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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
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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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Took a trip to the 45th floor to get a birds eye view of the city. Its free and beside a subway station so easy to get to. Great all round views and you can eat in the canteens if... read more

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took a trip to the 45th floor to get a birds eye view of the city. Its free and beside a subway station so easy to get to. Great all round views and you can eat in the canteens if you are there around lunch times. Well worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is no need for a queue. Fantastic view from the tower even in rainy/cold weather cause it's warm and comfortable inside. There's also some shopping you can do.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Going to the viewing floor is free and therefore makes this a worthwhile visit. On a good clear day the view will be amazing, when we went it was a bit cloudy by it was still nice.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I know this place well as it is the starting point for the Tokyo Marathon. At the West exiit of Shinjuku exit, follow the signs along an underground passageway. There is an observation area on a top floor with a magnificent view of Tokyo. It is free.

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Amazing 360 degree views of Tokyo's CBD! And it is free! There are gift shops and a restaurant up there, well worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Both of these buildings provide you with a terrific view of Tokyo at the unbelievable price of FREE! They are very organized and you can spend as much time as you want in each building's viewing area. Unfortunately you will have to wait in separate lines for each building and go through security twice if you go to both. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visit for free and head up to the observation platform for an amazing view of Tokyo, especially impressive at night

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In addition to the Tokyo Walking Tour, we also went on a free tour from Tokyo Free Guide. Our tour guide, Yoshiki was a really cool person. He recommended that we check out Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building because the observation deck has a 360 view of Tokyo and best of all, it's FREE! The observation deck was really cool. We... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visit for free and head up to the observation platform for an amazing view of Tokyo, especially impressive at night

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited 13th October and visited the north tower as it was closest to where I entered the building. At the top I was thrilled to see the city and Mount Fuji on the other side (needs to be clear weather to see it). However I could not see the all of the main park so I would recommend you... 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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