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Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings

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Address: 2-8-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-5321-1111
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08:00 - 18:45
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:45
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The tallest building in Shinjuku, TMG No. 1 offers sweeping views of...

The tallest building in Shinjuku, TMG No. 1 offers sweeping views of Tokyo--all the way to Mt. Fuji on a clear day--from the 45th floor observatory.

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Came here on our first night in Tokyo. Pretty easy to find. The entrance to the observatory is well marked. There was a small line, but we only waited a few minutes to board... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came here on our first night in Tokyo. Pretty easy to find. The entrance to the observatory is well marked. There was a small line, but we only waited a few minutes to board the elevators. Once on the 45th floor there is a restaurant and very large gift shop. The views are great and you can't beat the price...FREE!... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a nice clear day so decided to go to the 45th floor observatory. We went to the north building observatory and there was quite the line for two elevators. Line went quickly though. We went during the day and the views were nice. You can see all across Tokyo and even Mt. Fuji, though it is quite far... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there in the afternoon. The queue was short and not so many people despite it was Sunday. The view from south tower is amazing, with Meiji shrine goodness green park right smack in the middle of concrete 'jungle'.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went up to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building to see if I could get a glimpse of Mt Fuji, no such luck as the elusive Fuji was covered in cloud. However the view of surrounding Tokyo is great and there is a Cafe and souvenir shop on the same level for something more to do. Met a volunteer guide who... More 

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One of the highest building in Shinjuku area, this tower have a free city-viewing floor at the top. Enjoy the Tokyo view in special place. Even you can see Mt. Fuji when weather's fine. 新宿都庁は西新宿で最も高いビルのひとつ 上層部にある無料の展望フロアからは、東京中の景色や天気が良ければ富士山の姿を楽しめます

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went up about 40 storeys in 55 secs! Great 360 views ! We did it as part of Bike Tours Tokyo. A bonus is products from all over Tokyo for sale and a great cafe !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Huge and great building I can't imagine working people day and night excellent area I can recommend all

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This building has a great view and is all for free! The morning we went was clear and we could see Mt Fuji. You can also see Tokyo tower and the Skytree. We went up the Skytree as well during our stay and I wouldn't say that the views there were that much better. This building has souvenir stores and... More 

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Perfect way to spend a clear morning/afternoon. Afternoon is better as sun is higher in the sky. Choose the southern tower as the view is better. Plan to spend at least an hour, possibly two hours as there are always interactive displays. Free admission. Bring snack and water as coffee shop is expensive.

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We went up the south tower first thing in the morning (wanted to avoid any crowds). The views were spectacular! (202 metres high!) You can walk all around to see every angle. Quite remarkable. There's small Cafe and a nice selection of Japanese products for sale. Going to the observatory is free and the north side is open later for... More 

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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and contains the busiest train station in the world. To the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the east, there’s a district with long-established department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.
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