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Grand Hyatt Tokyo, is part of Japan’s largest private urban cultural center; “Roppongi Hills” which is directly connected to Roppongi Station. The concept of this "city within a city" is to provide a cultural heart for Tokyo.
Mori Art Museum
Exhibiting modern art from around the world, the museum also exhibits various genres such as architecture, design, photographs and visuals. Mori Art museum is open until late.
Tokyo City View
Tokyo City View towers 250 meters above sea level, offering 360-degree vistas of the bustling metropolis. Located on the 52F of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, one can relax and enjoy the magnificent views of Tokyo.
Shops & Restaurants
There are 200 shops and restaurants at Roppongi Hills. From casual restaurants to luxurious brand shops, there are numerous domestic and internationally acclaimed stores and restaurants to enjoy. Also available are medical clinics, a pharmacy, post office and banks.
Toho Cinemas Roppongi Hills
With a total of nine screens, this is a cinema complex with a state-of-the-art sound system. Toho Cinemas is open all night over the weekend.
With a height of 333 meters, Tokyo Tower is a television tower that is symbolic of Tokyo. The observatory located at 150 meters high allows people to enjoy Mount Fuji, Tsukuba mountains and a breathtaking view of Tokyo. There is also the trick art gallery and a wax museum located at the tower. Opening Hours Observatory: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm Shops: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Meiji Jingu (Shrine) in Tokyo
The famous Meiji Jingu should be included in the itinerary of every visitor to Tokyo. The shrine was constructed in 1920 and is dedicated to the memory of the Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken. Opening Hours Opens with sunrise and closes with sunset. * The opening hours change every month
Asakusa is the center of Tokyo's shitamachi, where an atmosphere of the Tokyo of past decades resides. You can find Sensoji, built in the 7th century, a very popular Buddhist temple visited by 30,000,000 worshipers each year. Nakamise Dori also welcomes you, a shopping street that has been providing temple visitors with a variety of traditional, local snacks and tourist souvenirs and where the spirit of Edo survives. The Asakusa Entertainment Hall offers the fine art and techniques of the rakugo storyteller, a popular entertainment which has been long enjoyed for decades.
From The Yushima Tenmangu Shrine built for the God of Learning to Ameyoko, a vibrant shopping street with locals and tourists, Ueno is known for its mix of history and everyday culture. The Ueno Park is a large public park which was originally the grounds of Kaneiji Temple, a family temple of the Tokugawa clan during the Edo period. The park was later converted to a western style park, housing the Tokyo National Museum and the National Museum of Western Art. It is also home to Ueno Zoo, Japan's first zoological garden.
Tokyo Disney Resort
A resort with two Disney Parks: Disneyland and Disney Sea, as well as a hotel, shopping and restaurants. Tokyo Disney Sea is the only one in the world designed with the "sea" concept.
The Odaiba waterfront area offers various entertainment including shopping and restaurants. You can enjoy a beach setting at Odaiba Marine Park during the day, and in the evening, a beautiful view of the Rainbow Bridge lit up for a romantic setting.
Tokyo Sky Tree
The Tokyo Sky Tree is the tallest free-standing broadcasting tower, located in Oshiage a downtown area in Tokyo, reminiscent of the traditions of Japan. The tower soars 634 meters high, with observatory decks built 350 meters and 450 meters high with breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji and the Kanto area. Shops, restaurants, a planetarium and an aquarium is also located.
With close access from Tokyo, Hakone is popular destination for Japanese and international travellers looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. Its historic temples and shrines, museums, Lake Ashinoko and Owakudani are some of things people can visit, as well as the beautiful mountains and their change over the seasons. On a sunny day, a breathtaking view of Mt. Fuji can be enjoyed. There are numerous activities such as riding the Tozan Railway, cable cars, and ropeways. The Gotenba Outlet is also in proximity for guests who enjoy shopping. ■ 85 minutes from Shinjuku Station to Hakone Yumoto Station (via Odakyu Romance Car) ■ 55 minutes from Tokyo Station to Hakone Yumoto Station (via JR Kodama Shinkansen and Hakone Tozan Railway.
Nikko is a town at the entrance to Nikko National Park, most famous for Toshogu, Japan's most lavishly decorated shrine and the burial of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Visitors can also enjoy the beauty of nature including the Kegon Waterfall and colourful foliage of the scenic and mountainous landscapes. ■ 90 minutes from Tokyo Station to Nikko Station (via JR Yamabiko Shinkansen) ■ 110 minutes from Asakusa Station to Tobu Nikko Station (via Tobu Sky Line Express).
Located less than an hour from Tokyo, Kamakura is a coastal town in Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo, often called the Kyoto of Eastern Japan, offering numerous temples, shrines and historic monuments. This attractive town is surrounded by beaches and mountains, popular for marine sport enthusiasts as well as for hikers. Restaurants offering fresh seafood, stylish cafes and shops are also available. ■ 60 minutes from Tokyo Station to Kamakura Station (via JR Yokosuka and Sobu Line).
Tokyo Fashion and Style
Tokyo Midtown is an exciting spot in Roppongi to visit. It is a diverse and green complex with shops, cultural venues, clinics, parks, “The National Art Center, Tokyo” and with the tallest tower in Tokyo. Opening Hours Shops: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Restaurant: 11:00 am – 12:00 am * Business hours may vary from shop to shop.
Omotesando Hills is the unique cultural / commercial complex, emerging as the new face of Omotesando, which has disseminated various trends as the hub of Japanese fashion and cultures. 100 shops and restaurants, and a car parking with a capacity of 196 vehicles.
Akihabara often called by its shortened name Akiba, is known for its bustling streets with specialty shops of electric appliances and pop culture, featuring a wide selection of products. Akihabara is also recognized as the center of Japan's otaku (diehard fan) culture, and many shops specializing in anime and manga are now available in the district. Historic buildings such as Kanda Myojin Shrine, Yushima Seido, and Nicholai-do are also areas popular to visit.
A sophisticated area, fashionable people walk down Ginza Dori lined up with both traditional shops and the world's leading brand shops. Travellers can enjoy theater and arts at Kabukiza, Shinbashi Enbujo Theatre and Tokyo Takarazuka Theater, representing Ginza's long history of culture.
Shinjuku is one of the 23 city wards of Tokyo, known as a large entertainment, business and shopping area, filled with energy and power. On the west side of Shinjuku Station, skyscrapers are lined up including the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Surrounding Shinjuku Station is a big shopping district including major department stores as well as stand-alone shops. Green-filled Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is the oasis of Tokyo with beautiful flowers and trees that can be enjoyed all year round. The area that never sleeps is Kabukicho, an area flourishing with entertainment and restaurants. Shinjuku is a diverse location and impressive area with many different faces.
Shibuya, renowned for its busy intersection is the center for youth fashion and culture, with popular shopping and entertainment setting the latest trends, serving thousands of visitors every day. Major department store branches can be found around Shibuya Station, catering to all types of shoppers. Omotesando Boulevard decorated by trees is a trendy fashion street with high-end designer houses and a stylish shopping development, Omotesando Hills. For those looking for a more serene environment, visit Meiji Jingu Shrine. At Yoyogi Park next to the shrine, you can find an abundance of spacious lawns, ponds and forestry, a great place for jogging, picnicking and other outdoor activities.
Located between the Imperial Palace and Tokyo Station, Marunouchi is one of Japan's most prestigious business districts with headquarters of major Japanese companies. Over the last decade, Marunouchi has been evolving with newly opened shopping and dining complexes, drawing non-business visitors. Marunouchi Naka Dori is a street that leads to Ginza, one of Tokyo's areas with luxurious shops and restaurants. The Imperial Palace, the home to the Imperial Family is located close by, a popular tourist destination surrounded by natural attractions throughout the year.
This charming neighbourhood located walking distance from Roppongi, has an environment of new with old emanating a sense of reminiscence. Numerous renowned restaurants can be enjoyed here among an international crowd, along with small shops with historical charm. Azabu Juban also holds one of the most famous local summer festivals in Tokyo.
Only a 10-minute walk from Grand Hyatt Tokyo, Hiroo is a quiet residential area with embassies, a university, a large green park, international markets and restaurants. The area has an international ambiance with many foreigners residing in the neighborhood.
Roppongi is located in the heart of Tokyo, an area where entertainment, nightlife, cuisine and culture abound. With foreign embassies and businesses located close by, the all-embracing environment and ambience offers numerous shops and restaurants with international flair. Roppongi Hills and Tokyo Midtown are the two large development areas with an array of shops, restaurants as well as world-class museums. The route to the National Art Center Tokyo, the Mori Art Museum and the Suntory Museum of Art, known as the "Art Triangle," is a wonderful way to enjoy the arts. Roppongi will always offer something for everyone.
Classic Arts and Culture
Mori Art Museum
Exhibiting modern art from around the world, the museum also exhibits various genres such as architecture, design, photographs and visuals. Mori Art Museum is open until late.
The National Art Center, Tokyo
Offering one of the largest exhibition spaces in Japan, various exhibitions are held. An art library, shop and restaurant is also located in the vicinity.
Suntory Museum of Art
Located in Tokyo Midtown, The Suntory Museum of Art’s concept is to bring the joy of "Art in Life" to the public. The exhibitions link ancient art to modern art, eastern art to western art, and across the boundaries of time and place and culture.
This design facility located in Tokyo Midtown offers programs and a place for designers and artists for the development of the art movement. Various exhibitions can also be enjoyed.