Christmas illumination is one of the greatest attractions in Tokyo, as extensive amounts of money are invested into these tens of thousands of light bulbs that glow in various colors, producing a truly mystical and surreal scenery. Illumination is not spared from the Japanese creativity and innovation too, as you see light bulbs stringed up in different shapes and sizes to create a giant piece of artwork.
For couples, this would be a perfect dating spot. Those dazzling lights would intensify the sweet romance emanating between couples, transporting them into another world, all by themselves. Indulge in this whimsical world of enchantment with your loved one, and savor a night to remember!
For singles, this is your chance to grab someone you have been chasing, to one of these spots. You don't have to say a word, just stare silently at the blinking lights with your partner. Listen to the christmas carols playing the background and feel your hearts come closer than ever. The illumination would intensify the chemistry between you two and perhaps this would be your perfect chance to confess your love.
Here are some of the most breathtaking illuminations in Tokyo (not in any particular order):

1. Shiodome Carettaimg_594492_10464287_0

Dive into the blue ocean of LED lights and indulge in a surreal world of enchantment!

Nearest Station:

- Shiodome Station (Toei Oedo Line or Yurikamome Line)

- Shimbashi Station (JR Yamanote/ Keihin-Tohoku Lines or Tokyo Metro Ginza/ Asakusa Lines)

2. Marunouchi


Walk down the central district of Tokyo Marunouchi with illuminated trees lined up by your sides!

Nearest Station:

- Tokyo Station (Connected by many JR lines, urban, sub-urban, Tokyo Metro lines)

- Otemachi Statino (Tokyo Metro Tozai, Hanzomon, Chiyoda, Marunouchi Lines)

3. Ebisu Garden Place 

Enter the stylish district of Tokyo in Ebisu as you walk down the slope that brings you to the center stage of this beautiful plaza. Enjoy musical performances at night and indulge in delectable cuisines at the restaurants in this area!

Nearest Station:

Ebisu Station (JR Yamanote/ Saikyo Lines)

4. Roppongi Hills


Roppongi Hills offers stylish boutiques, branded stores, high-end restaurants of foreign cuisines and many more! Be dazzled by the magnificent illumination too!

Nearest Station:

- Roppongi Station (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Toei Oedo Line)

- Roppongi Itcho-me Station (Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line)

- Azabu-Jyuban Station (Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line)

5. Roppongi Midtown


Roppongi Midtown is another major spot in the stylish street of Roppongi. Look out for celebrities as they can often be found in this area!

Nearest Station:

- Roppongi Station (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Toei- Oedo Line)

- Roppongi Itcho-me Station (Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line)

6. Ginza


Ginza is a high-end streets with branded stores and high-class restaurants dotting all over the area. Roam on the streets and feel like a celebrity!

Nearest Stations:

- Ginza Station (Tokyo Metro Hibiya, Marunouchi, Ginza Lines)

- Yurakucho Station (JR Yamanote, Keihin- Tohoku Lines/ Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line)

7. Odaiba


Odaiba is one of the most popular dating spots in Tokyo, but is also a perfect place for families. From shopping to arcade centers, family restaurants to stylish restaurants, there is always something for everyone! Of course, the night view at Odaiba is something not to be missed!

Nearest Stations:

- Tokyo Teleport Station (Rinkai Line)

- Daiba Station or Odaiba Kaihin-Koen Station (Yurikamome Line)