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What’s New in Tokyo for 2020: Olympics, Amusement Parks, and New Shopping Experiences



21. January. 2020

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With the Olympics and Paralympics rapidly approaching, 2020 is sure to be a transformative year for Japan’s capital, Tokyo.

To accommodate the large influx of travelers there will be changes in transportation, from trains to airports. Old favorites such as Shibuya, Ginza, Harajuku, and Ikebukuro are opening fantastic new buildings and stores. While new neighborhoods, such as Takeshiba in the Tokyo Bay Area, and the Toyosu Market area are rapidly developing into modern vacation destinations, with just a hint of historical flair.

In this guide we will give you the rundown on what’s new in Tokyo in 2020, from new additions to Tokyo Disneyland, to sky-high shopping in Shibuya, and of course exquisite Sushi in Toyosu Market.

Read on to find all you need to know to make the best of your Tokyo vacation.

What’s New in Tokyo for 2020: Olympics, Amusement Parks, and New Shopping Experiences


  • Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games 2020
  • ― What’s New in Shopper’s Paradise, Shibuya
  • 1. Shibuya Scramble Square
  • 2. Shibuya PARCO
  • 4. New Miyashita Park
  • ― A New and Convenient Tokyo – Changes in Transportation
  • 1. New station: Toranomon Hills Station
  • 2. New station: Takanawa Gateway Station
  • 3. Harajuku Station
  • 4. Haneda and Narita airports / JAL’s 20th ARASHI THANKS JET
  • 6. Tokyo International Cruise Terminal / Yokohoma Hammerhead
  • ― Explore New Realms at Tokyo Disneyland, Small Worlds Tokyo, and More
  • 1. Tokyo Disneyland: New Fantasyland
  • 2. Small Worlds Tokyo
  • 3. Yomiuriland: HANA・BIYORI
  • ― Great New Stores and Markets Coming to Tokyo in 2020
  • 1. New Toyosu Market: Edomae Jokamachi
  • 2. Hareza Ikebukuro
  • 3. WATERS Takeshiba
  • 4. WITH Harajuku
  • 5. Shiseido Flagship Store
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