WINTER LIGHTS 

 

In Tokyo cloaked in lights, everyone walk leisurely along the sidewalk, adding a touch of enchantment to the air.


CHRISTMAS ROPPONGI HILLS

Roppong Hills lined with Japanese elms where couples gather in December. LED lights shining like beautiful ice crystals have come to define Christmas time.

 

ROPPONGI HILLS

Located at

6 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

 

GETTING THERE:

5-minute walk from Roppongi subway station on the Hibiya Line, or Azabu Juban subway station on the Toei Oedo Line

LED is low in energy consumption and heat emission.



WINTER OMOTESANDO

Bordered by Japanese elms, just window-shopping can turn a simple walk into a grown-up experience around Omotesando Hills. 

 

OMOTESANDO HILLS 

Located at

4-12-10 Jingumae,  Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

 

GETTING THERE:

Omotesando subway station on the Ginza, Chiyoda and Hanzomon Lines

Fashionably dressed couples walk leisurely along the sidewalk.



CHRISTMAS IN THE GINZA

Red, white and golden lights sparkle on a Christmas tree set out to decorate the sidewalk, bringing the beauty of Christmas to the Ginza.

 

GINZA Dori

Located at

Ginza 4-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

 

GETTING THERE:

Near Ginza Yon-chome subway station on the Ginza, Hibiya and Marunouchi LInes

Crystal ornaments adorns the building to add add even more ambience to a sophisticated town.



CHRISTMAS IN ODAIBA

The entire seashore across Tokyo Bay gets dressed up in Christmas lights at Odaiba. Rainbow Bridge.

 

DECKS Tokyo Beach

Located at

1-6-1Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo

 

GETTING THERE:

Odaiba Kaihei Koen station on the Yurikamome line

Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Tower, and ferries all look dazzling in the extraordinary cityscape.


This information was written in July 2015.

paintings copyright ©Rumiko Hotta


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