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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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Phone Number: +81 3-5321-1111
08:00 - 18:45
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:45
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

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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It offer both North and South Bldg. 45 Floor for the views of Tokyo and on a good day...you can easily see Mt. Fuji in the background like I did. No money needed and No long... read more

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Kitty K
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It offer both North and South Bldg. 45 Floor for the views of Tokyo and on a good day...you can easily see Mt. Fuji in the background like I did. No money needed and No long waiting lines...it moves fast....only like 50 Seconds you are there! Besides the Day and Night View...there are lots of booths selling local stuff and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place to come to get a view of Tokyo. There are two towers and one opens well into the evening. On a good day it is possible to see Mt Fuji and much of the city. Unfortunately we were here on a wet day and visibility was limited, however the night view was still worth the trip. As... More 

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Anaheim Hills, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Once get to the top of either tower - both are free and offer different perspective of the city - be prepared that there will be a portion that you cannot see unless you order food/drinks from the cafe/bar that is in place in both towers. Great views at 54 floors.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tall building in central Tokyo lift whisks you to 42nd floor and if its clear you can see Mount Fuji and many other sights from the top. Going early on a Saturday meant no queue and easy to get to the front for photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our local friend took us here as it was a free way to see the city from above. We went on the most clear day and had a beautiful view of Mt Fuji.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Worth seeing, as it offers a panoramic view, however, Sky Tree or Tokyo Towers offer better ones. Anyway, it is nice see it even from below, as it is huge.

Thank Stanislaw1972
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Forget about the observation decks that charge '000's of Yen - these free observation decks are the way forward. Both towers have cafe & gift shops, and the evening tower has a restaurant / bar. Great views across Tokyo, and can see all the way to Mt Fuji on a clear day. And the fact that these are free makes... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Tokyo Met buildings are super impressive if a a little soulless. The view from the 40 whatever flood are impressive

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The building is easily accessible and opens till late at night. We had a great time enjoying the view and some souvenir shopping! The weather though was a little foggy, we had fun anyways. The best part is.. no entrance fee required :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Doesn't cost anything. In a sunny day you see Fuji mountain. I went again in a sunset time. The was in back of mountains, city lights ...

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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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