KETIKS.COM – Tokyo is the capital of Japan which holds the title of the most populous metropolitan area in the world with 13.9 million inhabitants. Although the country is famous for it’s technology that is developing rapidly compared to other countries, Tokyo is still rich with it’s unique culture. The capital also has interesting tourist sites and places to visit, especially at night. Here are 5 best places to visit when on vacation in Tokyo at night. (Shinehire)
Tokyo Dome City
Tokyo Dome City is an amusement park located in the Bunkyo, Tokyo. The beauty of this Tokyo park reaches it’s peak when the Winter Illumination festival begins, obviously at night. The festival which has been going on for 16 years is held during the winter season and ends on Valentine’s Day. Various vegetation and structures decorated with lights and lighting will make us feel warm in the cold winter night.
Mori Tower is a skyscraper in Roppongi. Although the Mori Tower mainly functions as an office space, this tower also has a mall and other entertainment facilities. Such as art galleries, libraries, and museums. In addition, on the top floor there is an observatory where visitors are greeted with an amazing and beautiful view of the metropolitan city.
Tokyo Imperial Palace and East Garden
As the name suggests, Tokyo Imperial Palace and East Garden are imperial estates in the Chiyoda. This area is similar to Central Park in New York, except that this imperial area also serves as the residence of the Emperor of Japan and his family. Here, visitors can rent a boat, jog, relax, or visit the museum, even at night. There is also the Budokan, which often used for concerts by famous artists such as The Beatles, Aimer, and Kalafina.
Among the thousands of shrines in Tokyo, Meiji Shrine is the most popular. Meiji Shrine covers an area of about 1.7 square kilometers in the Shibuya. The noise pollution of the city turns into peaceful sound of the wind and forest as soon as you enter the shrine’s gates. There are museums, art galleries, and many more, even the National Olympic Stadium. We can also visit the treasure museum of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken here.
Shibuya is famous as a shopping and business center in Japan. This district is the center of millennial fashion in Tokyo, making it the cradle of fashion and entertainment trends in Japan. There is also the Hachiko Statue, which was made in memory of a dog who continued to wait for his deceased master. The popular Shibuya Crossing is perhaps the well known part of Shibuya to outsiders, with 2.4 million people crossing this intersection every day.