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Night Life in Tokyo

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Night Life in Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the richest nightlife and night tours cities in the world. This big city with hundreds of millions of people has a very different vibe during the day and night. In the evening, restaurants, bars, izakayas, kabuki, nightclubs, etc. are scattered in various forms and grades in different corners of Tokyo. Whether it is having a drink in Ginza, the brightly lit Shinjuku, Odaiba, or Roppongi, people who love the nightlife can feel very excited. Thanks to the Tokyo Metro they operate until late at night, Tokyo is a city that is rich in nightlife and night tours. Everyone who visits here regardless of their nightlife habits is willing to spend more time experiencing the city at night. However, different people have different preferences in how they spend their day and night.

Here are many ways we have summarized for you to experience Tokyo nightlife and night tours. It is worth your time to visit during your memorable trip to Tokyo.



Tokyo's Most Beautiful Night View Spots:

Tokyo Tocho Tenboshitsu
The North Outlook Room is open until 10:30 pm for free.
Address: 2-8-1, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku District, Tokyo

Tokyo Tower
Large observatory at 150 meters above ground and a special observatory at 250  meters above the ground.
Address: 4-2-8 Shibakoen, Minato City, Tokyo

Tokyo Skytree
Observation platform for Tokyo night view.
Address: 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida City, Tokyo

Roppongi Hills
An observation facility located in the center of Tokyo, with an indoor observation deck 250 meters above sea level, and outdoor observation deck at 270 meters above sea level.
Address: 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo



Recommended Tokyo Night Shopping Spots:

Ginza
Address: 104-0061 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Take the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Marunouchi Line, Ginza Line, and get off at Ginza Station to get to the center of Ginza. Take the JR Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tohoku Line or the Yurakucho Line and get off at Yurakucho Station.

Shinjuku
Address: Shinjuku, Tokyo
JR Yamanote Line to Shinjuku Station

Shibuya
Address: Shibuya, Tokyo
JR Yamanote Line to Shibuya

Ikebukuro
Address: Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku District, Tokyo
Take JR Yamanote Line and get off at Ikebukuro Station

Roppongi
Address: 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku District, Tokyo
Get off at Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Toei Oedo Line, and Roppongi

Odaiba
Address: 2-4-8 Odaiba, Minato-ku District, Tokyo
Rinkai Line serves from Shin-Kiba to Osaki, and runs through the Odaiba area in the middle of the route. From Osaki, it runs directly with the JR Saikyo Line.



Best Spots for Tokyo Night Viewing:

Kasai Rinkai Koen:
There is an aquarium, bird museum, and a night view of Tokyo on the Ferris wheel.
Address: 6-2-1 Rinkaicho, Edogawa, Tokyo

Rainbow Bridge:
The bridge surface has red, white, and green LED lights. It uses solar energy collected during the day as energy and lights up the Rainbow Bridge at night. It is a new sightseeing spot in Tokyo.
Address: 1 Daiba, Minato, Tokyo

Tokyo Gate Bridge:
The best place to see the panoramic view of Tokyo Port.
Address: Ota-khu, Koto Ward, Tokyo

Takeshiba:
At night, you can see the Tokyo Skytree shining under the night sky. After 8:30 pm, you can also see the fireworks show in Tokyo Disney from a distance.
Address: 1-12-2, Kaigan, Minato City, Tokyo



Recommended Tokyo Specialty Bars

Wine Bar Bunny's:
Bunny girl bar.
Address: 8-3-11 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo

Shot-Bar Noosa:
There are authentic Japanese whiskeys here and more than 300 types of whiskeys in the bar.
Address: 7-12-23 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo

AGAVE:
Premium Mexican style bar.
Address: Tokyo, Minato City, Roppongi, 7-18-11

Bar & Lounge MAJESTIC:
It is only a 10-minute drive from the Tokyo Tower and through the glass of the restaurant, you will feel like the Tokyo Tower is in front of you.
Address: Tokyo, Minato City, Higashishinbashi, 1-5-2

Gen Yamamoto:
Drinking is very unique. You can only choose to drink 4 or 6 glasses. Each cocktail is presented in a form similar to "Japanese food".
Address: Tokyo, Minato City, Azabujuban, 1-6-4

The SG Club:
Managed by the famous Japanese bartender, Shingo Gokan who returned from New York to Asia. She has been ranked Asia's Top 50 Best Bars for several years.
Address: 1-7-8 Jinnan, Shibuya City, Tokyo

Fuglen:
The first foreign branch of Fuglen, a popular coffee bar in Oslo, Norway. At night in Tokyo, some people drink coffee and some people drink cocktails. This kind of scenery can only be seen here.
Address: 1-16-11 Tomigaya, Shibuya City, Tokyo

Sky Lounge Stellar Garden:
Bar with great views of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown, Tokyo Tower, Atago Green Hills, Shiba Park, and other Tokyo night views.
Address: 4-8-1 Shibakoen, Minato City, Tokyo

Peter:
Peter is a chic restaurant and bar that is located on the top floor of the Peninsula Hotel, one of Tokyo's most exclusive hotels, with panoramic views of Ginza.
Address: 1-8-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda City, Tokyo

Highlander Inn Tokyo Ningyocho:
Scotch bar, with the famous whiskey. A wide range of Scotch whiskey, where you can taste pure whiskey.
Address: Tokyo, Chuo City, Nihonbashiningyocho, 2-3-8

Star Bar Ginza:
Star Bar Ginza is run by the Japanese bartender Kishi Hisashi. He is quite famous among wine lovers, as some oversea regulars enjoy coming here.
Address: Tokyo, Chuo City, Ginza, 1-5-13



Recommended Tokyo Nightclubs

WOMB
Address: 2-16 Maruyamacho, Shibuya City, Tokyo

CONTACT
Address: Tokyo, Shibuya City, Dogenzaka, 2-10-12, New Taizong Building B2

Sound Museum Vision
Address: 2-10-7 Dogenzaka, Shibuya City, Tokyo

1 OAK Tokyo
Address: 5-10-25 Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo

AgeHa
Address: 2-2-10 Shinkiba, Koto City, Tokyo

ELE TOKYO
Address: Tokyo, Minato city, Azabujuban, 1-4-5, B1F/1F



Recommended Tokyo Night Shows

Kabuki-za Theatre
Address: 4-12-15 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo
Transportation: Ginza Line/ Marunouchi Line/ Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line-Ginza Station, 5-minute walk
Kabuki is a unique performing art in Japan. The scenery and makeup are exquisite and the actor's costumes are gorgeous. You can experience the authentic Japanese style by watching kabuki performances.

Ryogoku Kokugikan
Address: 1-3-28 Yokoami, Sumida City, Tokyo
Transportation: JR Sobu Line, get off at the west exit of Ryogoku Station, walk for 2 minutes
The Ryogiku Kokugikan is the venue for the 2020 Olympic Boxing competition. Here you can enjoy the 1,400-year-old Japanese Kokugikan Sumo tournament. In addition to sumo wrestling competitions, it is also the venue for various events such as professional wrestling competitions and skill competitions.

Asakusa Engei Hall
Address: 1-43-12 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo
Transportation: Ginza Line- Den-encho station, 5 minute walk; Asakusa Line/ Higasaki Line- Asakusa Station, 8 minute walk
Showa-style small theater, mainly staged comic dialogues, sketches, rakugo. Asakusa Performing arts Center retains the style of the Showa period people to watch performances at close distances, which is still beloved by several Japanese masters.

Imperial Theatre
Address: 3-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo
Transportation: JR Lines-Yurakucho Station, 3 minute walk from the International Conference Center Exit
The Imperial Theatre near Ginza, Tokyo is Japan's first Western-style theater with 1,900 seats. It is Japan's primary theater. There are world-class performances almost every day. there are concerts, dramas, and traditional Japanese Kabuki performances.

Tokyo Bay Night Cruise Tour
Boarding Place: 2-7-104 Kaigan Minato City, Tokyo
Transportation: JR Hamamatsucho South exit, 8 minute walk
Taking the Tokyo Bay Cruise, you can enjoy several landmarks such as the Odaiba Rainbow Bridge, Jingmen Bridge, Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo Tower, and the sea of the Tokyo nightlife. You can also enjoy a romantic Japanese-style western meal on board.

Kabukicho Ichiban Street, Tokyo
Address: Tokyo, Shinjuku City, Kabukicho, 1
Transportation: Take JR Yamanote Line/Chuo Line/Sobu Line/Marunouchi Line/Odakyu Line/Keio Line to Shinjuku Station, East Exit and walk for 5 minutes.
The most famous red light district in Asia. There are countless restaurants, nightclubs, pubs, and various red light spots, known as "Japan's first happy street". Although it is called "Kabukicho", there are no traditional Kabuki performances, but the nightlife there usually ends pretty late, as some places are opened until dawn.

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Most Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where can I see the night view of Tokyo?
    There are many places to see the night view of Tokyo. Here are some of the best viewing spots for you, Tokyo Tocho Tenboshitsu, Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Skytree, and Roppongi Hills.
  • Where can I go shopping in Tokyo at night?
    Tokyo's nightlife is very rich, and the well-known places for shopping are in Ginza, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ikebukuro, Roppongi, Odaiba, etc. These are the few popular places that you may be familiar with, which are more lively at night.
  • What is a suitable location for night excursions in Tokyo?
    You can take the Ferris wheel to see the night view of Tokyo. You can also see the Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Gate Bridge, two of Tokyo's most beautiful bridges. When Takeshiba enters night, you can see the Tokyo Skytree shining under the night sky. Seeing the fireworks display from Tokyo Disneyland, you can also take a Tokyo Bay Cruise Boat to see the night view of Tokyo.
  • Which bars in Tokyo are good for the evenings?
    Many special bars in Tokyo that are suitable for going during the evening, as each bar is different depending on your environment and drink preferences. Here are our recommendations, Wine Bar Bunny's Shot-Bar Noosa, Agave, Gen Yamamoto, The SG Club, Fuglen, etc.
  • Which clubs in Tokyo are good for the night?
    Tokyo's clubs are an indispensable place for Tokyo's nightlife. Here are some recommended places for tourists from home and abroad: Womb, Contact, Sound Museum Vision, 1 OAK Tokyo, AgeHa, and ELE TOKYO.
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