The Kengo Kuma designed tourist information center stands just across from the Thunder Gate. As you look up at the unique layered architecture, you might feel like eating some layered dango (Japanese rice dumplings) served on a skewer. Don't worry, you can easily find a place to eat Japanese sweets in Asakusa!
Tōrō is a traditional lantern typically made of stone. You'll see stone lanterns in many Japanese gardens. Rock, sand and gravel are also essential features of traditional gardens. They symbolize many different things in nature and the universe. Why not enjoy contemplating nature while drinking green tea in a Japanese garden?
Omotesando was originally the path leading to the front gate of Meiji Shrine, where you can enjoy seasonal flowers like sakura (cherry blossoms). Today, Omote-sando is well known as one of the foremost architectural showcase streets. You can't miss the elegant Prada building designed by Herzog & de Meuron.
Tokyo Tower's orange illumination casts a dreamy spell over the urban night sky. It's still one of the most popular sightseeing spots to visit in Tokyo even after Skytree was built. Did you know that its height in meters is the poetic number 333 (san san san)?