Marunouchi Illumination

A Winter Tradition with a City Enveloped in Beautiful Champagne Gold Light

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The winter tradition of “Marunouchi Illumination” is held annually in the Marunouchi area near Tokyo Station. Marunouchi Naka-Dori is a street packed with brand-name shops that spans about 1.2 kilometers, and over 220 trees lining the street are elegantly illuminated with 1.2 million LED bulbs in Marunouchi’s original shade of “champagne gold.”
A “gate of light” will be set up in the Yurakucho area (in front of the Kokusai Building and Shin-Kokusai Building), and other illuminations will also be held on Otemachi Naka-Dori.

The electricity used to power the illuminations is green energy, generated through natural sources such as solar and wind power. Marunouchi Illumination has been rated as an environmentally friendly illumination.


  • The elegant light of the original color “champagne gold” is stunning.
  • Enjoy taking in the illuminations while doing some winter shopping.
  • An environmentally friendly illumination that utilizes natural energy.
  • In 2020, a new facility called “Marunouchi Terrace” will be opening at the same time as the illumination.
  • In 2020, the illuminations will be lit to express our gratitude to the medical workers and long-term care workers who are working through the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as with feelings of support for everyone.


  • Marunouchi Illumination
  • Marunouchi Illumination
  • Marunouchi Illumination


  • 周明玉


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Name in Japanese
Postal Code
Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Marunouchi Naka-Dori, and around Tokyo Station
Event Period
November 5, 2020 - February 14, 2021
Lights illuminated between
3:00pm-11:00pm (December 1st through 31st, the lighting will be from 3:00pm until 12:00am)
Right outside of the JR and Tokyo Metro’s Tokyo Station
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)