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Nakagin Capsule Tower Building

8-16-10 Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
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4 weeks ago
“Unique and Marvellious”
17 Apr 2018
“Worth walking by- try to look at from pedestrian bridge for best view”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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8-16-10 Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the a unique piece of architecture and still is operating as hotel, I found the best view to be from the opposite site of the freeway at the top of the stairs. It is only a short walk from Shimbashi station and well...More

1  Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Worth the walk - especially if you are visiting tsukiji. It is nearby. You can’t go in if you aren’t staying there - they have signs that they will call the police for trespassing - but t is worth the walk by if you are...More

Thank Christina C
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Our booking for a private tour for our family of five was made seamlessly over a series of simple Messenger exchanges with Tokyo Architecture Walking Tour by Show.Case. Payment was through PayPal. Our most congenial, highly conversant and professional contact person & guide Ms Yuka...More

2  Thank ECKLKualaLumpur
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Unique design with a flamboyant flair that stood out among the many conventional buildings around it. However it’s time to give it a complete wash to remove all traces of grime. A pity we can’t really enter its premises and have a look from inside....More

Thank TangCS74
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

I was surprised to hear that this building may not have a future, i hope it can be saved and restored so that future generations can enjoy it.

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

I was walking around when I discovered this architectural specialty. Having no knowledge about it it was a good surprise but going there on purpose wouldn't worth it. Pictures can show you everything the building could.

1  Thank Erik T
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

Lovers of avant-guard architecture need to detour to see this while it still exists. There is very little to see from street level; you can no longer glimpse into the sample capsule through the grimy window as it is blocked by vending machines and the...More

1  Thank BadgerCT
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