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Event Hall / Public Hall Spots in Tokyo Area

  • Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center)
    602 Reviews
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    Tokyo Koutou-ku Ariake 3-11-1
    Located in the Ariake district of Tokyo's Koto City, this is Japan's largest convention center. It opened in 1996 and is used for various trade fairs and exhibitions throughout the year including business as well as cultural events. It is famous for hosting the Tokyo Motor Show and the Comic Market. The interior is mainly divided up into the Conference Tower, East Hall, East New Exhibition Hall, West Hall and Restaurant Avenue.

    Visited the place during an event. It’s huge, you could get lost if it wouldn’t be signs everywhere showing directions. Great place.

  • Tokyo International Forum
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 3-5-1
    A multipurpose public culture facility with eight halls of various sizes as well as 34 meeting rooms. The facility frequently hosts cultural events that help share with the world the unique charms of Japan. The airy Glass Building hall, walled in by huge glass panels, has been awarded three Michelin stars, and is a popular tourist spot in and of itself. The entire facility is decorated with works of art, and visitors can come and enjoy the building like an art museum.
  • Suntory Hall
    202 Reviews
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    Tokyo Minato-ku Akasaka 1-13-1
    This classical music concert hall opened in 1986 in “Akasaka Ark Hills” in Minato City, Tokyo. There are two halls, a main hall and a small hall. In pursuit of “the world’s most beautiful sound,” the main hall adopted the “Vineyard-style” of architecture in which all 2006 seats are arranged like the sloping terrace of a vineyard. The lobby, with a drinks corner and shop, is designed as an adult social gathering place where you can enjoy chatting before the performance. Please note that the hall will be closed until August 31, 2017 for renovations.

    They have open house. Free concert during Ark Hills Sakura Festival. There are many children. Sakura week is so busy at popular places but kind of less crowd. Ark Hills also have things for children...

  • National Olympics Memorial Youth Center
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Yoyogikamizonochou 3-1
    An educational facility built on the former Tokyo Olympic Athlete’s Village in Shibuya City, Tokyo to serve as a space for the education and training of young people and persons involved in education. In addition to sports facilities, the center has classrooms, lodging facilities, a convenience store, and cafeteria.
  • Orchard Hall
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Dougenzaka 2-24-1
    This is a facility in “Bunkamura” in Dogenzaka, Shibuya City, Tokyo, where mainly classical concerts such as opera and ballet performances, as well as popular concerts, are held. The hall is able to seat 2,150 people. It is the largest “shoe box type” hall in Japan with a high ceiling, providing rich and majestic acoustics. The buffet restaurant, where you can enjoy eating and chatting before and after the performance and during intermission can be used as a venue for parties.
  • Ryogoku Kokugikan
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    Tokyo Sumida-ku Yokoami 1-3-28
    Called the Ryogoku Kokugikan, this is widely known as a venue for sumo competitions. It can accommodate more than 10,000 spectators and hosts various events besides sumo including pro-wrestling, boxing and concerts. Inside the venue’s shop visitors can purchase sweets and original merchandise featuring sumo motifs even when an official sumo tournament is not being held. The facility also houses the Sumo Museum where visitors can see color prints and ornamental aprons, as well as photos of past yokozuna champions.
  • Tokyo Mielparque Hall
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    Tokyo Minato-ku Shibakouen 2-5-20
    This is an event hall with lavish interior decorations oriented towards Western music and Western-style dance located in Shiba Park in Tokyo’s Minato City. The facility is part of the Hotel Mielparque Tokyo. Equipped with an orchestra pit, in addition to holding ballet performances, concerts, and kayo (Japanese ballad music) shows, it is also often used for school entrance/graduation ceremonies as well as company events. It has 1,582 seats divided into first and second floor seating areas, which are set at an incline for better views of the stage.
  • Ex Theater Roppongi
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    Tokyo Minato-ku Nishiazabu 1-2-9
    A performing arts theater operated by TV Asahi and located on Roppongi-dori Avenue in Nishiazabu, Minato City, Tokyo. The theater is used to host events such as concerts, theater performances, rakugo (traditional comedic storytelling), and movies. The theater is also used for the Tokyo International Film Festival and for live broadcasts of the television show Music Station.
  • Nakano ZERO (Momijiyama Culture Center)
    23 Reviews
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    Tokyo Nakano-ku Nakano 2-9-7
    This is a complex facility for lifelong learning located in the Nakano district of Tokyo’s Nakano City. The main hall with its excellent acoustics is often used for concerts and as a venue for symposiums. In addition the facility also includes small halls, practice rooms, study rooms and a support corner for lifelong learning. In the basement is the Nakano City Library, and there is a planetarium in the West Building. Located right next to Momijiyama Park with its abundant nature, this facility functions as a place for interaction among the city residents.


  • Yurakucho MULLION
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Yurakuchou 2-chome 5-1
    A multipurpose commercial facility located a three-minute walk from Yurakucho Station on the JR Yamanote Line. The facility’s official name is the Yurakucho Center Building. The famous great clock on the outside of the building announces the hour by opening to reveal an animatronic performance and has become a popular meeting spot. A central atrium divides shopping areas on the left and right, and the facility hosts the Hankyu MEN’S Tokyo and LUMINE department stores, cafes, restaurants, the Yurakucho Asahi Hall with theater and gallery, and a movie theater.
  • Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall
    52 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Nihombashimuromachi 2-2-1
    This multipurpose event hall located in the Nihombashi Muromachi district of Tokyo’s Chuo City is often used for business functions such as exhibitions and seminars. There are 690 seats in theater style which can be adapted to 432 seats in a classroom style. Additionally, it can be used for a wide range of purposes including gatherings, parties, concerts, yose (traditional entertainment) and theater. Every summer the Art Aquarium event is held here with the theme of “Edo, Coolness of Kingyo (Japanese goldfish),” which is well-attended as a reminder of summer in Nihombashi.

    Is the venue for various arts activities, seminars and other large events. Supporting facilities for these activities was also visible when entering this place. Great room, and has a place for...

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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Higashi 3-16-6
    This live music club which opened in 1994 in Shinjuku's Kabukicho district moved to the Higashi district of Tokyo's Shibuya City in 2004. The venue hosts live concerts for a variety of artists and bands regardless of musical genre, and is famous for its role in driving the Tokyo music scene. In addition to the main hall is a lounge space as well as a cafe and gallery, and it hosts events that go beyond the framework of music.
  • Hamarikyu Asahi Hall
    1 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Tsukiji 5-3-2 Asahi Shimbun Tokyo Head Office / New Building 2F
    This chamber music hall in the Tsukiji district of Tokyo’s Chuo City mostly holds concerts and recitals for musicians from Japan and overseas. Despite its relatively small size with just 552 seats, it is world-renown for its beautiful sound acoustics, which, according to a survey by the American Physical Society, rivals New York’s Carnegie Hall. The hall has a shoebox style of construction where guests can enjoy a sensitive musical performance from any seat in the venue.

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  • Tokyo FM Hall
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Koujimachi 1-7 FM Center 2F
    A multipurpose hall located inside the FM Center Building in the Koji-machi area of Chiyoda City and just a three-minute walk from Hanzomon Station. The facility has been used for a diverse array of events, including not only classical but also jazz and rock concerts, theater productions, and martial arts exhibitions. The hall’s stage can be changed into seven different configurations to serve any manner of event. The hall’s up to 308 seats can also all be removed, turning it into an excellent space for rehearsals. The hall’s fixtures include a Steinway piano, and its carefully selected and designed audio equipment and high ceiling ensure acoustics unmatched by similar locations.
  • Yomiuri Otemachi Hall
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Otemachi 1-7-1 Yomiuri Newspaper Building 4F
    This is an event hall located on floors three through five of the Yomiuri Shimbun’s Tokyo headquarters. It features a construction with two auditoriums: the 500-seat Yomiuri Otemachi Hall which is uses for classical music concerts, preview screenings of movies, symposiums and performances of traditional art with its installed noh stage, and Yomiuri Otemachi Small Hall which is used for various functions including seminars, workshops and parties. It is directly accessible from Otemachi Station’s C3 exit.
  • NHK Studio Park
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jinnan 2-2-1
    An interactive tourism facility for NHK viewers located inside NHK Broadcasting Center in the Jinnan area of Shibuya City, Tokyo. The facility includes exhibits dedicated to NHK programming such as period dramas and nature shows; a corner where visitors can see how NHK Radio programs are recorded; and exhibits that let users experience what it is like to record a news program and an animation soundtrack. There’s also a children’s library section and Kids World dedicated to children’s shows, making NHK Studio Park a great place to bring the whole family.
  • FORUM8
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Dougenzaka 2-10-7 Shin Ozong Building 8F
    An event hall and rental meeting room facility located a convenient five-minute walk from Shibuya Station. The facility is comprised of five halls and a whopping 58 meeting rooms, including the large 700 Hall, capable of accommodating up to 408 people. Offering rooms able to host a wide variety of group sizes, FORUM8 can be used for all manner of events, from small meetings to large-scale parties. FORUM8 also has catering services, a large parking area, and internet access.
  • Tokyo Culture Culture
    2 Reviews
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Shibuya 1-23-16 Shibuya cocoti building 4F
    Tokyo Culture Culture is a social restaurant where online and offline spaces come together. Located on the fourth floor of 'cocoti SHIBUYA' on Meiji-dori Avenue in Shibuya, Shibuya City. There are over 300 events held year-round with a focus on speaking shows. Come enjoy yourself with just one order per person required.


  • Yoyogi Park Outdoor Stage
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jinnan 2
    An outdoor stage in Tokyo's Yoyogi Park where a variety of events such as concerts are held throughout the year and attended by large crowds of people.
  • Mokubatei
    6 Reviews
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    Tokyo Taitou-ku Asakusa 2-7-5
    Japan's only theater for traditional rokyoku storytelling accompanied by shamisen music, the Mokubatei is also used for kodan storytelling, comedy, rakugo comedic storytelling, minyo folk songs, and other theater and music performances. Tickets are often half price for customers age 25 and under, and long-standing fans and younger people enjoy performances together.


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