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Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower is a communications and observation tower. It is located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. It is the second-tallest structure in Japan. The structure is an Eiffel Tower-inspired lattice tower that is painted white and international orange to comply with air safety regulations. Tokyo tower was built in 1958 and the tower's main sources of revenue are tourism and antenna leasing. Main attractions are Foot Town, a four-story building directly under the tower, houses museums, restaurants and shops. Internationally, tower has the 23rd rank in terms of height.

Tokyo Tower Tourism:

Opening Hours:

Tokyo tower is open for public daily from 9 AM TO 11 PM.

Tokyo Tower Foot Town

This town is located at the base of the tower with 4-story building. The first floor includes the Aquarium Gallery, a reception hall, the 400-person-capacity "Tower Restaurant", a Family Mart convenience store and a souvenir shop. On the roof of the Foot Town building has a small amusement park. This tower is used as popular culture to immediately recognize the location a scene in Paris, France, the Tokyo Tower is often used in the same way for Tokyo.

Places You Can Visit In Tokyo Tower Foot Town:

1. Aquarium:

This is one of the largest aquariums in the world; Tokyo Tower Aquarium has more than 50,000 fish in 900 different species. The 500 square meter glass tank is displayed in a spacious 825 square meter aquarium. You can enjoy the beautiful varieties of shapes and colors of fish while calming music plays in the background.

2. Museum:

This is Guinness World Records Museum in Tokyo. This is where you can see a variety of world record breaking documented here.

3. Entertainment:

Every Saturday and Sunday “TOKYO TOWER TV” is on the air! On Wednesday and Thursday nights, live shows by the top artists well fit for the night scene give their hot performance. And there is DJ time on Monday and Friday nights, in which they broadcast the tunes requested by you “on air” to all the Observatories.

4. One Piece Tower:

"Tokyo One Piece Tower” -- This is Japan's first large-scale theme park for the popular Japanese manga series, One Piece. It is filled with several games and attractions based on characters of the Straw Hat Crew from One Piece, entertainment shows, merchandise shops and restaurants, and seasonal events and campaigns.

Shopping In Tokyo Tower Foot Town:

Tokyo tower official shop galaxy is on the third floor of FOOT TOWN. They sell mostly Tokyo tower designed souvenirs, some of them produced by collaborations of famous creators both from Japan and from other parts of the world.

Food Courts Near The Tokyo Tower:

  • Tokyobarerabo

  • Tower’s Dinner

  • Pink Dot

  • MOS Burger Tokyo Tower

  • Café Di Espresso Coffee Store

  • Mother Bokujo Café Tokyo Tower

  • Mother Farm

  • Café Mugiwara

  • Tokyo Tower High Ball Garden

  • Tango

  • Umeiya

  • Café La Tour

  • Tokyo One Piece Tower

Near Hotels:

  1. The Prince Park Tower Tokyo

  2. APA Hotel Shimbashi Onarimon

  3. Super Hotel Shinagawa Shinbanba

  4. APA Hotel Asakusa Kuramae

  5. Celestine Hotel

  6. Hotel Metropolitan Edmont Tokyo

  7. Shiba Park Hotel 151

  8. Hotel Mystays Hamamatsucho

  9. Hotel Okura Tokyo

  10. Hotel Mielparque Tokyo

  11. Andaz Tokyo A concept by Hyatt

  12. Hotel Villa Fontaine Tokyo Roppongi

  13. Sanco Inn Grande Tokyo Hamamatsucho

  14. Sotetsu Fresa Inn Hamamatsucho Diamon

  15. Meitetsu Inn Hamamatsucho


How To Reach Tokyo Tower:

1. By Air:

Haneda Airport is very near to Tokyo tower. However you can plan you whole tour based on you schedule. Here we listed all airports in Japan.

Tokyo tower

2. By Train:

The closest subway stations to Tokyo Tower are Onarimon Station on the Mita Subway Line, Akabanebashi Station on the Oedo Subway Line and Kamiyacho on the Hibiya Subway Line, which are all about a 5-10 minute walk from the tower. Alternatively, you can reach the tower in about a 15-20 minute walk from Hamamatsucho Station on the JR Yamanote Line.

3. By Bus:

The following two bus companies Limousine Bus and Keihin Kyuko Bus offer bus services from Haneda Airport to Tokyo.

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