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  Tokyo/Odaiba - Wikitravel
Odaiba (お台場) is a large artificial island in Tokyo, Japan, featuring many hypermodern and just plain strange buildings memorably described as the result of an acid-soaked pre-schooler's architecture class.
Odaiba was originally constructed in 1853 by the Tokugawa shogunate as a series of 6 fortresses in order to protect Tokyo from attack by sea, the primary threat being Commodore Matthew Perry's Black Ships, which had arrived in the same year.
The Japanese economy was riding high, and Odaiba was to be a showcase as futuristic living, built at a cost of over $10 billion.
wikitravel.org /en/Tokyo/Odaiba   (1523 words)

  
 Hotelz Asia - Japan, Odaiba District, Tokyo
Odaiba caters to that curious Japanese taste for artificial attractions and may be considered gaudy by some, but it is popular and offers a fun day out for the family.
Odaiba has several pleasant parks, the largest and most popular is known as Shiokaze Kouen and offers barbeque facilities and - you guessed it - an artificial river.
Odaiba is popular with young couples and families and for the westerner is perhaps best viewed as a place to sit back and watch the locals play.
www.hotelzasia.com /odaiba.htm   (743 words)

  
 Try Odaiba for Fun, Food & Flings
TOKYO -- When my daughter and I first visited Odaiba, Tokyo's redeveloped waterfront, to see a one-ring Bolshoi Circus performance at the Tokyo Big Sight international exhibition center, I couldn't shake the impression that I had just landed on a newly constructed settlement on the moon.
Part of a landfill island in Tokyo Bay, Odaiba was the site of a failed development scheme in the 1980s, but in recent years has recovered to become a thriving entertainment and romance district for locals.
Odaiba is known as a place for couples.
www.themoscowtimes.com /stories/2000/10/07/049-print.html   (907 words)

  
 Odaiba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The developed area of Odaiba is in the background.
Odaiba (お台場, 35.63° N 139.775° E) (sometimes known as Daiba and sometimes refered to as the Tokyo Teleport Town) is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, Japan.
This city is featured in the Digimon anime series as the hometown of the first two groups of digidestined children.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Odaiba   (496 words)

  
 Tokyo by Area -Odaiba-
Odaiba was a vacant stretch of reclaimed land until just a few years ago, but now an amazing selection of entertainment and exhibition facilities have made Odaiba the most popular leisure destination in Tokyo.
Connecting the Tokyo waterfront with Odaiba, this bridge carries an expressway, a regular road, the rails of the Yurikamome Line and a pedestrian walkway.
A broad cross-section of the Tokyo population is attracted to Aqua City Odaiba's extremely diverse range of activities and entertainments.
www.tcvb.or.jp /en/infomation/2area/11rinkai.html   (1089 words)

  
 Antipixel | Blog | Odaiba
Odaiba does have some history to it as it was originally created by the Tokugawa shogunate to serve as a fort protecting Edo Bay.
Odaiba is not the future or the past but is far more interesting; it is the geographical spot on the planet where the late twentieth century economic bubble burst.
Odaiba is open whereas the rest of Tokyo seems to close in on you.
www.antipixel.com /blog/archives/2003/08/12/odaiba.html   (851 words)

  
 Tokyo Travel: Odaiba (Daiba)
It was not until the second half of the 1990s, that Odaiba developed into one of Tokyo's most interesting tourist spots and the highly popular shopping and entertainment district, which it is today.
Access to Odaiba can be an attraction by itself, as the views of the Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo's harbor and waterfront area from the Yurikamome elevated train or boat are quite spectacular.
The Yurikamome is an un-manned, elevated train with rubber tires, which connects Shimbashi Station on the JR Yamanote Line with all of Odaiba's attractions and Toyosu Station on the Yurakucho Subway Line.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e3008.html   (1278 words)

  
 Akadot - Odaiba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Odaiba is an artificial island within the city boundaries of Tokyo.
Also featured in Odaiba is the famous rainbow bridge, which provides visitor a way to cross over to the island.
Lit up by lasers at night, this building is one of the most famous landmarks in Odaiba, which allows visitors to ride an elevator to the 25th floor and see the view of Odaiba from the sphere of the building.
www.akadot.com /article.php?a=4   (714 words)

  
 Sake-Drenched Postcards - Odaiba: Where Bubbles Don't Burst
Described by Forbes as "a sort of Canary-Wharf-on-hallucinogens," Odaiba is a man-made 1,100-acre peninsula of shopping and office building creations jutting into Tokyo Harbor that set back the local citizens some $31 billion.
But people don't come to Odaiba for the beach; they come to buy jeans, dine on the delights offered at Sizzler, experience virtual reality, and wait in a long line for the Ferris wheel.
Though this dash of history amid modernity is obviously to add a bit of intrigue, Odaiba does indeed have a past that goes beyond that first shovel full of sand tossed into Tokyo Harbor over a decade ago.
www.bigempire.com /sake/bubble1.html   (1375 words)

  
 Day trip to Odaiba
Odaiba became popular place, because local people aware what I explained in Introduction section.
Public transportation within Odaiba district was so poor, free shuttle bus was planed by Tokyo metropolitan assembly.
Odaiba district is still developing, just not like bubbling 80's, but it's own steadily paces.
www.sugihara.com /Odaiba   (5651 words)

  
 Yurikamome Odaiba Station
Now first of all Odaiba is a beach but it's all man made on an island made by filling in Tokyo bay.
Odaiba is also a place of many attractions.
Fuji is a huge television network in Japan (the same company that made the drama I watched) and many students from all over Japan visit this center when they come to Tokyo to see where their favorite stars work.
www.3deearts.com /tokyo/odaibaeki.html   (1070 words)

  
 ODAIBA
Odaiba「お台場」 was originally constructed in 1851 by the Tokugawa shogunate as a series of 6 fortresses in order to protect Tokyo from attack by sea, the primary threat being Commodore Matthew Perry's Black Ships, which had arrived in the same year.
In 1928, the 3rd Odaiba was refurbished and opened to the public as park, which remains open to this day.
Odaiba Pictures - See more pictures of Odaiba in our picture gallery.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /tokyo/odaiba.htm   (797 words)

  
 JNTO Website | Find a Location | Tokyo | Odaiba
Odaiba was born on the reclaimed land in the Tokyo Bay in the southeast of Tokyo.
Major attractions of Odaiba are dotted along Yurikamome Line, a new unmanned traffic system that connects Shimbashi Station through the Rainbow Bridge with Odaiba.
There is the Odaiba Seaside Park that overlooks the Rainbow Bridge as well as the Venus Fort, a "theme park for ladies" located in the area of the Palette Town, which accommodates over 140 shops with the interior that takes after an European city in the 18th century, and many other new facilities are jostling.
www.jnto.go.jp /eng/location/regional/tokyo/odaiba.html   (317 words)

  
 Weill in Japan Photos: Odaiba
On one idle Monday evening, I went with my host family's older brother Kei and his lady-friend Shell to Odaiba.
Odaiba is an interesting waterfront shopping area, with views of Tokyo's famous Rainbow Bridge and Jiyuu no Megami, a small-scale version of the Statue of Liberty.
Odaiba is also one of the two places where I visited a Starbucks.
japan.weill.org /photos/odaiba   (228 words)

  
 Tokyo-Odaiba Travel Information, Maps, Tourist guide and Japan Hotels.
he Shinagawa Daiba, known as the name of 'Odaiba', is the relics of the batteries built on the inner bank of the Shinagawa by Edo Shogunate for the purpose of preparing for the attacks of the Black Ships ('invading' Western ships at the end of Edo period).
What we see at Odaiba right now are the 3rd and the 6th Daiba (batteries).
Different from the bustling central part of Odaiba, you can quietly soak yourself in Japanese history here.
www.hotel4stay.com /japan/odaiba.html   (219 words)

  
 Night Out in Odaiba, Tokyo - VirtualTourist.com
The Odaiba district is near the seaside and is considered Tokyo's "Futuristic Shopping and Nightlife Area".
A view from Odaiba back in Tokyo as shown in the photo became a porpular place for young couple to ask for getting marriage.
Odaiba Area is a new spot made from reclaim-land.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Japan/Tokyo_to/Tokyo-969164/Nightlife-Tokyo-Night_Out_in_Odaiba-BR-1.html   (650 words)

  
 CX-CITY: ODAIBA [Asunaro Association]
When you walk near the entrance, you are greeted with the Fuji symbol statue and a countdown to the year 2000 section.
Odaiba Guide: A guide showing you around Odaiba.
Below is an icon in which you can listen to a real audio guide show in Japanese of the sites in Odaiba.
members.tripod.com /j_ent99/ODAIBA/odaiba2.html   (414 words)

  
 CX-CITY: ODAIBA [Asunaro Association]
This is a site heavily hit by tourists and Japanese because it's where a lot of the Japanese dramas and shows are filmed and also the location of the headquarters of Japan's most popular network, Fuji TV and also because the cool shopping and amusement places.
On this island you have a great look at the rainbow bridge, Odaiba Kaihin Koen, the Statue of Liberty (note: It is a smaller replica of the one in New York) is also there (on loan by France) but I hear the final day of the statue is on January of 1999.
There are several ways to go to Odaiba but one way that is very fun is to ride the Yurikamome Monorail.
members.tripod.com /j_ent99/ODAIBA/odaiba.html   (432 words)

  
 Tokyo - Ginza, Shiodome, Shinbashi, & Odaiba Photo Gallery by bz3rk at pbase.com
They feature Ginza, Shiodome, Shinbashi, and Odaiba areas of the city.
Odaiba is another new area of Tokyo, build on reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay.
It feels less like the rest of the city since it is not as tightly packed and there are no older buildings there.
www.pbase.com /bz3rk/tokyo1   (170 words)

  
 Odaiba :: Tokyo Essentials :: Tokyo Tourist Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Built on reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay, a monorail links Odaiba to the mainland.
Lit by lasers at night, the head office of Fuji Television is the landmark of Odaiba.
The River Commuter/sea bus runs between Odaiba and Hinode Pier (400 yen, duration 20 minutes) and between Odaiba and Asakusa (1,060 yen, duration 55 minutes.).
www.tokyoessentials.com /odaiba.html   (703 words)

  
 Night view of 'Odaiba' Tokyo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is a night view from the waterfront "Odaiba" of Tokyo.
Museum of Maritime Science and a tennis court are also located in Odaiba.
Here is a beautiful place of the night view seen from a sea.
view.adam.ne.jp /e_setoy/pic/kanto/odaiba2.html   (55 words)

  
 Odaiba Hotels
Odaiba is a popular shopping and sightseeing destination for Tokyoites and tourists alike.
Odaiba featurs futuristic buildings, Venice themed shopping centre, FujiTV building, world's second largest ferris wheel and Tokyo's only beach.
Le Meridien Grand Pacific Tokyo, situated in a fashionable new district surrounded by the sea, is the largest hotel in the city.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /city_suburb.php?city_eng_text=Tokyo&suburbid=40   (322 words)

  
 Kongetsu » Blog Archive » Hachikuro Cafe + Odaiba
The cafe is located in Odaiba, in order to get to Odaiba, you can either take the JR Yamanote line or the Tokyo Metro’s Ginza line to Shimbashi station.
I didn’t know it was in Odaiba, or else I would have tried to visit it no matter how tired I was that day.
I think there’s a slim chance that anyone who’s not a fan will just walk in there and order something when there are other, more interesting cafes (with diverse selection of drinks and foods) around the area.
www.kongetsu.com /2006/01/28/hachikuro-cafe-odaiba   (1373 words)

  
 Odaiba in Tokyo, Japan
For a fun filled adventure, make your way to Odaiba which has enough popular attractions to keep you entertained throughout the day.
Located next to it is the Aqua City Odaiba which is made up of shopping malls, restaurants and a 13-screen movie complex, the Mediage.
Found here also is the Venus Fort which is a theme park for women, featuring an artificial sky changing from sunrise to night sky as time passes by.
www.aguidetoasia.com /japan/tokyo-getting-around-odaiba.php   (328 words)

  
 Odaiba on 43 Places
Went to Odaiba again now that mum’s in Japan…; finally got a decent photo of the Fuji TV building (or as I like to say, ‘Mind Control Tower’).
Odaiba’s a great area if you have a lot of money.
The ferris wheel is definitely a great ride… it was the largest in the world till 2001 (now Yokohama has the largest).
www.43places.com /places/view/195334   (378 words)

  
 Beyond Odaiba, Japan. Travel guide & tourist information by Hostelbookers.com
West of Odaiba, older blocks of reclaimed land sporting dormitory towns, golf links and other recreational facilities, jut out into Tokyo Bay.
The prime attractions are Kasai Rinkai-koen, a seaside park boasting one of Tokyo's biggest aquariums and a birdwatching centre, and the enormously popular Tokyo Disneyland.
Though you probably won't have time to visit both in one day, these places are at adjacent stops on the JR Keiyo line from Tokyo Station.
www.hostelbookers.com /guides/japan/beyond_odaiba   (106 words)

  
 *Area > Odaiba- Tokyo, Japan - VirtualTourist.com
The source of the onsen is a 1.5 KM deep well, brining warm mineral water to the 20 different styles of pools.
Directions: It is located in Odaiba District, which you can take the Yurikamome Monorail (alight Odaiba Station) from JR Shimbashi Station.
Impressive bridge across to Odaiba, cross it by the Yurikamome monorail if you're lazy like us, but walking is possible too.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Japan/Tokyo_to/Tokyo-969164/Things_To_Do-Tokyo-Area_Odaiba-R-3.html   (811 words)

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