Rome is a great place to bring toddlers or babies as they won’t complain about being bored like older kids will. Although your younger kids will be more willing to go along for cultural visits, you will still need to give them time to play and be kids. The problem is that Rome is so jam packed with history and culture that there isn’t much space left over for parks or playgrounds.
One important thing we have learned through our family travels is that kids don’t stop being kids just because they are on vacation. Despite all the new and fun things they get to do every day, younger kids still need time to play.
Being somewhere new can be a bit stressful for little kids and depending on where you are from, Japan may seem very strange & different to your child. Taking them to play at a playground gives them a much needed sense of normalcy and helps them blow off steam. And who knows, there’s a very good chance they will make a new Japanese friend along the way, even if they don’t speak the same language.
Looking for things to do with your kids in Tokyo? You’re in luck – many of Tokyo’s major attractions have playgrounds within easy walking distance, so you won’t need to go too far out of your way to make your kids happy.