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Does Tokyo Disneyland have an eki stamp?

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about Japan’s eki stamps lately, and particularly about Tokyo Disneyland/Tokyo DisneySea and whether they have their own eki stamps.

What are eki stamps anyway?

Eki stamps (“station stamps”) are (free!) rubber stamp souvenirs found around Japan. You can get them at train stations, subway stations, many tourist spots, museums, and more! I collected a bunch when I visited Japan earlier this year and had a great time doing so.

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Does Tokyo Disneyland/Tokyo Disneysea have free eki stamps for tourists?

Being two huge tourist destinations themselves, you’d assume that Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea parks would have their own eki stamps!

But…

There are no eki stamps at Tokyo Disneyland or Tokyo DisneySea. 🙁

At least, they didn’t have then when I visited in February 2023. If that ever changes, or if someone knows where/how to get a stamp from the parks, leave a comment!

That said, there IS a special stamp you can get IF you send a postcard from WITHIN the parks. But it goes on the postcard and not in a collector’s journal or anything like that.

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Alternatives to Tokyo Disneyland Eki Stamps

While there aren’t any eki stamps within Tokyo Disneyland or Tokyo DisneySea, you CAN get an eki stamp at Maihama Station right next to the Disney Resort Gateway Station. It’s located right at the entrance/exit, on a small table in front of a pillar, INSIDE the ticket gates.

You can get this stamp even if you don’t plan on going into the Parks!

Want to start your own eki stamp collection?

Since the stamps themselves come with ink already, you really only need a few things to get started collecting them when you’re traveling in Japan.

First, you’ll need a blank notebook. There’s an official eki stamp notebook you can buy in Japan (though I wasn’t able to find it anywhere), but there are plenty of options to get pre-trip if you want.

The key is to get something where the ink won’t bleed through the pages. This blank classic Moleskine notebook works well– and you can journal on the same page as the stamps you get!

Or a Midori Traveller’s Notebook is a good choice; be sure to get a leather cover to go with it as well.

If you prefer something a bit smaller, Leuchtturm has square sketchbooks that’ll fit into a backpack or purse.

Second, I recommend picking up something to make stamping a bit easier. Sometimes the stamps themselves are slightly worn out, so you need to apply a lot of pressure to get a clear image. It helps to have something backing the page you’re stamping on.

When you’re in Japan, you can pick up a small silicone mat in Daiso– it should be next to the personal stamps– and this mostly works well for the majority of eki stamps. However, sometimes the eki stamps are HUGE, and so something like this pencil board would be a good option.

Third, keep some scrap paper around. Stick it on top of a freshly inked eki stamp image to keep it from bleeding onto the page on top of it.

I really enjoyed collecting eki stamps during my travels in Japan. I hope you have a fun time, too!

Updated: April 12, 2024


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Anastasia is a former librarian turned digital nomad. She's been traveling the world full time for two years and has visited 18 countries so far! Just Gone Wandering is a travel resource for solo female travelers on a backpacker's budget-- or slightly more-- and highlights amazing places to visit as well as providing tips and tricks for traveling smart and frugal. Read more...

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