Tokyo’s amazing sight seeing options nearby
Henn na Hotel Tokyo Hamamatsucho is located in the center of Tokyo, with many tourist location within a walking distance, such as the Tokyo Tower, Hamarikyu Garden and multiple temples and shrines.
Tokyo Tower is a 15 minutes walking distance from Henn na Hotel Tokyo Hamamtsucho. Tokyo Tower serves as the symbol of Tokyo and visitors can view the city of Tokyo, and even Mount Fuji when the weather is nice.
There are two observation decks in the Tokyo Tower: the main deck and the top deck. Visitors can enjoy a view from 150m high on the main deck tour, and for the top deck visitors can compare the view from the main deck and the 250m view.
Observation decks include, a glass floor, where visitors can see through the Tokyo Tower, feeling the height of 150m. There is also a shrine called “Great Shinto Shrine of the Tower”. This is the highest located shrine in Tokyo, and it is a shrine to pray for love and school success.
Many events are carried out both inside and outside the Tokyo Tower, that enables visitors to enjoy their time whenever they visit. There are also many shops and restaurants in Tokyo Tower, where visitors can get souvenirs or put their memory into shape.
Zojoji is a temple that is a 10 minute walk from Henn na Hotel Tokyo Hamamtsucho. This temple is known as a power spot that is deeply rooted to the Tokugawa family. Visitors can view the temple and Tokyo tower together at a glance which creates a beautiful collaborative view.
Zojoji was founded in 1393 and was relocated to where it is now in 1598 since Ieyasu Tokugawa wanted to establish a provincial government. It also served as a center for religious studies, where about 3,000 priests and novices were residential students. During World War II, Zojoji was burned down and was affected politically and socially. Temples and cathedrals are now reconstructed and many people visit Zojoji to pray for good luck.
Hamarikyu Garden is located 10 minutes away on foot from Henn na Hotel Tokyo Hamamatsucho. As a historical garden, it serves as a relaxing space away from all the noise and rustle of Tokyo.
This garden has deep roots to the Tokugawa Shogunate, as Tsunashige Matsudaira built his first mansion in this area. This garden gradually got renovated as it got passed on to the other shoguns, and has become what it looks like today.
The garden became a detached palace of the Imperial family after the Meiji Restoration. On September 1st, 1923, the Great Kanto Earthquake, some of the area was destroyed. As it got restored, it was released in April 1946 for guests. It became a national scenic spot and historic site in November of 1952.
Visitors can enjoy a variety of plants and flowers in the garden as well as a traditional Japanese cafe in the middle of a pond. The garden is a beautiful location where guests can enjoy nature.
The Takeshiba Passenger Ship Terminal is located 10 minutes away on foot from Henn na Hotel Tokyo Hamamatsucho. There are ships that sail to Izu, Ogasawara Island as well as dinner cruise boats.
There is a marine park that has beautiful lights, where people can view the ocean and also the Tokyo Sky Tree at a distance. This is a recommended area for a nice walk where visitors can relax.
4 minutes by train from JR Hamamatsucho staition.
With 800,000 passengers per day, Tokyo Station is a popular spot that combines a variety of attractions with advanced functions, including hotels, offices, and commercial facilities.
5 minutes and by train and 7 minute-walk from the hotel.
Ginza is a district where traditional Japanese chic culture and the latest trends and art come together. Chuo-dori Avenue is lined with stores selling brand-name goods and long-established stores, creating a sense of elegance and luxury that is unique to Ginza. On holidays, the pedestrian paradise is a sightseeing spot where everyone from adults to small children can enjoy sightseeing in peace.
About 25 minutes by train from the hotel.
You will enjoy the latest fashions and foods.
It is said to be the busiest intersection in the world, and its view is a landmark of Tokyo. Visitors can feel the fast-moving center of Tokyo up close.
19 minutes by train and walking from the hotel.
The Imperial Palace has been used as the residence of successive emperors since 1868. Various ceremonies are held there, and His Majesty the Emperor undertakes official duties. The Imperial Palace East Garden on the east side of the palace site is open to the public.
Although it is located in the center of the big city, there is a vast greenery, and you can viewing the beauty of Japanese flowers, architecture and gardens.
20 minutes by train and walking from the hotel.
The first zoo opened in Japan. It is an urban zoo that maintains nature and its landscape even though it is located in the center of the city, and visitors can interact with a variety of animals, including the very popular giant pandas.