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    • Ginza

      Fraser Suites Akasaka convenient location as a hotel near Ginza means that Tokyo’s most iconic shopping district is just four metro stations away. Whether it’s Japanese or international names in fashion or beauty, Ginza has it all with its high-end department stores, boutiques, art galleries and designer brands. On weekend afternoons, the central Chuo Dori street comes alive as a pedestrian-only zone.

      Distance from Hotel 4.6 km 22 mins 13 mins
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    • Harajuku

      The young and young-at-heart converge on Takeshita Dori and its tiny side streets, crammed with boutiques, vintage fashion stores, cafes selling the latest food fads and cutesy character stores. Catering to more grown-up tastes and deeper pockets is Omotesando, an elegant, tree-lined avenue often compared to Paris’ Champs-Elysees. This is where you’ll find luxury brands like Dior, Chanel and Ralph Lauren and the chic Omotesando Hills shopping complex.

      Distance from Hotel 3.4 km 22 mins 10 mins
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    • Roppongi Hills

      As one of the hotels near Roppongi Tokyo, Fraser Suites Akasaka is a convenient point from which to visit this huge retail, dining and entertainment complex. Roppongi Hills is anchored by the 54-storey Mori Tower, which has an observation deck on the 52nd floor and a rooftop Sky Deck where you can enjoy breath-taking views of Tokyo after dark. But Fraser Suites Akasaka is also among the hotels near Tokyo Tower, where within three train stations, more panoramic views of the city can be enjoyed.

      Distance from Hotel 1.9 km 26 mins 29 mins 9 mins
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    • Tokyo Midtown

      A mixed-use complex comprising offices, hotels, a medical centre and art galleries, Tokyo Midtown is one of the most stylish addresses in the city, with upscale shopping, dining and entertainment options. Spending a leisurely afternoon at a café, restaurant or gallery at this upscale development has to be one of the nicest things to do near Akasaka.

      Distance from Hotel 1.2 km 16 mins 7 mins
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    • Meiji Jingu Gaien

      The park offers a number of sports facilities, including a baseball stadium, softball stadium, rugby golf driving range, tennis courts, ice skating rink and batting centre.  On the grounds is the Chichibunomiya Football Stadium, Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium and the National Stadium which hosted the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and will once again serve as the main venue for the 2020 Olympics.

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    • Ueno Zoo

      Located in Ueno Park, Japan’s oldest zoo is home to more than 2,600 animals from 450 species, including the top visitor favourite, the giant pandas. There is a Gorilla Woods and Tiger Forest where you can see these endangered animals close up, a petting zoo, a small mammal house with a nocturnal animal section and a vivarium with different species of reptiles and amphibians.

      Distance from Hotel 9.5 km 41 mins 19 mins
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    • Kiyosumi Garden

      The immaculately landscaped Kiyosumi Gardens is one of the finest examples of a classical Japanese garden, designed around a man-made pond with stepping stone paths, and inhabited by a variety of fauna, including cranes, ducks, turtles and carp. Seasonal colour is provided by flowering trees like azaleas, irises and hydrangeas.

      Distance from Hotel 9.5 km 19 mins
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    • Mori Art Museum

      For what’s on in Tokyo, check out the modern works at the Mori Art Museum. Occupying the 52nd and 53rd floors of the Mori Tower, this art museum offers ever-changing exhibitions on a wide spectrum of themes ranging from Japanese architecture to animation art. Visitors can also take in spectacular city views from the indoor observation deck. It is also one of the few museums that open until late. Admission fees apply to the shows and observation deck.

      Distance from Hotel 2.1 km 28 mins 9 mins
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    • Suntory Museum of Art

      Housed within Tokyo Midtown, this compact museum’s exhibitions revolve around Japanese art and artifacts, and span the gamut from ceramics to paintings to textiles. It has a café, shop and tea room where visitors can participate in the traditional tea ceremony. 

      Distance from Hotel 1.2 km 16 mins 6 mins
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    • 21_21 Design Sight

      An art space that perfectly sums up what’s on in Tokyo, it is located behind the Tokyo Midtown building with exhibitions directed by three Japanese design maestros, fashion designer Issey Miyake, graphic designer Taku Satoh and product designer Naoto Fukazawa. The building housing the three galleries is designed by award-winning architect Tadao Ando, and bears his signature minimalist style.

      Distance from Hotel 1.1 km 14 mins 6 mins
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    • Akasaka Blitz

      For the best of what’s on in Tokyo, visit this live performance space with a maximum capacity of about 1,500. It has a daily concert schedule featuring both domestic and international acts, from pop music to indie rock. It is located inside Akasaka Sacas, and can be directly accessed from Akasaka Station.

      Distance from Hotel 750 m 9 mins 5 mins
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    • Akasaka Sacas

      A mall, restaurants, theatre and live music venue are housed in this five-building complex or “entametown”, the Japanese portmanteau term for “entertainment town”. Most of the dining and retail attractions are in the Biz Tower, where you can also find the TBS TV station’s souvenir store. Catch the illuminations during the winter season, and blooming cherry trees in spring. It is directly linked to the Akasaka Station on the Chiyoda subway line.

      Distance from Hotel 550 m 7 mins 5 mins
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    • Suntory Hall

      Located in Akasaka Ark Hills, it is Tokyo’s first concert hall dedicated to classical music. It owes much of its acoustic and spatial design to the late Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan, regarded as one of the greatest conductors of the 20th century, who described the venue as a “jewel box of sound”. The vineyard style of the Main Hall, in which the seating wraps around the stage, as well as the pipe organ, are two of his most significant contributions to the concert hall. 

      Distance from Hotel 1.6 km 20 mins 6 mins
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    • Akasaka Palace

      A stroll to this European-style palace is one of the best things to do near Akasaka. Located on the grounds of the Akasaka Imperial Estate, Akasaka Palace, also known as the State Guest House, has been designated as the official accommodation for state and official guests, and is used as a venue for diplomatic activities such as summit meetings, welcoming ceremonies and official banquets. The neo-baroque building and its surrounding gardens are open to the public when there are no visiting foreign dignitaries.

      Distance from Hotel 1.8 km 23 mins 21 mins 7 mins
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    • Hie Shrine

      Perched on a tree-covered hill top, with picturesque red torii gates lining one of the pathways leading to the main shrine, this is a tranquil oasis for those seeking a brief interlude from the hustle and bustle of the city. The annual Sanno Matsuri festival is held here in mid-June, and the main attraction is a colourful procession with music, dancers, floats and palanquins that starts and ends at the shrine. 

      Distance from Hotel 1.1 km 15 mins 6 mins
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    • Toyokawa Inari Tokyo Betsuin Temple

      Located close to Akasaka-mitsuke, which used to be a pleasure quarter with geisha houses, restaurants and bars, this Buddhist temple with Shinto influences is popular with those in the arts, entertainment and creative industries, who come in throngs on New Year’s Eve to pray for good fortune in the year ahead. Stroll down the street in front of the main gates to pick up some souvenirs and sample local specialties such as inari sushi.

      Distance from Hotel 600 m 8 mins 5 mins
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