Amazing tourist attractions that are a must-see when visiting Minato Ward.
Mori Arts Center Gallery "Basquiat Made in Japan"
Jean-Michel Basquiat appeared like a comet in the art scene of the 1980s. Basquiat has frequently visited Japan to hold six solo exhibitions and 10 group exhibitions, incorporating motifs and hiragana into his work that reflected the state of The 80s that were in the bubble economy like Yen. In this exhibition, Dieter Buchhart, the world's leading author of Basquiat Research, reveals the various ties between Basquiat and Japan, as well as the unknown influence swayed by Japan's rich history and culture. This is japan's first full-scale exhibition of original Japanese paintings, objects and drawings from all over the world.
Tokyo Tower "Sanriku-Ofunato Tokyo Tower Sanma Festival"
Fresh sanma in Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture, one of japan's leading landing sainu Sanma's professional son of 3,333 animals is grilled and behaves. In cooperation with Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture, the 11th Sanfune-Toa Tokyo Tower Sanma Festival will be held on September 23, 2015, to conduct the 11th Sanfune Tokyo Tower Sanma Festival, which is free of charge.
Tokyo Tower "Ninja sing ing on the main deck of Tokyo Tower" 」
In front of Tokyo Tower, there is a dojo where you can experience ninjas from the Musashi clan. Its name is "Edo Secret Musashi Family" honjin dojo. The ninja of the Musashi family will come to the main deck of Tokyo Tower this summer. Of course, the commemorative photography is OK, too. Take this opportunity and enjoy communicating with ninjas!
Zojoji Temple "60th Anniversary of The Seijo-jin, 400th Anniversary of Kanchi-kuni-shi" Exhibition
This year, it is the 600th anniversary of the Seventh Seisei-jin of the Jodo Sect, and the 400th anniversary of Zojoji Nakako and Kanchi-kuni. In our mountain, as part of the 850th Honorable Project of the Jodo Sect of The Omotoyama Zojoji Temple, we will hold an exhibition with the honor of both the people and the ministry of the Great War. The treasure exhibition room on the first floor of the Grand Hall will be the venue, and 30 works will be exhibited, including works by the temple-like temple-like temple son of both kamitos, mainly the collection sofas of our mountain. Following in the footsteps of both men, we will look at the genealogy that has been passed on from Seijo-joto to Seishiro Kaizan, and Kanchi Kunishi, who became the cornerstone of the present Zojo-ji Temple.
With a large area of 12.0 ha, about 8 times the ground of the Tokyo Dome, Roppongi Hills has a wide range of shopping and restaurants, as well as museums, cinemas, observation decks, hotels, houses, offices, parks and many other facilities. From the "Tokyo City View" Observatory on the 52nd floor of Mori Tower, 250m/360 degrees above sea level, and the sky deck above, you can view the entire city of Tokyo from the space full of openness.
Minato-ku Tourist Information Center
Minato-ku Tourist Information Center is located at Hamamatsucho Station on the Tokyo Monorail. The staff speak english (Korean daily) and provide information on various tourist information, restaurants, transportation and accommodation in Minato-ku. We also sell goods from minato-ku tourism association.
Motoazabu Hills Forest Tower
The concept of the Motoazabu Hills is "the City of the forest". "There is no forest in the city, but the city itself must be a forest", and a large tree-like forest tower (high-rise building) is arranged in a low-level building (two buildings), The roof of the building and the balcony were positively green as well as the half of the site was returned to greenery.
Gas Founding Monument
Near the south exit of JR Hamamatsucho Station, there is the Tokyo Gas head office, where the "founding monument" of gas is built. In the inscription, the Imperial gas business was planned as a government office in Meiji six. The gas plant was able to be in Hamasaki-cho in this area, and the next year, the lantern was ignited to the street in Ginza, and the people who went a lot of roads were surprised. Since then, it has been privatized and relocated, but in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 1950 's, it was built in the corner of the campus at that time. The gas light was ignited in Shimbashi-Kyobashi on December 18, Meiji 7, and the third gas business began in the Japan following Yokohama and Hyogo. The charge for one month of the gas lamp at that time was three Yen 55 Sen and 5 Rin and was expensive.
Ark Hills Sengoku Yamamori Tower
Located in Minato-ku, Toranomon 5-Chome and Roppongi 1-chome. The Hotel Okura is south of the Sweden Embassy. The vast grounds of about 1.5 hectares are tilted towards the south. Just in the terrain at the top of the plateau, we built a 47-storey complex building and an eight-story residential building on the ground. The complex building is located on floors 3 to 24 and houses 25 to 47 floors.
The symbol of Tokyo Japan, which opened in 1958 (Showa 33) and celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2018. It is a comprehensive radio tower with a height of 333m, and the main deck (150m height) and top deck (250m height) located in Tokyo Uptown Overlook the city of Mt. Fuji, Mt. Tsukuba and Tokyo, and is a popular spot for tourists from all over the world, not to mention Japan. "Landmark Light", which gave the impact of champion, "changed the night view of Tokyo", and "Diamond Veil" which started the 50th anniversary of the opening of the business, are directing the night view of Tokyo in various light-up. The foot town of the building on the ground is a spot where the Tokyo one-piece tower of the large theme park and the souvenir shop are enriched in the café, and can play all day with various events held throughout the year. The number of visitors exceeded the population of Japan and surpassed 180 million people in 2018 (Heisei 30). In June 2013, it became a registered tangible cultural property of the country.
World Trade Center Building Observatory 40 fl. seaside Top
The World Trade Center building is 152 meters above ground directly connected to JR, Tokyo Monorail, Hamamatsucho station, Toei Subway and Daimon station. It is a complex building that collects offices and restaurants of trade related organizations. It was completed in 1970. On the 40th floor, you can enjoy the panoramic view of the dynamic Tokyo. To see the Tokyo Tower, there is the Vespa, Sky Tree and Roppongi Hills. In front of the Tokyo Bay, Odaiba, the Rainbow Bridge, the Boso Peninsula and the Miura Peninsula, the waterfront and varied landscapes. At night you can enjoy a beautiful make gorgeous. It is a popular photo spot for railway fans.
Mori Art Museum/Roppongi Hills
The museum is located on the 53rd floor of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower. We are proposing the form of a new museum in various ways, including the exhibition planning that transcends the genre and the educational dissemination activity called the public program centering on modern art. Except on Tuesdays, it is open until late at night and can be enjoyed on the way back from work. You can also enter the observatory ' Tokyo City View ' with the same admission ticket.
Tokyo City View "Roppongi Astronomical Club Day" Held a starry sky viewing party"
It is a popular plan to do on the fourth Friday of every month. Why don't you take a look at the autumn night sky with an astronomy expert while listening to the commentary? Please feel free to join us because you do not need to pre-apply for the starry sky viewing party. First-time people are also welcome♪
Higashiazabu Shopping Street "The 45th Scarecrow Festival"
The annual scarecrow competition and performance competition will be held again this year. The jumbo janken tournament that everyone participated in is powerful. Jumbo scarecrow is also a must see!
Okura Shukokan "Okura Shukokan Renewal Commemorative Special Exhibition "Momogengo Exhibition : What Mumura and Kureharu Dreamed of"
In this exhibition, the new collection of Kure Chun-shi "Wuryo Momogen-figure Folding Screen" (Edo period and 18th century) was first published in Japan, and a tribute to a series of Momogengo works that became the original artists of Kure Chun, the master of the creation of this work, and the brush of Yosa-ya-mura, He also focuses on the position of this work in kurechun's own painting industry. Through the exhibition of works that are deeply related to these, we trace the trajectory that The Village's poetry toward Chinese culture and the longing for Momogengo were handed down in Wu chun and eventually sublimating in its own style.
Nezu Museum of Art "The 10th Anniversary of the Founding of The New Founding Exhibition: The Flower and Bird Expression of Japan and the Orient"
Colorful flowers and birds with shiny feathers have long been the subject of awards, regardless of whether they are in the east or west of the West. Especially in East Asia, which is mainly China, flower and bird paintings depicting flowers and birds have become a major genre of painting, along with portraits and mountain water paintings. On the other hand, the word "sketch", which is used in the meaning of sketches in modern times, was originally meant to observe the object in a flower bird painting and to copy its shape, ecology, and, in turn, a vivid appearance. In other words, it can be said that a flower bird painting is an attempt to preserve the glow of life with the motif of beautiful flora and fauna. It sometimes evokes the image of foreign countries and paradise, and sometimes, while wearing a good luck, and often becomes a craft design, the development of flower fowl expression in the Orient, especially China and Japan. All paintings will be exhibited or rewound in the first semester (Saturday, September 7th , October 6th and Late October 8th , Tuesday , November 4 ( Mon. Holidays ). Mirrors and ceramics will be on display for the entire period.
Hikawa Shrine (Motoazabu)
Hikawa Shrine has been in the vicinity of the solitary pine in the north about 300m from the current location, and then relocated to the current location in Manji year (1658-61). It is said that it was one of Edo Hikawa Nansha in Azabu Township total Guardian. "Bishamonten" is enshrined to fulfill the great application, except for plague and calamity.
Ikura Kumano Shrine
It is said that the Genroku of Kumano Shrine is not understood by the fire of 16 years and the old record has been burnt down. In the past few years, new benefits have been added to this shrine, and a soccer amulet will be awarded. According to the shrine, the gods of the Kumano Shrine, eight company chops, which has three legs, is a symbol of the J. League, so the number of people who worship has increased, rather than the player himself, there are many families and supporters. "Soccer Amulet" approved by the Football Association is white and blue. It shows the presence with the clay of the Ebisu-sama. One of the seven Lucky gods of Minato-ku, Ebisu-sama is enshrined. Ebisu-sama has a fishing rod on his right hand and a sea bream on his left hand. Originally, it was the god of the fisherman, and it has been believed as a god which brings the safe sailing and the voyage safety. When commerce became popular, it came to gather the faith as the god of the business. This neighborhood was a very good stroll road, and it was one of Fujimura's favorite places according to "Ikura near" which I wrote when Shimazaki Fujimura lived in Ikura.
You can enjoy delicious food while enjoying the panoramic view of Tokyo Bay, such as Odaiba and Gate Bridge, or Tokyo Sky tree. The houseboat play is a chic play that continues from Edo. Freshly fried tempura and fresh sashimi are unique to the Edomae Fisherman's Boat Inn. There is also a large ship of 60 people, a shared houseboat that can be used from four people, it is also possible to tailor the fishing boat to enjoy the fifth fishing. There are also various cruise routes around the Kamitagawa and Nihonbashi.
Tokyo City View
The observation deck on the 52nd floor of the Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills overlooks the dynamic landscape of 360 °, with no unobstructed view around the center of the city.
It is the gate which is the origin of the place name at the total gate and the front gate of Zojoji Temple. The current one is larger than the prototype because of the road maintenance of the National highway in Showa 12, but the former Daimon was rebuilt in Keicho in three years by the expansion and construction of Edo Castle, when Zojoji Temple moved to turf, the Koryo Gate was the major gate of Edo Castle until then It was transferred as a front gate of the temple from Tokugawa Iyasasa. Because the fear of collapse caused by the Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923, the former Daimon was relocated by the Kaitakuin hospital, but it was burnt down by the air raid in 1945.
Zojoji Temple precincts
The road from Daimon to Daidono's main hall represents the world from our world to paradise. Through the three gates, she is liberated from the worldly desires and goes to the great Lord Amida Buddha. The principal image Amida Buddha's enshrined is located in the west in the direction of the western paradise. The grandeur in Daiden expresses the world of the Paradise visually.
Jodoshu Daihonzan. At the temple of the Tokugawa Shogun House, which is lined with Ueno Kan'ei-ji, six generals, a shrine, and a general birth mother are buried.
Akasaka Sacas is a general term for many facilities such as TBS Broadcasting Center, Akasaka Biz Tower, Akasaka Blitz, and Akasaka Act Theater.
Founded in Showa 15, the company has a collection of 7,000 items, mainly from the old works and tea sets collected by the first businessman, the founder of the Tobu Railroad. The garden with a tea house is considered to be one of the most tranquil gardens in Tokyo, taking advantage of the natural atmosphere and incorporating the mountain stream. In the fall, you can enjoy the foliage in the garden.