Families with Kids

Make enduring memories for everyone


Tokyo has two main airports: Narita International (NRT), slightly longer than one hour by car or about 50 minutes to Tokyo station by special express train; and the more central Haneda (HND), about 30 minutes from the city center by car.

Ride through the City
in Style

Hire a personal driver to travel smoothly around the city in style. For shorter trips, spotless taxis are never far away.

©︎Japan Limousine Service
Savor the Nightscape and
Japanese Cuisine

Take your pick from a fabulous array of sushi, teppanyaki, tempura or multicourse kaiseki cuisine at the Hinokizaka restaurant at Ritz-Carlton in Roppongi. The dramatic night views are sure to delight the entire family.

Attend an Early-morning
Sumo Practice

While anyone can book a seat at the main Sumo tournaments held at Kokugikan stadium in Ryogoku in January, May and September, a more exhilarating and intimate experience is to observe a morning practice session at a stable. Afterwards, join the wrestlers for their classic lunch of chanko hot pot.

Visit Museums

Spend the afternoon at one of Tokyo’s many extraordinary museums. At teamLab’s Borderless venue in Odaiba, the Athletic Park in particular is sure to be a big hit with the kids.

©︎Mori Building Digital Art Museum : Epson teamLab Borderless
Dine with Ninjas

Dinner at the Ninja restaurant in Akasaka is never dull. From carpaccio served on a samurai sword, to Ninja arts performed right at your table, this is a fun and tasty way for the whole family to spend a night in Tokyo.

Gym/Spa at the Hotel

Spend the morning working out at your hotel gym or getting pampered at its spa. If the weather is fine, the whole family can enjoy a run around the imperial palace, for a head start on a full day of Tokyo fun.

Cultural Experiences

Spend a leisurely afternoon learning how to make a furin wind bell, or dress up for an outdoor stroll in a traditional kimono.

©︎Shinohara Furin Honpo
Dinner at a Michelin-starred

Choosing where to dine might be the hardest decision you will have to make in Tokyo, a city awarded more Michelin stars than any other in the world. Whatever your choice, be ready for a dining experience you will remember for a lifetime.

Shop for Trinkets at Nakano

Visit the Mecca of Japanese otaku culture at the Nakano Broadway shopping arcade, where you can browse through a stunning variety of figurines, manga comics and more.

Visit Shrines and Temples

Spend the afternoon at one of Tokyo’s many beautiful Buddhist temples or Shinto shrines. The Meiji Jingu shrine, anchoring one end of Omotesando, is great place to explore, as is Zojoji, a famed temple near Tokyo Tower that is the mausoleum of the Tokugawa family.

Take to the Tokyo Skies

Book a helicopter or private plane for a bird’s-eye view of the capital’s spectacular city lights.

Wear a Traditional Kimono

Dress up in a traditional kimono for the ultimate Instagram from Japan and a keepsake of your family holiday.


Leave Tokyo with your hearts and minds brimming with impressions of this wonderful city at the heart of Japanese culture past, present and future.