Things to Do in Roppongi

Things to Do in Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan (B)

The most “infamous” area for its nightlife and bars in Tokyo, might be not a destination many tourists see worth visiting during the day, but come here for the nightlife scene. Far away from just that party image, the area has many shrines to see, museums and gardens to relax during daytime. Even many don’t even consider staying in the area, but the nightclubs and bars are mostly concentrated near Roppongi crossing. A few blocks from there, and the regular city sounds and silence will cover the night. Well connected to other areas by metro, and even walking distances to Shibuya and other districts. I stayed for a week in Roppongi during one of my trips. Here’s a list of things to do in the area, organized following a whole day.

There are many little shrines hidden in between buildings in Roppongi. Finding them all is a long task.

Based on my stay at APA Hotel Nishi-Azabu, (get a 15€ discount from booking if you reserve through this link) start the day having a fancy breakfast at Bread & Tapas Sawamura. For around ¥1300 the morning set menu and big coffee mug is the energy boost needed for the day. From there, a morning walk to the other side of Roppongi to National Art Museum or Tokyo Midtown. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
This article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on iTunes App Store and Google Play. You can download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the attractions featured in this article. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Sights Map

Guide Name: Things to Do in Roppongi
Guide Location: Japan » Tokyo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Josep Bautista
Read it on Author's Website:
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • APA Hotel Nishi-Azabu
  • Bread & Tapas Sawamura
  • National Art Museum
  • Tokyo Midtown
  • Mohri garden
  • Mori Art Museum
  • Rooftop Sky Deck
  • Sakurazaka park
  • Keyakizaka street
  • Tokyo Tower

Useful Travel Guides for Planning Your Trip

Authentic Japanese Dining in Tokyo

Authentic Japanese Dining in Tokyo

Tokyo is home to literally a million eating places, so finding a truly authentic Japanese style restaurant with an English language menu can be rather tricky. We have compiled a list of easy to find Japanese style restaurants covering a range of culinary specialties to make your taste-buds tingle...
Eclectic Bars of Tokyo

Eclectic Bars of Tokyo

Time to tap glasses and share laughs in Tokyo, a city of wondrous variety! In this app is an insider's guide to attractive drinking bars, and places nearby that are worthy experiences (theatres, shrines, shopping districts, etc). Each bar has been carefully chosen throughout this endless...
Tokyo Souvenirs: 18 Authentic Japanese Products to Buy in Tokyo

Tokyo Souvenirs: 18 Authentic Japanese Products to Buy in Tokyo

The list of the delights of Tokyo is long and being exposed to just some of them, at some point, can make one addicted (just as the Charles Winchester III character from the M.A.S.H. series). Still, you can always "prolong" the experience and enjoy the effects of it more, if bring home...
12 Must-Try Traditional Japanese Foods in Tokyo

12 Must-Try Traditional Japanese Foods in Tokyo

Cuisine is an integral part of any local culture, and no trip to Tokyo is complete without tasting the authentic, Tokyo-made Japanese food. This directory offers information about the traditional dishes and drinks available in Tokyo to help visitors better understand the local food culture and make...