Tokyo Dome City (東京ドームシティ, Tōkyō Dōmu Shiti), referred to as Big Egg City before January 1, 2000, is an entertainment complex in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan.
It also includes the world's largest roofed baseball stadium, known as Tokyo Dome (AKA "Big Egg"); an amusement park known as Tokyo Dome City Attractions (formerly Kōrakuen Yūenchi); and Korakuen Hall. In May 2003, a spa resort known as LaQua opened for business near Tokyo Dome City Attractions. It also hosts character shows for Toei Company's Toei Superheroes, including the Kamen Rider and Super Sentai series (the Tokyo Dome Corporation is the Super Sentai series' main sponsor).
The Tokyo Dome City contains the Tokyo Dome Hotel, a 43-story hotel that is easy to spot from the street and from the Tokyo Subway Suidobashi Station, which is only two blocks away.
Asakusa (浅草), is a district in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan. It is known as the location of the Sensō-ji, a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon. There are several other temples in Asakusa, as well as various festivals, such as the Sanja Matsuri.
Tokyo Dome is an indoor stadium in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. It was designed as a baseball stadium following its predecessor, Korakuen Stadium.
Yūrakuchō (有楽町) is a business district of Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, situated in between the Ginza and Hibiya Park, southeast of the Tokyo Imperial Palace. The district takes its name from Oda Nagamasu (1547–1622), who was also known as Yūraku (有楽). Oda Nagamasu built his mansion here on land granted by Tokugawa Ieyasu near the Sukiya-bashi Gate of Edo Castle. The place name dates from the Meiji period.
Takanawa (高輪) is a neighborhood in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
Kokuritsu-kyōgijō Station, also known as Tōkyō Taiikukan-mae, is a Tokyo subway station located in Sendagaya, Shibuya and Shinanomachi, Shinjuku. Situated on the Toei Ōedo Line, the station is operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation.
The Koishikawa Kōrakuen (小石川後楽園) is a large urban park in the Koishikawa neighborhood of Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan. The Japanese garden dates from the early Edo period. and is one of three surviving daimyō gardens of the many that were created during that period, the others being the Rikugi-en and the Hama Rikyū gardens.
Korakuen Stadium was a stadium in Tokyo, Japan. Completed in 1937, it was originally used for baseball, and was home to the Yomiuri Giants for nearly 50 years. For various periods of time, it was also the home stadium of six other professional Japanese baseball teams, including the Mainichi Orions, the Kokutetsu Swallows, and the Nippon Ham Fighters. Korakuen was the home of the Intercity baseball tournament for nearly 50 years. It originally hosted the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame, now located at Korakuen's successor venue, the Tokyo Dome. In the 1970s and 1980s Korakuen was also used as a concert venue for superstar performers. The ballpark had a capacity of 50,000 people.
Tochōmae Station is a subway station on the Toei Ōedo Line in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Toei Subway.
Kuramae Station is a subway station located in the Kuramae and Kotobuki neighborhoods of Taitō, Tokyo, Japan. It serves the Toei Asakusa Line and Toei Oedo Line, both of which are operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei). The station is identified as A-17 on the Asakusa Line and E-11 on the Ōedo Line. While there is no underground connection between the two lines, passengers can transfer between them at ground level.
Toshimaen Station is a railway station in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway and the Tokyo subway operator Toei Subway.
Suidōbashi Station is a railway station which straddles Tokyo's Chiyoda and Bunkyō wards, operated jointly by East Japan Railway Company and Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei).
Kōrakuen Station is a subway train station in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. It is directly connected by an underground pedestrian passage to the Toei-operated Kasuga Station. It is integrated with the Tokyo Dome City complex and the Bunkyō ward capitol building.
Hongō-sanchōme Station is a railway station in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan, jointly operated by the Tokyo subway operators Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway. Part of the station originally lay within the Hongō-sanchōme district of Bunkyō Ward when the station was first opened, but following rezoning in 1965, the address of the station became Hongō-nichōme.
Kasuga Station is a subway station in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Toei Subway. It is located next to Kōrakuen Station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line and Tokyo Metro Namboku Line. It is built under the Bunkyo City Office building.
The Tokyo Dome City Hall is a facility for sports, fashion shows, circuses, and live music, located inside Tokyo Dome City in Tokyo, Japan. It is on the opposite corner of the Tokyo Dome, and hosts a variety of events at any given time. When the naming rights to the hall were held by Japan Credit Bureau (JCB) between March 19, 2008 to March 30, 2011, it was officially known as JCB Hall.
Yomiuriland is an amusement park in Inagi, Tokyo, Japan that first opened in 1964. It is situated on hillsides, and features rides such as roller coasters and water flumes. It is home to Yomiuri Giants Stadium, one of the training fields for the Yomiuri Giants baseball team, and was the primary training ground before Tokyo Dome was completed. It is operated and run by the Yomiuri Group, the parent of media conglomerate Yomiuri Shimbun. A bath house was constructed to attract more senior citizens.
Tokyo Dome City Attractions is an amusement park located next to the Tokyo Dome in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan, and forms a part of the Tokyo Dome City entertainment complex. It opened in 1958, and was formerly known as Korakuen Amusement Park until April 2003. It was one of the most popular amusement parks in Tokyo. Rides include the Big O Ferris wheel and Thunder Dolphin roller coaster.
Morishita Station is a subway station in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Toei Subway. Its station numbers are S-11 and E-13.
Funabori Station is a subway station in Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Toei Subway. Its station number is S-17.