Mercure Tokyo Ginza - Amusement



【 Kabuki-za 】 ( Ginza, Chūō ward )
< From the Hotel : 8 minutes on foot >
Kabuki-za ( 歌舞伎座 ) in Ginza is the principal theater in Tokyo for the traditional kabuki drama form.
The style of building is in a baroque Japanese revivalist style, meant to evoke the architectural details of Japanese castles, as well as temples of pre-Edo period.
“KABUKI” is part of Japan’s traditional culture and its origins can be traced backed over 400 years.
By taking in the essence of other performing arts as well as the “latest fashions” of the time, kabuki continued to develop and is now regarded as one of the world’s greatest theatrical arts.
《 Kabuki-za Website 》

Around the Hotel Kabuki-za
Image provided by : Shochiku Co., Ltd. /  Kabukiza Co., Ltd.


【 ART AQUARIUM MUSEUM GINZA 】 ( Ginza, Chūō ward, Ginza Mitsukoshi )
< From the Hotel : 8 minutes on foot >
A museum that represents the culture of ‘goldfish appreciation’ that has continued from the Edo period, as an art form through the use of light, sound, and fragrance.
Throughout the year, visitors can experience a mesmerizing space that showcases the beauty of traditional Japanese art, accompanied by various seasonal presentations.
The gift shop offers a wide range of adorable and enjoyable goldfish-themed merchandise, making it highly recommended for souvenirs.

Around the Hotel Art Aquarium



【 Tokyo Tower 】 ( Shiba-park, Minato ward )
< From the hotel : Take the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line from Ginza Station and get off at Kamiyacho Station. 7 minutes walk. >
The Tokyo Tower ( 東京タワー ) is a communications and observation tower, built in 1958.
At 332.9 meters ( 1,092 ft ), it is the second-tallest structure in Japan.
The structure is an Eiffel Tower-inspired lattice tower that is painted white and international orange to comply with air safety regulations.
Since its completion in 1958, Tokyo Tower has become a prominent landmark in the city, and frequently appears in media set in Tokyo.
《 Tokyo Tower Website 》

ホテル周辺 東京タワー

Tokyo Tower


【 teamLab Planets TOKYO 】 ( Toyosu, Koto-ku )
< From the hotel : Take the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line from Ginza-itchome Station, directly connected to hotel, and get off at Toyosu Station. 10 minutes walk. >
teamLab Planets is a museum where you walk through water, and a garden where you become one with the flowers.
It comprises 4 large-scale artwork spaces and 2 gardens created by art collective teamLab.
People go barefoot and immerse their entire bodies in the vast artworks together with others.
《 teamLab Planets Website 》

ホテル周辺 チームラボ
teamLab, Floating Flower Garden: Flowers and I are of the Same Root, the Garden and I are One
© teamLab


【 Ueno Zoo 】 ( Ueno Park, Taito ward )
< From the hotel : Take the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line from Ginza Station and get off at Ueno Station. >
Established in 1882, Ueno Zoo is the oldest zoo in Japan.
It has grown over the years, expanded its area, and been a forerunner in the Japanese zoo world.
Located amid the downtown Tokyo, Ueno Zoo not only provides recreation, but also plays an essential role in wildlife conservation and public education.
In an effort to breed endangered species, the zoo has completed the “Gorilla Woods” and “Tiger Forests.”

around the hotel ueno zoo


【 SKy Hop Bus 】
< From the hotel (nearest bus stop – B5 Tsukiji / Ginza) : 10 minutes on foot >
The red double-decker open-top bus “Sky Hop Bus” efficiently tours the city while sitting on the open deck.
You can get on and off freely on any of the three courses, so you can get off at sightseeing spots that interest you, eat and play, and enjoy Tokyo for the whole day.
《 Sky Hop Bus Website 》

Image provided by : Sky Hop Bus Marketing Japan



Water transport, which was active in the Edo period, has been revived in modern times.
It is a new mobility that allows you to freely navigate the vast water area of 50 square kilometer located in Tokyo.
You can enjoy sightseeing on the water privately with a boat dedicated to water taxis, and can also be used for sunrise, outings to Tennozu’s waterside restaurants, etc.
Water taxis can be easily booked using the reservation system as below.
There are about 20 docks, including Skytree, Asakusa, Ryogoku, Nihonbashi, Odaiba, Tamachi, Hinode, Big Sight, Shinagawa, and Tennozu.
The experience of looking at the big city of Tokyo from the sea or river is recommended as an activity.

Image provided by : Tokyo Water Taxi


【 Waterbus Cruise / The Tokyo Mizube Line 】
The Tokyo Mizube Line(東京水辺ライン ) is a waterbus service in Tokyo.
The services include public lines, as well as event cruises and chartered ships.
All cruising lines close on Monday through Wednesday.
* Except for cherry blossom season, Golden Week and summer season.
* Operates on national holidays.
< Representative cruising lines >
・Asakusa – Odaiba Cruise ( 浅草・お台場クルーズ )
Ryōgoku Rivercenter – Asakusa Nitemmom – WATERS Takeshiba – Odaiba Sea-side Park
* Many other courses are operated irregularly.
《 Tokyo Waterfront Line Website 》

Image provided by : Tokyo Waterfront Line

around the hotel waterbus


★Click here for other Tokyo sightseeing information.
《 Official tourism site “GO TOKYO” 》

Mercure Tokyo Ginza ☆☆☆☆address

2-9-4 Ginza, Chuo-ku, 104-0061 Tokyo
Tel: (+81) 03 4335 1111
Fax:(+81) 03 4335 1222


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