Tokyo metropolitan view (Photo: Yoshiko Toyama)

Sweeping Views of Tokyo City Hall

Secret tourist spot...and for free!

Yoshiko Toyama   - 1 min read

The two Metropolitan Government Buildings are just a short walk away from Shinjuku Station. The many high-rise buildings, which we can see from here, seem to be the same height but with totally different faces. You may be surprised at how huge Tokyo is. If the weather is clear, you can enjoy the Tama mountains and Mount Fuji. This is a great inexpensive tourist spot. And with its own little souvenir shop and cafe, too, on the 45th floor. Finally, be sure to visit the serene Kumano Shrine nestled in among the many Shinjuku buildings after you walk across Shinjuku Park.

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Yoshiko Toyama

Yoshiko Toyama @yoshiko.toyama

Basically, I enjoy making short videos. I studied film making at The Persons Art School in New York a long, long time ago. At that time I used 16mm film with a Bolex movie camera. Film was not digitized yet. Nowadays I shoot & edit my videos with very basic equipments, like the Victor Everio a...