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Tokyo International Forum

3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo Prefecture 100-0005, Japan
+81 3-5221-9000
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Ranked #22 of 75 Attractions in Chiyoda
Type: Architectural Buildings, Convention Centers, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The forum is a magnificent building with one end shaped like a ship. A whole building made of glass with bridges high up. There was a market day on the Sunday that we visited on an adjacent courtyard which added to the enjoyment of our visit. It is a short walk to the Tokyo Central Station.

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Tokyo, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Here a small 4K Video I made of the Tokyo International Forum : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWtZ61uHXs8 Located a few steps away from Tokyo central station and just in front of the Yūrakuchō Stations, the Tokyo International Forum is one of Tokyo’s wellknown architectural marvels. Designed by Rafael Viñoly (http://www.rvapc.com/) and completed in 1996, the Tokyo International Forum is in fact two huge... More

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London, United Kingdom
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246 reviews 246 reviews
130 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The italian architect Rafael V.put an impressive show here. The glass huge "Ship" is large and we walked it up and down and from side to side to respect this kind of work and actually look into the details. Glass bridges cross the air , high, lifting our spirit.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The congress/meeting venue is very conveniently located to acces from Tokyo central station and others ( Ginza, Hibiya, Yrakucho). the central Glass building is a nice piece of architechture. free wifi accessible from time to time, depending on the place in the venue.

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London, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
12 attraction reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We parked our car in this building, and the architecture is great. Nothing much else in the building except for concert halls and some small restaurants.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
41 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The main building is constructed like a ships hull in glass and really is a lovely building architecturally. The other attractions are actually outside the main building with a few shops and market space. Worth a brief visit and is a break from shopping.

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Worth going if you like architecture. Bit like a big railway station - but no trains. Lots of concert halls - but all performances in Japanese with no sur titles.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We spent a good while wandering this lovely building admiring and photographing the architecture. Best thing though, we chanced upon a busy Mr Donut market research event to mark the launch of a new chocolate donut and gain feedback from general public. We happily took part in that! Very random but great fun.

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Spring Hill, Kansas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Was here for a show at the theatre within the convention center for two weeks. The building is HUGE so plan extra time in case you get lost the first time you visit. The Hibiya Station is right there, which is incredibly convenient. There is a convenience store and a coffee shop within the same building, along with a Starbucks... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Was here for a conference Last April, it's huge convention center with a modern design. Can be bit confusing because of the size. It's surrounded by many chick shops and eatery, and can be easily accessed from Hibiya and Yurakucho station. Walking surrounding this convention is a nice treat to eye, and you can find a hidden park nearby.

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