The Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) is a television broadcasting tower and landmark of Tokyo. It is the centerpiece of the Tokyo Skytree Town in the Sumida City Ward, not far away from Asakusa. With a height of 634 meters (634 can be read as “Musashi”, a historic name of the Tokyo Region), it is the tallest structure in Japan and the second tallest in the world at the time of its completion. A large shopping complex with an aquarium is located at its base.
Getting to Tokyo Skytree is straightforward. It is located at Tokyo Skytree Station on the Tobu Isesaki Line, and Oshiage Station on the Asakusa Subway Line, Hanzomon Subway Line, and Keisei Oshiage Line. Alternatively, it is about a 20-minute walk across the Sumida River from Asakusa.The Tokyo Skytree tower entrance is on the 4th floor of the Tokyo Skytree Town shopping mall. Tokyo Skytree tickets and ticket pickup is at the 4th floor west entrance.
Prices & How to Buy Tokyo Skytree Tickets
A basic adult ticket for Tokyo Skytree that you buy on the day costs ¥2,100 on weekdays and ¥2,300 on holidays, and gives you access to the first of two observation areas, the Tembo Deck. At 350m, this gives you an awesome view over the city—and all the way to Mount Fuji on clear days. For an extra ¥1,000 (¥1,100 on holidays), you can ascend another 100 meters to the Tembo Galleria. Here’s the first way to save money—make do with the 350m deck. The views from the higher one aren’t much different.
Food and souvenirs at Skytree
Fine dining in the sky at 634 feet up. Musashi (634) is a beautiful restaurant that makes sure your meal is as memorable as the trip you made to get there.TOKYO SKYTREE Official Shops are located on 1F, 5F, and the Tembo Deck Floor 345. These shops offer a wide selection of fine goods that will make beautiful mementos of your TOKYO SKYTREE visit.
Let your heart drop as your feet stay planted on this glass floor that lets you look straight down the side of SkyTree.
The Tembo Galleria at 450 Meters
Tokyo Skytree’s Tembo Galleria is a glass corridor and offers a view that is even more magnificent than the one on floor 350. It’s one of Tokyo’s most popular sightseeing spots and really lets you take in the mega-metropolis of Tokyo to the fullest. Shaped like a sloped spiral, the Tembo Galleria will make you feel like you’re walking on air!
The View from Tembo Gallery
As the Tembo Galleria is 100 meters higher than the Observation Deck, you can see even further into the distance. It’s an excellent photo spot that makes for great memories, so take your time and enjoy the stroll.
Please note that to go to Tembo Skydeck, you’ll ride an elevator to Floor 445, where another elevator will take you up to Floor 450. To go back, you’ll be taken to Floor 345, where you can return to Floor 350.