Tokyo Midtown

Opened on March 2007, Tokyo Midtown is another modern, urban complex featuring an extensive range of facilities, including shops, restaurants, a hotel, design facilities, art galleries, offices, residences, serviced apartments, and a medical center, all surrounded by greenery.

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It is nearby (and similar) to Roppongi Hills, which I also wrote about recently.

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The name was derived from the Midtown district of New York City.

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The landmark Midtown Tower, the tallest building in Tokyo, houses the 5-star Ritz-Carlton Hotel, the Tokyo Midtown Medical Center and offices.

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The Plaza provides a futuristic open courtyard surrounded by shops, restaurants and office buildings.

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The Galleria is a modern, multi-story, high-end (ie. expensive stores) indoor shopping center …

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… including a Preece grocery store, popular with tourist and expats.

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The Oakwood Premier Tokyo Midtown and Tokyo Midtown Residences offers both serviced and non-serviced  apartments.

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The Midtown Garden surrounds the area …

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… with the futuristic 21 21 Design sight exhibit hall.

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There are many events held at Tokyo Midtown throughout the year, especially popular during cherry blossom season and …

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… illuminations at year end.

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Inside, the Galleria shopping center is also decorated with different floral arrangements during special events.

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5 thoughts on “Tokyo Midtown

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  2. Was in Midtown once 2 years ago for the Christmas illuminations – the big LED blanket on the ground above, and the LED “icicles”. Mostly it seemed to be a cross between office space high rises and upscale hotels, with a shopping mall.

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