Today (17-Oct-2015), one of our focus or my favorite spot – Tokyo One Piece Tower (you will know if you are manga / anime fans). In the early morning, we departed from Shinjuku (新宿) Station heading to Tsukiji Market (筑地). As we were staying at Shibuya (涩谷) area, it was convenient for us to walked to Shinjuku (新宿) Station.
Tsukiji Market (筑地市场)
From Shinjuku (新宿) Station, we took Odeo Line toward Tocho-Mae platform 6 as planned heading to Tsukijishijio (筑地市场) Station. There were wet (indoor) and dry (outdoor) market, we headed to wet market first via A1 exit and turn left. If traveler wanted to visit the fish market auction, then you need to arrive at very early morning like 5AM, so you can experience the auction atmosphere where it was a very unique type of method. Many restaurants bid the good and fresh fish.
Our very first objective at here is to taste the full shashimi-don. It was very crowded and lots of tourist queuing, especially for those well-known restaurant. At here, traveler can enjoy the most freshest fish meat in raw. You can taste and it just melted immediately when the food put into mouth.
After our breakfast, we went to dry market to shop around. Just turned back to another direction came out from A1 exit. We found out there was very large market and many shops were selling packed food, snacks, and so on. It was completely different compare to wet market.
Imperial Palace (皇居)
About 11AM, we headed back to Tsukijishijio Station and ride on via Hibiya Line towards Naka-Meguro. Our next destination was Tokyo Station, Tokyo Imperial Palace. This was a incredible place. Great landscape with greenery area and park.
Tokyo Tower and One Piece Tower (东京塔与海贼王)
After having our lunch nearby Imperial Palace, around 2PM, we headed to Tokyo Tower via Otemachi Station at Mita Line towards Hiyoshi platform 1. Arriving at Onarimon Station and walked for around 10 minutes and we reached Tokyo Tower.
Being a fan of One Piece, this place is a must visiting place. It cost 3200 Yen for visiting the tower observation deck and One Piece attraction park. Kindly visit their website for latest update on pricing and access. We got to 3rd floor entrance straight away after we bought the tickets.
The attraction park consist of 4 floors and a restaurant. As a fan, these attractions are everything to us, it was adventurous and fun. The staff are friendly. It has a live show and traveler must know the schedule first (visit their website to understand the schedule details).
Around 7PM, we finished our expedition in One Piece Tower, we went to Tokyo Tower Observation deck at about 150m height. The night view was stunning.
At the end of the day, we headed back to our homestay at around 9PM. We took our dinner in Shibuya area.
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