Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Japan  /  Kanto  /  Tokyo Prefecture  /  Tokyo  /  Chuo  /  Sony Building

Sony Building, Chuo

3.3
#151 of 3,859 in Things to do in Tokyo
In the electronic capital of the world, Sony Building represents a major landmark and a fine example of Postmodern architecture. Erected in 1966, the building celebrates all things Sony across 8 floors of showrooms and stores offering the latest gadgets and gizmos. Several of the lower floors offer retail areas for non-Sony brands, while the ground floor boasts the first traditional British pub in Japan. Free Wi-Fi is offered across several floors. Put Sony Building into our Tokyo tour itinerary planning app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Create an itinerary including Sony Building

(Tokyo is the nearest city to Sony Building)

map
Sony Building Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.0
568 reviews
Google
4.2
TripAdvisor
  • Situated in Ginza area and quite easy to find. Lots of great products to see while you check out the different levels with the latest products, some of which are not available in Canada yet. Also have...  more »
  • There are many tourists who simply go to the shop and Sony PLA. On Sony products in it?.
    View original
  • I loved the aquarium and also spent a couple of hours in the electronics exhibition, ended up buying some high tech electronics, I wanted more but there are some electronics that are sold only to Japa...  more »
Google
  • Incredible collection of devices Sony made over the years! You get to see almost all products they created in this place. They are showcased according to the year of production. If you love Sony or are a gadget enthusiast, you must visit this place right in the heart of Ginza.
  • So disappointing for my husband who is big into gadgets. We did turn up on the last days before the building closed down and moved to a different area. It was pretty empty when we arrived.
  • Went on the final day of the exhibition. Everything went great, and the layout worked well. It's definitely one of those exhibitions you can never catch again in all likelihood. Nothing truly blew my mind, and I'm not sure how interesting the public opening will be now that the exhibition has closed.
  • Had some fun with melodic steps. Walls had funny drawings, plans of future park. Interesting music instruments in Sony Optus room. Otherwise, expected to see more of Sony products, like Playstation:(
  • The whole building is a showcase, showing off the wide range of Sony products. Starting from the top floor, there's a cinema like room for hi-res audio, and the floors below contain amazing short throw projectors as well as a concept for future tech. Proceeding further down the floors, there are camera, audio and PlayStation demo points. Best of all, entry is free!
Places to stay near Sony Building

Plan your trip to Tokyo

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Sony Building by other users

37 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 43 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 37 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM VIETNAM July, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM MEXICO July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 34 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 38 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND June, outdoors, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, relaxing, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans