Roppongi offers an exciting mix of entertainment, shopping, and dining.
Roppongi offers an exciting mix of entertainment, shopping, and dining that make it a favorite destination for tourists, other visitors and Tokyoites. From the upscale Roppongi Hills and Tokyo Midtown shopping centers to the bustling entertainment area near Roppongi Crossing that’s lined with bars and nightclubs, there’s something for everybody in this popular neighborhood. Sports fans will be happy to know that there are plenty of bars in Roppongi where they can catch live games and matches of many varieties.
Roppongi to Shinjuku
Toei Oedo Line towards Tochomae/Hikarigaoka (About 10 minutes, ¥220)
Access from Shinjuku to Tokyo Stadium
Keio Line Limited Express from Shinjuku to Chofu : change to the Keio Line local train to Tobitakyu Station (About 30 minutes, ¥240). 10-minute walk.
Things To Do
Art: Pottery making
Japan is famous for pottery and at the Shirogane Ceramic Art School in Hiroo you can learn how to make your own! Courses are available in English.
Art: The National Art Center, Mori Art Museum
Two of Roppongi’s best art museums are The National Art Center and Mori Art Museum, which offer an array of exhibitions featuring globally recognized artists!
Roppongi - Nature
Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown
You may think of Roppongi as busy and built up, but it also has much green spaces for you to enjoy! Midtown Garden, Hinokicho Park and Mohri Garden all offer tranquil escapes.
Roppongi - Nature
Garden:The Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
The Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum’s lawn, Japanese garden and the European garden are all spacious, public areas that change with the seasons. Adult entry is only ¥200.
Roppongi - Night Life
Tokyo Tower, City view
Tokyo Tower in Shiba Park is a defining landmark in Tokyo, with two observatory decks offering spectacular views of the city skyline. A great place to spend an evening!
True Japan Tour Karate Experience
Originally based on Chinese combat, karate was developed in Japan as a martial art that doesn't rely on weapons (karate means “empty hand” in Japanese). The program teaches both karate skills and the creed of the dojo.
Musashi Ninja Clan
The ninja is a historical Japanese icon that is known worldwide. They would be hired by lords and execute their missions in secrecy. Try throwing some shuriken, or ninja stars, and feel like a ninja yourself!