Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings (東京都庁舎, Tōkyō Tochō) are comprised of the North and South and house many offices relating to the local city government. The building is best known for its free observatories, one in each tower, which offer stunning panoramas of the city and the surrounding prefectures.

Notice

The North Observatory is closed from May 2019 until January 2020 due to renovations. During these renovations, the South Observatory can still be visited and is open until 23:00 with last entry at 22:30.

Overview

Address

2 Chome-8-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 163-8001 (Map) (Directions)

Hours

Closed today

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 8:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 8:30 - 17:00
Thursday 8:30 - 17:00
Friday 8:30 - 17:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Holidays Closed

Access

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings can be reached in a ten-minute walk from JR Shinjuku Station (signed along the underground passage) or in a minute’s walk from Tochome Station on the Oedo metro line. 

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