Yes, winter is finally here in Tokyo. The Japanese celebrate with strawberry shortcake, fried chicken and strolling the streets around Tokyo to catch the spectacular Christmas lights.
Not to forget the hot sweet potato vendors in their small mini trucks selling the delicious treats, on many street corners.
Magical winter illuminations in Tokyo are fantastic, bright and colorful, not to be missed.
Roppongi Hills from Nov. 19 -Dec. 2021
Stroll along Keyakizaka, a 400 meter long street, every tree covered with blue and white lights, theme, SNOW BLUE.
Omotesando from Dec. 1-Jan. 2022
The zelkova trees and all the sidewalks are covered with an incredible amount of lights.
Including all the Christmas displays of the windows at all the designer shops.
Marunouchi from Nov.11-Feb. 20, 2022
One of the classier decorations strolling on the cobble streets, roadside trees covered with champagne gold. Collaboration with Harry Potter this year is different than before. While you are there, go to the Mikimoto pearl Christmas tree on Chuo Dori, view the show window at the WAKO department store.
Ebisu Garden Place from Nov. 13-Jan. 10, 2022
The Ebisu Gardens Baccarat Eternal Lights are beautiful. Going towards the Baccarat giant chandelier the street is lined with trees covered with golden lights. The chandelier will turn blue every 30 minutes, in order of the Medical Workers giving their time with Covid.
Midtown Winter Lights from Nov. 18- end of Feb. 2022
The Giant snow globe is the theme for the winter lights.
Kioi Lights from Nov.-Feb.15, 2022
The 10 Meter Christmas tree is beautifully lit up. Can get a great look from the
Benki Bridge near Akasaka Mitsuke. Along the moat the trees are covered in champagne gold lights.
There are many other spots around town that have wonderful displays of lights. Mentioned above are few of the many. Enjoy the season if you are around the area.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND SEASON GREETINGS