The best attraction of the International Passenger Terminal is Edo Koji on the 4th floor. Immerse yourself to the atmosphere and architecture of Japan in the Edo period!
The buildings at Edo Koji are all real and built with natural wood and finishing touches made with hand planes. Master artisans of sukiya-zukuri traditional Japanese residential architectural style reproduced the Edo-Period townscape. With many renowned Japanese restaurants here, visitors can enjoy Japanese cuisine in the surroundings of the Edo period.
Billboards of the Kabuki Theater
The reproduction of the entrance of an Edo period Kabuki theater that was designed under the supervision of Nakamura Kanzaburo XVIII, a famous Kabuki actor. On the billboards are scenes of Kabuki performances.
Edo Butai (Stage)
A variety of events and exhibitions are held on this stage at the center of Edo Koji. Its characteristic red pillars are inspired by the colors of Kanda Myojin Shrine, which was dedicated to a guardian god that has protected shoguns and citizens of Japan since the Edo period.
Free Rest Space
Reproduction of a tea house of the Edo period that served as a rest spot; Take a break and relax under Japanese traditional red umbrellas; Free of charge.
Chochin (Traditional Japanese Paper Lanterns)
Feel the warm, soft lighting of "Chochin", traditional Japanese lighting equipment, throughout Edo Koji.
In the Edo period, for commoners, who were prohibited from the use of lavish color displays, to enjoy fashion, a large color variation of brown and grey shades called "Shichijyuha-Cha Hyaku-Nezumi (48 browns & 100 grays)" was invented. Here on the 4th floor, remnants of this creation can be seen with long silk strips dyed in these colors towering over the "Edo Yagura (raised platform)".
An area filled with takeout food shops of mochi (sticky rice cake), tempura, eel meals, and Japanese-style soups, and casual sushi eateries; Perfect for those who like to enjoy bits of everything!
The ceiling above Okonomi Yokochi features a design of lucky items that depict treasures such as goldfish, coral and jewels. The patterns include gold fish that wards off evil spirits and gem that attracts wealth. These patterns are called "Takara Zukushi" (a collection of treasures) and are often used on kimono as lucky charms.