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8 popular Tokyo dating spots that are definitely not tourist-packed!

Tokyo Bay Cruise

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What would be considered the best date spots in Tokyo is something that changes due to season and weather. For example, on a sunny day you can enjoy biking at Yoyogi Park and the summer breezes while experiencing the night view of Tokyo Bay cruising. When the weather isn’t as nice you can enjoy animated Ghibli films at the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka. Let us introduce what we consider the 8 best Tokyo date spots for different types of weather.

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This date spot is an excellent location for relaxation during all four seasons.

Yoyogi Park
This park is only a 3-minute walk from JR Harajuku Station Omotesando exit. This oasis located on the north side of the city is a pleasing location in all seasons. With It’s cherry blossoms it is a very popular dating site in spring and the fall foliage attracts tourist from around the country. They have several jogging and biking trails with bicycles to rent so everyone can enjoy. Almost every week there are flea markets and events held at the Events Plaza on the South side. In addition to live entertainment, the cultural food events held at the Events Plaza let you enjoy the taste of other countries such as Spain, Brazil, and Thailand.
 
【Spot name】Yoyogi Park
【Address】2-1 Kamizono-Cho Yoyogi Shibuya-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】Open all the time
【Closed on Mondays】Open all the time
      * Service centers, facilities year-end & new year holidays.

This popular date spot is the place to find the cutting edge of fashion!

SHIBUYA109
“SHIBUYA109” is an eight-story cylinder shaped building located right across the intersection from Hachiko Exit of JR Shibuya Station. It is a favorite of teens to 20 somethings that enjoy dressing like top models. “SHIBUYA109” is a popular dating site for young people who enjoy shopping and sightseeing. It is a place that with its world trend fashions attracts shopping visitors from all over Japan and abroad. It is a place where total coordinated outfits are available at affordable prices. They feature many popular celebrities and anime product brands that can only be purchased at “SHIBUYA109.”
 
【Spot name】SHIBUYA109
【Address】2-29-1 Dogenzaka Shibuya-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】Shopping 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
           Food and beverage 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (hours vary with some stores)
【Closed on Mondays】Year-round (except new year’s day).

Feel the history at this red-brick building dating spot!

Tokyo station Marunouchi building
Tokyo station’s Marunouchi building preservation and restoration work was completed in 2012. It is a valuable historical building and considered an important cultural asset in the country. When it was restored to preserve its old appearance is was also updated with technology to give it the ability to withstand an earthquake. The Tokyo station Gallery was also featured in the re-opening! Souvenir pictures of Tokyo station’s Marunouchi building are very popular. At special times of the year they light up the building and with its castle-like appearance, it creates a fairy tale-like setting that is perfect for a date.
 
【Spot name】Tokyo station Marunouchi building
【Address】1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo

Lingering is recommended for the perfect museum dating experience!

Mitsuo Aida Museum.
The Aida Mitsuo Art Museum is located in the Tokyo International Forum building on basement first floor. It is a 5-minute walk from the Marunouchi South exit of JR Tokyo station. The museum is about 2100 square feet in size with approximately 100 works displayed at all times. In addition to the works of art it features a reproduction of Aida Mitsuos Studio, a café and a museum souvenir shop. The concept of the museum is “a place to spend 2 hours of life.” The idea is after spending 1 hour viewing the art, you spend another hour in the afterglow of the artwork in their relaxation space. Their spacious wood-scented cafe is worth checking out! This is a great spot to visit while on a date!
 
【Spot name】Mitsuo Aida Museum.
【Address】Tokyo International Forum B1 3-5-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (admission up to 5:00 p.m.)
【Closed on Mondays】Mondays (open if national holiday, closed)

Their sea lion “dancing sky” is a popular dating site!

Sunshine international Aquarium

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Connected by underground passageway from the Tokyo Metro Higashi-Ikebukuro station, it is a 5 minute walk to the Sunshine City World Import Mart building (home of the Sunshine International Aquarium). Here you can watch the spectacle of Sunshine Aqua Rings doughnut-shaped fuel tanks on the roof and watch from underneath as the sea lions swim with a background of sky and buildings. At night it is lit up and makes for a very romantic spot for a couple on a date. From the Marine Garden rooftop beach resort-style Café you can relax while watching the animals and trees during the day and bright lights at night. This extraordinary atmosphere may deepen the relations of two people in love.
 
【Spot name】Sunshine international Aquarium
【Address】World import Mart building 3-1 Sunshine city Higashiikebukuro Toshima-Ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】4/1-10/31
             10:00 a.m. to 8:00p.m.
           11/1-3/31
             10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
             * Last admission one hour before close
             * Hours of operation subject to change.
              During busy times, tickets are distributed..
             * Opening hours of the exhibition differs from main building opening hours.
【Closed on Mondays Open all year round.

This modern resting place is an ideal location for a date!

Tokyo Midtown
Tokyo Midtown is directly connected to Roppongi Station. It Is comprised of housing, hospitals, parks, hotels such as the Ritz-Carlton, The Suntory Museum of art, a shopping & restaurant area with over 130 commercial facilities. This complex hosts seasonal events such as cherry blossom viewing in the spring and Christmas celebrations in the winter! You can enjoy a fine dining restaurant in the shopping & restaurant area, or a casual restaurant and take-out shop. There is also Wireless LAN access. This place of recreation and relaxation is a perfect date spot!
 
【Spot name】Tokyo Midtown
【Address】9-7-1 Akasaka Minato-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】Shop
             11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
            Restaurant
             11:00 a.m. to Midnight
【Closed on Mondays】Year-round (except 1/1).

This museum in Roppongi is considered an excellent adult dating site.

Miyanomori Art Museum
The Mori Art Museum in Roppongi is located in the Hills Mori Tower on the 53rd floor. It is open until 10:00 p.m. at night (Tuesday only until 5:00 p.m.), This Museum is a great place to enjoy art after a day of work or shopping. At night, it is recommended as an adult dating site. It has a unique architectural design that makes a nice setting to display many important artists and radical art from around the world. There is also plenty of art & designer goodies to be found in the Museum Shop.
 
【Spot name】Miyanomori Art Museum
【Address】Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F 6-10-1 Roppongi Minato-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】Mon, Wed-Sun
           10:00 a.m. to 10:00p.m.
          On Tuesday
           10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
       * Last admission time is up to 30 minutes before closing
【Closed on Mondays】Open all year round (exhibitions period closed)

A Tokyo Bay cruise will provide a luxury dating experience!

Tokyo Bay Cruise

Photo credit: Tokyo vanteancruise co., Ltd.

Tokyo Bay Cruises offer many reasonable cruise plans. They have a lunch cruise available for around 10000 yen and night cruise for around 3000 yen. These cruises have become very popular for a sightseeing date in Tokyo. They also have bookings to enjoy fireworks and viewing during the cherry blossom season. Whether you decide to go for a night cruise and view the glittering city lights, a lunch or dinner cruise or one of their other featured cruises, you can enjoy wearing fashionable clothing while experiencing luxury hotel services in a plush Interior. So why not splurge a little and go on a luxury cruise?
 
【Spot name】Tokyo Bay Cruise
【Hours of operation】Depends on the bus company.
【Closed on Mondays】Depends on the bus company.

The world of Ghibli provides a unique dating experience!

Ghibli Museum, Mitaka in Japan
The Museum building was designed by Hayao Miyazaki. With its entrance buried in the forest and its spiral stairwell and stained-glass windows it is like a scene from a film. The spiral stairs and airy corridors are made into a maze that were deliberately designed for enjoying this magical space. On a date you can enjoy a screening of animated short in the video exhibition hall, and eat home-cooked food, drinks and dessert at Cafe Mugiwara Boushi.
 
【Spot name】Ghibli Museum, Mitaka in Japan
【Address】(Metropolitan Wells head onshi Park West Park) 1-1-83 Shimorenjaku Mitaka city Tokyo
【Hours of operation】10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
【Closed on Mondays】On Tuesday, long closed and.
          1/2016-7/15 (Friday) is closed due to renovation work.