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Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories
Situated on the 45th floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, you can look over the city of Tokyo from the Observatories for free. Because it is situated in the heart of Tokyo, in Shinjuku area, you can enjoy the beautiful night view of Tokyo. On sunny days, you can see Mt. Fuji in the distance. There are various restaurants and cafes, where you can also enjoy Japanese cuisine, in the building. Why don't you enjoy the view of the big city of Tokyo for "free"?
- 2-8-1 Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo
- Contact No.
- 10-min walk from JR Shinjuku Station
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- 9:30-23:00 (South Observatory Deck open until 17:30, open until 23:00 when the North Observatory Deck is closed);
South Observatory Deck is closed on the first and third Tuesday, the North Observatory Deck is closed on the second and fourth Monday.
*Open on holidays, but closed on the following day. *Both Observatory decks are closed during year-end holidays.
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 1 hour
- Admission fee
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.
There are two observatory decks: North Observatory Deck and South Observatory Deck. As a result, you can look over Tokyo from various angles in both observatory decks. Since each observatory deck has a different view on the city, both are highly recommended.
Places to eat
If you want to have a cheap and delicious meal, you can stop by Shokuin Shokudo. You can find this restaurant in two places: on the 32th floor in building No.1 and on the 4th floor in building No.2. In addition to people who work in these buildings, tourists can also have meals for a reasonable price. You can also order alcoholic drinks at night!