Caretta is a dining, shopping, performance theater complex at Shiodome.
Their Blue Forest illumination every Xmas is without doubt the best out of all the illuminations in Tokyo. I actually came here on Day 4 then again on Day 5, partly because my camera ran out of memory seconds short of finishing recording the performance.
A picture perfect, sublime dreamscape. The ice like soft glow is like a polar landscape, a paradox of cool and warmth, where one’s thoughts are lost amongst the trees and waves and stars, between the blue hue cast upon and mirrored between the surrounding glass walls. A scene that can only exist in imaginations and pages of fairytales.
Every hour there is a musical light show performance, for the rest of the time it is a magnet for lovers, with long lines formed hours before 5pm when the lights switches on, waiting for the chance to share a special moment in the fantasy forest with the special someone, and their bonds blessed in the Xmas tree chapel.
Please enjoy the pictures and videos.