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Shinjuku Mitsui Building, Shinjuku

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.3/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web
The is a high-rise building in Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo. It is owned by Mitsui Fudosan. It is the one the 10 tallest buildings in Tokyo, and was the tallest building in Tokyo and Japan from September 1974 until March 1978, when Sunshine 60 was completed.It was built in the style of high-rise buildings that were being built in the USA in the 1970s. It is notable for the black diagonal braces on its east and west facades. At the base of the skyscraper is a sunken garden and a surprisingly large plaza. In addition to the sunken garden, there is also a roof-top garden.With its black facades, Shinjuku Mitsui Building stands out among the skyscrapers in Shinjuku. It is located next to the Shinjuku Center Building, which is two meters lower but appears to be taller because its first floor is located on higher ground. It made an appearance in the 1984 film Return of Godzilla.StructureThe building's height is 212 meters to the top of the roof, and 225 meters to the architectural top. Its entrance lobby is on the second floor. The X-shaped steel braces on the side of the building serve as seismic reinforcement and also as braces for the doors of the machine rooms at each end of every floor. The doors are 4–5 floors tall, for replacement of equipment such as air-conditioners. As in the older Keio Plaza Hotel, some fire escape exits are exposed outside the building to prevent smoke from accumulating in the case of fire.
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  • very illuminated during the night and with people in the streets, beautiful buildings and the place as whole in Tokyo shinjuku has many shops varied and cheap to buy souvenir
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  • Because there is no observation deck on the upper floors to outsiders, is less edge building, basement restaurants and especially come in handy at lunchtime.
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  • When he returned from visiting the Governament building we stayed in beautiful square decorated in Garden this skyscraper, built in 1974 by ben 212 meters and 55 plans now is according to height in Tokyo. The structure is simple and straightforward but I enjoyed the two dark bands on the sides that are braided metal brace to absorb the stresses of wind and earthquakes. Reminds me of John Hancock x Centedi Chicago. However, even here there are luxury shopping centre, restaurants, bars and a nice square furnished with small tables and sheltered from the noise as you can see in the attached photos. We stopped for dinner and we had a great time ssiamo as seen in the attached photos. If you enjoyed this review, you can read about my many other on Tokyo, Osaka, kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima and Miyajima on Japan and I'm glad a click on: is it useful?
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  • The sunken garden and roof top garden are very interesting.
  • Skyscrapers in Shinjuku (old-fashioned expression are), was built for the first time at Keio Plaza. Also improvements to the building, which was completed in 1971, and in 1974, completed in this area. Shinjuku Mitsui building is. It is still cool. Graceful figure with a black glass. Does not seem antiquated beyond 40 years. Side has become a bracing ride it! Dondon Bill around even this impression of this building is not is mysterious (≧ ∇ ≦)
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  • The building has offices of the company. Bill will be nearly 40 years with the triangular building in the original pattern had an important reservoir of Tokyo is around here. Now even brick reservoir remains. A few people notice there.
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  • Building a respectable what smells so good in the living room?
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  • Building stood in 1974, I'm cool.
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