea store. Matcha green tea enthusiasts should definitely not miss it!

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Green tea desserts are the highlight of this shop, and almost everyone in the store orders a matcha parfait to enjoy.

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Those who prefer something else can also order a warabi-mochi dessert, which has a texture similar to konjac.

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If you want to dine a bit more upscale, visit the Japanese restaurant Shunpu Banri, which is located in the L'Aqua building. They specialize in high-quality Japanese kaiseki cuisine, but the prices are not too high.

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They have kaiseki cuisine, priced at around 5,500 yen per person, and they even have private rooms.

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4. Shopping at Tokyo Dome City: Popular Brands and Chain Stores

Tokyo Dome City has an excellent line-up of shops with popular brands such as MUJI, Loft, Matsumoto Kiyoshi, Seijo Ishii, and Uniqlo, among others. This means you can also enjoy shopping here!

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If you have limited time during your stay in Tokyo, this place can meet your supply needs all at once.

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The Loft store isn't particularly spacious, but it has all the essentials you might need.

It might be a good idea to make Tokyo Dome City your final stop so that you can stock up on anything you might have missed.

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5. Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo Dome Hotel is conveniently located near the Tokyo Dome City amusement park. If you plan to spend a full day of fun with your family, staying here is a great option.

We recommend considering staying here at the end of your itinerary. Firstly, you can do your last-minute shopping here, and secondly, there's an airport bus that goes directly to the hotel. This makes your journey to the airport much more convenient, especially if you have a lot of luggage to carry.

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Tokyo Dome City

Many people come to the Tokyo Dome City Hotel specifically for the buffet experience at Super Dining RILASSA. They regularly feature different themes, and on the night we visited, the theme was Kyushu cuisine, bringing the flavors of Kyushu to Tokyo.

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The adult dinner costs 4,320 yen, while lunch is priced at 3,120 yen. It is a great meal featuring delicious Kyushu cuisine with a continuous supply of fresh seafood.

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Besides offering a buffet breakfast, there's also a Japanese breakfast option available at Kyoto Cuisine Kumayan Tanukita North Branch. Guests can choose according to their taste preferences.

Visit Tokyo Dome City!

Tokyo Dome has always been a place for baseball and live events, but we sometimes forget that it's also a theme park. For many Tokyo residents, it holds childhood memories. In recent years, it has undergone changes, introducing new elements to become a part of the itinerary for both locals and tourists visiting Tokyo.

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