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Sky Circus Sunshine60 Observatory

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Address: 3-1-1 Higashiikebukuro | Sunshine City Sunshine 60, Toshima 170-8630, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3989-3457
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Fun in the air

We found this place by mistake (looking the for the Pokemon center) it's a bit of fun if you can embrace your inner child, the venue is aimed at kids and teens, however the view... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We were so excited to go to the Sky Circus only to find that it wasn't that interesting. There's not much to do there. But the view was amazing. I think this place is good for couples to hang out but not that interesting for family with young children.

1 Thank Thiti S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We found this place by mistake (looking the for the Pokemon center) it's a bit of fun if you can embrace your inner child, the venue is aimed at kids and teens, however the view is breathtaking a complete 360 degree view of the city! It cost approx. $20AUS this includes a VR experience. (the lift heading up was my... More 

Thank Found401
Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Only dissatisfaction is price, 1,800 yen without VR experiences (additionally 400~600 yen for each). My guide book say the price 600 yen, but at this time, I have to pay 1,800 yen. It would be more high at night, over 2,000 yen. But, worthy to visit. Clean and big windows make your unforgettable experience. One of perfect observatory for seeing... More 

2 Thank Hanmin J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Was in the area so we decided to visit this instead of the other tall buildings. Was disappointed as we did not know what we were looking at . Mapping not sufficient. Interactive stuff cute but not if you did not speak Japanese. Did not visit the amusement park section of the circus.

Thank Mjchand
Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I liked it up there, but you can get a really nice view of Tokyo from either one or the towers of the Metropolitan Government Building for free, whereas here you have to pay. If you want to pay, you might as well go to the Sky Tree.

Thank Sonja C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this in whilst shopping. Had no idea what to expect. Cost 1800¥ per person to get admission. Fun little interactive experience. Had an awesome view from the observatory. They also have 2 VR experiences running you have to pay extra for. We tried the swing one, was fun, but quite short. Would have liked to tried the cannon... More 

1 Thank Steve_Hazes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We came here on a whim not really knowing what it was and I'm glad we did. Sky Circus is a fun twist on the average skyrise city observatory. It includes neat little activities like a mirror room and virtual views. We really enjoyed seeing the city in a different way. There is also a little cafe with great donuts!

Thank Melissa H
Northern Territory, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

we went here on a cloudy day do didnt get a great view from the hieght, but enough to see how huge Tokyo is. The brochure made it look heaps of fun so it was a let down. they had swings and a cannon where u wear goggles to see a 'movie' while swinging or going upside down in the... More 

Thank annie g
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Went there with my 11 year old daughter and friends. We had a great time. They've so many attractions that kids can really enjoy. Restaurants are available overlooking a nice vice view and for couples it might be a good idea to go in the evening. The entrance fee for adults will cost around 1,800 yen and kids for 900yen.

1 Thank Pochaho
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I was there to try the new VR machine. The whole sky circus decorated with fantasy theme. Ladies would be a big fan. The view is fantastic but it can't compare with the skytree view for sure. I like the price better than the skytree. If you ask me to choose between skytree and sky circus, I would go for... More 

3 Thank Miu2000

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