Tokyo Tower reopens from May 28-visitors must use stairs!

The Tokyo Tower becomes one of the first tourist facilities to reopen following the lifting of the state of emergency.

And the following rule might allow for the facility to easily implement social distancing rules ; visitors will not be allowed to use the lift and will need to climb up and down the emergency staircase. 

There are about 600 steps to the main observation deck located at the 150 meter level.



Update (June 10)

It has been reported that visitors are already allowed to use the elevators.

There is no discount for visitors that choose to use the stairs.