Explore Tokyo This Summer with the “Toei Marugoto Kippu”! The Theme is Photogenic Spots!
When sightseeing around Tokyo, public transportation is a convenient way to go if you use it wisely. Save money by using the economical Toei Marugoto Kippu, a one-day pass offering unlimited rides on all types of Toei transportation, such as subways, buses and the tram.
This article will introduce to you a sightseeing plan for Tokyo this summer that visits some great photogenic spots using the “Toei Marugoto Kippu”!
What is the Toei One-day Pass?
Valid for one full day, it offers unlimited access to Toei subways. This allows users to freely hop on and off Toei buses (including the Tama area), the Tokyo Sakura Tram (Toden Arakawa Line), and the Nippori-Toneri Liner. Mastering the Toei lines enables users to make their way smoothly without missing anything that Tokyo has to offer.
- ¥700 for Adults, ¥350 for Children
- Sales locations
- Ticket machines in all Toei subway stations and Nippori-Toneri Liner stations, and on Toei buses and trams.
*Advance-sale tickets are also available.
★Summer Sightseeing Plan with “Toei Marugoto Kippu” ★
Start!! 12:00 at Shibuya Station
This time our trip starts from Shibuya Station.
Let’s start off by walking to a café near Shibuya Station!
12:02 pm ChikuChiku CAFE - Hedgehog Home & Cafe -
“ChikuChiku CAFE - Hedgehog Home & Café-” is an interesting café where you can play with hedgehogs.
It’s so relaxing playing with the adorable hedgehogs!
You can hold the hedgehogs or even feed them. Of course, pictures are allowed too!
The hedgehogs playing around in the kitchen or dining room areas of the dollhouse are super photogenic!
Basic information on ChikuChiku CAFE - Hedgehog Home & Cafe -
After taking some pictures of the adorable hedgehogs, it’s time to head back to Shibuya Station. Take the “都06” bus from ”Shibuya Sta.” #58 bus stop, ride for about 16 minutes, and get off at the “Hiroo-byoin” stop.
After walking for about 6 minutes from the bus stop, you’ll arrive at Les Grands Arbres.
1:30 pm Les Grands Arbres
Les Grands Arbres is a popular café that a lot of guests come to from far away.
It’s so popular because you can enjoy a beautiful and healthy meal alongside a photogenic treehouse!
This is where we’ll stop for a slightly late lunch.
The treehouse and terrace look like they came out of a picture book; how cute!
The terrace is covered by grape vines, making it cool and comfortable even in the summer.
Basic information on Les Grands Arbres
After enjoying our delicious lunch, next we are heading to Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park, about a 5-minute walk from the café.
3:00 pm Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park
Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park is a quiet park where you can enjoy seasonal flowering plants and wild birds.
There’s plenty to see here, including two waterfalls, one large one small.
There’s so much beautiful nature to take in here for being in the city!
Walking through the trees during the summer is so cool and refreshing!
Basic information on Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park
After finishing walking around Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park, we return to the “Hiroo-byoin” bus stop. (About a 10-minute walk)
Back at the bus stop, next we take the “都06” Toei bus headed toward Shimbashi Station. After about 12 minutes, get off at the “Azabujuban Sta.” stop.
After walking for about 2 minutes from the bus stop, we arrive at our next destination, “Azabuyasaigashi.”
5:00 pm Azabuyasaigashi
“Azabuyasaigashi” sells unique sweets made from vegetables.
It also features a small café area.
They have a varied lineup of treats, including baked vegetable pastries, jellies, veggie chips, and Japanese sweets.
Their financiers, made with colorful vegetables like tomatoes and pumpkins, are also perfect for souvenirs and gifts!
Basic information on Azabuyasaigashi
Next, walk about 6 minutes to reach the Toei Oedo Line’s “Azabu-juban Station.” From there, take the Toei Oedo Line for about 13 minutes to “Tsukishima Station.”
Our next stop is dinner at “Shellman,” located about 3 minutes away from Tsukishima Station!
6:00 pm Shellman
Shellman is a restaurant where you can enjoy creative dishes made with crustaceans, such as shrimp and other shellfish.
You can also choose the popular option of pairing sake with the dishes.
The restaurant focuses on course meals, but you can order dishes a la carte as well.
Since sake is a perfect match for these delicious dishes, be sure to try the pairings!
Basic information on Shellman
- 3-6-5 Tsukishima, Chuo-ku, Tokyo[MAP]
- Business Hours
- 5:00 pm – 12:00 am (L.O.11:00 pm）
- Open 365 days
- Accepted credit cards
- American Express/Diners Club/JCB/MasterCard/Visa/UnionPay
After enjoying your delicious dinner, it’s time to take a nighttime walk to Kachidoki Bridge, just a 10-minute walk from Shellman!
8:00 pm Kachidoki Bridge
Kachidoki Bridge connects Tsukiji and Tsukishima, and it spans a total length of 246 meters.
The bridge is lit up from sunset until 10pm, giving it a spectacular atmosphere.
Taking a walk with the summer night breeze blowing around you is the best!
Both Tokyo Tower and Tsukiji Market are close by, so this is a great night view spot.
Take some pictures of Tokyo’s beautiful night views!
- 6 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku~1 Harumi Dori, Kachidoki
- View the map
Goal!! Kachidoki Station
After around an 8-minute walk from Kachidoki Bridge, you’ll arrive at our final stop, the Toei Oedo Line’s Kachidoki Station.
There are still plenty of other photogenic areas of Tokyo to see, so be sure to find some yourself too!
Travel all over with the convenient “Toei Marugoto Kippu”!