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The Sunshine 60 Observatory in Tokyo's Ikebukuro reopened after renovations on April 18, 2023. Designed as an indoor park, the Tembo Park Observatory offers fabulous panoramic views of Tokyo and spaces where visitors can relax with refreshments.

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Enjoy Fabulous Tokyo Views! Sunshine 60 Observatory Tembo Park

Sunshine cities new sunshine 60 Observatory Tenbo Park Views

The observatory on Sunshine City's 60th floor underwent renovations and reopened on April 18, 2023, as the Sunshine 60 Observatory Tembo Park. This facility will make your heart soar with its incredible interior and 360 panoramic Tokyo views!

Tembo Park was designed as an indoor park that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Read on to learn more about the features of this facility.

Amazing Views of Tokyo and Mt. Fuji

Sunshine cities new sunshine 60 Observatory Tenbo Park Views

Watch as the cityscape changes through the seasons and spot famous landmarks and sights such as Tokyo Skytree and Shinjuku.

Witness how the view changes from the glow of the golden sunrises and sunsets to the city lights illuminating the night.

Sunshine cities new sunshine 60 Observatory Tenbo Park Views

On clear days the magnificent Mt Fuji can be seen in all its beauty and throughout the year you can observe the celestial sky backdrop change behind the skyscrapers.

Various events will be held at the observatory to celebrate the celestial events throughout the year such as the Harvest Moon in September or the Diamond Fuji, a phenomenon occurring in November and January when the sun sets exactly on top of Mt Fuji shining brightly.

An Indoor Park!

Sunshine cities new sunshine 60 Observatory Tenbo Park

The observatory is paved with green grass, and decorated with artificial plants, comfortable cushions, and swings!

Giving you plenty of options and areas to relax, Tembo Park is also equipped with family-friendly facilities such as picture books, educational toys, and a soft baby room adorned with imagery of fluffy clouds. Children can enjoy the panoramic view of the local cityscape and stay entertained for hours with the different options of entertainment while they relax!

Furthermore, from 11:30 to 14:00 on weekdays you can bring your own food and enjoy a picnic with your friends and family, a perfect day out!

Event and Exhibition Space

Sunshine cities new sunshine 60 Observatory Tenbo Park Event Room

On the north side of the building, there is a space dedicated to events and exhibitions. The purpose of the event space is to bring a unique and international experience, displaying the city's amazing art and culture among the clouds!

When events are not been held, benches are moved into the area and you can enjoy stunning views of Mt. Tsukuba and the Nikko mountain range!

Refresh at the Tembo Park Cafe

Sunshine 60 Observatory Tenbo Park

While relaxing at Tembo Park, 251 meters above sea level, why not enjoy refreshments? Cafe Tembo is designed as an elegant white cloud room, making the scenery bright and airy!

Have a relaxing lunch or visit at night time to see the starlight glow of the city and sit as the room glows from the warm colors of an artificial bonfire.

Here are some of the treats offered at Tembo Cafe:

An Indoor Park With Tokyo Views! Ikebukuro's Sunshine 60 Observatory

Enjoy food such as the Tenku Chicken Curry (950 yen), which contains three types of rice (white rice, uremic rice, and black soybeans) and is flavored with luxurious spices, or a delicious Banh Mi (850 yen) with crispy, chewy bread, and juicy chicken coated with honey.

An Indoor Park With Tokyo Views! Ikebukuro's Sunshine 60 Observatory

The limited Tenku Smoothie (right, 800 yen) is a blue banana smoothie only available at the Tembo Park Cafe; topped with whipped cream clouds adorned with colorful rainbow sweets that look like balloons floating in the sky, this fun and brightly colored beverage is sure to bring a smile to your face!

The sugar-free Baked Sweet Potato Smoothie (left, 650 yen) has the natural sweetness that comes from luxurious roasted sweet potatoes!

Sunshine 60 Observatory Tenbo Park

The Tembo Park cafe also offers three types of organic baby food (from 550 yen) that are pesticide-free containing vegetables and natural soup stock.

Furthermore, there are two private rooms for breastfeeding, equipped with baby seats, a water heater for milk formula, and a resting area.

Visit Sunshine city's New Observatory!

Sunshine City's new observatory is an exciting new addition to Ikebukuro, an area that is increasingly popular for its entertainment and youthful vibe.

Why not come to relax in this new floating castle in the sky for a peaceful morning or after a busy day of shopping or work?

Sunshine 60 Observatory Tembo Park

Opening hours: 11:00-21:00 *Last entry is one hour before closing. Operation hours may change depending on the season and special business hours.
Location: Tokyo, Toshima ward, Higashi Ikebukuro 3-1, Sunshine City 60 Building 60F
Admission fees:
Adults (high school students and older): weekdays 700 yen, weekends and holidays 900 yen
Children (elementary and junior high school students): weekdays 500 yen, weekends and holidays 600 yen
Elementary school students and younger: free admission
*Tickets can be purchased at the Sunshine 60 Building 60F Observatory Ticket Counter.
Website: https://sunshinecity.jp/observatory/ (Japanese)

Information and photo source: PR Times

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