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Tokyo Michi Terrace: Tokyo Station’s Nostalgic Illumination

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Tokyo Michi Terrace: Tokyo Station’s Nostalgic Illumination

Tokyo Michi Terrace is an illumination event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Tokyo Station.

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Tokyo Station’s Marunouchi Building was built in 1914. Colorful lights decorate Tokyo Station, representing the nostalgic atmosphere of the Taisho Period, Japan’s Jazz Age.

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Gyoko Dori, the street leading to Tokyo Station’s Marunouchi Building, will be illuminated with thousands of lights which will create a 3D structure. The street will be called “Roman no Michi” during the event period.

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Sculptures of popular Disney characters are scheduled to be display from Monday, December 1st to Sunday, December 28th. Don’t miss the unique artworks!

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The colorful illumination represents Japan’s Taisho Era, when Japanese popular culture flourished. This event can be a good opportunity for those who are interested in learning about the unique culture of Japan’s Jazz Age.

●Information

Event Period: December 24th (Wed) – 28th (Sun)
Time: 16:30 - 20:30
Venue: Marunouchi area, Tokyo
Website (in Japanese): http://www.tokyo-michiterasu.jp/main/eventcontent.html
* Please note that pictures are not from this year's event.