How to enjoy the year end and new year days in Japan!!

How to enjoy the year end and new year days in Japan!!

Hi I’m Nobu, I like traveling overseas and in Japan, visited 26 countries!

I’m a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter of English for 10 years.

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I checked all the facilities which they are open or not.

Spots open during the year-end and New Year’s holidays

Below are all open from 28th December 2023 to 3rd January 2024.

Odaiba at night

Enjoy Japanese year end and new year atmosphere!!

Shrines and temples

Sensoji temple

These are open all year round and are very crowded because this is the best time of the year.

Tourists from overseas will be surprised at the number of people.

Sensoji Temple
Meiji Shrine
Kanda Myojin
Zojoji Temple
Hie Shrine

Wherever you go, you can buy next year’s good luck charms and enjoy the atmosphere very much.

Theme Parks

Disney land

Of course, the parks are open all year round and are always bustling with people.

Disney Sea
Sanrio Puroland
Tokyo Dome City
Fujikyu Highland

Sightseeing facilities (opening hours may change, but in principle they are open)

Tokyo Skytree

Some of them are open late at night (on the first day of the year), so please check with each facility individually.

Tokyo Sky Tree
Tokyo Tower
 Aqua City 
 DECKS Tokyo
 Diver City
 Tokyo Joypolis
 Tokyo Trick Art Museum

Commercial Facilities

Azabudai Hills

The year-end and New Year’s holidays are a busy time.

Tokyo Midtown
Roppongi Hills
Azabudai Hills
Sunshine city

Lucky bag

Lucky bag

Be sure to pick up a Lucky bag(fukubukuro)!

January 2 is the start of the New Year’s sales of Lucky bag(fukubukuro).

Inside the bags are items worth 3-4 times the normal price.

Convenience stores, supermarkets, department stores, clothing stores, goods stores and all other retailers offer their own lucky bag(fukubukuro).


You can hike Mt.Takao during this period.

The cable car and lift are on operation.


Enjoy Japanese custom!!

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