Rainbow BridgeFree: All time

The Rainbow Bridge connects northern Tokyo Bay and the Odaiba waterfront man-made island in Tokyo. Walking over the Rainbow Bridge can save you money if you’re visiting Odaiba. The bridge has two separate walkways on the north and south sides of the lower deck. The north side offers views of Tokyo skyline, with Tokyo SkyTree (world’s second-tallest structure) and Tokyo Tower. The south side offers views of Tokyo Bay, Daiba Park, replica of Statue of Liberty and Mount Fuji (on a good day). The walk across Rainbow Bridge is about 1.7 kilometers; easily done within an hour. While in Odaiba, check out free things to do in the neighbourhood: Museum of Sewerage, Gundam Front Tokyo, Toyota Megaweb, Museum of Maritime Science, etc.

Address: Rainbow Bridge
Opening hours: Daily 9am – 9pm (Apr-Oct); 10am – 6pm (Nov-Mar); Closed third Mondays of the month
Direction: Accessible from Tamachi Station (JR East), or Shibaura-futo Station (Yurikamome) on the mainland side
Website: www.shutoko.jp/fun/lightup/rainbowbridge

Photo credit: jiazi (Flickr CC), Luke Ma (Flickr CC)