1 Day Itinerary in Toyosu

Best Things to Do in Toyosu in One Day

Toyosu, Tokyo’s futuristic waterfront district, is slowly becoming an interesting entertainment hub with innovative art and leisure spaces. Placed in the radar of international visitors since Tsukiji Fish Market relocated here and TeamLab Planets opened its doors to become one of the most popular attractions in Tokyo. With a few more additions in recent years, Toyosu is strengthening its position as another destination near the outskirts of the city that visitors cannot miss. 

This one-day itinerary will guide you through the best of Toyosu so you make the most of what this area has to offer!

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10 Best Things to Do in Toyosu

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Toyosu Market (90-120 mins)

(Optional) Tuna Auction

Tuna auction at Toyosu Market

Since it’s Toyosu we’re talking about, some of you may probably be excited about the prospect of being there at the crack of dawn to witness Tokyo’s world famous tuna auction. Tourists cannot access the market floor but the auction is still visible for anyone from a walkway on the 2nd floor. There’s also a special observation deck but that’s only accessible through a lottery system. The market opens at 5 am and the auction takes place from 5:30 to 6:30 am.

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Normal Visit

Toyosu Fish Market

You don’t have to be the earliest of birds to make the most of Toyosu Market! You can skip the morning auction and still have an energizing start of the day by treating yourself to a nice breakfast with some of the finest seafood in the area, you can have your pick between sushi or any other option among the different restaurants available in the market. 

There are also many stores to spend time exploring in the alleys of Uogashi Yokocho, offering from wasabi to artisanal knives and everything in between, perfect for culinary enthusiasts and souvenir hunters alike.

For the complete rundown of everything you can do in Toyosu Market, check our dedicated guide: Toyosu Market: World’s Largest Fish Market

Need more information about restaurants inside the market? Check the following article: 5 Best Sushi Restaurants in Toyosu Market

5 Best Sushi Restaurants in Toyosu Market

TeamLab Planets (120 mins)

TeamLab Planets in Toyosu
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After savoring the tastes of Toyosu Market, take a deep dive into the innovative world of TeamLab Planets. This museum, known for its interactive digital art installations, invites you to become part of ever-changing digital landscapes. 

Wander through rooms filled with luminous flora, wade through water illuminated by digital koi, explore rooms that seem right out of a  dreamscape and lose yourself in the Infinite Crystal Universe, a space filled with changing lights that create a mesmerizing experience.

Check our article for more details about TeamLab Planets Tokyo in Toyosu!

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Toyosu Senkyaku Banrai Facility (90-120 mins)

Toyosu Senkyaku Banrai Facility

You probably can’t have enough of the futuristic sights and state-of-the-art imagery but it’s time to take a step back into the nostalgic vibes of Toyosu Senkyaku Banrai Facility (豊洲 千客万来). This Edo-inspired complex merges gastronomy, history and onsen culture to create a unique experience. 

Wander through the streets of this recreated Edo-period cityscape, where you can enjoy fresh products from Toyosu Market at various restaurants. It’s a good opportunity to have a delicious lunch! Afterwards don’t miss the onsen area within the facility, where you can relax in traditional Japanese hot springs, rounding off your cultural experience.

Find more details here: Toyosu Senkyaku Banrai Facility

Urban Dock LaLaport Toyosu (60 mins)

Urban Dock LaLaport
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After your relaxing break, take a seaside leisure walk for 20min or ride the Yurikamome line for two stops to Toyosu Station. It’s time for a fun stroll at Urban Dock LaLaport Toyosu (アーバンドック ららぽーと豊洲), an expansive shopping complex with no shortage of shops and leisure actvities. If you’re visiting with kids, Kidzania Tokyo is a theme park within the complex that’s worth checking out.

Toyosu Park (30 mins)

Toyosu ParkAt sunset, enjoy a bit of solace in Toyosu Park (豊洲公園), a small green sanctuary with stunning views of Tokyo Bay and the impressive night illumination of the Rainbow Bridge.

Dinner in Toyosu (90 mins)

Toyosu at nightConclude your day in Toyosu at one of the countless restaurants in the area while strolling and enjoying the night view of Tokyo Bay. Take your pick from a wide range of options available from high-end dining to casual eateries; from traditional Japanese cuisine to fusion styles or international flavors.

Here’s hoping the above itinerary inspires you to visit Toyosu next time you visit Tokyo. Despite the lack of traditional places, this area embodies quite well the spirit of endless dynamic transformation that Tokyo is so well known for!

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Photographer, journalist, and avid urban cyclist, making sense of Japan since 2017. I was born in Caracas and lived for over 10 years in Barcelona before moving to Tokyo. Currently working towards my goal of visiting every prefecture in Japan, I hope to share with readers the everlasting joy of discovery and the neverending urge to keep exploring.