Shinagawa and Takanawa Area
The charm of Shinagawa-Takanawa area. The area flourished as a post town of the Tokaido route from the Edo period, and is also enhanced by Sengakuji, which is famous for the story of AKO-ROSHI (The Forty-Seven Ronin).
A space offering a "playing experience," where you can touch, observe and learn about fish, that aims to increase the "interaction with the sea and river." The Sea Bottom Floor on the first basement floor is popular as a romantic "tunnel aquarium" where you can look up at the swimming fish. It feels like you are walking under the sea.
The private museum exhibits traditional Japanese, Chinese and Korean arts. The collection focuses mainly on tea ceremony utensils but also includes paintings, calligraphy, ceramics, lacquer art and Noh costumes. The collection cosists of roughly 1300 items, of which there are 6 national treasures and 33 important cultural properties.
Tokyo, Minato-ku, Roppongi and Azabu area
The most famous sightseeing spot in Tokyo with a height of 333 m, located almost center of the city. You can see a view of 360 degrees from Tokyo Tower, which has been loved for many years as a landmark in Tokyo.
Roppongi Hills Mori Tower with a height of 238m, shopping & restaurants, a museum, an observation deck with a 360 degree, a TV station and a cinema. In daytime, it functions as a business town and at night as a fancy restaurant / bar and also has international aspects such as embassies, etc.
The Metropolitan highway from Shibaura to Odaiba has a total length of 1.7 km. Its underpart is divided into a roadway, Yurikamome-line and the boardwalk. Enjoy the view from the observation room "Anchorage" at both ends of the bridge. From sunset to midnight, lighting illuminates the night beauty of Tokyo port .
Built as an Imperial Palace in 1909, it is the only Neo-Baroque style Western building in Japan. It became a national treasure after big repair work was done in 2009. It is used as a location to greet many monarchs, presidents, prime ministers etc., and also used for international meetings such as leaders' summit and more. Open to the public, except on days with events / closed days (Wed.).
A tree-lined street leading from Aoyama Street to Meiji Jingu Gaien. There are 146 ginkgo trees that are beautiful in every season. From mid-November to early December, the autumn leaves are the most beautiful. Every year, many people come to see the fantastic golden view of trees. The Jingu Gaien Ginkgo Festival is held in this season.
Opened in March 2007, it consists of 130 facilities including offices, a hotel, various shops, restaurants, a museum, residences, a hospital and green spaces in a vast area of about 100,000m2. The largest building, Midtown Tower, has 5 stories below the ground, 54 floors above the ground and is 248 meters high.
Tokyo · Bayside area
Famous for its spherical observatory deck on the 25th floor and very popular for its coastal view from 100m above the ground. The deck is open to the public together with "Wonder Street" at the 5th floor. It offers a booth for commemorative photos in a mini studio as well as exhibition of popular programs, and you can also observe the TV studio.
It has one of the few sand beaches that can be reached quickly from the city center. The view from Odaiba Marine Park is great!! The Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Tower, and a panorama of the Statue of Liberty are all in front of you! The dusk and night views are elegant and beautiful and can take away our stress.
There is a big ferris wheel that is a symbol of Odaiba. You can see the Tokyo Gate Bridge and the Rainbow Bridge as well as Tokyo Tower and Sky Tree. These are the most famous two bridges and towers of the Tokyo sights. The romantic illuminations of the big ferris wheel and the night view of the Bay Area are also recommended.
It is adjacent to Odaiba Marine Park and boasts a great location with an ocean, a blue sky and the Rainbow Bridge. The area consists of zones such as the fashion-centered shopping zone, the coastal area's largest gourmet zone, and the large multiplex cinema and more.
Decks Tokyo Beach, an entertainment spot that represents Odaiba, features an open terrace with a boarded deck. It is a compound type commercial facility that consists of "Island Mall," "Seaside Mall," and the popular indoor type amusement "Tokyo Joypolis."
Tokyo, Temples, etc.
Haneda Airport, with a newly opened international terminal, attracts more attention due to its easy access. There are observation decks in all three terminals (1st and 2nd domestic terminals and the international terminal), open to the public for free. Gourmet and shopping are also fulfilling and it is quickly becoming a sightseeing spot.
Asakusa is famous for the big red lantern, Kaminarimon gate, in front of Sensoji temple. The Nakamise shopping avenue leads to the temple building. Rickshaws are recommended for sightseeing around this area. Features entertaining events such as the Sanja Matsuri festival in May, Sumidagawa fireworks in July and the Asakusa Samba carnival in August.
Tokyo Sky Tree, with a height of 634m, overlooks Tokyo. The Tokyo Sky Tree and its surrounding facilities include Tokyo Solamachi, Planetarium "Tenku" and the Sumida Aquarium, are referred to as "Sky Tree Town" and are crowded with many tourists.
Besides watching baseball games at the Tokyo Dome, various events including live performances, etc., can be enjoyed. Our recommendation is to hang out at the adjacent Tokyo Dome City Attractions and to watch boxing matches at the Korakuen Hall.
The most popular meeting point of Shibuya station is in front of "loyal dog Hachiko." Shibuya is also famous for its five-way crossing. It is said that more than 3,000 people cross at one time. The spot is well known domestically as well as internationally. You can find many tourists photographing.
Shinjuku station, listed in Guinness World Records as having more than 3.3 million users per day. The Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal (Busta Shinjuku) opened in April 2016. This station sees more than 1,600 buses come and go daily, and services an average of 20,000 passengers per day. This is a city that never sleeps.
A gateway to Yokohama Port, that welcomes people from all over the world. It is a port city with an international flavor. In the town, large cruise ships stop at "Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal," and there is Yokohama Chinatown.
Originally built to serve as the Daimyo's residence, then given to Tokyo city and opened in 1945. It separates the sea from the land and incorporates the changing tide into the garden's design. There are plenty of old trees in the garden. The "Sumidagawa Line" water bus departs from here for a river tour.
Many famous restaurants are dotted around "Azabu," which is a fashionable area. The largest summer festival in Tokyo, Azabu Juban summer festival, is held here and many international stalls are opened since it is an embassy district.