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Tokyo Skytree, Sumida

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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Tokyo Skytree and many more Tokyo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Tokyo trip maker tool .
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  • October 3, 2017
    The view from 451 meters is breathtaking but I personally I found the tower crowded and the experience was a tad overpriced. It cost ¥4000 per person to get up to the highest possible lookout with the...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Nice view, high-speed elevators, decent infrastructure. Inside there are restaurants, fast food, Aquarium, exhibition JapanAirlines, toy stores, including Pokemon, souvenirs. Outside, you can observe the city with two review-at 350 metres and 450 meters. It was fun to shoot, to visit at least once is worth.
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  • October 3, 2017
    I visited this tourist attraction with a group of friends on Saturday evening. We paid 4000 yen for the express service ( less queueing) It was very busy and at the top you can appreciate the scale of...  more »
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  • July 14, 2017
    Didn't go to the top, but there are plenty of attractions here to keep you busy. There's a floor with an aquarium and planetarium. I was most interested in the planetarium, and it does have two shows offered in English. There's also a couple floors with shops and food as well. The ice cream cream puffs particularly stood out. Additionally, just walking around there were lots of samples being handed out. This was a dangerous experience as I ended up purchasing many of these products - cheesecake, cheese crackers, jelly grapes... Moral of the story: this isn't just a tour of a tall building. There's much more to the Skytree.
  • July 3, 2017
    We went in the evening around 8pm. There was no lineup and we were able to go up right away. Beautiful sight in the evening with Tokyo's lightscape in full display. The city stretches on for miles and miles and you can see some of the major landmarks in Tokyo. During daytime, when there are no clouds, you may see Mt.Fuji in the distance. A must see if visiting Tokyo.
  • July 7, 2017
    This is one of the "must see" places in Tokyo, if you do have the opportunity to do so, stop by, and try to get to the highest level of the tower, it's worth it. The staff is extremely helpful, friendly, and willing to help you out even if you don't speak Japanese. The top of the tower is extra money for the view as there is even less to do there. GO DURING A WEEKDAY.
  • June 20, 2017
    Really interesting piece of the Tokyo skyline. It is a reasonable price for a very impressive view. If you plan your visit for a nice clear day, you have a chance at being able to see Mt Fuji.
  • April 2, 2017
    Really nice view of the city and the shops were really cool. It was very organized they gave us a number and time to come back so we would not have to wait in the line for hours. They even had a hello kitty shop! There are a lot of nice restaurants here as well. We ate at the Indian restaurant which was some of the best indian food I've ever had. And they gave my friends daughter a toy to play with while we were waiting for a table to free up.

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