The Best Aerial Views of Tokyo in the Summer, Tried & Tested by Real Residents

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Introduction: A Preview of the Aerial Views of Tokyo in the Summer and Why they are Popular

Tokyo is one of the largest and most modern cities in the world. With a metropolitan population exceeding 35 million people, Tokyo is known for it’s excellent infrastructure and world-class businesses. With that, the city is a diverse place: From traditional to modern; from high-tech and cosmopolitan to ancient and rural. It’s a city brimming with life and energy, with everything you could possibly want or need. And thanks to such a large population, the demand for goods, food, and products is always increasing.
Not too long ago, Tokyo was never seen as a pleasant place to visit. The people and the environment were both chaotic. Pollution and noise were so severe that photography was a more popular pastime than looking at the city itself. Fortunately, now they are rapidly changing.
The city has begun to look after itself and improve it’s image. Now is a great time to visit Tokyo, even if you’re not visiting for the first time. It’s really changing.

aerial view of tokyo in the summer
aerial view of tokyo in the summer

A Preview of the Best Views of Tokyo for Every Taste!

There is some really good news for people visiting Tokyo: The city is filled with excellent lookout spots with stunning views of Tokyo. And because the city is so large and diverse, there’s something for everyone! From spots that are great for photography to ones that are perfect to just sit back and relax, you can find something perfect to suit you!
Today, we will feature “Aerial View of Tokyo in the Summer”, from the sixth episode of “Preview of the Best Views of Tokyo for Every Taste!” Beginning this month, each month we will show one or two spectacular aerial views of Tokyo that are specially selected for their beauty and interest for you. The views are selected by a group of experts based on criteria such as artistic merit, natural scenery and a variety of other factors. We hope you will enjoy these views for a long time!
First up, we have “Aerial View of Tokyo in the Summer” (Chiba city, July, 2017). To get an aerial view over the whole city, you don’t need to go very far. This picture is from the observation deck of Tokyo Tower.

aerial view of tokyo in the summer
aerial view of tokyo in the summer

Tips for Choosing an All-Around Perfect View from a Tower

If you need a place to sit back and relax, with a drink and a snack, the Tokyo Tower is superb. The observation deck is located at 250 meters in the air, giving you an aerial view of the whole city. There’s also food and drinks available for purchase. Perfect for people who want to relax and enjoy the view comfortably!
Do you want to get some exercise after eating and take in the view at the same time? The Tokyo Tower’s walking course is wide and open, providing a refreshing experience. You can also walk up to the Sky Deck on your own. Please look out for children, elderly persons and the physically challenged when walking up.
If you’re a photography buff, then you must check out the special exhibitions at the Tokyo Tower. The exhibitions change regularly and feature a wide variety of subjects so there’s something for every photographer. You can even get a picture at the observation deck to remember your visit by.
Do you want to enjoy a panoramic view of Tokyo’s night-time scenery? Come visit the Tokyo Tower in the evening when the lights come on. The tower’s floodlight illuminates both day and night, making it easy to spot from any angle. There are also various exhibitions available on the third floor, so there is something fun to do no matter when you visit! (http://www.tokyotower25.com/)

aerial view of tokyo in the summer
aerial view of tokyo in the summer

How to Get a Free Tower View From Downtown Tokyo

Tower viewing is completely free! If you want to enjoy the view of Tokyo from the top, all you need to do is keep an eye out for the “Kaku Tower Viewing Area” sign on your way down in Shinjuku. Once you’ve found the sign – which is very easy to spot – you can take a seat and enjoy the view!
There are several viewing spots along the length of the Kabukicho entertainment area of Shinjuku, so it’s quite likely that you’ll find a spot which allows you to see both sides of the river. Some spots allow you to see the entire riverbank, while others give you a view of just one area, such as Chuo-dori. There are also some spots which overlook the whole of Kabukicho.

aerial view of tokyo in the summer
aerial view of tokyo in the summer

Conclusion: The Compleat Guide to Aerial Views of Tokyo in the Summer and How They Can Help Your Trip

Even if you don’t have a lot of free time to spare, the views are sure to be amazing. And with so many places to choose from, you can choose the one that suits your budget and your tastes! There’s no better way to see a city than from the air, and the views of Tokyo will show you what it is that makes it special.
What is a view, really?
To get the word across as quickly and accurately as possible, I will describe what a “view” is. A view simply refers to the sight you see when looking out of an open window. Whether it’s a flamboyant sunset, the nighttime lights of Tokyo Tower or the domes and minarets of Nikko Toshogu Shrine at night, it’s all just views. You see, views can be simple or complex, translucent or opaque, colorful or gray. But in the end, a view is still just a sight.

aerial view of tokyo in the summer
aerial view of tokyo in the summer