A Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars in Tokyo

Planetariums can be an exceptional diversion from yet another evening in the hustle and bustle of the city, with the relaxing spectacle of the firmament

  • A Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars in Tokyo
  • A Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars in Tokyo
  • A Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars in Tokyo
  • A Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars in Tokyo
  • A Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars in Tokyo

A visit to a planetarium almost feels like leaving for a short trip. The state-of-the-art technology will allow you to sit back and relax while gazing at the wondrous vault of the skies of the world, through special goggles and powerful 3D imagery, without worrying about the weather.
Konica Minolta Planetarium Manten
While lying down on “cloud” seats or “lawn” seats, visitors can admire four works, which include ““Milky Way & The Moon – unforgettable , To the Milky Way”, “Flowers Blooming in The Starlit Skies” (with music by Sukima Switch), “Star Safari”, “Fantasy Railroad in The Stars”, each combining realistic night skies with computer-generated imagery and music. The planetarium also features an aromatherapy healing programme.
Located near Odaiba, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation(Miraikan) is provided with the Dome Theatre GAIA, where visitors can experience dynamic and tridimensional images. In addition to the theatre, a number of exhibits are held throughout the year, such the special exhibition “The Mammoth”, on display from 7th June to 4th November.
Cosmo-Planetarium Shibuya
Situated within the Shibuya Cultural Centre, at an only 5-minute walk from Shibuya Station, the Cosmo-Planetarium features a screen reproducing about 265,000 twinklingstarsand six different programmes suitable for all ages. Numerous exhibitions and events are held to promote the attraction and mystery of the galaxies.
Konica Minolta Planetarium Tenkū
This planetarium is located in Tokyo Sky TreeTown, in Sumida Ward. The facility offers an extraordinary experience combining stunning video and sound. The experience is made even cosier and more memorable by the three premium seats in the front. The seating is arranged in sloping tiers, providing more reality to the video, which appears to be approaching the viewer from the front.
Planetarium Bar
It is perhaps the first venue in the world to combine a planetarium and a bar,where you can enjoy a cocktail,while watching the night view of Shirokanedai and the stars projected on the ceiling.The bar has two projectors, designed by the Planetarium Bar mastermind Takayuki Ohiraand called “Megastar Zero Platinum” and “Megastar Class”, which project over five million stars.

Author : Slower Journal


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