Roppongi Guide

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Roppongi is simultaneously one of the most loved and hated neighbourhoods in Tokyo. While home to the Japanese head offices of foreign companies like Google, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs and some of the best restaurants around, it also has a seedy reputation with a profusion of hostess bars, strip clubs and nightclubs. The sheer volume of places means there are plenty of cheapo options. The Gindaco branch located near Roppongi crossing is a good place to start.
Another claim to fame is the so called Roppongi Art Triangle – The National Art Center Tokyo, the Suntory Museum at Tokyo Midtown and Mori Museum at Roppongi Hills are all located within easy walking distance.
Additionally, there is are always free events or attractions on at either Tokyo Midtown or Roppongi Hills. Check the Tokyo Cheapo Weekend for the latest events.

List of places in Roppongi

Articles about Roppongi

  • April 23rd, 2015
    Roppongi Art Night

    Cheapo Weekend for Apr 25-26: Art Lovers’ Paradise

    It’s a good weekend for artists and art lovers. We recommend flocking to Roppongi with the other 830,000+ like-minded admirers for the 6th annual Roppongi Art Night. And when we say ‘art night’, we mean ‘ALL night’. It’s modeled after […]

  • March 20th, 2015
    Club Atom 1

    Tokyo’s Best Budget Clubs

    Why opt for a cheapo night of conbini beers and conversation when you can have a frenetic night of fun, music and dancing for the same price? Unbeknownst to most Tokyo Cheapos, there are a slew of great budget clubs— […]

  • September 19th, 2014

    Cheap Sex – Beating the Cost of Loving in Tokyo

    Where to Find a Mate Cheap Dates Mating Grounds Like pretty much all the other mammals cohabiting planet Earth, the Cheapo is hardwired at an animal level to find a mate and reproduce. In this article I hope to assist […]

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Events in Roppongi

  • Roppongi Hills Halloween

    While the streets of Roppongi will be filled with zombie brides, this event is for the kids so it’s a good option if you want to avoid inflicting mental trauma on your toddler. There will be a parade as well […]

  • Design Touch 2015

    Timed to coincide with more pricey events like Tokyo Designers Week and Designtide, Design Touch is completely free and open to all. It’s also on a much smaller scale – although it’s definitely worth a look if you’re in the […]

  • Midtown Christmas 2015

    Tokyo Midtown’s annual Christmas celebration returns with the same theme as last year “Someone is somebody’s Santa Claus” – presumably because they’d like you to buy something from one of the high end shops in the Galleria shopping center. The […]

Eating & Drinking in Roppongi

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