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  • Many spots that will pique your curiosity! Chiyoda City Tour with Rilakkuma for Family Fun
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Chiyoda City is full of places to visit and make memories with your family. Not only just entertainment, there are many spots and shops that will also help you learn and discover. We visited some of those family-friendly spots with Chiyoda's tourism ambassador, Rilakkuma and its friends.

Science MuseumLearn while experiencing the wonder of science at the “Science Museum”


"The first place Rilakkuma and its friends headed was the Science Museum.
It is a museum where you can use exhibits and workshops to deepen your understanding about a variety of science, from technology close to our daily lives to big natural mechanisms. "

  • "The exhibition rooms are located on the second through fifth floors, and separated in to 26 booths.
    On the second floor you can learn mainly about vehicles through simulations of driving a variety of vehicles such as motorcycles and trucks in the “Waku Eco Motor Land,” and the “Bicycle Plaza.”
    The third floor is focused on energy, through the “Denki Factory,” showing the mechanisms of motor rotation and transmission, and “Atomic Station Geo-Lab,” which explains about electronic power. "
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"You can also learn by playing, at “Science Stadium,” where experiments take place right before your eyes, and booths like “Construction World,” where you can learn about earthquakes and how buildings can withstand them.
Within the facility there is also a museum shop and restaurant. It seems that Rilakkuma and its friends were able to have and learn about technology while moving their bodies. The Science Museum, with its design to stimulate curiosity may be just the place to get kids interested in science."

 Science Museum

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TEL 03-3212-8544
Business Hour [開館時間] 9:30~16:50(入館は16:00まで) [休館日] 水曜不定休(学校の長期休み期間中や11月~2月などは開館)、 年末年始(12/28~1/3)

Book House CafeEnjoy delicious curry in a cafe space. “Book House Cafe” features 10,000 children’s books.


Next, Rilakkuma and its friends visited the children’s book store Book House Cafe. The store features over 10,000 children’s books, from picture books for preschoolers to books for upper elementary school students.

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  • Many events are held at Book House Cafe, including picture book storytelling session, reading meetups, and talk events featuring authors on a regular basis. These could be good opportunities to inspire interest in books.
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"There is a cafe in the center of the store, and customers can eat and drink as they enjoy their purchased books. The menu ranges from a Cake Set including a sweet and drink, to a Special Beef and Cheese Curry, so even adults will be able to fill up.
The curry is made using roux from a popular curry shop in Jimbocho, which features complex spices and a rich flavor. Kids menu is also available, including “Kids Curry.” Rilakkuma and its friends had a relaxing break here. "

 Book House Cafe

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Address 1F, Kitazawa Bldg., 2-5 Kanda-Jimbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Business Hour 11:00~18:00

TAMASHII NATIONS STORE TOKYOThe sale of rare animation and special effect works, and figure displays!


Next is a place where Rilakkuma and its friends had their attention captured and feet stopped by the life-sized figure at the entrance. TAMASHII NATIONS STORE TOKYO was re-opened after renovation on June 23, 2022. This is the only shop in the world directly operated by TAMASHII NATIONS, the brand covering collectors items such as figures from the worlds of animation and special effects.

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  • "The size of TAMASHII NATIONS STORE TOKYO has tripled from the first store. The store is divided in to three zones: SHOP ZONE, NEW ITEM ZONE, and EVENT ZONE. SHOP ZONE features limited edition items, original goods, and other items that are only available in select shops.
    NEW ITEM ZONE is the place to go to be the first to see new items featured for order on the official shop website “TAMASHII WEB SHOP.” An advantage of a shop operated directly by the brand is being able to see rare items early. "
  • In the EVENT ZONE, figures are displayed following a variety of concepts, such as currently popular characters, or events for certain TAMASHII NATIONS brands.
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Address 1-1 Kanda-Hanaokacho, Chiyoda City, Tokyo
TEL 098-993-6093
Business Hour 10:00〜20:00

Monozukuri Kan by YKKExperience together with your kids! Enjoy a variety of workshops at “Monozukuri-kan by YKK”

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  • Rilakkuma and friends next visited the “Monozukuri-kan by YKK”. It is a facility where button and zipper maker YKK Corporation holds events and community workshops.

The first floor is a workshop floor where visitors can try making things such as arts and crafts. Besides workshops requiring reservations for making small items or clothes, there are also some that allow you to have an experience in a short amount of time. Workshops for making items such as “Shooting Star 3 Zipper Pouch,” “Pouch Made by Sticking,” “Strap made with Zipper” are offered from as little as 500 yen, so you can enjoy them with kids. Rilakkuma and its friends were fascinated by the colorful materials.

  • "On the second floor is a display space introducing the mechanics and history of zippers, including a huge replica of a zipper, which you can move and see how the teeth of zippers align.
    On the third floor are corners introducing eco-friendly products and books about fashion and design. The Monozukuri-kan is a facility with displays and workshops that only YKK Corporation could provide. How about making a visit to make a one of a kind item?"
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 Monozukuri Kan by YKK

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Address YKK Izumi Bldg., Kanda-Izumicho, Chiyoda-ku
TEL 03-3864-2110
Business Hour 10:00~17:00(日・祝日、年末・年始は休館)    

RESTAURANT PLATINUM FISH mAAch ecute Kanda ManseibashiRESTAURANT PLATINUM FISH is a restaurant operating where there used to be a train station platform


Rilakkuma and its friends heard there was a place where they could eat while looking at trains close up, and headed to RESTAURANT PLATINUM FISH mAAch ecute Kanda Manseibashi. It’s a restaurant operating at the location that used to be the platform for Manseibashi Station on the Chuo Line.

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Besides the main menu featuring the deep and complex “Spice Curry,” and rich “Hamburg Steak,” there is also a “Weekly Seafood Saute” that features seasonal fish. The french toast is a popular rich dish, with ice cream on top of soft toast.

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  • Rilakkuma and its friends were especially excited by the full kids menu. The “Hamburg Plate,” “Curry Plate,” “Pasta Plate,” and “Omelet Rice Plate” sets including dessert, drink, and soup are served on a tray plate shaped like a train. RESTAURANT PLATINUM FISH offers the opportunity to enjoy food on a train plate while watching trains nearby. It is a restaurant that will surely be popular with children who love trains.

 RESTAURANT PLATINUM FISH mAAch ecute Kanda Manseibashi

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Address mAAch ecute Kanda Manseibashi 2F, 1-25-4 Kanda-Sudacho, Chiyoda City, Tokyo
TEL 03-6206-8455
Business Hour 月~土 11:00~23:00(L.O. 22:00) 日・祝 11:00~21:00(L.O. 20:00) ※15:00〜17:00はクローズ(土日祝除く) ※営業時間は変更になる場合がございますのでHPをご確認ください https://www.ecute.jp/maach/news/

Tokyo Character streetMeet characters from a variety of time periods at “Tokyo Character Street”


Next, Rilakkuma and its friends went to Tokyo Character Street, a collection of 31 shops located in the basement of First Avenue Tokyo Station, connected to the Yaesu Gate of Tokyo Station. Families will be able to enjoy the shops, which are feature a variety of characters, and include shops run by television stations and a shop for Shochiku kabuki goods.

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At the Rilakkuma Store, you will be met by a Rilakkuma in concierge dress, which is specially made for Tokyo Station store. The collector’s bears are dressed in a classical outfit featuring a jacket, hat, and boots.

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"There are a variety of stores, including a Pokémon Store, Ultraman World M78, Precure Pretty Store, and official shops of each television station.
There is also “Ichiban Plaza,” an event space where various events are held every two weeks. Rilakkuma and its friends looked very happy to have met so many different characters. Please make a visit to the Tokyo Character Street, where you can enjoy nostalgic characters while also discovering some new ones."

 Tokyo Character street

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Address First Avenue Tokyo Station B1F, 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo
Business Hour 10:00〜20:30


The Rilakkuma family tour visited places to learn about science, manufacturing, art, books, trains, and characters, all of which are sure to inspire interest in children. There are so many places that not only children but also their parents could enjoy. Rilakkuma and its friends all had a great day and seem satisfied. Please use these as ideas for places to visit when going out with your family.

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