Wheelchair Accessible Travel Destinations and Tourist Attractions in Tokyo

Wheelchair Accessible

Attractions in Tokyo

Tokyo is the heart of modern Japan and is the first stop for most visitors to Japan. In Tokyo you can walk from a traditional temple to a bustling city-center in minutes, take in the sights and sounds of the electronics and anime haven in Akihabara, get lost in a maze of trains and subways, or see the latest youth fashion trends in Harajuku.

Check out our accessibility reviews of tourist spots in Tokyo (listed alphabetically).


    • Akihabara is famous for selling many Anime and Videogame products, so it is to be expected that they would go big to advertise with detailed figures like this.


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    Ameyoko (Ameya Yokocho)

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    Edo-Tokyo Museum

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    • A lovingly maintained three-hundred-year-old Japanese pine tree found in the gardens of Hama Rikyu.

    Hama Rikyu

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    Hanazono Jinja

    • Harajuku and one of many shops both showing and selling attire from popular youth fashion, you cannot go far here without finding some new trend on display.


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    Hie Jinja

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    Imperial Palace

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    Kameido Tenjin Jinja

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    Kappabashi Street

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    Kasai Rinkai Park

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    Kiyosumi Garden

    • Kyu-Yasuda Teien is a beautiful little public garden surrounding a nice pond and picturesque bridges, however stony paths and steps prevent wheelchair access to roughly half without additional assistance.

    Kyu-Yasuda Teien

    • The main entrance of Meiji Jingu, shown here surrounded by forest is the shrines Torii gate, which marks entrance into a sacred place.

    Meiji Jingu

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    Nakano Broadway

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    National Noh Theater

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    Nezu Jinja

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    Nezu Museum

    • The Nippon Budokan (Japan Martial Arts Hall), this octagonal shaped building was designed with traditional style for the 1964 Olympics. Now it is additionally used as a concert hall.

    Nippon Budokan & Kitanomaru Park

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    • Ryogoku Kokugikan, this impressive Japanese-style modern structure is an arena primarily hosting sporting events including Sumo, Boxing, Pro-Wrestling, and more throughout the year.

    Ryogoku Kokugikan

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    Samurai Museum

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    • Nightime viewing of the beautifully illuminated five story Pagoda and entry Gate of the Sensoji Temple grounds.


    • Shibuya Crossing, very popular for a number of reasons and is often depicted in TV, film, anime, and even videogames. Youth fashion is very trendy here.


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    Shibuya Sky

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    Shinjuku Gyoen

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    The Ghibli Museum

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    The Japanese Sword Museum

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    The National Art Center, Tokyo

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    Tokyo Disneyland

    • Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, also known as Tochō, is a great place to get a free view of the city.

    Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

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    Tokyo National Museum

    • Standing among the booming trees you can look up and see the Tokyo Skytree in the background, standing 634m tall, it is the world’s tallest tower and second tallest building.

    Tokyo Skytree

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    Tokyo Tower

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    Toyosu Fish Market

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    Tsukiji Fish Market

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    Tsukiji Honganji

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    Ueno Park

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    Yasukuni Jinja

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    Hakone Open-Air Museum

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    Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura)

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    Naritasan Shinshoji

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    Nikko Toshogu

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    Tsurugaoka Hachimangu

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