Roppongi Hills Observation Deck to Hold Christmas in the Sky 2021 Event

08.November.2021 | SPOT

Celebrate the Christmas season in the sky! From November 1 until December 26, 2021, the Roppongi Hills Observation Deck will transform into a red and green holiday wonderland for the Christmas in the Sky 2021 event.

 

This year’s theme for the Sky Deck, located on the roof of Mori Tower, is ‘Sky Chill.’ Guests are invited to just chill out while 270 meters above sea level enjoying a 360 view of the Tokyo cityscape. On Christmas Day, the annual Christmas Star Garzing Event will be held, featuring commentary from various astronomy experts. 

 

Tokyo City View, located inside on the 52nd floor, is currently holding the 60th anniversary Sanrio Exhibition: The Beginning of Kawaii. The main art piece for the exhibition, the Unforgettable Tower, will be lit up with Christmas decorations, so be sure to snap a picture!

The restaurant in Tokyo City View, THE SUN & THE MOON, will be serving a limited-time Christmas menu as well. 

 

A photo spot on the Sky Deck will feature a Sanrio Christmas design starting November 20!

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