Shiodome in Tokyo

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Facts & Figures

The Shiodome area was completely rebuilt after 2000. A former railway terminal belongs now to the most modern and futuristic places in Tokyo. Best Ryokans in Tokyo Explore Ryokans in Tokyo >
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The new skyscraper district (the Shiodome Sio-Site) is housing the headquarters of companies like Dentsu, Fujitsu, Softbank and many more.

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Shiodome is a man-made area at the shores of the Tokyo Bay. In 1603 the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu and his people decided to fill in the marshland to create Shiodome.


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Shiodome is located within the Minato Ward in Tokyo.

How to get to Shiodome?

  • Shiodome Station is served by Yurikamome new transit (elevated train to Odaiba) and
  • Oedo Subway Line
  • Shimbashi Station is served by JR Keihin-Tohoku Line, JR Yamanote Line and
  • Asakusa and Ginza Subway Lines

Sightseeing spots


Shiodome Sio-Site - great display of new highrise buildings like Dentsu Building (213m), Nittele Tower, Shiodome City Center etc...

Advertising Museum Tokyo - get informed about the history of advertising in Japan

old (reconstructed) Shinbashi Railway Station - the first railway station in Japan is worth a visit

Dentsu Shiki Theater Umi - a great place for enjoying musicals like Mamma Mia! or Aida

Caretta Shiodome - shop till you drop in the biggest shopping center in Shiodome

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)


Caretta Shiodome Christmas Lights (during Christmas time)
Enjoy this ocean of lights at the Caretta Plaza. The illumination there is very impressive.

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