The town is completely in a mood of Christmas these days.
If you are planning to spend Christmas in Tokyo, you must check these 5 popular illumination spots I’m going to introduce.
- Midtown Christmas
In the “Starlight Garden” which is held in Tokyo Midtown, fascinating scenery is created by beautiful blue and white lights.
Dates：Nov. 9, 2017 – Dec. 25, 2017 5:00PM – 11:00PM
Address : Tokyo Midtown, 9-7-1, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Directly connected from Exit 8, Roppongi Sta. on Toei Oedo Line
Directly connected from Roppongi Sta. on Hibiya Line
3min walk from Exit 3, Nogizaka Sta. on Chiyoda Line
10min walk from Exit1, Roppongi-Itchome Sta. on Namboku Line
- Yomiuri Land
The illumination spreads on the vast area. Recommended for a date.
Source：Yomiuri Land Website
Dates : Oct. 12, 2017 – Feb. 18, 2017 4:00PM – 8:30PM (occasionally closed)
Address : Yomiuri Land, 4015-1, Yanoguchi, Inagi, Tokyo
5min by Sky-shuttle, or 5min by Odakyu Bus from Keio Yomiuri Land Sta.
10min by Odakyu Bus from Odakyu Yomiuri Land Sta.
Junior and senior high ¥1,500
3 years old – elementary ¥1,000
65 or older ¥800
- Ao no Dokutsu SHIBUYA
During this famous event, the area between Yoyogi Park Zelkova Street to Shibuya Park Street is colored with blue lights.
Dates：Nov. 22, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017 5:00PM – 10:00PM
Address : Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Yoyogi Park Zelkova Street – Shibuya Park Street (About 800m)
Access : 5min walk from Shibuya Sta.
- Marunouchi Illumination
Champagne gold illumination shines along the Marunouchi Nakadori Street lined with brand shops. Feel the elegant cityscape full of luxury.
Source：Marunouchi Illumination 2017
Dates：Nov. 9, 2017 – Feb. 18, 2018 5:30PM – 11:00PM
Address : Marunouchi Nakadori Street, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Access：Near at hand from JR Tokyo Sta.
- Caretta Illumination
The main feature of the Caretta Illumination is the mystic blue light. This year, the event features the Disney movie ‘Beauty and the Beast’.
Dates：Nov. 16, 2017 – Feb. 14, 2018 5:00PM – 11:00PM (6:00PM- from Jan. 3)
Address : Caretta Plaza, B2, Caretta Shiodome, 1-8-2, Higashi Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
4min walk from Shimbashi Sta. on JR Yamanote Line
1min walk from Shiodome Sta. on Toei Oedo Line
3min walk from Shimbashi Sta. on Toei Asakusa Line
5min walk from Shimbashi Sta. on Metro Ginza Line
2min walk from Shiodome Sta. on Yurikamome Line
The scenery of the town changes and shines romantically in the Christmas season.
Clear air makes the illumination shine even brighter.
Make sure to wear warm clothes and enjoy beautiful illuminations.