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Be on time! Every Hour from 12:00 - 20:00

This head is huge, and it's open to the public to visit! Deep in the heart of Kabukicho, the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Fun from all angles

Giant Godzilla casts a great shadow on the side of the hotel next to it at night. Good holiday pic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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1-19-1 Kabukicho | Shinjuku Toho Bldg, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Go to the don quiote building in Shinjuku and you can see from the street. It is located on the 8th floor of the gramercy hotel but the bell man might restrict entrance if not a hotel guest. So you need to go the restaurant...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This head is huge, and it's open to the public to visit! Deep in the heart of Kabukicho, the Godzilla head roars and breathes steam to the tune of music every hour on the hour starting at 12:00 and goes until 20:00. Be at the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KevinByTheAir
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shinjuku is a large entertainment, business, nightlife and shopping area of Tokyo and has a Godzilla head sitting on top building. Great food and bars to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank scotto2540
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why would you not go and see this!! A pretty awesome view on a busy walking street. If you are in the area, you should check it out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You could see Godzilla’s Head from a distance. So we went and had a look. It’s located in a Hotel, free to get in. Goes off every hour. Corny but you have to do it. Great fun.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steventikkanen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your fan of Godzilla you must see the street and the hotel, else you can just see it from the street is enough. Once an hour there is sound and light from the head.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 930salvap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Giant Godzilla casts a great shadow on the side of the hotel next to it at night. Good holiday pic to smile about once you're back home.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GappyUK
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My beloved is a fan of Godzilla; I am not. However, this addition to the city thrilled us both - it truly does look really cool!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KatherineSoloviev
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Looking at Godzilla Head outside on the street is really, really great. However, it doesn't really "go off" every hour, and when it does, it's not the spectacle you expect it to be, like something you might see in Las Vegas. Also, I found it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MusicDayHooray
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

The head looks great from below but when we went to go up and have a closer look there was a big sign saying no and a concierge checking room keys. Take a couple of photos from below and move on...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kane B
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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
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Laura T
June 13, 2017|
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Response from StuartinFiji | Reviewed this property |
It was on the hour every hour between 10am and 7pm when we were there in Sept 2017
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Elaine B
Do I need a JR pass for this itinerary? (1 Reply)
This is a draft of our plan/places we wanna see. If you can offer a better itinerary or add some places to other days, pls do! :D Day 1 - Arrival NRT Term. 2 around 12:00 Pm Train Ride straight to Osaka (Staying at Friend's) Dotunburi Night Out Day 2 - Fushimi Inari, Kiyomizudera, Gion District, Nara Deer Park Day 3 - Kinkaku-ji, Chikurin no Sato, Kimono Forest, Arashiyama Bamboo Grove Day 4 - Universal Studios Day 5 - the Instant Noodle Museum, Asahi Suita Beer Tour, Osaka Castle,...More
March 15, 2018|
Greenbelt, Maryland
15 Day Tokyo/Kyoto/Osaka Itinerary (6 Replies)
Hey everyone, my wife and I are making our first trip from America to Japan this May. We will be visiting Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. We will be getting a 7 day JR Pass to activate upon landing so we can take the Narita Express line into Tokyo, have 2 days in Tokyo, 4 in Kyoto/Day trip to Osaka, and return to Tokyo on our 7th day. I was just hoping to get feedback on our itinerary, with any suggestions or recommendations. Thank you all for the help. We already have are Ghibli Musuem tickets,...More
February 28, 2017|
Response fromallan_y1965|
start using your 7 day jr pass when you travel out of tokyo. a jr rail pass would be worth it for long distance travel to and back. would not pay off if you use it only within the city travel.