First Sunrise at Tokyo Skytree

Appreciate the first sunrise of the year from up high

Venue: Tokyo Skytree When: Early Jan 2023

Welcoming a new year is done in different ways across the globe, and one of Japan's customs is celebrating hatsuhinode, or the first sunrise of the year. The First Sunrise event at Tokyo Skytree allows a select number of visitors to enjoy first light over the city from an incredible vantage point on a strictly first-come, first-served basis.

If you want to try and secure a spot for this unique way to ring in 2022, tickets go on sale online from December 10th at 10 am until December 31st at 11.59 pm.

Getting there

Tokyo Skytree can be conveniently accessed from either the Tokyo Skytree Station on the Tobu Skytree Line (2 minutes away on foot), or Oshiage Station on the Hanzomon Line (6 minutes away on foot).

There is also the Skytree Loop Bus which has several pickup points in Tokyo - details about the bus service can be found here.

More info

Find out more about Tokyo Skytree.

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Elena Lisina 5 months ago
To watch runrise the weather must be fine, I bet.
Elena Lisina 5 months ago
xx :)