How to get to The North Observation Deck of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

About the North Observation Deck of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

The North Observation Deck of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building is 202 meters above ground level and offers a panoramic night view of central Tokyo. Visitors can see not only Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Sky Tree, but also new spots such as the new National Stadium. The observation deck is open until 20:00 on the first and third Tuesdays of the month when the South Observation Deck is closed.

How to get there

10 minutes walk from West Exit of JR Shinjuku Station
Toei Subway Oedo Line “Tochomae Station” direct connection
10 minutes on foot from Nishi-Shinjuku Station on the Tokyo Metro Line

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Free of charge

Admission to the observation deck is free of charge. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building is a 243-meter-high, 48-story skyscraper. The observation rooms are located on the 45th floor of the first main building of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (202 meters above ground), the North Observation Deck and the South Observation Deck. And it is a place where people can think about the future of “Tokyo” together.

Official web page

Opening hours

9.30-23.00 (last entry time is 22.30, New Year’s Day January 1 opening hours are 7.30-17.30, to see the New Year’s sunrise to apply to the official website But it is not recommended and the Japanese to get together, they are really like this kind of activity ….)

Closing date

December 29, December 31, January 2, January 3

How to get to the viewing platform?

Elevator only from the 1st floor of the Main Hall

View to the northeast – Sky Tower (Sky Tree)

View to the southeast – Tokyo Tower can be seen from a distance

View to the southwest – You can see Shinjuku Gyoen

To the west – From December to February, the weather is mostly dry and clear, so you can see Mt.

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