You Can’t Miss This Illumination From teamLab Borderless and More in Odaiba This Winter

Spend your winter in Odaiba!

There are a lot of illumination spots in
Odaiba, especially during the holiday season. You can enjoy them based on the view, such as the lovely illumination view of Tokyo Bay, and the beautiful indoor illuminations. In this article, we will introduce you to new brightly lit art spots which you can check out along with the illuminations. Let’s spend a romantic winter at the brightly-lit Odaiba!

DigitaReal Illumination 2019, from November 23 to February 14, 2020

Indoor illumination that you can enjoy even in the cold winter.

At Tokyo Joypolis
, one of the largest indoor theme parks in Japan, there is a light performance that combines digital and real lights. In addition to the projection mapping stage, there will also be colorful decorations inside, and the game character Sonic the Hedgehog will show up disguised as Santa.

DigitaReal Illumination 2019 is located at Decks Tokyo Beach 3~5F 1-6-1 Daiba, Minato District, Tokyo and is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Schedules may vary.


is a restaurant on the third floor of the same Decks Tokyo Beach and is also a great place to visit. From their terrace you can see the whole bay area and it is definitely the best location to view the illumination held during winter. You can eat modern American cuisine, and it would be a choice spot for a date.

Beef steak and other dishes that go well with wine are available.

ANCHORS is located at Decks Tokyo Beach 3F 1-6-1 Daiba, Minato District, Tokyo and is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Schedules may vary)


You may see the
Tokyo Tower, the Sky Tree and the Rainbow Bridge along with the illumination of 220 thousand lights.

You will surely have an awesome experience that cannot be seen anywhere else.
Daiba Memorial Tree, a 20-meter high and 10-meter wide tree brightly decorated with lights is perfect for a Christmas date.

YAKEI is located at Decks Tokyo Beach 3F Seaside Deck, 1-6-1 Daiba, Minato District, Tokyo and is open from sunset to 12 a.m. 

VenusFort Illumination 2019, from November 1 to mid-March 2020

The ornaments and drapes are glamorously displayed.

The themes for this year on their 20th anniversary are
Arigato (thank you),“Harmony,” and Heartful. Snow productions using lights of a mirror ball can also be seen at this illumination show. Special shows are held at the fountain space during the day and night for 30 minutes each. There are also photo spots available indoors, so you better not miss the chance to snap a picture for the gram.


VenusFort Illumination 2019 is located at VenusFort 2F, 1-3-15 Aomi, Koto District, Tokyo and is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Schedules may vary)

Giant Sky Wheel in Palette Town Illumination Christmas Version, from November 2 to December 25

A large Christmas tree shows up on the
Giant Sky Wheel.

There are also lightings that forms an image of
Santa Claus.

At 115 meters high, one of the largest ferris wheels in the world will transform into something fit for the holidays for a limited time only. For its Christmas version, there will be lights that will form Santa Claus and a giant Christmas tree. Other motifs such as ribbons, bells, and stars will also be shown. You can have a grand view of the nightscape of Tokyo from the ferris wheel when you visit with your loved one.

Giant Sky Wheel in Palette Town is located at Palette Town 1-3 Aomi, Koto District, Tokyo and is open from sunset to 10 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and days before a holiday, daily.

MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless

Movement of water is simulated on a rock and a waterfall is pouring in “
Universe of Water Particles on a rock where People Gather

teamLab Borderless
 is a museum without a map created by art collective teamLab. About 60 artworks are displayed in the vast 10,000 square meter space made of five different worlds. From its name “Borderless,” there are no boundaries between the artworks and the visitors. Because of this, you may freely immerse yourself in the world of art. Find yourself in an out of this world experience and enjoy the wonderful experience of borders disappearing between the artworks and other people.

A fantasy-like experience in the new art space of teamLab. Children playing with the little people at “
A Table where Little People Live

Blooming flowers change depending on the time of your visit.

You may also enjoy the
EN TEA HOUSE Genkatei. If you move the teacup in your hands, flowers fall and petals spread from the small teacup. It’s like a tea house where the drinks are an infinitely expanding world.

An artwork is created as long as there is tea in the bowl. The artwork vanishes once you drink all of the tea(
¥500 ~)

MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless is located at Palette Town 2F 1-3-8 Aomi, Koto District, Tokyo and is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and to 9 p.m. on weekends and Japanese holidays, “EN TEA HOUSE Genkatei” is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., to 9 p.m. on Fridays and days before a holiday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays and Japanese holidays daily except on the 2
nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.


Now that we have shown you various places to visit in Odaiba from their impressive illumination views to creative art spaces, consider visiting this beautiful place to make your trip extra special! Where are you planning to go this winter?

Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus, Tokyo Walker (14 November 2019)

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