Azabudai Hills is a major new mixed-use development from Mori Building — the people who brought you the nearby Roppongi Hills, Toranomon Hills, and Ark Hills (notice a theme here with the naming?)
Besides being home to Japan’s tallest building — the Azabudai Hills Mori Tower — the major drawcard besides the usual upmarket shops and eateries, is the Mori Digital Art Museum, a permanent home for teamLab Borderless.
When is Azabudai Hills scheduled to open?
Although at the time of writing, the complex looks more or less finished, it isn’t open to the public yet. The grand opening (during which it will no doubt be extremely busy) is scheduled for December 2023/January 2024.
What is there to see and do at Azabudai Hills?
At the moment, we don’t know a lot about what is planned besides the Mori Digital Art Museum. According to signage, there will be an Azabudai Hills Gallery, an arena, a “Central Green”, up to 3 “Garden plazas”, and an Azabudai Hills Market. It’s not a given, but we are hoping there will be an observation deck as well. With the proximity of Tokyo Tower, the view will be impressive.
How to get to Azabudai Hills
The northwest corner of the Azabudai Hills complex is connected directly to Kamiyacho Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. Roppongi Itchome Station on the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line is a short walk to the northeast. It’s also an easy walk from the Roppongi neighborhood to the east along Gaien-higashi Dori Avenue.
- 0.5 km from Kamiyacho Station
- 0.6 km from Azabujūban Station
- 0.6 km from Roppongi-itchōme Station