Tokyo - Roppongi & Around (PDF Chapter)
This is the Roppongi & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tokyo guide-book.
Long one of Tokyo’s prime nightlife districts, Roppongi has diversified over the past decade, adding arts, culture and high-end shopping to its menu of attractions. As night falls, Roppongi Crossing becomes a magnet for an international crowd of hedonistic party-goers.
- enjoy contemporary art and Tokyo’s urban panorama from Mori Art Museum, which occu-pies the top of Mori Tower, along with the observatory Tokyo City View
- ponder cutting-edge art, architecture and design ideas at the Tadao Ando–designed 21_21 Design Sight in the park behind Tokyo Midtown
- walk through the massive entrance gate to the venerable Zojo-ji and see Tokyo Tower in the background
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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