Odaiba is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, Japan, a huge attraction and shopping center. Odaiba was originally constructed in 1853 as a series of 6 fortresses in order to protect Tokyo from attak by sea. In 1928 it was refurbished and opened to the public as teh Metroplitan Daiba Park, which remains open to the day. In 1996 the are was zoned for pure business to allow commercial and etertainment districts. After that many hotels and shopping malls opened on the island as well as several large companies including Fuji TV Which moved its headquarters to the island. And not short after did the transportation improve.
Some of the main attrations on Odaiba are:
Fuji TV studios with a distinctive building designed by Kenzo Tange
Rainbow Bridge (Tokyo) conects Odaiba to the heart of Tokyo
Decks Tokyo Beach shopping mall, feat. Sega Joypolis and Little Hong Kong
Aqua City shopping center
Venus Fort, a Venice-themed shopping mall
Zepp Tokyo, one of Tokyo's largest performance hall/nightclubs
Daikanransha, the world's largest ferris wheel after the London Eye
Oedo-Onsen-Monogatari hot springs
One of two beaches in urban Tokyo (swimming not recommended), along with Kasai Rinkai Park in Edogawa Ward.
Miraikan, The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation