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Updated: March 3, 2020

Tokyo Tower's 333 Carp Streamers (Koinobori) and Giant Pacific Saury Streamer (Sanmanobori) 東京タワー333匹の「鯉のぼり」と巨大「さんまのぼり」

4-2-8 Shibakoen, Minato City, Tokyo
2020-3-27 - 2020-5-6

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In honor of Children's Day (an annual holiday celebrated on May 5), Tokyo Tower is decorated with 333 koinobori (carp-shaped windsock streamers) of different sizes and colors—plus one bonus fish, a giant Pacific saury, or "sanma" in Japanese. The number of carp streamers is based on Tokyo Tower's height of 333 meters. You can see the decorations at the main entrance of Tokyo Tower, on the first floor, until May 6, the last day of the long Golden Week holiday.

The Pacific saury streamer is six meters long. It was first added to Tokyo Tower's koinobori display in April 2011 as a symbol of support for post-disaster reconstruction efforts taking place in Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture. The city and Tokyo Tower are connected through the Sanriku-Ofunato Tokyo Tower Pacific Saury Festival that is held in September each year.

Since 2011, the Pacific saury streamer has been displayed alongside a colorful banner on a pole in front of Tokyo Tower. This type of banner celebrates a bumper catch of fish.

How to Get There

  • Akabanebashi Station | 5 min on foot
    Oedo Line
  • Kamiyacho Station | 7 min on foot
    Hibiya Line
  • Hamamatsucho Station | 15 min on foot
    JR lines


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【Top Deck Tour】Adults (18-64): ¥2,800 | Teens (12-17): ¥1,800 | Children (4-11): ¥1,200 【Main Deck Tour】Adults (18-64): ¥900 | Teens (12-17): ¥500 | Children (4-11): ¥400

Facility Info

  • Restrooms | Dining facilities | Smoking area |
  • Japanese | English | Chinese (simplified) | Chinese (traditional) | Korean |
  • braille signage | Disabled parking | Automatic doors | Handrails | Wheelchair ramp | Escalator | Wheelchair accessible elevator | Baby changing facilities | Wheelchair loan | stroller loan | Breast feeding room |

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