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Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office

Address: 2-8-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture 160-0023, Japan
Phone Number: +81 3-5321-1111
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Ranked #2 of 53 Attractions in Shinjuku
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Observation Decks/ Towers, Lookouts, Landmarks
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Free elevator to the top of the tall building ... very nice service by all staff there ... excellent atmosphere around, neat & clean area ... also out of the world view with fantastic self explaining boards. Really Enjoyed & also happy to see my Nihon Kohden AED on the top of building...

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Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

The free viewing floors from both the north and south buildings is an excellent way to take in how big this city is. Look down on modern and cultural areas and we were able to spot parts of the city we had previously visited. A great way to get a perspective on Tokyo.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

This place was less than 10-min walk from my hotel. Arrived at 8:30pm, there was no line and we took a free elevator to the observation deck. There were a couple of restaurants (smell was good) and a gift shop with lots of classic Japanese characters (Totoro for example :) The view was great and there were signs on every... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Take the free elevator up either / both of these towers to find an empty cafe, uninspiring mini-exhibition about the building's construction, a tourist-trap gift shop and one of the best views in Tokyo. On a clear day you'll see the Sky Tree, Tokyo tower, Fuji etc. we were staying at the Keio Plaza next door and made this our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

It's not often you get to go up to an observation deck for free! The host and lift staff were very friendly and welcoming. There are signs above each window to tell you what you are looking at too. You can even see Mount Fuji on a clear day! A must do while in Tokyo.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

An amazing view of Tokyo if it is a clear day AND FREE! Easy to find and well signposted from Shinjuku station, go up the SOUTH tower as the North tower has a restaurant and a large souvenir shop that cuts out a lot of the view. The South tower only has one souvenir shop so maximum viewing area. On... More

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Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Great views, free admission, nice walk from Shinjuku station. Went early Sunday, no crowds. Also have a nice gift shop.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Great place to see the Tokyo skyline for free, would definitely recommend this if you are in the area.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Free except if you shop at top level and spend on souvinaire items or food Wonderful views awesome to visit / free

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This was our first view of the city. Was worth going to just to appreciate the size of tokyo. The buildings go on forever. Bit of a line up we got there at 9am. Can do the whole thing in 30 minutes

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