Yesterday, we met a friend of mine and her family at Skytree Soramachi and spent the morning at Kodomo no Yu (こどもの湯) play area. It’s an indoor ball pit that looks like a sentō, Japanese-style bathhouse. My 4-and-half-year old daughter jumped right into the pool of balls and even made a new friend. Her younger
The “New Tokyo Tower”, Tokyo Skytree will be opening
tomorrow today (May 22nd JST). It’s the tallest tower in the world now, standing at 634 metres (2,080 ft) high.
I went to the pre-opening party at the neighboring Tokyo Soramachi mall and had a quick look around. Although I didn’t get to go into the tower it was great to visit the new structures on a day before the opening day.
Tokyo Soramachi on the left, and the Skytree on the right.