Minato City Promotion Movie
Places introduced in the Minato City promotion movie.
"Roppongi Hills" is an expansive 12.0 hectare site, which is about 8 times the space that Tokyo Dome covers. It features shopping areas and restaurants, as well as art galleries, movie theaters, apartments, offices, a park, and much more. Mori Tower has 52 floors and extends 250m above sea level. It has a 360-degree glass observation deck called "Tokyo City View", and the "Sky Deck" above that offers a wide open space with a complete panoramic view of Tokyo's cityscape.
Mori Tower, Toranomon Hills
A Tokyo landmark with world class facilities. It brings together offices, a hotel, a spa, apartments, shops and restaurants.
Opened in 1958, this symbol of Tokyo, and of Japan itself, saw its 60th anniversary back in 2018. Located in Tokyo's Yamanote area, this 333m tall radio tower has both a main deck (150m high) and top deck (250m high) from which you can look out over Mt. Fuji, Mt. Tsukuba, and all of the Tokyo metropolis itself, making it a popular tourist spot not just among the Japanese, but with tourists from all around the world. The tower's 'Landmark Light' is widely acknowledged to have completely transformed Tokyo's nightscape, and together with the 'Diamond Veil' illuminations launched to mark the tower's 50th anniversary, they're able to paint all manner of pictures in Tokyo's night skyline. The tower's 'Foot Town' building is replete with services including cafes and souvenir shops, and also hosts a variety of events throughout the year, making the tower the perfect spot for a fun-filled day trip. The number of visitors to the tower's observation decks has surpassed the total population of Japan, breaking the 180 million people milestone in 2018. In June of 2013 the tower was officially recognized as tangible cultural property of Japan.
Mori Art Museum/Roppongi Hills
The Mori Art Museum is located on the 53rd floor of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower. With a focus on contemporary art, it has various public education programs and exhibition plans that transcend genre, creating a new form of art museum. Other than on Tuesdays, it stays open relatively late, so it can even be enjoyed after work. Visitors may also enter the Tokyo City View observatory with the same ticket.
Hi-NODE (High Node)
Hi-NODE is a new facility facing Tokyo Bay that connects regions and regions, people and people, and now and the future. A lawn plaza surrounded by trees, a café and restaurant with a terrace overlooking the sea, and a bridge connecting sunrise to bamboo turf in fantastic light at night. Surrounded by the sea, although it is located in the city, this Hi-NODE creates a new relationship between the seaand the living.
Established in the 18th year of the Meiji era, this shop is a branch store of Eitaro Sohonpo. It was opened by an employee of the parent store, with their support. The character of the area is reflected in the name 'shiba,' or 'lawn,' as there were many cultivated intellectuals living there. Our representative confectionery, a type of monaka, was given the name "Enoshima" by one such person, Koyo Ozaki. In addition, the typeface on the shopfront signage is by Taro Okamoto, further strengthening ties to previous generations.
Sealine Tokyo Inc.
A restaurant cruise in the Tokyo Bay. Their ship the 'Symphony' was the first restaurant ship to begin operating in Tokyo Bay back in 1989. These days they have 2 ships in service, 365 days a year, providing guests a venue to celebrate their important occasions. The service's unique route travels through the Rainbow Bridge, and visits the Tokyo Gate Bridge, Maihama, and Narita Airport. The heart route has garnered attention as a popular cruise for couples.
Paris Ogawaken Shinbashi Branch
Since beginning manufacturing raisinwiches, Paris Ogawaken have sought to pursue the perfect balance between cookies, raisins, and cream. Everyday at the company's own factory in Meguro, they check the condition of all the ingredients, including flour, prepare the dough and conduct temperature control, and meticulously check how well it is baked, delivering their products to their customers with confidence and pride.
Torindo, Aoyama Main Store
Established in Yao, Osaka in 1925. This store was opened in 1979 and has been open ever since. This is a Japanese confectionery store in front of Omotesando Station that is rooted in a strong passion to offer delicious handmade desserts made from fresh made-in-Japan root vegetables and fruits. The shop is composed of the Japanese confectionery retail store (1st floor) and the gallery (1st & 2nd floor). At the Japanese confectionery store, you can enjoy the "mini taiyaki" which is filled with coarse sweet bean paste made from Tanba Dainagon azuki red beans from the head to the tail as well as the "fresh soft red bean jelly (summer only)" which allows you to enjoy the 2 distinct flavors of nonthermal sterilized azuki red beans and Matcha. They also sell many other seasonal confectioneries that use fresh made-in-Japan fruits and vegetables, such as the "GOCHICA". The gallery is open 6 days a week from Tuesday to Sunday, with displays and sales by potters, lacquerware makers, painters, dressmakers, metalworkers, and more. (Please check our Instagram account for the gallery schedule)
They say that Naniwaya Sohonten was the first shop in Japan to think up the taiyaki (a fish-shaped pancake filled with bean jam). The shop is also famous for being the model for the hit song, "Swim! Mr. Taiyaki." The shop's taiyaki, filled to its tail with lightly seasoned an, is very popular. The line of people waiting for the freshly-baked items never ends anytime soon. This new shop opened in 2007. The taiyaki shop itself is on the first floor. The food-and-drink space on the second floor has about 20 seats and a menu for meals and desserts.
Azabu-Juban Bean source Honten
A bean confectionery store that continues to pursue a rustic taste for more than 140 years guarding the Noren at Azabu-Juban. The shop has a popular "play Dumb Bean" and more than 100 weeks of bean sweets and rice crackers are lined up. We also sell freshly-baked "salted tofu" and freshly prepared "success beans" in the back of the store, and this is what we want to pick up on the spot.
Tokyo Midtown has a wide variety of places, including shopping centers, office buildings, hotels, art museums, event halls, medical institutions, parking lots, and parks.
The famous Sotozen temple was built by Ieyasu Tokugawa in the year 1612. Home to the tombs of the Asano clan and the Forty-Seven Rōnin of the Akō Incident, visitors can also see various objects and landmarks related to these legendary warriors, such as the Chikara-no-Ume plum tree. The Gishi Festival, which takes place on December 14th, the anniversary of the Akō Incident, attracts many visitors from all over Japan. Additionally, the Spring Gishi Festival takes place here from April 1st to 7th.
The National Art Center, Tokyo
This beautiful spot combines the characteristic museum building created by the late Kisho Kurosawa, a world-renowned architect, and rows of cherry blossom trees outside.
Minato City Local History Museum
Displays documents, old literature, Ukiyo-e art, folk equipment, and more excavated from ruins on the city grounds. In the "Please Touch the Exhibits Room", there are skeletons of the Minke Whale and Jomon pottery on display.
Godai Noda Rock Azabu Iikura Honten
The Edomae recipe is a creed that steamed carefully selected eels and drops excess oil. Only natural ones from the end of April to the end of November are used in wasabi soy sauce. A variety of wines are also available. The sauce that uses only the Shoyu and mirin is a light taste and brings out the characteristic of the eel. You can enjoy the course carefully.
Akasaka Palace (the State Guest House)
Akasaka Palace was built in the 42d year of the Meiji Era (1909) as the Palace for the Crown Prince. It was renovated in the 49th year of the Showa Era (1974) and established as the nation's State Guest House. The Palace of Versailles was used as a reference for Akasaka Palace's magnificent exterior, which is based upon the colors white and blue. Akasaka Palace receives many VIPs and has become a venue for summits. It is presently open to the public throughout the year.
The Kyu-Shiba Rikyu Garden is one of the oldest gardens owned by a feudal lord, estimated to have been built between 1678 and 1686. It is a circular pond typical of the early Edo period, with a well designated garden in the heart of the pond and exquisitely arranged ring of boulders around it, designated as one of the 'National Places of Scenic Beauty'. This was place originally part of the sea, but was later reclaimed and served as the residence of Elder Ōkubo Tadatomo. Tadamoto had a garden built at the same time as the main mansion and named it "Rakujuen". Several owners later, it became the Shiba mansion of the Kishu Tokugawa family at the end of the Edo period. It was acquired by the Arisugawanomiya family in 1871, subsequently purchased by the Department of the Imperial Household in 1875, and became the Shiba-Rikyu the following year. It was damaged during the Great Kanto Earthquake, but was restored in the following year by the city of Tokyo to commemorate the marriage of the Crown Prince (Emperor Showa). It has been open to the public since 1924.
Western Nippon Akasaka Tsu-Oi
This is a famous restaurant in Akasaka, which has been providing "Western Nippon" with an idea from 1950. It is popular as a shop of "Western food eaten with chopsticks" of Harmony Tamashiihiroshicad. The recommendation is "Beef stew" which condensed the taste of meat and the first "specialty Beefsteak Bowl" Japan devised by the founder Atsushi Tsutsui. 11:30 ~ 15:00 (last Order 14:30) 17:00 ~ 22:00 (last Order 21:30) Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 12:00 ~ 15:30 (Last Order 15:00) 16:30 ~ 22:00 (last Order 21:30)
Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa
Cutting-edge TOKYO entertainment that brings together sound, light, video, and animals. About 20,000 animals from 350 species will be represented through diverse productions expressed with seasonal themes. The dolphin performance held in the 360-degree stadium style venue is popular for the programs that change entirely from day to night.