Here we introduce the best things to do in Toyosu, Tokyo.
Urban Dock Lalaport Toyosu
Three-minute walk from Toyosu Station (Exit No. 2) and five-minute walk from Exit No. 7 on the Ky Metro Yurakucho Line.
A shopping center that opened in Urban Dock, a former factory site, as part of the Toyosu 2-chome Rezoning Project in Koto-ku, Tokyo.
There are approximately 190 stores.
It has a wide variety of tenants from fashion, interior design, service and culture.
There is also a pier on the site, and water buses are available.
Hiraki Ukiyo-e Museum UKIYO-e Ukiyo-e Tokyo
ISLANDS at Urban Dock Lalaport Toyosu It is located on the 1st floor.
Ukiyoe, also known as Nishikie, take you back in time to the Edo period.
Speaking of Edo, let’s not forget cats.
It was not until the Edo period (1603-1867) that cats were allowed to be kept freely without being tied up.
Edo people lived together with cats in a life of pain and joy.
Many cats appear in ukiyoe prints.
The fact that there are still many caricatures of anthropomorphized cats is the best proof of this.
In the spring of 2012, the exhibition “Nyan Tomo Neko Neko Aplenty” was held.
In the autumn of the same year, the Neko Fukushi Market was held, featuring all kinds of cute cats (various kinds of creative dolls).
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
8-minute walk from Exit B2 of Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station on the Kyomoro Hanzomon Line, 15-minute walk from Exit 3 of Kiba Station on the Tozai Line.
This is a public art museum specializing in contemporary art located in Kiba Park.
It is the largest museum building in Japan in terms of total floor space, and has a vast atrium space.
3-minute walk from Exit A3 of Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station on the Kyoto Metro Hanzomon Line.
Kaiyushiki Rinsen Teien (Garden with a circular path through the forest), designated as a place of scenic beauty.
The pond and fountain in the garden are filled with water from the Sumida River, and it is said to be the culmination of Japanese gardens.
The Ryotei, a sukiya-style building built in the garden, has been selected as a historical building by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
It is used as a meeting facility together with Taisho Memorial Hall, which is also located in the garden.