Roppongi Hills is one of Japan's largest property developments, located in Roppongi, Minato-ku. Designed and constructed by Minoru Mori, the complex consists of offices, swish apartments, high street and designer shops, restaurants, movie theaters, a museum, an art gallery, a hotel, a TV studio, an outdoor amphitheater, and a few parks.
The main attraction is the 54-story Mori Tower. From the observation deck you can see stunning views of Tokyo and even Mt. Fuji can be seen very clearly on a good day. The photographic opportunities from the observation deck are fantastic and an absolute must for anybody looking to capture the vastness of the city on camera.
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I moved to Japan in late 2007 and lived in the beautiful mountainous setting of Nagano-ken for two very fun years. Although the scenery in Nagano was stunning and the snowboarding conditions second to none, I decided to try life in the fast lane and moved to Tokyo in 2009. I have been in Tokyo si...