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Tokyo Skytree

Everything you need to know about Tokyo Skytree – admission charge, access and the events’ information!

Tokyo Skytree is a 634m high radio tower, located in the Shitamachi area in Tokyo. It is known as the highest broadcasting tower in the world; moreover, it is considered second to Tokyo Tower and a symbol of Tokyo as a new tower. Not only can you enjoy the panoramic view of Tokyo from Tembo Deck, but also have fun with various spots inside the tower.

This article introduces the outline, how to enjoy, events, access, and admission fee of Tokyo Skytree!

What is Tokyo Skytree?

Tokyo Skytree is a free standing radio tower in Oshiage, Sumida Ward. Its height is 634m which is taller than Tokyo Tower; in addition, it is authorized as the tallest broadcasting tower in the world by Guinness World Records.

The plan to build the broadcasting tower second to Tokyo Tower started around 2000. It aimed to make the broadcasting efficient, and to develop the region as the tourist spot.

They decided to locate it at Sumida, Daito area in 2006, then started to build from 2008. In 2012, Tokyo Skytree was completed and it is now a popular place to visit as the new symbol of Tokyo.

The highlights and how to enjoy Tokyo Skytree

There are various spots to enjoy the view, gourmet food and shopping at Tokyo Skytree. These highlights and the ways to enjoy will be helpful when you visit!

Enjoy the view from Tokyo Skytree Tembo Deck and Tembo Galleria

When you visit Tokyo Skytree, please enjoy the view from the tallest radio tower in the world. At 350m Tembo Deck, you can check the bird’s-eye view of Tokyo from the big window. If you stand on the Glass Floor and look down, you can feel its height and see the view from 340m.

Moreover, at 450m Tembo Galleria, you can take a walk on a slope and enjoy the panoramic view of Tokyo. How about enjoying “air walk” at 450m which is the highest point?

Enjoy a starry sky at Konica Minolta Planetarium “Tenku”

On the 7th floor of Tokyo Solamachi, which is next to Tokyo Skytree, there is Konica Minolta Planetarium. You can enjoy the starry sky at Tokyo Skytree with some programs.

Please spend a special time at the planetarium with “Healing Planetarium” and “SOUND DOME.”

Meet the living creature in the water and enjoy the scenery at Sumida Aquarium.

On the 5th and 6th floor in Tokyo Skytree, there is “Sumida Aquarium,” where you can get in touch with creatures and scenery of the sea while in the city. Its space is fantastic and beautiful, since there are cute creatures such as penguins, spotted garden eels and anemone fish; in addition, the design of the building is unique.

Have a nice lunch at SKYTREE CAFE

It is good to visit SKYTREE CAFE if you want to have lunch at Tokyo Skytree. In this cafe located at Tembo Deck, you can have delicious lunch and drink, and on a clear day, you can enjoy the bird’s-eye view of Kanto Plain. In the cafe, various menu items are available; for example, curry, hamburger plate, parfait, drinks and so on.

Take a commemorative picture with the photo service

How about taking a picture of your trip to commemorate your visit to Tokyo Skytree?  There are photo services provided at Tembo Deck Floor 340, Tembo Deck Floor 350 and Tembo Galleria Floor 445. Don’t miss the chance to take a photo of your memory with the view of Tokyo background!

Let’s enjoy the events at Tokyo Skytree

They have seasonal events at Tokyo Skytree. The main events are “Tokyo Skytree Fireworks Exploring,” which is able to watch fireworks from Tembo Deck, and “A New Year at Tokyo Skytree,” which is held from the end of the year to the new year. You can see the fireworks from the special angle and can enjoy the program unique to the new year. Furthermore, there are some events held on an irregular base. Please be sure to check the information on the website before you visit!!

Conclusion

Tokyo Skytree is a 634m tall broadcasting tower, and it is popular as the new landmark in Tokyo. There are a lot of points to enjoy; for instance, the panoramic view of Tokyo, the planetarium and the aquarium. After you check out the events, admission fee and access, please have wonderful time at Tokyo Skytree!

Auther:Mamiko Kusano

CREAZIONE Co.Ltd. Director
From Tokyo
2006 Established CREAZIONE Co. Ltd. I mainly work on branding, digital branding, space design, and furniture design.

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