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Godzilla In Legoland

 

Charizilla gives his big green cousin a helping hand at Tokyo Legoland.
Charizilla gives his big green cousin a helping hand at Tokyo Legoland.

The Grand Imperial Empire Of Lego obviously isn’t only in Japan, but an especially awesome part of it is! Welcome to Tokyo Legoland, where Godzilla is king, and Pokemons rule!

What do you weigh, in Lego?
From now on, I’m only going to weigh myself in Legos.
Sprawling model Tokyo captures all the landmarks, and cycles through 24 hours every five minutes or so, so you can watch the city lights come on!
Sprawling model Tokyo captures all the landmarks, and cycles through 24 hours every five minutes or so, so you can watch the city lights come on!
Tokyo is the only place in the world where you can summon the Big Green Guy with the push of a button!
Tokyo is the only place in the world where you can summon the Big Green Guy with the push of a button!
The model of Tokyo changes with the seasons – this picture of Senso-ji temple was taken when the cherry blossoms were in bloom, outside in the wide world of Non-Lego Land.
The model of Tokyo changes with the seasons – this picture of Senso-ji temple was taken when the cherry blossoms were in bloom, outside in the wide world of Non-Lego Land.
Sumo minifigs YES.
Sumo minifigs YES.
Baseball pinball game made of Legos? Win.
Baseball pinball game made of Legos? Win.
Of course, there's also a massive indoor playground with slides, ball pits and various age-group Lego construction paradises, and a café.
Of course, there’s also a massive indoor playground with slides, ball pits and various age-group Lego construction paradises, and a café.
Be forewarned: Without one of these, you can't come in. All adults must be accompanied by a kid, or they won't sell you a ticket. (>_<)
Be forewarned: Without one of these, you can’t come in. All adults must be accompanied by a kid, or they won’t sell you a ticket. (>_<)

If you’d like to go to Tokyo Legoland the next time you’re in Tokyo, a map is on my website The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

Open: Tokyo Legoland is open 7 days a week.

Hours: Weekdays 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Weekends & holidays 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Admission: ¥2300 per person, under 2 free (but if you book online, you can get as much as ¥800 off the price) Note: Adults have to be accompanied by a child to be admitted, and you can’t talk them out of it, even in Japanese. (I know, because believe me, I tried!)

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Jonelle Patrick View All

Writing mystery books set in Tokyo is mostly what I do, but I also blog about the odd stuff I see every day in Japan. I'm a graduate of Stanford University and the Sendagaya Japanese Institute in Tokyo, and a member of the International Thriller Writers, the Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters In Crime. When I'm not in Tokyo, I live in San Francisco. I also host a travel site called The Tokyo Guide I Wish I'd Had, so if you're headed to Japan and want to check out the places I take my friends when they're in town, take a look!

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  1. Any idea where I can rent a kid? I can’t believe I’ve survived this long without seeing Hachiko crossing so peaceful and Sumo wrestlers so skinny!

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