Enter the world of Moomin, the Finnish fairy-tale comic characters, in the exclusive Moomin Café in Tokyo Skytree Town. This permanent Moomin Café is specially designed for Moomin fans and offers dishes, desserts, drinks and decorations on the Moomin theme. Whether you are alone or eat in company, a plush Moomin figure will keep you company at the table.
Closed as of December 25, 2022.
The figures of the Moomins are hippopotamus-like troll creatures and were invented by the writer Tove Jansson. They love in the idyllic Moomin Valley somewhere in Finland. The Moomin characters are very popular worldwide and their adventures have been translated into more than 30 languages.
There is another highlight for real Moomin fans: The "Moominvalley Park" theme park was opened in March 2019 about 40 kilometers northwest of Tokyo in Saitama prefecture and offers further insights into the world of trolls.
5-minute walk from Tokyo Skytree Station
NOHGA HOTEL AKIHABARA TOKYO is conveniently located in the midst of the electric town Akihabara, also known as the capital of manga and anime. In addition, this neighborhood has an abundance of tech shops, maid cafes and a variety of restaurants. With just a 6-minute walk away from Akihabara station, it provides easy access to explore other areas nearby such as Ueno and Asakusa. This hotel embodies the rich cultures of music, art and food. Nohga’s concept of music is derived from Akihabara’s local history, starting as a district of radio and wireless component merchants in the late 1920s. The artistic and luxurious space throughout the hotel is achieved by featuring art and amenities designed in collaboration with craftsmen from around Japan. As for the food menu, it’s seasonal fresh ingredients are sourced domestically. The glasses and dinnerware served are collaborations with stores in the surrounding area. All 120 non-smoking guest rooms feature an ensuite bathroom with a rain shower, in-room safety box, mini fridge, USB plugs, free Wi-Fi, a high-quality bluetooth speaker and flatscreen TV with original music and film. The lounge area and a compact 24-hour gym can be found near the reception on the second floor. Services include laundry (from 2,750JPY) and a 24-hour front desk with a check-in time of 3PM and check-out time of 11AM. For sightseeing you can rent a Tokyobike for the day (2,000 JPY/day) to explore the vicinity.
Oakwood Premier Tokyo comes from a brand of standout luxury hotel & service apartments right at the heart of the Tokyo metropolis. It is located in the business hub of Marunouchi with JR Tokyo Station in close proximity. This will allow guests and travelers to easily access the city's extensive transport network and visit various landmarks such as Imperial Palace, Tsukiji Fish Market, Ginza and Shopping District. Boasting 123 luxurious apartments on the upper floors of a multi-serviced complex, each room offers a magnificent view of the city, not to mention all furnished and a fully-equipped kitchen set which is rarely seen in your everyday service apartment. Without doubt, these spacious tranquil retreats are curated to give you the amenities and services of a luxury hotel and a feeling of home. They are good options for both business executives and leisure travelers from one night of a short-stay to a few weeks/months of mid-to-long-term stay.
Ayam-YA is a certified halal ramen restaurant found in the Okachimachi area of Tokyo, between Asakusa and Ueno, and not far from Assalaam Mosque. A sister branch in Kyoto also exists.
PIZZERIA & BAR NOHGA is an all day dining restaurant interpreting a fusion of “Spanish Italian” cuisine and has a kitchen to table design. There is a casual bar area and restaurant where you can take a peek inside the open kitchen whilst enjoying your meal. Visit the cafe for a range of coffees and teas along with an offering of tapas snacks and seasonal desserts. The cafe also offers an assorted dessert and all-you-can-drink cafe set. Breakfast takes on the art of sharing, where a range of platters are combined with focaccia and your choice of eggs cooked your way. Coming for lunch? Choose from a selection of pizzas, pastas and salads. Each lunch menu is accompanied with homemade soup, iced tea and focaccia. Dinner time offers a range of exquisite tapas and pizzas that can also be shared. Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:00, Lunch 11:30 - 14:30, Cafe 14:30 - 18:00, Dinner: 18:00 - 23:00 with last order at 10pm.
The Pokémon Café in Nihonbashi, which opened in March 2018, is the latest character café in the popular series of games and series in Tokyo. The café and the adjacent Pokémon Center DX store were opened in 1997 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the first store. The bright café, which is furnished in warm wood tones, offers main courses, desserts and drinks - all of which are arranged with a focus on one or more Pokémon and some are suitable and limited to certain topics or seasons. You can also find exclusive merchandise here - from plush toys in chef jackets to bowls and cutlery with Pokémon motifs. They also sell Pikachu Sweets, special sweets and products with the most popular of all Pokémon as a motif. A visit to the Pokémon Café is only possible with a prior reservation, time slots can be selected from one month in advance and also in English via the website. It is located on the 5th floor of the Nihombashi Takashimaya Shopping Center, which is not far from the Tokyo and Nihonbashi stations.
Sumida Aquarium has been bringing aquatic wonders to the Tokyo Skytree area since 2012. The aquarium is a two-floor housing complex for over 10,000 animals. With its artificial seawater system, the aquarium also reduces CO2 emissions in ways that most other aquariums do not. The aquarium centerpiece--a 350,000-liter tank--is the largest of its kind in Japan and is home to penguins and fur seals. The aquarium lies in the West Zone of Tokyo Skytree Town on the 5th and 6th floors. Instead of following lines or pre-chosen routes, guests are instead free to find their own way through the aquarium and enjoy the aquatic animals from many angles. There are also many seating areas scattered throughout the aquarium to enhance watching experiences and allow visitors to take a break while they wander. As of 2020, the Sumida Aquarium has also added a jellyfish exhibition area. Watch jellyfish float beneath you in a surreal alien landscape from the viewing platform. More than 500 moon jellyfish are illuminated in this area and create a one-of-a-kind view. The gift shop is where you can find all kinds of merchandise and stuffed animals of your favorite aquarium inhabitants. Visit the café and restaurant for a snack or a meal, and be impressed by their themed foods.
With a height of 634 meters, the Tokyo Skytree is Japan's tallest structure and a symbol of Tokyo. It is located in the northeastern part of Tokyo. The height of the tower is an allusion to both its current location and the history of the area: 634 is also a reading of the Japanese characters for "Musashi," the old name of the province in which the tower stands today. The Tokyo Skytree has two viewing platforms that offer spectacular views over Tokyo. The two closed decks are at heights of 350 and 450 meters respectively, making them the highest observation decks in Japan. The Tembo deck, the lower of the two decks, is 350 meters high and extends over three levels with great views from all floors. The higher Tembo Gallery (450 meters) consists of a sloping spiral-shaped ramp that increases in height as you go around the tower. You'll find many attractions inside the tower's observation decks, such as restaurants with skyline views and photo spots manned by staff. Attached to Skytree is an expansive shopping and sightseeing area called Solamachi. Filled with specialty shops ranging from salts to chopsticks, toys to t-shirts.
The Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center (浅草文化観光センター, Asakusa bunka kankō sentā) is an eight story building designed by Kengo Kuma. The top floor contains a free observation deck and a cafe with views onto Sensoji temple and the Nakamise shopping street.