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Suntory Hall

1-13-1 Akasaka, Minato 107-8403, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3505-1001
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Simply the best concert hall in Japan

Since their opening on October 1986, I can't count the number of times I have visited here... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
3millionmiletraveler
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Darien, Connecticut
Unforgettable Audio & Visual experience

I live in SF bay area and I visit Davis symphony hall every month. No kidding when I went back from... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
kfylucky
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San Jose, California
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“acoustics” (13 reviews)
“performance” (7 reviews)
“conductor” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
1-13-1 Akasaka, Minato 107-8403, Tokyo Prefecture
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
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+81 3-3505-1001
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Since their opening on October 1986, I can't count the number of times I have visited here. Wonderful interior, perfect seating arrangement and acoustics with great location in Akasaka/Roppongi area. Just went there for Yuja Wang's piano recital and really enjoyed it. Never disappointed.

Thank 3millionmiletraveler
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I live in SF bay area and I visit Davis symphony hall every month. No kidding when I went back from Japan , I don't want to go my local one anymore. The Suntory hall has fantastic acoustic design and perfect reverberation to mix the...More

Thank kfylucky
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This was a great afternoon out. I really enjoyed, even though I got the cheapest seats available (3000 jpy). It was actually better to watch from behind the symphony because I could watch the conductor's expressions. His entire face and body were extremely expressive, and...More

Thank Angie R
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Many municipalities have their own performance halls, so with all the competition, the size of this hall may be smaller than one might expect. But this is a good one. Amazing acoustics and sight lines. My son performed here last year on the violin as...More

1  Thank Nine_Ate_Seven
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Listening to the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra in Suntory Hall is a great way to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon. The facility is gorgeous and seats are comfortable. Good view from nearly every seat. Plus a nice plaza with several restaurants to choose from for a...More

Thank LA4man
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

We have an extra night in Tokyo, so we bought a couple of tickets to see the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra playing Bartok and Berlioz at Suntory Hall. The symphony orchestra is of the highest quality. The dynamics were outstanding, and the finishes were crisp and...More

1  Thank El_Pelicano
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Great acoustics. Good sightlines. Peculiar combination of a traditional-looking organ case on the wall behind the orchestra platform, velour-covered chairs and modern vineyard seating, Has a small bar selling light snacks and a tiny gift shop. Several restaurants across the plaza in the ARK complex....More

1  Thank 301Lake
Reviewed 8 October 2014

There are a few different halls within this venue so I can only comment on the small hall that we visited. I both performed and watched here and loved both experiences. Amazing sound, comfortable seats and wonderful view as an audience member. Great lighting, plenty...More

2  Thank JenLGH
Reviewed 7 October 2014

This is the best hall in Japan. Sounds is splendid and architecture is so beautiful. We Japanese proud this hall sincerest.

1  Thank ivoire14
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

Suntory hall is absolutely beautiful and well worth a visit. The sound is amazing but i enjoyed the second hall the most as it was more opulent and intimate.

2  Thank sam_2008_8
Nearby
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
Odaiba is an entertainment hotspot with a giant ferris
wheel, concert halls, amusement arcades and lots of
shopping. It also boasts Oedo-onsen-monogatari, a
hotspring that recreates old Edo-era ambiance and is
very popular with foreign visitors. Shiodome has
ultra-modern office buildings where you can often find
restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The
neighboring area of Shinbashi is a district of much
...More
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