Must visit cycling destinations in Tokyo and beyond
Japan is a dream destination for travellers who want to make their way around by bike. Not only a country with a unique culture and delicious food, Japan has a great climate for cycling and incredible landscapes waiting to be explored giving cyclists options for urban cycling to rural bike-packing adventures.
From cycling through downtown Tokyo to packing your bike up and jumping aboard the Tob
Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. releases its 2021 tourism information booklet – “Rail Travel in Japan with Tobu Railway,” introducing wonderful, natural, and historical sightseeing locations and experiences along the Tobu Railway line.
Tobu Railway announces the latest edition of its guide booklet “Rail Travel in Japan with Tobu Railway” just released for 2021!
(※In four languages including Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese)
The booklet introduces the wonderful, natural, and historical sightseeing experiences that visitors encounter along Tobu Railway routes with information on transport
TOKYO SKYTREE Launched W1SH RIBBON DISCOVER & CONNECT THE WORLD, a Campaign Featuring the Tree of Hope W1sh Ribbon Monument
Promoting Global Unity, Solidarity and Equality ... It was Created in conjunction with its W1sh Ribbon Project and Accompanied by an Energetic Music Video Directed by Renowned Japan-based International Photographer, Leslie Kee.
One of Japan's most popular landmarks, TOKYO SKYTREE, the world's tallest tower, celebrated Earth Day with a colorful new W1SH RIBBON DISCOVER & CONNECT THE WORL
AC Hotel by Marriott Tokyo Ginza Opened July 9, 2020
TOKYO, Japan - Aug. 6, 2020 - Tobu Railway Co, Ltd. announces the Thursday, July 9, 2020 opening of the AC Hotel by Marriott Tokyo Ginza. This experiential lifestyle leisure and business hotel is for travelers who appreciate both value for money and immersive cultural experience. Located in the heart of Tokyo's busy Ginza shopping district, the hotel offers a combination of quality, timeless Europ
Spring 2020: A New Tokyo Destination Opens 1 Night 2 Day Tour includes Sumida River Cherry Trees and the Shitamachi Sights
In this edition, we introduce ‘TOKYO mizumachi and ‘Footbridge connecting Tokyo Skytree SUMIDA RIVER WALK', a future highlight of the shitamachi district opening this spring, and a spot by the Sumida River recognized as a great location for cherry blossom viewing since Japan’s Edo period Why not enjoy the food, shopping and accommodation options in addition to the blossoms along the riverbanks?
Tobu selects “TOKYO mizumachi” as Name of New Complex under Elevated Railway Tracks and“Sumida River Walk” as Name of New Footbridge Spanning the Sumida River
Tobu Railway (Headquartered in Sumida-ku, Tokyo) is promoting a prosperous waterside development connecting Asakusa and Tokyo Skytree Town in collaboration with Sumida Ward for the purpose of creating an attractive space in Tokyo. It is pleased to announce that it has selected the name, “TOKYO mizumachi” for the complex to be opened under the elevated railway tracks between Asakusa Station and Tok
Visit the Area around the TOKYO SKYTREE, a Tokyo landmark, to experience Japan’s National Sport, Arts and Culture
TOKYO SKYTREEistheworld’s tallest tower. This month, we introduce various destinations for experiencing Japanese culture in the area around the foot of the tower. Options include tours, popular with foreign visitors, for learning about Japan’s national sport of sumo, a museum full of Japanese swords, and an art gallery showcasing the works of world-famous ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock print) artist
A once-every-four-year sporting event and an in-depth look at Japan’s culture Recommended spots for sampling the traditional culture of working people in Tokyo
There is just one year to go before Japan hosts a once-every-four year sporting event. In this edition of our newsletter, we introduce the popular Asakusa and TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN, a convenient neighborhood to experience the traditional culture of working people in the Edo period, with easy access from the new national stadium that will serve as the event’s main venue. Asakusa offers opportunities
Eiffel Tower Collaboration Products Release. Limited edition items will be available for sale at TOKYO SKYTREE® from February 20. Photo spot available on the TOKYO SKYTREE TEMBO DECK.
TOKYO SKYTREE operated by TOBU TOWER SKYTREE Co.,Ltd. (Head office: Sumida Ward, Tokyo, President: Shigenori Sagemi) will collaborate with the Eiffel Tower operated by Société d’Exploitation de la Tour Eiffel (Head office: Paris, France, President: Patrick Branco Ruivo) to sell special limited edition products at TOKYO SKYTREE.
The development of a friendly cultural exchange between Japan and F
Full Calendar of Cultural Events Including Artistic Portable Shrines and Dramatic Horseback Archery. See Japan’s Traditional Culture up Close at Spring Festivals
Many annual festivals are held across Japan. We introduce various Spring Festivals, accessible via Tobu Railways, that give you a chance to view traditional Japanese culture up close. Whether looking at artistic portable shrines, the samurai art of Yabusame (horseback archery), or the intricate beauty of bonsai, which is popular overseas, there is much of value for visitors to enjoy.
TOKYO SKYTREETOWNSM Dream Christmas 2018. Thursday, November 8 to Tuesday, December 25, 2018.
“TOKYO SKYTREETOWNSM Dream Christmas 2018” will be held at TOKYO SKYTREETOWN during the period between Thursday, November 8 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018.
Under the theme “Colorful Christmas” throughout TOKYO SKYTREETOWNSM this year, an illumination event featuring brightly-colored ornament balls and other special attractions will be offered to set the mood for Christmas.
In the annual proj
Collaboration Event Presented by TOKYO SKYTREE® and the Movie Dragon Ball Super: Broly Outline of “Dragon Ball Super: Broly SKYTREE Super” announced!! Thursday, November 1, 2018 to Monday, January 7, 2019.
TOKYO SKYTREE operated at TOBU TOWER SKYTREE and TOEI ANIMATION will jointly hold a collaboration event “Dragon Ball Super: Broly SKYTREE Super” during the period between Thursday, November 1, 2018 and Monday, January 7, 2019 to celebrate the release of Dragon Ball Super: Broly, the 20th theatrical film of the highly popular animation Dragon Ball series.
The special showing of Dragon Ball “Supe
New place of interest following the Tembo Deck and Tembo Galleria. Visit 155-m Height of TOKYO SKYTREE® In Our New SKYTREE TERRACE TOUR Starting Tuesday, October 23 Also opening SKYTREE GALLERY on 1F Group Floor.
The TOKYO SKYTREE TOWER managed by TOBU TOWER SKYTREE Co., Ltd. will start to offer a guided SKYTREE TERRACE TOUR for a special experience of the open-air terrace 155 meters high.
From the newly opened terrace, tour participants will be able to enjoy the panoramic view over the tower’s robust steel framework, while feeling fresh breeze coming up from the ground. Professional guide will also
Revision of Price and Use Conditions for Reservation of Group Ticket for TOKYO SKYTREE® Observation Deck ～Reservation starts on Mon. Oct 1, 2018 for visit on or after Mon., Apr. 1, 2019～
The TOKYO SKYTREE managed by TOBU TOWER SKYTREE Co., Ltd. will revise the price for reservation of group tickets, either for general groups or for school activities, effective for tower visit on Monday, April 1, 2019 onwards. The detailed terms for group reservation will also be revised substantially, to make the tower experience even more convenient for group visitors.
In the management strate
Enjoy Beer and Sightseeing Alongside Great Sporting Action. Must-see Spots Together with the Upcoming Once-Every-Four-Years Rugby Tournament held in Japan.
In 2019, Japan will host for the first time a major rugby tournament held only once every four years. In this newsletter, we recommend some sightseeing spots and Japanese beer that can be enjoyed by visitors in locations easily accessible from the rugby venues in Tokyo and Yokohama.
◆TOKYO SKYTREETOWNSM and the Asakusa Area, Must-go for the First-Time Visitors to Tokyo
Every visitor to Tokyo
Costume family parade and the first Halloween kids events will be held. HALLOWEEN EVENTS at TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN (R)
At TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN, various Halloween events suitable for both children and adults will be held during the period between Monday, October 1 and Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN will hold the “6th Halloween Family Parade” to be participated in by many families. In this parade, people dressing up in costumes ask for candies by walking around the 120-meter-long Solamachi Shotenga
Collaboration event presented by “WHERE’S WALLY?” and TOKYO SKYTREE WHERE’S WALLY? in TOKYO SKYTREE(R)
TOKYO SKYTREE will hold a collaboration event titled “WHERE’S WALLY? in TOKYO SKYTREE(R)” from Monday, September 3 to Wednesday, October 31, 2018, jointly with WHERE’S WALLY? that marked its 30th anniversary last year, whose master license is owned by StylingLife Holdings PLAZASTYLE COMPANY (head office: Shinjuku, Tokyo).
This event, to be held at TOKYO SKYTREE Tembo Galleria that is 450 meters
Let’s stay at a private Japanese home and experience the downtown life in Japan
Although it would be nice to stay at renowned or reasonable hotels during a sightseeing trip to Japan, it would also be nice to stay in private rooms and experience the unique night life of Japan.
From a minimum stay of 2-nights, you can rent private rooms in Sumida-ku, equipped with wi-fi, system kitchen, and various home electrical appliances!
You can also enjoy riding a bicycle to Asakusa
The debut of the steam locomotive ‘TAIJU’ along Tobu Kinugawa Line
The steam locomotive ‘TAIJU’ will debut on August 10, 2017! This event has the historical aspect since the revival of the steam locomotive along Tobu Line is for the first time in this half-century. The steam locomotive ‘TAIJU’ makes you enjoy retro atmosphere of the period when the steam locomotive operates energetically.
The stage of the revival is Nikko-Kinugawa areas. Nikko is famous for it