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.

Tokyo Tower Aquarium

Tokyo Tower Aquarium. From Instagram

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.

The entrance of Tokyo One Piece Tower

The entrance of Tokyo One Piece Tower. From Kotaku

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. Runners Salon Lovespo Tokyo

LOVESPO TOKYO is a fashionable salon that offers professional body care to runners, as well as non-runners. The salon holds healthcare events and lectures to customers. Staff members provide advice on ideal stretching and training methods that are tailored for each customer so they can continue enjoying sports. Also, their “Komori Sports Massage Clinic”, which is popular among professional athletes, heals your body after the training.

Runners Salon Lovespo Tokyo

Runners Salon Lovespo Tokyo. From Lovespo homepage

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

Hours:
Weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (final entrance 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (final entrance 9:00 p.m.)

Fees:
Admission fee: 1,000yen for members
Shower multipurpose room: 800yen for visitors, members are free of charge
Training machine: 2,500yen for visitors, members are free of charge
Rental towers: 2,500yen for visitors, members are free of charge
See websites for more details and other price plans.

Websites
http://lovespo-tokyo.com/ 

4. Tower Gallery 3-3-3

Divided into 4 sections: Display Space, Historic Tokyo Tower, Mother Farm Cafe and The Tokyo Shop ran by Tokyo Tower, it’s a great place for you who wants to explore and enrich your knowledge of Tokyo Tower. Appreciate art while having a meal adjacent to the cafe, the content of display varies from period to period will sure surprise you!

Tokyo Tower Gallery 3-3-3

Tokyo Tower Gallery 3-3-3. From homepage

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

Hours:
– Mother Farm Cafe: 9:30-22:20 (last order at 21:50)
– The Tokyo Shop: 9:00-22:00

Fees:
admission free

Website:
http://www.tokyotower.co.jp/eng/foottown/3f_tg333.html 

5. Illuminations and Tokyo Warm Light

Besides monthly illumination inside and outside of the Tower, it has three evening illumination events that enhance the sense of the seasons: Tokyo Warm Light, The Milky Way Illumination, and Christmas Illumination.

Tokyo Warm Light.

Tokyo Warm Light. From homepage

The Milky Way Illumination

The Milky Way Illumination. From Japanprobe

Christmas Illumination

Christmas Illumination. From Wikipedia

Operation hours and Access:
– Tokyo Warm Light: Around April to May (depending on the year). Main Observatory, 1F
– The Milky Way Illumination: From the beginning of June to July 10. Main Observatory, 1F
– Christmas Illumination: From November 3 to December 25. The place in front of Tokyo Tower’s front entrance

Fees:
free

Websites:
– Tokyo Warm Light: http://tokyowarmlight.jp/
– All the Illuminations: http://www.tokyotower.co.jp/eng/lightup/index_02.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.

Guinness World Records Museum of Tokyo

Guinness World Records Museum of Tokyo. From Wikipedia

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

Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Fees:
free

Thumbnail image is from Wikipedia