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Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings

Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:45 PM
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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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2-8-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-5321-1111
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

Wonderful views of Tokyo. We went up both in the morning and evening. Good souvenir shopping. Great outing especially being free.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank michelleb66
Reviewed 26 April 2014

It's a short walking distance from Shinjuku station (around 8'). You can see this TWIN TOWERS clearly from Shinjuku station. There is an observation deck on each of North and South tower. To access to observation deck, use Observatory elevator on 1st Floor, (Note: there...More

Date of experience: April 2014
4  Thank LEEKIM1957
Reviewed 25 April 2014

The observatory point is indoor (no possibility to go outside) and it smells like cheap fried food because of the restaurant that takes up half of the floor. You get a good view and it's not too crowded, but the place is definitively not as...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Ale87440
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Great view, worth to visit, and it's FREE. That sums it up. Oh no! This place has so many types of souvenirs you may spend a fortune and a large portion of your schedule trapped here!

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Ken L
Reviewed 23 April 2014

A short walk from Shinjuku, this venue is a must for a first-timer to Tokyo as it offers 360 views for as far as the eye can see. Whether you have a good experience or a great experience really depends on the weather so fingers...More

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank stanjkchoi
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings are a great option for visitors who wish to see the sprawling expanse of Tokyo and maybe a peek at Mount Fugi for free! Arrive early (opens at 9am) and get whisked to the observation floor for a breathtaking view...More

3  Thank ordianryguy
Reviewed 21 April 2014

A better view and less troublesome way to enjoy the great view of Tokyo, altho its covered unlike Tokyo tower where you can stand and take photo open air. But the good thing about this is, Free admission. How did I get there, I went...More

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank KhinChong
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

great place to visit in tokyo, its not too far from train station, really near to other attraction around, just come around.

Thank nuwanda83
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Most good views come at a price but this one is completely free! We went at night time and it was quite a good view but could have been better if it was darker inside the room. There are a few signs to explain the...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Carly H
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Its free view of all Tokyo from 45th Floor. They have South & North Buildings, so dont forget to visit both.

Date of experience: April 2014
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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
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Response from Grinch85 | Reviewed this property |
As was said before just take the train and get off at shinjuku. Just remember that shinjuku station is enormous so make sure you take the exit on the same side as the building