Updated: August 09, 2018
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Top 10 Things To Do In Roppongi


Roppongi is a city famous for its high-end restaurants and bars and also known as a spot where you can enjoy a great nightlife in bars and clubs. Now here's a list of things to do when you visit Roppongi.

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How to get to Roppongi

In order to visit Roppongi, you can take either of Hibiya Line or Toei Oedo Line.

If you want to visit the Mori building, generally known as the Roppongi Hills, C1 exit is a direct link exit.

You can also visit the Roppongi area by foot from Azabujuban station or Nogizaka station.

Things to do in Roppongi

Roppongi Hills

Roppongi Hills is a symbolic building of the Roppongi area. The building is mainly an office building but it has some restaurants, shops, and even an art museum inside.
At the 52F of Roppongi Hills, there is an observation deck where you can see the beautiful skyline of Tokyo.

A star watching event is held on the 4th Friday of every month.

Nogi Shrine

Nogi Shrine is located a 10-minute walk from the Roppongi station.

What is so special about this shrine is that it is associated with Nogizaka46, the hottest Japanese idol group recently. Many fans from Japan and even from abroad visit this shrine to hope for the success of the group.

National Art Center

At about a 10-minute walk from the Roppongi Station, The National Art Center is where you can see and get in touch with the modern art of Japan. The spot is directly linked to the Nogizaka Station so if you are visiting Roppongi from Nogizaka station, this place should be added to the top of your list of places to go around!

Keyakizaka illuminations (In winter and spring)

During the Christmas season, the whole Keyakizaka street will be illuminated! Keyakizaka is a street which leads to the Roppongi Hills building.

Several months after the Christmas illuminations, Keyakizaka will turn pink with blooming cherry blossoms!

Since it's not a park, there is no space to do hanami but you can still enjoy the beautiful site.

Mori Art Museum

Inside Roppongi Hills, you'll find the Mori Art Museum, which is also a must-visit spot for everyone. The exhibit modern unique art from all over the world.

Try some high-end sushi

Roppongi is crowded high-end sushi restaurants!

Sukiyabashi Jiro is located in Roppongi Hills and is a Michelin 2-starred sushi restaurant. As they maintain the tradition of Edo-style sushi, customers are expected to focus on eating the sushi and to eat quickly. You should not expect to be able to stay for long conversations and sake.

High-end yakiniku is also a good choice

Ushigoro is a yakiniku restaurant located a 10-minute walk from Roppongi Station.

This fashionable restaurant serves the very tender gyutan menu item named “Kiwami no Tan", which translates to the pinnacle beef tongue.
They also offer some amazing wagyu sushi! The silky sliced wagyu will melt the moment you put it in your mouth!

Don't miss the ramen joints too!

Many ramen restaurants in Roppongi are opened until the morning for customers who want to have some ramen after drinking alcohol.

AFURI is a 3-minute walk from the Roppongi Station. The restaurant is open until 9 in the morning.

Their light clear tasting citrus savory ramen is a safe choice.

Get cozy at a moody bar

TUSK bar is located a 1-minute walk from Roppongi Station. It is on the West Walk of Roppongi Hills and is a popular bar among many tourists, as well as locals. Inside, there is a 10m long bar, where you will see a great selection of vodkas and gins. Their menu has many types of beverages, including wine, whiskey, rum, vodka, cocktails, beer, and champagne. They also have small tapas and other foods to go with your drink.

Go visit a club

Roppongi is well known for its clubs. Every night, many foreigners gather around in clubs and bars to enjoy the nightlife.

So many things to do in other places in Tokyo!

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