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The 10 steps to becoming a Roppongi expert

The 10 steps to becoming a Roppongi expert

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Roppongi is a place with a large number of clubs and bars. Many foreigners are seen here, and there are a bunch of restaurants where you can enjoy international gourmet cuisine. Also, there are many classy, brand name shops, so, while the nightlife is great, the shopping opportunities also serve as a reason to come around.

A place where you can enjoy a spectacular view of Tokyo by day or night

A place where you can enjoy a spectacular view of Tokyo by day or night

Tokyo City View observation deck is located on the 52nd floor and rooftop of Roppongi Hills. On a nice sunny day, you can view the highest mountain in Japan: the 3,776-meter Mount Fuji. Why don't you refresh yourself with a visit to this observation deck with its incredible views? Adult admission is 1,800 JPY, and you may get some discounts at restaurants in Roppongi Hills when you present your ticket stub.

  • TOKYO CITY VIEW & SKY DECK
    東京シティビュー
    • Address Roppongi Hills, Mori building 52F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6108, Japan

Get swept away by the cutting-edge DJ at the club

Get swept away by the cutting-edge DJ at the club

Located near Roppongi intersection, Cat's Tokyo is a club known for its exciting and luxurious atmosphere. Its cutting-edge DJ excites the club space with music from all genres. You can view the nighttime scenery from the 9th floor, as you enjoy the gorgeous evening atmosphere of Roppongi.

  • Cat’s TOKYO
    Cat’s TOKYO
    • Address Roppongi Plaza Building 8F, 3-12-6 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032, Japan

Dining at UPSTAIRS

Dining at UPSTAIRS

UPSTAIRS is a restaurant on the 2nd floor of Mercedes-Benz Connection. You can enjoy reasonably priced pastas, pizzas, and meat dishes from the menu, as you watch the latest models of Mercedes-Benz on a large screen. Our recommendation is a Mercedes Burger Lunch with buns made of Kiryu natural yeast and 100% Japanese ground beef. This meal can only be served 10 times per day.

  • Mercedes-Benz Connection UPSTAIRS
    Mercedes-Benz Connection UPSTAIRS
    • Address 7-3-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032, Japan

Going to Robo-Robo Park

Going to Robo-Robo Park

Located in the central area of Roppongi, Sakura-zaka Park has 10 slides including gently sloping ones and long ones. It is also known as Robo-Robo Park because of robot-shaped playground equipment and art monuments found there. Take your kids to this park when you want them to have some playtime during a shopping break.

  • Sakurazaka Park
    さくら坂公園
    • Address 6-16-46 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032, Japan

Enjoy the nightlife of Roppongi

Enjoy the nightlife of Roppongi

Do head down to Roppingi on Friday and Saturday nights. Roppongi during the evening is quite different from Roppongi during the day, with hostesses wearing kimono and young people out to have a good time. Roppongi is the area where you see the most foreigners in the Tokyo area, so there are many shops with clerks who speak English, which makes it easier for tourists to enjoy their visit. Don't forget to take a look at Tokyo Tower as it lights up at night.

Take a peak at Japanese food culture at Lincos

Take a peak at Japanese food culture at Lincos

There is a supermarket located in Roppongi Hills called Lincos Roppongi Hills. They carry side dishes, breads, and fresh ingredients. Apart from typical Japanese foods like tofu (bean curd) and natto (fermented soybeans), imported foods are also available because of the many foreigners in Roppongi. Try looking for some side dishes here when you are a little hungry.

Choose an art book, while holding a coffee cup

Choose an art book, while holding a coffee cup

Located in Keyaki-zaka, a bookstore called TSUTAYA TOKYO ROPPONGI carries not only Japanese books and magazines, but also many art books and magazines from across the world. There is also a Starbucks inside, so you can relax on a sofa and choose an art book to peruse. CDs and DVDs are available on the 2nd floor. The great thing about this store is that it is open until 4:00 a.m.

Enjoy Japanese cuisine prepared by true professionals

Enjoy Japanese cuisine prepared by true professionals

Hinokizaka is a Japanese restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo in Tokyo Midtown. You can enjoy Japanese cuisine with seasonal ingredients prepared perfectly by skilled chefs. The restaurant is divided into four areas: kaiseki, sushi, teppanyaki, and tempura. Enjoy the traditional Japanese flavors as you watch the nighttime view.

  • Hinokizaka
    ひのきざか
    • Address The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6245, Japan

Time for a photo shoot on the set of a TV program!

Time for a photo shoot on the set of a TV program!

TV Asahi, a TV station located in Roppongi Hills, is a must-see place when you go around the area for sightseeing! Its main entrance is open to the public, and you can actually have a look at studio sets of popular programs. Do take a keepsake photo pretending to be someone famous!

Making a visit to Izumo Shrine Tokyobunshi

Making a visit to Izumo Shrine Tokyobunshi

This shrine in Tokyo shares its deity with the Izumo-taisha (Grand Shrine of Izumo) in Izumo-shi, Shimane. Izumo-taisha is well-known for its match making God, and it is said that it brings good luck not only in love, but also in business and money matters. Making a visit to this solemn shrine will certainly bring you luck!

  • Izumo Taisha Tokyo-bunshi
    出雲大社東京分祠
    • Address 7-18-5 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032, Japan
*This information is from the time of this article's publication.

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