Tokyo Skytree – The top observation deck in Tokyo

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Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree is a famous landmark and communication tower located in the north east of Tokyo, near Asakusa. It is one of the tallest towers in the world at the height of 634 meters (2,080 feet) , making it a symbol of Tokyo’s skyline now. Tokyo Skytree is popular tourist destination for observation decks and also as a photo objective for it’s beautiful light up after evening. Whether during the day or illuminated at night, Tokyo Skytree offers visitors an unforgettable perspective of the vibrant capital of Japan.

What Your Experience Will Be Like at Tokyo Skytree

You can direcly access from Tokyo Skytree station of Tobu line from Asakusa, or Oshiage subway station of Tokyo Metro Hanzomon line and Toei Asakusa line. At the base of the tower, there is a large shopping complex called “Tokyo Solamachi.” It offers a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options for visitors to enjoy. It also has Sumida Aquarium which is an indoor aquarium that you can enjoy seeing the sealife.

After you purchase or redeem your ticket, it’s time to go up to 350 meter above ground. The tower has two main observation decks that offer panoramic views of Tokyo and its surroundings. The Tembo Deck is located at a height of 350 meters, and the higher Tembo Galleria is situated at 450 meters. Both decks provide stunning views of Tokyo from east side, and on clear days, visitors can see Mount Fuji in the distance.

After coming down to the ground, you can stroll to Asakusa as an option along the Tobu line’s railway. There is a pedestrian walk along the canal and bridge that takes you to Asakusa that is called Tokyo Mizumachi. If you look back, there is a beautifuly lighten up Tokyo Skytree. The tower’s design is a blend of traditional Japanese aesthetics and modern architecture. Its shape is reminiscent of a traditional five-story pagoda (stupa), which is a classic Japanese architectural element. The Tokyo Skytree has become a must-visit attraction for tourists, providing breathtaking views of Tokyo’s sprawling metropolis

On the Tembo Deck at 350m of Tokyo Sky Tree, there is a coffee shop that you can enjoy the view. 

On the Tembo Deck at 350m of Tokyo Sky Tree, there is a coffee shop that you can enjoy the view.

Visiting Tokyo Skytree

Open Hours :  10am – 9pm. (Change depends on the season)

Admisson : 2700 Yen (advanced purchase)   3100 Yen (on the site)

Official Site

Discount package at Klook

👉 Visiting Tips:

To see the sunset and night lights, I recommend you to book the tickets 1 hour before the sunset time. You can check the sunset time of the day with your weather app or Google. The Tembo Galleria doesn’t have a place to sit down, so it might be better to take enough time at 350 meters deck.

How to Get to Tokyo Skytree

  1. Subway: Take the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line or Toei Asakusa Line to Oshiage Station. The station is directly connected to Tokyo Solamachi, a big complex under the Tokyo Sky Tree. Follow the map and signs to the foot of Tokyo Sky Tree.
  2. Tobu line: If you are coming from Asakusa, you can take the Tobu Skytree Line to the Tokyo Skytree station. Go up the escalator along the shopping complex of Tokyo Solamachi, and you get to the ticket counter of the Skytree.

Where to Visit After Tokyo Skytree

Kappabashi Dori

Tokyo Mizumachi

Sensoji Temple 

Find Your Hotels in Asakusa

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