SKY HOP BUS Recommended view spot

SKY HOP BUS Recommended view spot

スカイホップバス おすすめビュースポット

Hop-on hop-off as you want!
You can get on or off the bus at whichever stop you like.
There are bus stops at all the major sightseeing spots in Tokyo.

An affordable and convenient 24-hour ticket.
If you get on the bus at 3pm, your ticket is valid until 3pm the next day

Theme park ride feeling/get an experience of Tokyo
On a bus with a height of 3.8 meters, the signs, billboards, and trees of Tokyo seem to come within an arm’s reach.
The bus picks up speed on the highway, giving you the feeling of being on a ride at a theme park.
Although you may be used to the scenery at ground level, from the top of an open-top double-decker bus you might see things you hadn’t noticed before!

Location

http://www.skybus.jp/ticket.php?lang=en

Fee

1day ticket: 3,500 yen (adult) 1,700 yen (child)

  • Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building made of red bricks. In 2012, after about 5 years of construction, the building was restored to its original state when it opened in 1914.
    Not only the exterior but also the magnificent sculptures and reliefs on the ceiling under the crown-domed roof have been restored.

    ◆ Tokyo Station Marunouchi Entrance: Sky Hop Bus Terminal. A 3-minute walk from Marunouchi Mitsubishi Building (last stop).

  • Tokyo Tower, a symbol of Tokyo, is a 333-meter broadcasting tower that was completed on December 23, 1958.
    After entering the Sangedatsumon or the red main gate of San'en-zan Zojoji Temple that was the Tokugawa Shogunate's family temple, you can see the main hall "Daiden", and the beautiful view of Tokyo Tower.

    ◆ Zojoji Temple: Sky Hop Bus Odaiba course, and Roppongi-Tokyo Tower course. A 10-minute walk from Tokyo Tower stop.

  • Rainbow Bridge is a two-tiered suspension bridge opened in August, 1993.
    The lighting up at night is popular. It is also popular as a scenic drive because of the spectacular view.

    ◆ Rainbow Bridge: Sky Hop Bus Odaiba course passes through the bridge.

  • In Odaiba Marine Park stands Statue of Liberty replica, which is officially recognized by French government. You can take memorable photos with Rainbow Bridge and Statue of Liberty in the background.

    ◆ Statue of Liberty: Sky Hop Bus Odaiba course. A 5-minute walk from Fuji Television stop.

  • Tsukiji Market is the biggest fish market in Japan. In the Outer Market known as the "Jogai Shijo", there are a lot of delicious eating places including Sushi, Oden, Tempura, Ramen shops and others.

    ◆ Tsukiji Market: Sky Hop Bus Odaiba course. A 5-minute walk from Tsukiji Ginza stop.

  • The current Kabukiza theater is the fifth generation building and was completed in 2013. Gift shops in the basement are available to everyone.

    ◆ Kabukiza: Sky Hop Bus Odaiba course. A 1-minute walk from Tsukiji Ginza stop.

  • The official name of Kaminarimon or Thunder Gate is "Fujin Raijin Mon", which means a wind god and thunder god gate. These gods guard the big red lantern. The one on the right-hand side is Fujin (wind god) and the one on the left-hand side is Raijin (thunder god).

    ◆ Kaminarimon Gate: Sky Hop Bus Asakusa-TOKYO SKYTREE® course. A 10-minute walk from Asakusa Hanakawado stop.

  • Kappabashi Dogugai Street is well known for food replicas, and is a wholesale street where it is possible to obtain what is needed for restaurants and food shops, including tableware, cookware, kitchen equipment, and Japanese noren curtains. The giant chef's head on the top of Niimi kitchenware store building at the entrance of the street is a symbol of Kappabashi.

    ◆ Kappabashi Dogugai Street: Sky Hop Bus Asakusa-TOKYO SKYTREE® course passes through the street.

  • Akihabara used to be an electric appliance town, but has recently transformed into a "geek town" where various hobbies are mixed, and has become known to the world. Not only enjoy colorful advertising signs, but also try to find cute apron maids, who are handing out leaflets on the street.

    ◆ Akihabara: Sky Hop Bus Asakusa-TOKYO SKYTREE® course. A 5-minute walk from Akihabara (Suehirocho) stop.

  • Nihonbashi, literally "Japan Bridge" is the starting point of Japan's main roads. "Nihonbashi Uogashi Kinenhi (Nihonbashi fish market monument)" is at the foot of the bridge. There used to be a fish market where business is said to have flourished to the tune of a thousand gold pieces per day in Edo era. There are Asian mythical creature "kirin" and "shishi" statues on the bridge. You can see the magnificent design combining Japanese and western styles.

    ◆ Nihonbashi: Sky Hop Bus Asakusa-TOKYO SKYTREE® course. A 10-minute walk from Shin-Nihonbashi Sta. stop.

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