Palette Town⁠—a Shopper’s Paradise and the Home of Japan’s Biggest Ferris Wheel

Tokyo - Odaiba: Palette Town - Daikanransha

Other people love to go shopping and eating out while others love to spend their days off enjoying their senses out in an amusement park. While these two activities seem to be situated so far, you can actually find both a shopping center and an amusement park in one place. Situated in Odaiba, Tokyo, you can find Palette Town, a known shopping center and entertainment complex.

The main shopping area in Palette Town is called Venus Fort, a three-story shopping mall whose appearance was inspired by Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas and is designed to look like 17th-century Europe. The interior of the mall features classic Greek and Roman decorations to bring the 17th-century feeling. Overall, there are around 170 shops inside the Venus Fort alone.

Venus FortAside from the Venus Fort, there is a lot of different variety of shopping attractions and interesting stores inside the Palette Town. Some of the known attractions are the Toyota Mega Web store, which showcases some of the latest Toyota models and its future prototypes, and Tokyo Leisure Land, a hot place to go if you want to go karaoke or play pool. The state-of-the-art digital museum teamLab Borderless is also situated inside Odaiba’s Palette Town complex, compromising 10,000sqm of its space.

Aside from these attractions and shops, you can also enjoy concert and music events inside Palette Town with Zepp Tokyo in its premise. Zepp Tokyo is a big music venue in Tokyo that had accommodated numerous concerts from both Japanese and international artists.

Palette Town

The famous and the biggest Ferris wheel in Japan, Daikanransha, which also serves the landmark of Odaiba, is also situated in Palette Town. This 115 meters Ferris wheel towers over the numerous buildings in Odaiba. The Ferris wheel also lights up at night, making it visible to all over Koto. Daikanransha offers a 16-minute long ride to let you enjoy the spectacular views of Tokyo over the bay. You can see the Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Skytree, Rainbow Bridge, and on clear days, even the majestic Mt Fuji from Daikanransha.

Where to Stay?

Tokyo is a buzzing city with a lot of places to stay for a long term basis. The problem is that a lot of accommodations are already taken or you may need to travel from one place to another in order to just find a place to stay. If ever you can find one online, you still need to travel in order to settle the paperwork you need in order to stay in an apartment on a long term basis. But it is easy to eliminate these problems with KaguAruoo.

With over 2,000 listings in Tokyo, KaguAruoo offers something that others do not have, a way for the landlords and the tenants to communicate and process transactions in the most convenient way. You can directly communicate with the landlord through their in-app messaging so having no Japanese contact number is not a problem. All transactions are also processed through the website such as the payment and the contract signing.

The website is also very foreigner-friendly as most of the landlords can also speak English and KaguAruoo itself have their own English Support Team. So if you are looking for an apartment to stay wherever in Japan, KaguAruoo is your place to go.