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Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, Shinjuku

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Catch sweeping views of the city from one of the two public observation decks at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. Completed in 1990, the postmodern building designed by Japanese architect Kenzo Tange references a Gothic cathedral. Inside, the governing bodies for the entire Tokyo metropolitan area have their headquarters. At 202 m (663 ft), the building's observation decks each contain a cafe and souvenir shop. One of them stays open late, providing glittering views of the skyline on clear nights. With our custom trip planner, Tokyo attractions like Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Great place to spent the afternoon. On a clear day mt Fuji is visible and in the evening the tokyo city lights are amazing.  more »
  • Located across the street from our Hotel in Tokyo, we climbed on both towers to admire the magnificent scenery is daytime at night. Amazing!!
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  • You log on to the roof-top from one of the two buildings, through the elevator that will take you directly to the top floor. There's a small café inside a huge room with large picture Windows. When we were there it was completely deserted so we enjoyed in private, a great view! It's very popular, it is worth
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  • Top atraction, top view and for free. Free wifi and if you are lucky you can see Fujy Mount!
  • 6pm visit, North Tower... With no que and only 55 seconds to the 45th floor it's worth 30 minutes of time to check out Tokyo's skyline at night. Oh and freeeee...
  • The plebs are only allowed up to the 45th floor, but the view is dope. Do it at any time of day. I'd also recommend taking a picture of all the pedestrians down below, sadistically crushing them between your thumb and index finger. A maniacal chuckle helps. So this is how Godzilla must have felt!
  • A free high rise view of tokyo. A must see for any visiting traveler. On a good day you will be able to see Mt Fuji in the distance. There is a nice cafe and lots of touristy info to look at. There can be a bit of a line, but it moves pretty quickly.
  • Excellent veiw of tokyo from the top foor. IT TOTALLY FREE! Went up the right tower, but the view for mnt Fuji probably better in the left one. (They change each tower every other day) if your in Shinjuku it a must ^_^