Things to do During a Haneda Airport Layover (Part 1)

 

Source : tourist-note.com

Haneda Airport is a two-terminal airport closest to the city of Tokyo. Until Narita Airport opened in 1978, it was the only airport serving the city. Most international flights went to Narita until Haneda opened an international terminal in 2010, and is now a 24-hour facility serving many different countries.

As a busy hub for both international and domestic flights, Haneda Airport has a lot to offer visitors. If you're in a rush, here's a few places you can visit before you board your flight.

If you're looking to spend more time at Haneda Airport, check out the second part of our article where we explore some more nearby activities.

Haneda Airport : Edo Marketplace

Edo Marketplace is located on the 4th floor of the International Terminal. It has the atmosphere of old Japan, with its shops built using traditional designs. You can shop at various stores for last-minute souvenirs or try one of several restaurants.

Observation Decks

Haneda Airport's Observation Decks are impressive, with large open spaces where you can watch flights taking off and landing. The 6th floor of Terminal 1 and on the 5th floor of Terminal 2 each host one of these broad outdoor spaces.

Airport Shrine

Visit the Haneda Airport Shrine on the first floor of Terminal 1, where you can pray for a safe trip. This is the perfect place to take a breath and find your inner peace./p>

Have a long layover? Then check out the second part  of our article to explore some of the other activities you can find in and around Haneda Airport.