5 Breathtaking Sunset Spots In Tokyo You Should Visit On Your Future Trip To Japan


Ili •  Aug 11, 2021

There's so much to love about Tokyo! From delicious halal ramen to amazing things to do, the capital city of Japan never fails to impress us whenever we return for a holiday. It'll be a while until we get to fly there again, so all we can do now is daydream and plan a trip for later when their borders reopen. If you love exploring Instagram-worthy places, how about saving this list of gorgeous sunset spots in Tokyo that'll make you fall in love twice as hard with the city ?

P.S. We also got you covered with these 5 best sunset spots in Seoul!

Best sunset spots in Tokyo

1. Meguro Sky Garden

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  • Home to 1,000 trees, a Japanese garden and bamboo grove, Meguro Sky Garden is a unique urban oasis in that it's built on the roof of a circular loop junction on the Metropolitan Expressway. With such a vantage point, you'll be guaranteed a magnificent sunset view - plus, a glimpse of Mt Fuji in the distance on a clear day.
  • Location: 1 Chome-9-2 Ohashi, Meguro City, Tokyo 153-0044, Japan

2. Saigoyama Park

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  • Saigoyama Park is located in the Daikanyama neighbourhood, a 15-minute walk from the world's busiest intersection, Shibuya Crossing. Though it may be one of the lesser known spots in the area, the charming park boasts one of the most glorious sunset views. While you're there, keep an eye out for Mt. Fuji too!
  • Location: 2 Chome-10-28 Aobadai, Meguro City, Tokyo 153-0042, Japan

3. Yuyake Dandan staircase

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  • Situated to the north of Yanaka Ginza shopping street, Yuyake Dandan is a famous spot in the area for capturing sunsets. Its name literally translates to 'sunset staircase' in Japanese and you'll be able to experience the warm evening glow by positioning yourself at the top of the staircase.
  • Location: 3 Chome-14 Nishinippori, Arakawa City, Tokyo 116-0013, Japan

4. Odaiba Seaside Park

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  • Take a leisurely stroll in Odaiba Seaside Park and watch the city skyline of Tokyo Bay bathed in the warm glow of a setting sun. Thanks to the reflection of the water, the sweeping scene instantly transforms into a cinematic experience unlike any other.
  • Location: 1 Chome-4 Daiba, Minato City, Tokyo 135-0091, Japan

5. Futako-Tamagawa Park

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  • End your perfect day exploring Tokyo by enjoying a peaceful sunset at Futako-Tamagawa Park. You can soak in the picturesque sunset views by sitting on the park benches or laying down a blanket on the green spaces surrounding the park.
  • Location: 1 Chome-16-1 Tamagawa, Setagaya City, Tokyo 158-0094, Japan

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