“Shitamachi Jyocho” and over 300 diverse stores
Located in Oshiage, Tokyo Solamachi is an area of “Shitamachi Jyocho”, a commonly used phrase in Japan indicating the friendly atmosphere of the traditional commercial and working-class neighborhoods, and diversity in the selection of stores that exceeds 300 in number.
It is now a widely famous tourist destination, in which people from all over the world visit every day.
With the Tokyo Skytree observation deck that is as high as 350 meters, you can get a panoramic view of Tokyo from a vantage point higher than anywhere else.
And, at 450 meters is an observation corridor with a glass floor, where you can experience “a walk in the sky”.
Get a close-up look of penguins and fur seals at Sumida Aquarium
On the 5th and 6th floor is the Sumida Aquarium, which is innovative in its design that creates no fixed route or a specific flow of people, and places the tank in a wide open-ceiling space.
The annual passport that is effective for a year and a month can be purchased at the price of only two single tickets and is proving to be very popular.
Kids and adults alike can enjoy and learn at this aquarium and being able to experience a close-up look at the penguins and fur seals will surely be an unforgettable memory for everyone.
Konica Minolta Planetarium “Tenku” (天空) is a must-see!
Using the latest technology, the realistic starry sky and the CG images at this planetarium, along with music and aroma fragrance, is a “de-stressing” experience on a whole new level.
Equipped with hammock-style chairs that embrace the whole body with its mesh fabric, this planetarium ensures an experience like no other.
Indulge in shopping at the latest fashion stores
World-famous brand created by a Japanese designer and made in Italy.
There are 3 patterns to the T-shirt; find your favorite one!
The shoes are very light-weight and many of them use a mesh material.
Beauty & Youth United Arrows
A shop at the forefront of classy-casual fashion.
With its elegance and fine quality, it is very popular among Japanese women, especially those in their 20s and 30s.
The style constantly evolves as the season transitions.
Earth music&ecology super premium
“Natural and sweet” women’s fashion, with a classic and elegant line of casualwear.
There are other mainstream and well-loved shops such as Cecil McBee, Samantha Thavasa, Diesel, and Pleats Please by Iseey Miyake, and also LOFT and PLAZA as well. Pretty much everything you want, you can surely find here.
“Kawaii” snacks and cheesecakes for souvenirs?
Tokyo Banana (東京ばな奈) makes for a great souvenir with its well-designed and of course, “kawaii” package.
Tokyo Banana Heart (東京ばな奈ハート), a heart-shaped sponge cake with a fluff of banana custard cream and a slight touch of maple, is also a great choice.
Strawberry Syally Mate is a strawberry-shaped langue de chat, with a chocolate strawberry cream sandwiched in between that melts into your mouth.
Cheesecake from the Cheese Garden in Nasu Highland has a taste that never misses.
The baked cheesecake brings out the real taste of fresh cheese, in which a few different types of quality cream cheese has been blended according to their original recipe.
The cheesecake is baked to perfection by an experienced pastry chef, who bakes the cake for a full hour at three different temperatures.
Enjoy the beer garden for a reasonable price by using happy hour
Why not have a drink for a reasonable price at Tokyo Solamachi?
On weekdays, during 4pm to 6pm only, drinks and light food are available for a cheaper price.
Enjoy a glass of beer at the end of the day and relax with your friends!
A long line is an indication of GREAT food!
Rokurinsha (六厘舎) is an absolute classic in Tokyo
This popular tsukemen restaurant has created the perfect pair of rich soup and thick noodles and made this their style, which came to be loved by Japanese people of all generations.
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A fancy “Kaiten-zushi” Triton (トリトン)
This “Kaiten-zushi”, or conveyor belt sushi, restaurant uses fresh seasonal ingredients from Sapporo in Hokkaido, which is well known for their delicious seafood.
Can’t be found anywhere else but here! Morioka Reimen
Freshly made noodles, collagen-enriched soup, and the refreshing kimchi all harmonizes together for an amazing taste.
Statue of Liberty in New York, Eiffel Tower in Paris, and Solamachi in Tokyo
With shops that are fun for both kids and adults alike, free Wi-Fi that is available all throughout the facility, and many spots with chairs and benches to rest your feet, Solamachi is a place you can enjoy all day.
Solamachi was built with a global outlook, and it continues to grow, to be loved by more and more people all around the world.