The special observation deck, which stands 250 meters above sea level and that has been closed owing to renovations since October 2016, will receive a grand opening on March 3, 2018, under the new name of "Top Deck".
The Top Deck Tour entails a hands-on experience of the special Top Deck, which provides a sense of floating in the sky and that has been designed in accordance with an image of The Future of Tokyo and the Future of Observation Decks.
Reservations made on the Advance Reservation System provide a tour that can be joined without waiting, a multilingual voice guide system in 13 languages that explains the landmarks being viewed, a drink service, a photo-card gift and, more importantly, warm hospitality from our attendants. Participants will experience Tokyo Tower's history, and ride a new glass-paneled elevator up to the Top Deck while enjoying panoramic views of modern-day Tokyo, where they will be enveloped by geometric mirrors and LED lighting that immerse them in the atmosphere of a future metropolis.
The Top Deck Tour provides the world with omotenashi hospitality as Tokyo Tower approaches its 60th anniversary since opening, and only participants of this tour are able to experience the fun available on the Top Deck.
No waiting time. Board the elevator at the designated reservation time.
Simply submit your QR code. Advance reservations provide smooth access.
Change elevators at the 150m Main Deck.
Your trip from the past to the future begins the moment you move beyond the gate to the Top Deck.
Exclusive Top Deck Tour. Central Tokyo. The special sensation of being 250m above sea level.
Tokyo reflected in geometric mirrors. The starring role is played by you.
Information on the facilities involved in the actual flow of the tour,
together with the points to look out for, will be provided.
(1) First, go to the Top Deck lane on the 1st floor of Foot Town.
All tours must be reserved in advance and operate on time-specified itineraries.
Submit the QR code issued when you made your reservation to the staff member on the special Top Deck lane for tours, located on the 1st floor of Foot Town. The tour will begin once check-in is complete. A 13-language multilingual voice guide service is available for people elementary school age and older.
* The QR codes issued at the time of reservation
(2) Take the special elevator to the Main Deck (150m).
Tour participants will be guided to the Main Deck 150m above sea level.
Move to the Top Deck Gate on the 2nd floor of the Main Deck at the pre-specified time and submit your QR code once again.
Once you have passed through the gate, a world you can only enter on the Top Deck Tour begins to be revealed.
* The name of the main observation deck (150m) will be changed to Main Deck on March 3, 2018.
(3) Experience the history of Tokyo Tower in the Gallery!
First of all, you will be introduced to scenes of Tokyo Tower being built, the landmarks of Tokyo, as well as new and old scenes of the city. Once your imagination has been stimulated with the high-grade construction technologies used sixty years ago, you will be ushered through a door and discover what is waiting for you...!
(4) Enjoy the glittering Top Deck and panoramic views to your heart's content…
The culmination of the Top Deck Tour that spans from the past into the future. Listen to the explanations of the panoramas on your voice guide unit and enjoy a leisurely tour of the Top Deck that appears to float in the sky.
(5) Upon your departure…
Please notify the Top Deck attendant when you are leaving. The call system will guide participants who wish to leave to the elevator without creating queues. It is possible to leave the Top Deck Tour via the Main Deck. We hope you will enjoy this taste of the metropolis, which can only be experienced 150m above the ground in the center of Tokyo.
|Ticket Type||Tour Fees|
|Adults (age 19 or over)||￥2,800|
|High School (age 16 to 18)||￥2,600|
|Juniors (age 7 to 15)||￥1,800|
|Children (age 4 to 6)||￥1,200|
|Adults (age 19 or over)||￥3,000|
|High School (age 16 to 18)||￥2,800|
|Juniors (age 7 to 15)||￥2,000|
|Children (age 4 to 6)||￥1,400|
*Tour Operating Hours: Every 15 minutes between 09:00 and 22:15 (Top Deck visiting time ends at 22:45)
*Tour Time: Approximately one hour
* There are cases in which tours will be cancelled due to unavoidable situations, such as wind speeds exceeding 20 m/s (Top Deck), heavy snow or other severe weather, and facility inspections to confirm safety.
Click here for details on the procedures for this situation.
QR codes will be displayed once the payment procedures on the tour reservation page have been completed.
Make sure you save the QR codes as screen images (screen captures), or print them out and bring them with you to the special Top Deck Tour lane on the 1st floor of Foot Town on the day of your visit.
* One QR code will be issued for each person.
* The QR codes issued at the time of reservation
Arrive at the special Top Deck Tour lane in the 1st floor elevator lobby of Foot Town by the designated time of the reservation, and submit the QR codes to the staff member on duty.
You will be given priority to enter, even if the lobby is congested.
However, note that you will not be able to participate in the tour if you arrive late.
* Special Top Deck Tour lane
The elevator will first stop at the Main Deck (150m). It is necessary to change elevators in order to travel to the Top Deck (250m). Arrive at the Top Deck Gate, which serves as an elevator changing area, by the time designated when you made your reservation, and submit the QR codes to the staff member on duty once more. Once again, note that you will not be able to participate in the tour if you arrive late.