Christmas is coming soon! Seven illumination events in Tokyo/Kanagawa.

23.October.2017 | FEATURES / SPOT

 

 

 

Shibuya Park Street / Yoyogi Park Keyaki Namiki (2017,11,22 (Wed.) to 2017,12,31 (Sun.))

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It is a standard illumination spot during the winter season where more than one million visitors visit the venue within three weeks and the number of the visitors counts 2.4 million in total. “Ao no Dokutsu” which is popular among Japanese people visitors from abroad will be held this year too. Shibuya will be colored in blue until the end of this year.

 

Detailed information: A Christmas illumination which lights up Shibuya “Ao no Dokutsu 2017”

 

■Information

Ao no Dokutsu SHIBUYA

Area: 800m long street between Shibuya Park Street to Yoyogi Park Keyaki Namiki

Access: 2 minutes on foot from Shibuya Station (JR / Tokyo Metro / Kyoo Inogashira Line / each Tokyu Line)

The venue can be visited from JR Harajuku Station, Tokyo Metro Meiji Jingumae Station, Yoyogi Park Station, Odakyu Line Yoyogi Hachiman Station

Time: 17:00 to 22:00 ※The time may changed

Period: 2017,11,22 (Wed.) to 2017,12,31 (Sun.).

Number of light bulbs: 600 thousand

URL:http://shibuya-aonodokutsu.jp  ※順次情報公開

 

 

 

Sunshine Suizokukan (aquarium) (2017,11,9 (Thurs.) to 12,25 (Mon.))

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About 6,000 light bulbs will be light up the “Marin Garden” at the outside area. A 2m high Christmas tree will be set up inside the shop “Aqua Pocket” using 200 stuffed dolls in total. Events other than illumination events such as an event where divers disguised as Santa Clause and reindeer will appear inside the 240t water tank called “Sunshine Lagoon” can be enjoyed too.

 

■Information

Address: roof top of Sunshine City World Importmart Building, 3-1, Higashiikebukuro, Toshimaku, Tokyo

Business hours: 10:00 to 20:00 (April to October), 10:00 to 18:00 (November to March)

Last entrance – one hour before closing time

TEL:03-3989-3466

※The venue will be open between 12,22 (Fri.) to 12,25 (Mon.) 10:00 to 21:00.

URL:http://www.sunshinecity.co.jp

 

 

 

Yokohama Bay Quarter (2017,11,3 (Fri, holiday) to 12,25 (Mon.))

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The interiors imaging a “Christmas Village” in Finland which is the home of Santa Clause will color the inside of the facility and a 8m-high fir tree-Christmas tree will be on display. The Christmas tree which will be decorated with traditional ornaments from Finland called, “himmmeli” will be light up.

 

■Information

Address: 1-10, Kinkocho, Kanagawaku, Yokohama

Business hours: shop – 11:00 to 20:00 / restaurant – 11:00 to 23:00 (the business hours differ depending on the shop. Some cafes open from 7:00)

Access: 3 minutes on foot from North East Exit of Yokohama Station

URL:http://www.yokohama-bayquarter.com

 

 

Sagamiko Resort Pleasure Forest (2017,11,3 (Fri.) to 2018,4,8 (Sun.))

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The largest illumination event in the Kanto Region using six million light balls. The event evolved into an “experience-based illumination” where you can run on the lights riding an attraction and entering inside the light to take photogenic photos. I am sure that you will have a dramatic night by participating in this event.

 

■Information

 “Sagamiko Illumillion”

Address: 1634, Wakayanagi, Midoriku, Sagamiharashi, Kanagawa

Date: 2017,11,3 (Fri.) to 2018,4,8 (Sun.) 16:00 to 21:30 ※Last entrance – 21:00

Access: Get off at JR Chuo Line Sagamiko Station and ride the bus labeled  “Mikage” for about 8 minutes and get off at Pleasure Forest.

TEL:042-685-1111

URL:http://www.sagamiko-resort.jp/

 

 

 

Caretta Shiodome (2017,11,16 (Thurs.) to 2018,2,14 (Wed.))

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An illumination event created based on the world of “Beauty and the Beast” of Disney which was the most popular movie in 2017.

The tower is colored in “bell yellow” which is the dress color of the main character and the world of “Beauty and the Beast” is represented romantically. The song “Beauty and the Beast” is played at the venue to help the visitors to imagine this story.

 

■Information

Address: 〒105-7090, 1st street, 8-2, Higashishinbashi, Minatoku, Tokyo

Time: 2017,9,16 (Sat.) to 2018,2,14 (Wed.)

Access: one minute on foot from Toei Chikatesu Oedo Line Shiodome Station

2 minutes on foot from Shinkotsu Yurikamome Shiodome Station

3 minutes on foot from Toei Asakusa Line Shinbashi Station

5 minutes on foot from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Shinbashi Station

4 minutes on foot from JR Yamanote Line Shinbashi Station

TEL:03-6218-2100

URL:http://www.caretta.jp/

 

 

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