When you come to Tokyo, one of the most modernized metropolises, don’t you want to observe the whole landscape of Tokyo?
If so, let’s climb up Tokyo Tower!
…you might think that. But wait a minute. If you do so, Tokyo Tower, the symbol of Tokyo, cannot be included in the scenery you are going to observe.
Illuminated Tokyo Tower at night is a very romantic setting. You cannot miss it.
Roppongi Hills’ Mori Tower!
It is 238 meters in height above the ground and has 54 floors. Though it is shorter than Tokyo Tower, which is 333 meters tall, there us nothing to worry about.
Mori Tower is part of the Roppongi Hills complex.
Introduction to Roppongi Hills
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▼To access Roppongi Hills
・Roppongi station, Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, exit 1C, 0 minute on foot (directly connected by concourse)
・Roppongi station, Toei Oedo Line, exit No.3, 4 minutes on foot
・Azabu Jyuban station, Toei Oedo Line, exit No.7, 5 minutes on foot
・Azabu Jyuban station, Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line, exit No.4, 8 minutes on foot
Let’s go into Mori Tower!
Now let’s go to Mori Tower.
Weekdays/Holidays：10:00~23:00 (Final entry: 22:30)
Fridays/Saturdays/Days before a holiday: 10:00-25:00 (Final entry: 24:00)
Adults：1500yen / Students: 1000yen / Kids (4 years old-Junior high)：500yen
This is the 52nd floor, the Tokyo City View observatory.
The Tokyo City View observatory is on the 52nd floor of the Mori Tower, boasting outlook facilities like an atrium exceeding 11 m, and 1 lap around measures 300. It has the largest area, 4,735 m², within the country.
By the way, by further proceeding up…
For an additional 500 yen (300 yen for 4 years – middle school students), you can access the Sky Deck (Rooftop)
Atmosphere on the roof known as the Sky Deck.
The spacious observation deck boasts the highest viewing platform in Japan.
Please note however that it is closed during bad weather.
[Sky Deck Opening Hours] 11am ~ 8pm (final entry at 7:30pm)
We recommend that you visit the observation deck (or roof) right before sundown.
This is because…
1. Tokyo by day
2. Tokyo by night
Close-up of Tokyo Tower (night time)