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Address: 3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
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07:00 - 23:30
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Must-See for Architecture Buffs

This is one huge volume of space! Most of it is void, but so what, it's still impressive, and intriguingly detailed. Behind the scenes, not so much: I went to the men's room near... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Newton, Massachusetts
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Vienna, Austria
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161 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very close to Tokyo station in Maranouchi, the Tokyo Intl Forum is worth a visit when in the area. Great architecture.

Thank thomaslegner
Newton, Massachusetts
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213 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one huge volume of space! Most of it is void, but so what, it's still impressive, and intriguingly detailed. Behind the scenes, not so much: I went to the men's room near the south entrance and had to march quite a way down a long narrow corridor that was segmented rather than curved to match the building. It... More 

Thank aBoater
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70 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were looking for things to see and this was somewhere on an internet list, so we hopped onto the train and walked from the station down the street. As it was a Sunday there was a flea market outside with many stalls set up and all sorts of cloth, clothing, nic naks and other things to buy... or walk... More 

Thank Mike M
Mangalore, India
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Very nice facilities.Walking distance form Tokyo station.Very nice glass architecture and the arrangements of presentations are very good.Acoustics is good as well.

Thank Arvind S
San Francisco, California
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1,586 reviews
690 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,217 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Whilst I was extremely impressed with the design of this building, there isn't loads to do here. Something to view if you are in the area but dont' make a special trip to get here

Thank Travellover6128
Tokyo and California
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68 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

If you're happen to be in Tokyo when they have an antique market, do visit. Lots of stalls with many goods will be there. It's a great place to go if you're looking for a second hand kimono and obi. Get off at Yurakucho and the Forum is right in front.

Thank Shibuyakko
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3,192 reviews
2,063 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 635 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The Tokyo International Forum sits on the edge of Marunouchi and Yurakucho alongside the JR line and is an impressive glass structure with extensive use of laminated glass. It has one major hall that seats 5000 and a number of other halls, restaurants and a central ground level out door space that features various fairs at weekends.Worth a stroll through.

Thank Oldjack
Country Victoria, Australia
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281 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This soaring, ship-like structure of steel and glass was opened in 1997, The adjacent seven multi purpose halls are used for conventions, trade fairs, exhibitions and pop concerts, the largest hall seating just over 5,000. The leafy paved, ground level plaza is a popular space for flea markets. The immense atrium measures about 207 metres long, and about 32 metres... More 

Thank Hitchiker_bear
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821 reviews
470 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I have heard Bruce Springsteen perform here, seated way up at the top and it as if he were singing 3 meters away. I pass through the Forum often. It has a few excellent French cafes/patisseries and a new, very popular Shake Shack.

Thank warren D
Oakland, California
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69 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This building is strangely peaceful even when there are huge conventions and tons of people. In typical Tokyo fashion, no one is yelling or talking in loud voices, so despite its open-air expanse, the ambient noise is at a hush. The architectural lines and use of light and space are worth making a quick stop here--if only to rest your... More 

Thank Kristen L

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