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The tallest building in Shinjuku, TMG No. 1 offers sweeping views of Tokyo--all the way to Mt. Fuji on a clear day--from the 45th floor observatory.
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2-8-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-5321-1111
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is free admission to public. I recommend visiting this instead of paying to go up to Tokyo Skytree or Tokyo Tower. The view is about the same! Quite a distance from Shinjuku Station but worth the walk.

Thank celestayk
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went after dinner and found it easy to find elevator entrance. The staff was very welcoming. The night views are beautiful. There is a restaurant with a view onthe floor as well as retail areas. Definitely worth the trip. You can pay for the...More

Thank Tracy k
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice and free addition to your Shinjuku visit. Vi stayed at a hotel next door so short walk for us, but you can walk from the main Shinjuku station in 15 mins. Great views in all directions and a guide that walks around an...More

Thank erikssc
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I stayed in a hotel next to this building, so it's very close to reach this place. Otherwise, it takes approx 10 minutes walk from Shinjuku shopping areas. My mum was using a wheelchair and the officers were very helpful. And it's...More

Thank lundia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free access to 48th floor, they have 2 sides, south and north building. Better to go around 5.30, then you can see Tokyo in the dawn time

Thank Qingling T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited both towers. It is free to go up. The towers are located quite central, and I recommend this place as an absolute must visit. The area is charming from above.

Thank Norsk-explorer
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must-do. The views from the Observation Deck are amazing, and it's free. There are plaques in English to help you know what you're looking at. Right now, you can see some of the construction for the 2020 Olympics. The gift shop on the Observation...More

Thank Bonnie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing voice of Tokyo from the two towers. Everyone should go there to see Tokyo I’m night from above.

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing views of the city, for free! Taking the lift to the 45th floor means the view you get is panoramic of Tokyo and the greater suburbs.

Thank 2hasmat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to see Tokyo View on top, free. Love the souvenirs available my daughter spent a lot for lovely stuff. Easy to reach from our hotel.

Thank soynow5
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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23 February 2018|
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Response from TheChadi | Reviewed this property |
To visit the buildings themselves and have a tour of the government buildings that is accurate. But, the observation decks are open till late and run on a schedule which you can see on their website. Note that the south and... More
20 April 2017|
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Response from RegK2014 | Reviewed this property |
you can visit at your own leisure. No need for a tour.
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5 February 2017|
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Response from banj2015 | Reviewed this property |
Both are good. (if I remember correctly) northern one is better in the evening/afternoon because of the sunset.