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Tokyo Tower and city skyline seen from Seaside Top observatory at sunset

Seaside Top Observatory – the best sunset views in Tokyo

Seaside Top was a popular observatory in Tokyo.  The views it offered customers were fantastic.  Unfortunately, it was now closed.  Furthermore, the building is scheduled for demolition.  I have decided to republish the article for the sake of posterity. Seaside Top Observatory is famous for its spectacular evening and night-time views.  They could be the …

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Hotel Nikko, Tokyo Bay and Shinagawa Port area at sunset

The best photography guide to Hachitama Observatory

In Tokyo, there are many observatories to enjoy some fantastic city views. Many have something unique. So does Fuji Television’s Hachitama Observatory. It is on top of a TV station. From it, you can enjoy the waterfront, Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Tower, and the rest of the city skyline. It’s pretty incredible. Rainbow Bridge dominates the …

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Tokyo city skyline seen in the evening from Sky Circus Sunshine 60

A photographer’s guide to Sky Circus Sunshine 60

Atop one of Tokyo’s oldest skyscrapers, Sunshine 60, is the Sky Circus Sunshine 60 Observatory.  At two hundred and fifty meters above the ground, it offers a 360⁰ view of the city.  I enjoy it even with its quirks.  Photographers should enjoy it. At first glance, the views from its windows are very panoramic.  In …

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Yokohama Landmark Tower skyscraper with Sky Garden at top

Sky Garden has amazing views of Yokohama

Sky Garden sits atop YokohamaLandmark Tower.  It’s about a forty-minute train ride from Shibuya.   While that might be a little far for some, I think it is worth going for its amazing views.  Cityscape photographers will love it.  And it is probably the most photographer-friendly observatory in Japan! The observatory is atop the Yokohama …

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