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  • Tokyo Tower In The Shiba Park, Minato, Tokyo

  • Tokyo Tower In The Shiba Park, Minato, Tokyo

  • Tokyo Tower In The Shiba Park, Minato, Tokyo

  • Tokyo Tower

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  • Tokyo Tower View From Roppongi Hills

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Facts & Figures

Tokyo Tower is a major tourist attraction and the symbol of Tokyo. The height of this communications tower is 333m. Since the tower was open for the public appr. 150 Mio. people have visited this place. Its design is based on the Eiffel Tower in Paris, but the Tokyo Tower is 13m taller. Every 5 years the tower gets fresh paint. 28,000 litres are used in this process.

  • Main Observatory (150m)
  • Opening Hours - 9:00 am to 10:00 pm (last admission 9:45 pm) – whole year
  • Admission Fee - Adult: 820yen, High School Student: 460yen, Children: 310yen
  • Special Observatory (250m)
  • Opening Hours - 9:00 am to 9:30 pm – (last admission 9:00 pm) – whole year
  • Admission Fee - Adult: 600yen, High School Student: 400yen, Children: 350yen
  • Combi Ticket - Special Observatory + Main Observatory
  • Admission Fee - Adult: 1420yen, High School Student: 860yen, Children: 660yen

History

The Tokyo Tower was built in 1958. In 2012 an even taller broadcasting tower, the Tokyo Skytree (634m) was opened for the public.

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Tokyo Tower is located within the Shiba Park, Minato-ku (ward) in Tokyo.

How to get to Tokyo Tower?

  • Akabanebashi Subway Station is served by Oedo Line
  • 5min from Akabanebashi Subway Station (Exit 2) to Tokyo Tower
  • Kamiyacho Subway Station is served by Hibiya Line
  • 7min from Kamiyacho Subway Station (Exit 1) to Tokyo Tower
  • Onarimon Subway Station is served by Mita Line
  • 6min from Onarimon Subway Station (Exit No. A1) to Tokyo Tower
  • Daimon Subway Station is served by Asakusa Line
  • 10min from Daimon Subway Station (Exit A6) to Tokyo Tower
  • Hamamatsucho Station is served by JR Yamanote and JR Keihin-Tohoku Line
  • 15min from Hamamatsucho Station (North Exit) to Tokyo Tower

Sightseeing spots

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FootTown - 4-story building at the Tokyo Tower base, attractions are the Aquarium Gallery, a wax museum, restaurant and a souvenir shop

Main Observatory - enjoy the view from 150m, other attractions are a small cafe, Club 333 and a glass floor with an amazing view down to the base

Special Observatory - on clear days you can see Mt. Fuji from the 250m high observation deck

Zojo-ji Temple - Zojo-ji Temple located next to the Tokyo Tower, this temple is the head temple of the Jodo sect of Japanese Buddhism

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)

December

Christmas Illumination (Dec)
Plan a romantic trip on Christmas Eve to the tower and enjoy the illumination.

New Year's Eve (31st)
At midnight the number of the new year is displayed.

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