5 Best Sightseeing Spots of Shinagawa!
Shinagawa is one of the busiest area in Tokyo, as the station accommodates the railways of shinkasen bullet train. You can find not just office buildings, but also many sightseeing spots in Shinagawa as well. We’ve listed up 5 different sightseeing spots in Shinagawa that are worth to visit, which can be easily accessed from Haneda Airport and Tokyo Station!
1. DEAN & DELUCA
Connected directly to Shinagawa Station, DEAN & DELUCA is fun to explore as you can buy fancy and fashionable souvenirs for your family back home.
Originated from New York, DEAN & DELUCA offers many different international groceries from all over the world, and you can find this shop inside the Shinagawa Station’s Atre.
What we like the most from DEAN & DELUCA is its huge collections of cute and tempting confectioneries, gorgeous pastries, and savory deli!
DEAN & DELUCA
Shinagawa Station Atre
2-18-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo
10:00-23:00 (market) / 7:00-23:00 (Espresso Bar)
2. Aqua Park Shinagawa
There are two different marine aquariums in Shinagawa, and Aqua Park Shinagawa is one of these two aquariums. Located nearby Shinagawa Prince Hotel, Aqua Park Shinagawa offers gorgeous collections of jellyfish, dolphins, corals, and other sea creatures.
Compare to other aquariums, so far Aqua Park Shinagawa offers the best dolphin shows in Japan, as you can enjoy watching the dynamic dolphin shows with beautiful water curtain illumination and colorful lighting as well.
We also strongly suggest you to visit the jellyfish ramble area, where you can see many jellyfish bobbing around illuminated with colorful LED lights!
Aqua Park Shinagawa
4-10-30 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel.: +81-3-5421-1111 (Japanese Only)
10:00-22:00 / 8:30-22:00 (May 3-7, 2017 & August 11-15, 2017) / 9:00-22:00 (July 7-August 7, 2017, August 9-10, 2017, & August 16-31, 2017)
Admission Fee: Adults (15 years old & older) JPY 2,200 / 6-14 years old JPY 1,200 / 4-5 years old JPY 700 / Attraction Fee JPY 500 each
3. Sengakuji Temple
Located nearby Shinagawa Station and Sengakuji Station, Sengakujji Temple is one of the most famous Zen Buddhist Temples in Tokyo.
The site is famous as the home of the forty-seven ronin, and you can see their tombs when visiting this temple.
Located within a minute walk from Sengakuji Station, you can learn the ancient culture and history of Japan only at Sengakuji Temple!
2-11-1 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo
7:00-18:00 (April 1-September30) / 7:00-17:00 (October 1-March 31)
1-minute walk from Sengakuji Station
4. T.Y. Harbor
T.Y. Harbor is one of the most famous restaurants in Shinagawa, offering its guests both delicious foods and gorgeous harbor view as well.
Located within 5-minute walk from Tennnozu Isle Station, T.Y. Harbor offers you fresh brewed craft beer taken directly from its private brewery facilities, and superb meal made from natural ingredients taken directly from the local farmers, poultry, and fishery.
We strongly recommend you to try T.Y. Harbor’s exceptional burgers, pizza, and pasta during lunchtime or dinnertime!
2-1-3 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Lunch 11:30-14:00 (Weekdays) / 11:30-15:00 (Weekends & National Holidays)
Craft Beer Bar 17:00-22:00 (Weekdays) / 11:00-22:00 (Weekends & National Holidays)
5-minute walk from Tennozu Isle Station
5. Shinagawa Aquarium
Located within 8-minute walk from Omori Station, Shinagawa Aquarium is a government managed marine aquarium that is also famous among the locals and tourists as well.
At Shinagawa Aquarium, you can find many sea creatures including dolphins and sea lions. Shinagawa Aquarium accommodates a huge underwater aquarium tunnel, and shark hall.
The aquarium also accommodates many types of jellyfish, and you can see many of them swimming slowly in the colorful LED illuminated fish tanks at the Jellyfish Photo Studio Aquarium! You can also take many wonderful pictures with glowing jellyfish in this area.
3-2-1 Katsushima, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Closed on Tuesdays & January 1
Admission Fee: Adults & High School Students JPY 1,350 / Middle & Elementary School Students JPY 600 / 4-5 years old JPY 300 / Above 65 years old JPY 1,200 / Up to 3 years old Free of Charge
8-minute walk from Omori Station