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Statue of Liberty in Odaiba, Tokyo

When thinking of the Statue of Liberty, the iconic landmark in New York, often comes to mind. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol representing New York and the United States as a whole.

However, Japan also boasts its own version of the Statue of Liberty, and you can find it in Odaiba, Tokyo.

Statue of Liberty in Odaiba, Tokyo:

In Tokyo’s Odaiba, you can discover a rendition of the Statue of Liberty. The original Statue of Liberty in New York was a gift from France to commemorate the United States’ centennial. In response, the United States donated a 1/4-scale replica to France.

Subsequently, the replica from France was brought to Japan for an exhibition, where it gained popularity. After returning the statue to France, Japan replicated it and installed the Statue of Liberty in Odaiba.

While smaller, approximately 11 meters compared to the original in New York, the design and appearance faithfully replicate the iconic statue.

Location of the Statue of Liberty in Japan:

The Statue of Liberty in Japan is located about a 1-minute walk from Yurikamome Daiba Station. Nearby, you can also find the Fuji TV building. Behind the Statue of Liberty, you can enjoy views of the Rainbow Bridge.

Thanks to its proximity, it’s common for visitors to capture both the Statue of Liberty and the Rainbow Bridge in their photographs when in Odaiba.

Diversity and the Statue of Liberty:

On the day of the visit, the journey began at DiverCity, and the Statue of Liberty was reached on foot. En route from DiverCity to the Statue of Liberty, there is a large bridge accessible to pedestrians. Passing through the bridge, you may encounter the Fuji TV building. Odaiba’s attractions are conveniently gathered in one area.

Despite the late hour, many people were seen taking commemorative photos in front of the Statue of Liberty.

Statue of Liberty in Odaiba, Tokyo: