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.



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


8:30 - 17:00 Closed now

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



  • Cafe

General Amenities

  • Souvenir shop
  • Restroom
  • Free parking
  • Information Counter
  • Shops


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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