Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
Nishi-Shinjuku: Attraction
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building: Nishi-Shinjuku
Nishi-Shinjuku / Attraction
Open 9:30am-11pm daily.
Free admission
Average visit time: 10-30 minutes

Tokyo's city hall building features not one but two free observation decks from which to enjoy a sweeping view of the city and surroundings. On a clear day you can see Mount Fuji, but the view at dusk or nighttime is more entertaining, as the lights make Tokyo quite a bit prettier. Both observation floors are 202 meters above the ground; the north deck is open late.

The building itself was designed by architect Kenzo Tange and completed in 1991. It stands 48 stories tall.

Shinjuku-ku, Nishi-Shinjuku 2-8-1.
Tochomae station (Oedo line)
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