Soon, the Christmas season will come. One of the highlights of Christmas is illumination, I think. Tokyo has a lot of beautiful Christmas Light spots. You will enjoy the wonderful and elaborated Christmas Lights. Now, let me show you some recommended Christmas Lights in Tokyo today. Let’s check it out !
Roppongi Hills Artelligent Christmas
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The streets of Roppongi is lit by the cold and warm colored lights and that tells Roppongi about the arrival of winter . This illumination is full of highlights.
Refer to this site: https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8057/8174663494_a07e99f839_b.jpg
About 400 meters row of trees illuminate the street of Roppongi and create a fantastic space. That’s a must-see.
【Roppongi Hills Artelligent Christmas 2016】
(place) Roppongi Keyakizaka street
(access) 0minute walk from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Roppongi station
(event session) Nov14 ～Dec25, 2016
(lighting up time) 17:00～23:00
Refer to this site: http://blog.livedoor.jp/tsudachie/archives/51815536.html
Approximately 270 thousand balls of LED light are shed in fantastic blue. It is said that more than 500 thousand of people have visited in the past. We can expect a wonderful Christmas Lights this year, too.
Refer to this site: https://tori-dori.com/trip/2016/10/25/13668/
It’s a very exciting event when you go with a lover, so we recommend you for a date. The light show is held every day during lighting up session.
【Caretta Shiodome illumination 2016】
(place) Caretta Shiodome, 1-8-2, Higashishinbashi, Minatoku, Tokyo
(access) 1minute walk from Tokyo Metro Toei Ooedo Line Shiodome station
(event session) Nov17, 2016 ～ Feb14, 2017
(lighting up time) 17:00～23:00 (Jan and Feb：18：00～)
(access URL) http://www.caretta.jp/access/
Refer to this site: http://www.kanko-chiyoda.jp/tabid/1642/default.aspx
Marunouchi Illumination was accredited as “ Japan Night View Heritage “ in 2016 fiscal year. Approximately 250 street trees shine with about 1.03 million balls of champagne gold colored LED light.
Refer to this site: http://trend-saizensen.com/1064.html
Of course it’s recommended even for one person !
【Marunouchi Illumination 2016】
(place) Marunouchi Nakadori, Ootemachi Nakadori, around Tokyo station ,Chiyodaku
(access) just near JR Tokyo station
(event session) Nov10, 2016～Feb19, 2017
(lighting up time) 17:00～23:00 (in Dec：17:00～24：00)
Nakameguro Aonodoukutsu （Shibuya Aonodoukutsu）
Refer to this site: http://grapee.jp/19317
A Very popular Christamas event, “ Aonodoukutsu “ was held along the Meguro river in 2014. But it was cancelled in 2015 due to the terrible crowd of people. Fortunately, it was decided to revive in Shibuya this year. There is no doubt that it will be a new Shibuya winter scenic view. Let’s go to Shibuya this year !
【Nakameguro (Shibuya) Aonodoukutsu 2016】
(place) about 750m from Shibuya Park street to Yoyogi Park Zelkova tree-lined
(access)Shibuya station, Harajuku station, Meijijinguumae station, Yoyogihachiman station
(event session) Nov22, 2016～Jan9, 2017
(lighting up time) 17:00～23:00
Refer to this site: https://dayout.tokyobookmark.net/20151116-2/
The highlight of Midtown Christmas 2016 is ” Vision Dome ” and ” Starry Sky Illumination ” using about 520 thousand LEDs. These Christmas lights express the outer space in a vast open space, and the production of dynamic lights is done.
Refer to this site: http://simple-vision.net/?eid=306
Tokyo Midtown is colored with various illuminations. Some tours also guide in English and Chinese, so it’s also recommended for overseas tourists.
【Midtown Christmas 2016】
(place) Tokyo Midtown, 9-7-1, Akasaka, Minatoku, Tokyo
(access) directly connected to Toei Ooedo Line and Hibiya Line Roppongi station
(event session) Nov15～Dec25, 2016
(lighting up time) 17:00～23：00
Yebisu Garden Place Winter Illumination
Refer to this site:http://xn--o9j8f6bte3d4bya2eyd3915cbw4a.com/illumination/0139/
Christmas lights of Yebisu Garden Place is so popular enough to enter within fifth place in Christmas lights rankings of Tokyo. The world’s largest baccarat chandelier is also one of the highlight of this event.
Refer to this site: http://www.presso-inn.com/gotanda/pcddacc58/
The area around Yebisu Garden Place is illuminated with about 100 thousand balls of gentle light. You can also enjoy luxurious and powerful Christmas trees. Don’t miss it !
【Yebisu Garden Place Winter Illumination 2016】
(place) 4-20, Ebisu, Shibuyaku, Tokyo
(access) 5minutes walk from JR Ebisu station east exit (by Ebisu Skywalk)
(event session) Nov5, 2016～Jan9, 2017ue
(lighting up time) 16:00～24：00
Dex Tokyo Beach Illumination (Daiba)
Refer to this site: http://japan.arukikata.co.jp/news/2015/11/11602/
40 trees lining up to 200 meters, a tree about 20 meters high, and illumination of 220 thousand balls of Christmas light are coloring the night of Odaiba. This illumination can not be seen in other places, so it’s recommended for families, couples, and even for those who usually don’t go to see a lighting up so much.
【Dex Tokyo Beach Illumination 2016】
(place) Dex Tokyo Beach, 1-6-1, Daiba, Minatoku, Tokyo
(access) 2 minutes walk from Yurikamome Odaibakaihinkoen station
(event session) in the middle of November ～ Dec25, 2016
(lighting up time) 17:00～24：00
Refer to this site: https://www.fashion-press.net/news/8804
Christmas Lights of Omotesando is the one coloring lines of gingko trees in champagne gold and becomes a topic every year. Especially before Christmas, it will be crowded like a crowded train. We recommend you for a date, too !
【Omotesando Illumination 2016】
(place) Jingumae, Shibuyaku, Tokyo
(access) just near Tokyo Metro Meijijingumae station, Omotesando station
(event session) Dec1～Dec25, 2016
(lighting up time) sunset ～ 21:00
Refer to this site:http://gardenplace.jp/special/1410baccarat/img/index/lightup_06_l.jpg
Some Christmas Light event has already begun. It wiil be more romantic if it snows on Christmas. There are so many recommended Christmas Light spots in Tokyo, please drop in once with your family, your precious person, and friends or colleagues. Of course even one person is nice !