Tokyo illuminations 2017-18

Discover the beauty of the wintertime city – it's your guide to the top Tokyo light-ups
Tokyo illuminations | Time Out Tokyo
Yebisu Garden Place – always one of Tokyo's top spots for illuminations
By Time Out Tokyo Editors |

The days may be getting shorter and colder, but even so, Tokyo doesn't turn into a dark and desolate place at this less than cheery time of year. In fact, the city transforms into a sparkling winter wonderland as millions of colourful lights are displayed in trees, on and around buildings, and even on landmarks like Tokyo Tower.

We've listed our top picks of where to admire these illuminations, which are of course best enjoyed in good company. Grab a group of friends, bring your family, or invite that special someone – Tokyo's about to show you its brightest wintery charms.

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