[Eastern Japan Edition] Introducing popular night view and light-up spots in Japan!

Do you want to see beautiful night views in Japan or know about recommended light-up spots? There are various night view spots in Japan, and many people are confused about where to go.

In this article, we will introduce places in eastern Japan where you can see beautiful night views and light-up spots. The location is also explained in detail, so please come and visit us.

Enjoy the night view

The night view of Japan is so beautiful that it is also popular among foreign visitors to Japan. According to an Instagram hashtag survey, Tokyo ranks 17th in the ranking of cities with the most beautiful night views.

There are many light-up spots that are perfect for taking photos, so you won’t get bored. The beautiful night view can be enjoyed by families, couples, and friends, and you can experience the charm of Japan.

For sightseeing in Japan,visit night view and light-up spots

There are many places in eastern Japan where you can enjoy the night view, but this time we will introduce the following three.
・Rooftop garden “KITTE Garden” (Tokyo)
・Shibuya Sky (Tokyo)
・Factory night view cruise (Kanagawa Prefecture)
It is a place where you can fully experience the atmosphere of the night view, and it is also popular among Japanese people. Let’s take a closer look at each location.

 Rooftop garden “KITTE Garden” (Tokyo)

Rooftop garden “KITTE Garden” (Tokyo)
KITTE Garden is located on the 6th floor of the commercial facility “KITTE”, which is a 1-minute walk from Tokyo Station. It is a spot where you can enjoy a beautiful night view of Tokyo Tower and other skyscrapers.

It’s free to enter, so why not stop by when you’re near Tokyo Station?

Shibuya Sky (Tokyo)

Shibuya Sky is a facility where you can see the Tokyo skyline from 230 meters above ground, and enjoy the view, dining, and shopping.
It is a popular spot for couples as you can enjoy the night view of Tokyo lit up. If you purchase online, you can get up to 300 yen off, so if you purchase in advance, you can get admission at a discount.

Factory night view cruise (Kanagawa Prefecture) 

On the Factory Night View Cruise, you can enjoy the fantastic night view of the factory area from the ship. You can enjoy a panoramic view of the factory lights and smoke coming out of the chimney, giving you a taste of the extraordinary.

Flights departing at 17:10 are only available from October to February, so be sure to check the dates carefully before you go.

■Enjoy famous light-up spots

Introducing places in eastern Japan where you can enjoy illuminations. The following three locations will be introduced here.

・Fukuroda Falls (Ibaraki Prefecture)
・Tokyo Tower (Tokyo)
・Tokyo Skytree (Tokyo)

Let’s take a look at them one by one.

■Fukuroda Falls (Ibaraki Prefecture)

Fukuroda Falls, located in Ibaraki Prefecture, is 120m high and 73m wide, and is a popular spot for families and couples. If you just want to see the waterfall, you can admire it from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (8:00 am to 6:00 pm from May to October), but if you want to see it illuminated, there is a set period, so be sure to check beforehand. Let’s take a close look at the impressively illuminated waterfall.


Tokyo Tower (Tokyo)

Tokyo Tower is a classic tourist spot. That’s why many people know about it. Tokyo Tower is a 333m high steel tower that is lit up at night.

There are many people taking photos, and it is very popular. It is also possible to go inside, and the observation deck is open from 9:00 to 22:15.


Tokyo Skytree (Tokyo)

Tokyo Skytree is a 635m high radio tower with an observation deck inside and is open from 10:00 to 21:00. There are 3 patterns of lighting design, so you can enjoy the difference every day. Enjoy the impressive illumination of the 635m Tokyo Sky Tree and enjoy a magical time.

Enjoy the illuminations

The illumination spot is also popular among Japanese people. We will introduce the following three locations.

・Ashikaga Flower Park (Tochigi Prefecture)
・Tokyo German Village (Chiba Prefecture)
・Marunouchi Illumination (Tokyo)

I will explain them one by one.

Ashikaga Flower Park (Tochigi Prefecture)

Ashikaga Flower Park is a flower theme park located in Tochigi Prefecture. You can see seasonal flowers during the day, and illuminations at night.

The illuminations at Ashikaga Flower Park are considered to be one of the three major illuminations in Japan, and the facility is crowded every day.

Tokyo German Village (Chiba Prefecture)

Tokyo German Village is a theme park located in Chiba Prefecture. In winter, the park is decorated with illuminations, creating a surreal atmosphere. There are also attractions for children within the park, so they will never get bored.

Marunouchi Illumination (Tokyo)

Marunouchi Illumination is held in the Tokyo Marunouchi area. The champagne gold LDE creates an elegant atmosphere. This is an event where you can experience a gorgeous atmosphere in the middle of the city.

It might be a good idea to stop by after shopping or dinner.

How to enjoy night view spots?

What to bring and things to be careful of when going to see the night view

If you go to a night view spot, it might be a good idea to take some photos. You can take photos with the night view of Japan in the background and create memories. It’s also a great space to take a walk.

Couples can have a romantic time together, and families and friends can have fun while chatting. If it’s winter, bring some warm drinks and you’ll be able to relax.

What to bring and things to be careful of when going to see the night view
When going to see the night view, you need to take measures to protect yourself from the cold depending on the season. Especially in winter, the temperature is low, so be sure to wear warm clothes.

Even in summer, it can get cold at night, so it’s a good idea to bring a jacket. Also, please take your trash home with you so as not to pollute the environment.

Popular spots may have full trash cans. It is important to be sure to take your trash home with you so as not to cause any inconvenience to future visitors.

Enjoy the night view of Japan and create memories that will last a lifetime

Japan’s night views are popular among foreigners as well, and you’ll be able to create unforgettable memories. You can enjoy a variety of scenes, including the lively cityscape, quiet light-up spots, and spectacular views from the observation deck.

In addition to taking pictures of the night view, it is also a wonderful experience to take a walk around the illumination spots. When you come to Japan for sightseeing, be sure to visit the night view spots that interest you and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Q: Are the night views and light-up spots free of charge?
A: Some facilities charge a fee, so please check in advance.

Q: Can it be seen all year round?
A: There are limited-time events, so you need to confirm the holding period.

We have compiled a list of night view spots in eastern Japan for foreign visitors to Japan. It also introduces places with illuminations and spotlights, and is a must-see for anyone planning to visit Japan. Enjoy the night view of Japan and make memories.