travelgrove Travel Tips

Tokyo Tower, Japan

  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 3.2mi
blackangel_66's pictureby blackangel_66 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 27th of September, 2010
The Tokyo Tower, being the tallest freestanding tower in the world, is a major attraction to visitors from all over the country. It has two observation decks and people can go up to have a really beautiful look on the bustling capital of the most interesting country, Japan.

The orange color that was used for painting the tower was chosen as an air-safety measure. And at night, when the tower is lit up, the whole structure bathes in a beautiful orange light, making it stand out among the surrounding buildings.

Do take your camera with you, because the tower offers an amazing sight for pictures in either daylight or at night.

4-2-8 Shibakoen Minato-ku, Tokyo

¥820 for the Main Observatory and additional ¥600 to go higher to the Special Observatory.

Opening Hours:
9am to 10pm

On the web:

Sensoji TempleImperial Palace in Tokyo

Recent travel tips for Tokyo

  • Tsukiji Fish Market
    Though not a typical tourist attraction, visiting the fish market is something that gives you an insight into the trade of Japan and thus into its history and culture. Tsukiji Fish Market is noted the worlds largest in its trade and has a [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Yoyogi Park
    The main thing that you can do in the park, apart from walking around, is people-watching. You might be surprised now, but that is what visitors do when they go to Yoyogi Park, and believe me that park is truly a sight you'd never see [...]
    D: 4.3mi00
  • 48 Hours Tokyo Guide - Local Knowledge & Cool Perks
    There's times you'll want to spend a lot of money in order to improve your experience of a country and try things you've always dreamed of. After all, you've just spent a ton of money to get there and for many, it's a once-in-a-lifetime [...]
    D: 4.3mi00
  • Sushi-Dai Restaurant in Tokyo
    The BEST sushi ever, ever! There is no place that provides such a tasty, delicious and mouthwatering sushi than SushiDai at the Tsukiji Market. No wonder there is a HUGE line every time of the day. The best thing (most advised) is to there [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Tokyo Disney Resort on Halloween
    Though Halloween is a Western celebration, it has become a theme widely spread throughout Tokyo, and Japan. During this celebration, many Hallowen theme-based mascots, decorations, souvenirs and other objcets can be found for locals and [...]
    D: n/a00

Things about Tokyo you may be interested in



Tokyo Sights

Tokyo Disneyland is not only popular among the kids but among elders, too. Although the theme remains the same in all Disney lands, the place still attracts hundreds of visitors every day. Then there is Tokyo Sea Life Park that is loved by every single kid visiting the place. It has aquariums showing up the varieties of fish in Japan and also has a small beach and a huge Ferris wheel for kids. [...]

More travel tips you might be interested in

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jumeirah Beach is home to an impressive beachfront where you can spend an entire day basking in the glorious sunshine and taking in the surrounding...
General: Jumeirah Beach is home

Cairns, Australia
If you are looking for a beach vacation, Cairns isnt the right place, because there´s no beach close to the city, neither you can walk there. But...
Outdoors Activities: No beach vacations


Uhldingen-muhlhofen, Germany
If you visited the museum at Uhldingen, it´s just one step, to go swimming in the Lake of Constance. For example at the lake baths of Kressbron or...
Outdoors Activities: Swimming at the Lake of Constance

Galway, Ireland
You really should try the fish meals at Galway, always fresh from the sea.
General: The well known fishermen city


Kathmandu, Nepal
Nepal travel activities Nepal travel activities have many different adventure activities from couple of days to until a month. Here are very...
Outdoors Activities: Travel in Nepal

El Djem, Tunisia
You should really take a look at the ancient roman amphitheater in the town center. Prices are moderate.
General: Ancient roman amphiteater


Laguna Beach, California
Go to some of the restaurants by the beach. They are all really nice (I think many managed by gay people - maybe that's why :) ). Grab a coffee...
General: Restaurants by the beach - Dietrich's

Natick, Massachusetts
Go place, see and absorb the culture as if it was your own
Sightseeing: Traveler


Da Nang, Vietnam
If you are keen on to spend a holiday to Vietnam a bit different from usual itineraries that almost everyone follow it then there’s something...
Sightseeing: Motorbike holiday to Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam
Title: Tour in Vietnam | Vietnam Tour Package | Vietnam Tours Operator Url: Description: Tour in Vietnam, As one...
Shopping: Cruises In Halong | Halong Bay Cruise Reviews By Custom Vietnam Travel Company

   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it