Roppongi is famous for its night-time entertainment, but there’s more to this district than expensive bars and exclusive restaurants. Here you’ll find some of Tokyo’s most inspiring architecture, its most beautiful temples and shrines and so much more. Uncover the beauty of this district with our guide of the best things to see and do in Roppongi.
Famous for its beautiful cherry blossom trees that turn pink during the sakura season and are illuminated for Christmas, Roppongi Sakurazaka and Keyakizaka Dori is a beautiful location with a scenic view. Take in the landscape by taking a walk around the area or stop by one of the cafés or restaurants nearby.
Shrines and temples
Roppongi offers a high concentration of night-time entertainment venues and is known as Tokyo’s most foreigner-centric area. With apparently endless bars, clubs and live-music venues to chose from, Roppongi offers a diverse scene which spans the genres.
American club 1 Oak opened its first club in Asia in 2017 and quickly became a favourite with both locals and tourists, including Hollywood celebrities. This mean’s its often crowded, but worth a visit for the international DJs who often fly in from New York. The bold grey exterior gives way to a club adorned in gold, grey and black, with chequered dance floors and art covering the walls.
KEEN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD?
Connect with like-minded people on our premium trips curated by local insiders and with care for the world
Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.
Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.
Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.
Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.
We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm - and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.