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Kasai Rinkai Park

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Kasai Rinkai Park is the largest park in central Tokyo, located just across the Edogawa River from Tokyo Disney Resort.

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The park offers a nice break from the surrounding cityscapes and has a number of walking trails that crisscross the gardens, lawns and beaches. In addition, the park features an aquarium, a ferris wheel, a seabird sanctuary and a viewing tower.

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Opened in 1989, the park was built on reclaimed land and developed in an effort to restore and preserve natural Tokyo Bay habitat.

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The park is just next to Kasai Rinkai Koen Station on the JR Keiyo Line, 10-15 minutes and 210 yen from Tokyo Station. Note that the platforms of the Keiyo Line at Tokyo Station are located a 10 minute walk from the station's other platforms.

From Maihama Station, adjacent to Tokyo Disney Resort, the park is the first stop in the direction of Tokyo Station.

By boat[edit]

There are a number of ferries (waterbuses) that serve the park. During the winter and on weekdays there are four daily departures for Odaiba, with the last one continuing on to Ryogoku. The summer and weekends have more frequent departures. The ferries only operate in the afternoons.

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  • Bird Sanctuary Center. Hours: 9:30 to 17:00 Closed: Mondays and December 29 to January 3. In line with the park's goals as a bay habitat preserve, nearly a third of the park is maintained as a Sea Bird Sanctuary. The area attracts bird lovers and photographers who are free to roam the area, except the marsh areas which are restricted. At the center is is a Sea Bird Center with information on the local birds. Admission: 800 yen.  edit

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  • Tokyo Sealife Aquarium, (Near the center of the park). Hours: 9:30 to 17:00 Closed: Wednesdays and December 29 to January 1. The aquarium's main tank has a viewing area in its center that immerses you in the middle of a school of yellowfin tuna and bonito. The aquarium also has good penguin and seabird exhibits. Admission: 700 yen.  edit
  • Diamond and Flowers Ferris Wheel. Hours: 10:00 to 20:00 (until 21:00 on weekends and holidays) Closed: one or two irregular holidays per month.. The park's most visible landmark is the Diamond and Flowers Ferris Wheel, so named due to its light shows that give it the appearance of a sparkling diamond or flower. At 117 meter tall it is the second tallest ferris wheel in Japan. The top offers views of Tokyo Bay, Tokyo Disney Resorts, Chiba and as far away as Mt. Fuji. Admission: 700 yen.  edit

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