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Tokyo Skytree, Sumida

Categories: Observation Decks, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 4,600+ reviews on the web
Piercing the skyline at 634 m (2,080 ft), Tokyo Skytree hosts a restaurant, a broadcasting tower, and an observation deck. Ride the elevator up, and then take in 360-degree views of Tokyo while climbing the five-story spiral staircase to the highest glass-walled panoramic viewing deck. A gift shop inside the tower sells sleek design items and souvenirs, and within the observation area you will find a cafe and a French-Japanese fusion restaurant. Plan to visit Tokyo Skytree and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Tokyo attractions using our Tokyo trip builder.
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  • That took up to several thousand more to go on to more photos and several thousand more very expensive but still once the up keep wants Tokyo's premier tourist attractions.
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  • As the highest observatory tower in the world, Tokyo sky tree does not disappoint. Ticket was $20 was a little pricey but if you want to have a 360 panorama view of Tokyo, don't miss out! The elevator...  read more »
  • That want to tour Tokyo relatives to the sky! Enjoyed lunch and shopping at solamachi. You want to enjoy the view from the Observatory one day!
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  • Overpriced venue. Misleading and complicated prices over the different level of platforms on the Skytree. Do not eat at the World Beers Museum restaurant. Firstly, there is a 10% service charge on the total bill (which is not the norm in Japan). Small print in the menu. Secondly, considering the price you pay in a tourist attraction (higher than normal), the food that was served was not fresh, for example, the tortilla chips on the Ceasar salad was stale; the Pizza ordered was drenched in oil and finally, the mussels was tough as old boot. On paying for the "meal", I had made my comments known to the on-duty manager, especially in regards to the mussels. I commented whether they were fresh or frozen? He honestly replied frozen. I paid and left it at that.
  • It is the world's tallest freestanding broadcasting tower with an observation deck boasting 360-degree views. Views are really great but there is no mention about the places located in each direction which makes it difficult to figure out which direction we are looking at . But everything said and done it is not too bad for a one time visit.Beware the place can get really crowded over the weekends or holidays. So queue up and get your tickets .
  • Very easy to get there by subway. I recommend going there at night as the last activity of your day. Just take into account that it would take you around an hour to reach the top since you have to get a waiting card outside of the ticket office just to be able to make a line. You get to see a beautiful landscape from both of the available floors.
  • Really great experience with a wonderful view of the city. When I visited the skytree, there was an Ultraman exhibit going on, complete with a mini Ultraman museum, timeline, videos, etc. There was also a fun scavenger hunt that required you to visit different floors to collect Ultraman stamps for a prize. I would recommend going near sunset, so you can fully enjoy the spectacular nigh view of the city.
  • Great place for everyone. I do lots of shopping for food here on the 2nd or 3rd levels as there's a mini market inside the building. Tons of selection and always super fresh cause there it is always pretty busy. Groceries here a bit more expensive than let's say Life which is right across the street but the variety here and the presentation is amazing. Desserts for days here folks. My dream and has lots of freebies to try. Tons of cakes and bakery goods. Great coffee inside on the second floor and while the wifi is horrible here, if you need to work there's a Tully's right up the stairs. I haven't gone up cause I don't think it's worth it but the area where you buy tickets is beautiful. Go here and hang out cause they have something for everyone. 4th floor is straight toys I got some stuff as well.
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