Tokyo Tower has long been known as one of the most significant symbols of Tokyo and Japan. Located near many attractions, but do you know what other things can you do besides sightseeing the whole city?

1. Tokyo Tower Aquarium

As one of the largest aquariums in the world, Tokyo Tower Aquarium is the home of more than 50,000 fish in 900 different species. The 500 square meter glass tank is displayed in a spacious 825 square meter aquarium. You can enjoy the beautiful varieties of shapes and colors of fish while calming music plays in the background.

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Tokyo Tower Aquarium

Access:
Foot Town inside Tokyo Tower, 1st floor.

Hours:
Weekdays 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and National holiday 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Last admission is 30 minutes before closing time.

Fees:
Adults 1,080yen. Junior high-school student and Senior (65ys or older) 600yen

Website:
http://suizokukan.net/ 

2. Tokyo One-piece Tower

Attractions, live entertainment, and restaurants are all set around the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a young man who forms a crew called the Straw Hat Pirates and seeks out the ultimate treasure (One Piece). Here in Tokyo One-piece Tower, visitors can experience the world of “One Piece” in attractions like Luffy’s Endless Adventure, featuring dynamic visuals that trace the main character’s memory and unveil why he must go on fighting; Chopper’s Thousand Sunny Tour, which invites visitors to explore the Straw Hats’ pirate ship; and Nami’s Casino, run by the money crazy crew member.


Also with Sanji’s oresama restaurants, Cafe Mugiwara serving original gourmet dishes and Mugiwara shop carrying limited-edition merchandise, let’s join the Luffy crew to the amazing adventure!

Access:
Foot Town inside Tokyo Tower, 1st and 3rd floor.

Hours:
– Park: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.  (Last admission 9:00 p.m.)
Hours may be changed on December 31st and January 1st
– Sanji’s oresama Restaurant: 11:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Last order 9:00 p.m.)
– Cafe Mugiwara: 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Food: Last order 9:00 p.m. / Drinks: Last order 9:30 p.m.)
– Mugiwara Store: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Fees:
Adults (13ys and older) 2,000yen. Children (7-12ys) 1,500yen. Children (4-6ys) 1,000yen.

Website:
http://onepiecetower.tokyo/en/ 

3. Shop Tokyo Tower designed souvenir at TOKYO TOWER OFFICIAL SHOP GALAXY

TOKYO TOWER OFFICIAL SHOP GALAXY is on the third floor of FOOT TOWN. They sell mostly Tokyo tower designed souvenirs, some of them produced by collaborations of famous creators both from Japan and from other parts of the world. Get the original items that are limitedly sold here.

Access:
Foot Town inside Tokyo Tower, 3rd floor

Hours:
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
(until 10:00 PM on the last day of every month)

Website
https://www.tokyotower.co.jp/foottown/en.html  

4. Shop and dine at the second floor of FOOT TOWN

There are 17 shops and restaurants on the second floor to make tourist never bored. There is a food court where you can have a short break and snacks. The shops sell souvenirs from Tokyo mostly.

Access:
Foot Town inside Tokyo Tower, 2nd floor

Hours:
Depend on the stores

Website:
https://www.tokyotower.co.jp/foottown/en.html  

5. Illuminations in summer and winter

Besides monthly illumination outside of the Tower, it has two evening illumination events that enhance the sense of the seasons: The Milky Way Illumination in the summer, and Christmas Illumination Light Down Story.


Christmas Illumination

Christmas Illumination. From Wikipedia

Operation hours and Access:
– The Milky Way Illumination: From the beginning of June to July 10. Main Observatory, 1F
– Christmas Illumination Christmas Light Down Story : From December 1 to December 25. The place in front of Tokyo Tower’s front entrance
Date may vary depending on the year.

Fees:
free

Websites:
https://www.tokyotower.co.jp/en.html 

6. Live music at Club 333

Every week, various sorts of regular events are produced now on the specially set up stage on the first floor of the Main Observatory, Club 333.

Club 333

Club 333. From Wikipedia

Every Saturday and Sunday“TOKYOTOWER TV”is on the air! On Wednesday and Thursday nights, live shows by the top artists well fit for the night scene give their hot performance. And there is DJ time on Monday and Friday nights, in which they broadcast the tunes requested by you “on air” to all the Observatories.

People watching performers

People watching performers. From Wikipedia

Access:
Main Observatory 1st floor.

Hours:
– Wednesdays’ Live and Thursdays’ Concerts:  (1) 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. (2) 8:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  (2 sets)
– Friday’s Night View DJ: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Fees:
Regular observatory fee and additional charge on what you ordered in the Club.

7. Guinness World Records Museum Tokyo

Museum Guinness World Records Museum Tokyo is where you can see a variety of world record breaking documented here. If you pay a visit to the Tokyo Tower, do not miss your time to stop by here.

Access:
Foot Town inside Tokyo Tower, 3rd floor.

Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Fees:
free

Thumbnail image is from Wikipedia

Information on this page is as of February 2016. Refer to the official website for the latest information