Neighborhood in Tokyo:

Roppongi

About Roppongi

Roppongi literally means ‘six trees’. It is said that there were six families who lived in the area during the Edo Period, the: Aoki’s, Ichiyanagi’s, Uesugi’s, Katagiri’s, Kuchiki’s and Takagi’s. These surnames all refer to wood, thus the six trees. Roppongi is in the Tokyo harbor district. There are many foreign embassies in this area, as well as exotic shops and restaurants. The area is famous for its colorful nightlife, and is a popular gathering spot for westerners. In midtown, Roppongi is noted for its contemporary design and style. There are always various exhibitions, you can go shopping or enjoy gourmet dining. In winter, the streets are decorated with dazzling Christmas lights. There is also a comprehensive complex, Roppongi Hills, which took seventeen years to complete. The complex includes shopping, dining, entertainment, apartments and offices. Famous companies, such as Google, are based here. It is an open and youthful space. In addition, you can visit cultural attractions including the Mori Art Museum and The Natural Art Center. Every weekend, the famous nightclub V2 embraces visitors from all over the world. The club hosts world- famous DJs. If you want to join in, don’t forget to bring your passport.

Sights in Roppongi

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Brasserie Paul Bocuse Le Musée

This is a French restaurant located within the National Art Center Tokyo in Roppongi, offering an artistic dining experience. The closest stations are Nogizaka

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Tokyo City View

Tokyo City View is an observation deck on the 52nd floor of the Mori Tower,Roppongi.

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Roppongi Hills

An upmarket mega-complex featuring shops, offices, restaurants, cafes, a museum and a cinema.

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Tsurutontan Udon

Tsurutontan Udon is a popular chain of udon restaurants in Asia.

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Kingyo

Located in the night district of Roppongi, this show-pub restaurant has been in the entertainment industry for more than twenty years. The pub first opened in 1

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Mori Art Museum

A leading exhibitor of contemporary art with a particular focus on Asia, this Tokyo museum has built a reputation for rigorous curation. Located on the 53rd flo

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R2 Supperclub

Based on a 1930s underground New York jazz bar, this supper club hosts a late night dining and entertainment experience in the heart of Tokyo.

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The Oak Door

The Oak Door in Roppongi is an upmarket restaurant specialising in various premium meats, seasonal produce, and an extensive range of wines. Their burgers are s

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Feria Tokyo

Feria is a stylish night club that takes up all 5 floors of the entire building in Roppongi.

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V2 Tokyo

V2 Tokyo is a nightclub located in Roppongi.

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Ristorazione Le G.A

Ristorazione LE G.A is a luxury dining lounge located in Roppongi.

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Roti

Roti, located near Roppongi Hills, attracts many expats over the weekend for their famous American brunch and seasonal events dinner.

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Frijoles (Roppongi)

Frijoles is a small chain of American/Mexican fast food outlets where you can buy various types of burritos and tacos, as well as other Mexican-style fare.

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Butagumi Dining (Roppongi Hills)

Located only a short 3-minute walk from Roppongi Station, this Japanese restaurant specializes in high-end pork tonkatsu (deep-fried pork cutlet). All dishes ar

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Kenma x Jotaro Saito (Roppongi Hills)

This store is the Tokyo base and retail operations of Jotaro Saito, the third generation of a famous kimono-making family from Kyoto. His kimono and yukata (sum

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Wako Works of Art

Wako Works of Art is an art gallery that is focuses on both contemporary European and local artists.

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Sushi Nakamura

The menu here is omakase (chef's reccomendations), and along with a carefully paced selection of 12 or so pieces of sushi or sashimi.

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AS Classics Diner (Roppongi Hills)

AS Classics Diner is a classic American burger spot with two branches, one in Roppongi Hills and one in the Daigaku area of Tokyo.

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Harry Hedgehog Cafe & Pet Store

Located only one minute from Roppongi Station, this is a hedgehog cafe and pet store. Visitors can enjoy playing with hedgehogs while drinking a cup of coffee.

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Ms. Bunny

Located only one minute from Roppongi Station, this is a bunny cafe and pet store. Visitors can enjoy playing with numerous bunnies while enjoying a cup of coff

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Matsu-chan

Matsu-chan is an old-style izakaya located in the heart of Tokyo, in the Roppongi area. They're know for good quality sashimi and sushi, and cheep beer.

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Eggcellent

Eggcellent is located in the Roppongi area of Tokyo, they serve a variety of breakfast dishes such as eggs benedict, pancakes and yoghurt all day.

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Outback Steakhouse Roppongi

The Roppongi branch of this Aussie-style restaurant chain serves quality steaks for prices that are considerably lower than the competition, starting at ¥2,610

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Roppongi Station

Roppongi is an upscale area with many expatriates famous for its nightlife, restaurants, shops and entertainment complexes.

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Izumo Shrine Tokyo Bunshi

Located next to Roppongi Hills, Izumo Taisha Tokyo Bunshi shares its deity, Okuninushi-no-Okami, with the Grand Shrine of Izumo.