There is nothing more enjoyable than travelling with your family, but it can be challenging to all agree on choosing which attractions to go visit as a family during your vacation. Japan is a country that is filled with many family friendly activities that the whole family can participate in without feeling left out. If you want to know more about these fantastic family friendly attractions in Japan, read on.
Disneyland and Disney Sea – Chiba
Disneyland is one of the most loved child friendly destinations in the world, however, not all countries have the privilege of having this theme park. Japan is one of those fortunate country’s that have Disneyland, and many have raved about its Japanese standards of exemplary customer service, professional cast members, thorough maintenance, and a variety of great dining experiences.
Studio Ghibli Museum – Tokyo
If you haven’t heard of Studio Ghibli before, then you probably haven’t watched anime movies since they are considered to be one of the best anime studios in the world. They have managed to give the world iconic films such as Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro and Howl’s Moving Castle. The museum has been designed to almost replicate their film’s styles and provides visitors the opportunity to be a part of their exhibitions and watch some special screenings. Visitors can also purchase some snacks and beverages at their café and get to relax in their playground and rooftop garden. If you’re interested in visiting Studio Ghibli, make sure to purchase tickets in advance as they tend to sell quick.
Universal Studios – Osaka
Another internationally recognised theme park that Japan has that may other countries don’t have is Universal Studios. This theme park definitely rivals Tokyo’s Disneyland. Fondly referred to as USJ by locals, Universal Studios in Osaka opened its doors in 2001 and was the very first Universal theme park to be built in the Asian continent. The theme park is an excellent place to enjoy with the family and has an impressive collection of eight worlds including Jurassic Park, Hollywood, San Francisco, New York, Amity Village, Waterworld, Universal Wonderland and of course, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Odaiba Legoland Discovery Centre – Tokyo
If your family has children that are obsessed with Lego then the Odaiba Legoland Discovery Centre is the perfect place to be. Here, families can have lots of fun building unique brick-shaped figures beyond their wildest dreams. As the centre is indoors, it’s also a perfect alternative to outdoor activities during rainy days. The theme park provides a number of amenities such as playgrounds, rides, a 4D cinema, Lego exhibits that change on a seasonal basis and some awesome karaoke.
teamLab Borderless – Tokyo
teamLab is an extraordinary way to experience art like never before. This family friendly digital museum is as innovative as a casino site in India and is a unique space full of various digital artworks. The artworks are displayed in different rooms which inter-lead one after the another. This establishment is a must visit when you’re in Tokyo with your family as it consists of vast and complex digital art pieces that have never been experience before.