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Over the Kanagawa, Carrot Tower


This day I visited Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan to take nightscape photos.
It is located near Sangenjaya station.

Here is Chazawa-dori street.

Chazawa-dori Street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Chazawa-dori Street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Sangenjaya and Shimokitazawa is tied with Chazawa-dori street.
I walked to Sangenjaya through Shimokitazawa.

There are many shops and restaurants or cafes along the Chazawa-dori street.
On Sunday from 13:00 to 17:00, Around Sangenjaya,station is restricted as pedestrian mall.
People are relaxing calm afternoon.

Chazawa-dori Street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Chazawa-dori Street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Ofcourse here can go by train. There are 2 lines,Tokyu Den-entoshi Line and Tokyu Setagaya Line.
Here is Tokyu Setagaya Line’s Sangenjaya station.  Setagaya Line is Tram.  There are only two lines in Tokyo.
Setagaya Line is tiny,but has good atmosphere.

Tokyu Setagaya Line Sangenjaya Station, ,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Tokyu Setagaya Line Sangenjaya Station, ,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

This is Carrot Tower. Its name comes from exterior color like carrot.

Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

26th floor is observatory. Here is free space.
Because table and chairs are set by the window,people tend to stay long time.
To keep place, needed to go early time.
Here was close to other visitors and space was narrow, I avoid to use tripod.

Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

There are Radio studio next to free space.

Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Setagaya Line from Carrot Tower.

View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

This day was clear sky. Beautiful gradation.

View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

But around the ground was covered with clouds.

View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

After sunset, Mt.Fuji appeared!

Free space is facing west direction. So here is possible to see Mt.Fuji on clear sunny days. There is restaurant at the same floor. There can enjoy other directions for example Tokyo Tower or Skytree.

View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Ridge line is mixed with clouds. Mt.Fuji is seen over Tokyo and Kanagawa prefecture’s residential area.

View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Because I did not use tripod, I could not change angle.

Ridge line and sky. Beautiful nature. I’m about to forget that here is Tokyo.

View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Here has so heavy reflection that I could not take night photos.

View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

This is another day.  A little cloudy. Large road is Setagaya-dori street.

View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
View from Carrot Tower,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

After observatory, I recommend  to take a walk around Sangenjaya.
Here is opposite side of Setagaya-dori street. Setagaya-dori street is large street facing Carrot Tower.

Sankaku-chitai,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Sankaku-chitai,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Inside of this area is called Sankaku-chitai(means Triangle area).
Large building on backdrop is Carrot Tower.

Sankaku-chitai,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Sankaku-chitai,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

This area developed from secret market after WW2.
Now most of buildings are restaurants or bars.
Small alley has mysterious atmosphere. It’s so deep!

Sankaku-chitai,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Sankaku-chitai,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

One more place,here is Suzuran-dori street located Carrot Tower side.

Suzuran-dori street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Suzuran-dori street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Here is small alley. But it has retro atmosphere.

Suzuran-dori street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Suzuran-dori street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Suzuran-dori street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Suzuran-dori street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Suzuran-dori street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
Suzuran-dori street,Setagaya-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Information
Carrot Tower
Nearest Station:Sangenjaya Station / Tokyu Den-entoshi Line,Tokyu Setagaya Line
Entrance Fee: Free
Open: 9:30AM-11:30PM
Holiday: Second Wednesday every month, New year holidays

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