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Tokyo/Shiodome

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==Get in==
Shiodome is directly accessible via Shiodome station on the
Yurikamome new transit and Toei O-Edo subway lines. The bigger train hub of [[Tokyo/Shinbashi |Shinbashi]], on the JR Yamanote line, is also within easy walking distance. All buildings are connected together by an underground concourse and a web of walkways.
==See==
* '''<see name="Advertising Museum Tokyo''', " alt="" address="B1F Caretta Shiodome, Higashi-Shinbashi 1-8-2, [" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.admt.jp/]. " hours="Tu-Sa 11AM-6:30PM" price="Free">A small modern museum of the history of advertising in Japan and elsewhere, run by Japan's biggest ad company Dentsu. Free entryProbably the most interesting section is war-time propaganda, open 11 AM with posters exhorting the populace to 6:30 PM Tuesday grow pumpkins and apply for permits before listening to Saturdaythe radio. Most exhibits annotated in English.</see>* '''<see name="Old Shinbashi Railway Station'''. " alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">This faithful reconstruction of the Tokyo terminus of Japan's first railway is built on the site of the original and even showcases the few remaining bits. The inside, however, is now given over to several expensive restaurants and cafés.</see>* '''<see name="Shiodome Museum''', " alt="" address="4F National Center. " directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">This small museum has only a tiny permanent collection, but houses changing exhibitions.</see>* <see name="Dentsu Shiki Theater" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">A theater in the Caretta shiodome where musicals play.</see>
==Do==
The largest shopping complex in Shiodome is '''Caretta Shiodome''' [http://www.caretta.jp].
* '''<buy name="Sho-Chu Authority''', " alt="" address="B2F Caretta Shiodome. " directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="11AM-10PM daily" price="">This humbly named shop stocks over 3,000 varieties of the Japanese tipples ''shochu'' and ''awamori''. Open 11 AM </buy> * <buy name="Nittele Shop" alt="" address="B1F-B2F Nippon Television Tower" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Stocks a vast variety of TV-related goods; much will be unfamiliar to 10 PM dailythe non-resident, but there's a pretty good selection of Studio Ghibli items too.</buy>
* '''Nittele Shop''', B1F-B2F Nippon Television Tower<buy name="Shiodome City Center" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www. Stocks a vast variety of TV-related goods; much will be unfamiliar to the non-resident, but there's a pretty good selection shiodome.st/english/" hours="" price="">Glass tower full of Studio Ghibli items tootrendy restaurants and shops.</buy>
==Eat==
===Mid-range===
* '''<eat name="Din Tai Fung''', " alt="" address="B2F Caretta Shiodome. " directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="11AM-10PM daily" price="">The Tokyo flagship of the popular Taiwanese ''dim sum'' chain. Open 11 AM to 10 PM daily.</eat>
==Drink==
* '''<drink name="Saryō Tsuriji''' (" alt="茶寮都路理), " address="B2F Caretta Shiodome. " directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">This massively popular tea shop usually has long queues waiting to sample its high-end green teas and delicate Japanese confectionery. An easier and cheaper alternative is to grab a cone of tea-flavored ice cream (&yen;300) from the adjoining shop, available in green tea and roasted hōjicha flavors.</drink>
==Sleep==
===Mid-range===
* '''<sleep name="Villa Fontaine Shiodome''', " alt="" address="1-9-2 Higashi Shinbashi, tel. " directions="" phone="+8103-33569222, [3569222" url="http://www.villa-fontaine.co.jp/eng/shiodome/index.html]. " checkin="3PM" checkout="11AM" price="¥10,000 for a single" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Giant four-star hotel opened in 2004, currently one of the best deals in town with rates as low as &yen;10,000 for a single. All rooms equipped with Internetinternet.</sleep>
===Splurge ===
* '''<sleep name="Conrad Tokyo''', [" alt="" address="1-9-1 Higashi-Shinbashi" directions="" phone="+81 03-6388-8000" email="" fax="" url="http://tokyo.conradmeetings.com/] " checkin="" checkout="" price="Rooms start from a whopping &yen;52,000">The latest contestant for the heavily competed title of most expensive hotel in Tokyo is scheduled to open in July 2005. </sleep>* <sleep name="Park Hotel Tokyo" alt="" address="Shiodome Media Tower, 1-7-1, Higashi Shimbashi" directions="" phone="+81 03-6252-1111" email="" fax="" url="http://www.parkhoteltokyo.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="Rooms will start from a whopping &yen;5219,500 single">If the Park were any more minimalist, it wouldn't be here at all. This sky-high establishment boasts a light and airy foyer,000with inviting lounge and restaurant adjoining.</sleep>   {{Districtguide}}{{Usablecity}}
==Contact==
==External links==
* [http://www.shiodome.st/english/top.html Shiodome City Center]
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