Tokyo Solamachi is a popular tourist destinations in Tokyo, Japan located near the Tokyo Skytree and Asakusa district. It’s a massive shopping complex that features over 300 stores selling everything from clothing to traditional Japanese souvenirs.
The complex and connected Skytree Town has everything from traditional stalls selling kimonos and souvenirs to modern stores with trendy clothing items. There are also plenty of restaurants offering up some amazing local cuisine including ramen bars, sushi shops, and unique cafes.
The Tokyo Skytree nearby provides an incredible view of the city skyline at night as well as access to many attractions in the area such as Sumida Aquarium or Edo Tokyo Museum.
For those looking for something more cultural there’s Sensoji Temple which offers regular festivals throughout the year and Nakamise Street which has many food stands.
|Spot Name||Tokyo Sora-machi
|Address||1 Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo|
|Access (by train)||Oshiage Station (Hanzomon Line/Toei Subway Asakusa Line/Keisei Oshiage Line) Tokyo Sky Tree Station (Tobu Isezaki Line)
The name of Narihirabashi Station on the Tobu Isezaki Line was changed to “Tokyo Skytree Station” with the opening of Tokyo Skytree.
|Access (by car)||Mukojima Interchange on the Metropolitan Expressway Route 6 Mukojima Line (approx. 10 minutes)
Komagata Interchange on Metropolitan Expressway No. 6 Mukojima Line (about 10 minutes)
|Nearby Sightseeing Spots||
|Official Site||Tokyo Sky Tree Tokyo Solamachi Tokyo Sky Tree Town|
|Solamachi Plaza||Solamachi Entrance||Tokyo Solamachi|
|Solamizaka||Solamachi Shopping Street||Sumida Aquarium|
|Konica Minolta Planetarium Tenku in Tokyo Skytree Town||Local Kitchen “Food Marche||Solamachi TABETERRACE” food court|
|TV-related character goods “TreeVillageTokyo||Solamachi Dining Sky Tree View||Making Tour “Tree of DREAMS” How the Tokyo Sky Tree was built (video experience attraction)|
|Solamachi Farm, a plaza for everyone||J:COM Wonder Stadium||Kokubu Official Shop “Wholesale Kokubu|
|Sky Tree Shop||Industrial Tourism Plaza “Sumida Machidokoro||Space 634|
Image Credit: Tokyo Navi via tokyo-park.net archive