Tower of The Sun AKA Taiyo no Tou
Tower of the Sun (In Japanese language called Taiyo no Tou) is a sculpture made by Japanese famous artist Taro Okamoto. This tower was made for Expo ’70 and still stands at Expo Commemoration park (Banpaku Kinen Koen.)
The funny looking sculpture was the symbol for the Expo ’70, with mysterious face and golden head, the back painting of the black sun, it attracted many attention worldwide.
The sculpture is 71 meters in height, and has the diameter of about 20 meters, it is was for sure the main show of the expo back then.
The interior viewing is available, however I recommend looking from outside as interior is just a normal tower and this funny looking tower can not be felt from inside. With the interior viewing, some light shows are available that mimics the show at Expo.
Way to Access Tower of The Sun
Banpaku Kinen Koen (Expo Commemoration Park)
From JR Mogi Station
100 Bound for “Japanese Garden Mae”
*Bus only available on weekends.
Parking lot available.
Weekdays: 800 yen / fixed price
Weekends: 1200 yen / fixed price
|Business Hour||AM 10:00 ~ PM 5:00|
|Ticket Price||Adult 260 yen|
Student 80 yen