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Nice View

Good way to spend part of my Sunday. Free of charge and 10 minutes of waiting to get the 45th... read more

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Excellent for a free view

There was quite a long line to have a look at the top, but things moved along swiftly and best of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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The South Observatory will remain closed, due to remodeling work on the TMG Buildings. It is scheduled for a renewal opening around spring of 2019. (The Norh Observatory is open.)
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2-8-1 | 45th floor, TMG No.1 Building, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 163-8001, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good way to spend part of my Sunday. Free of charge and 10 minutes of waiting to get the 45th floor. Recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amoim_Top_Series
Reviewed 5 days ago

There was quite a long line to have a look at the top, but things moved along swiftly and best of all, it was free! There was a nice gift store at the top and plenty of windows to have a look. It would have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aimeetravelstheworld
Reviewed 6 days ago

We got there around 9 in the morning on a Sunday and there was already a long queue ahead of us. The system was quite effective though as we only waited around 20 minutes before taking the lift up. There are a couple of gift...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eugenef36
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great place to see how massive Tokyo is. It's aso free to go up to the observation deck. It's very touristy once you are on the observation deck with lots of chatchkes to buy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Randi E. C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this really is a can't-miss spot, since it has expansive views of most of the City, even Mt Fuji on clear days. It is a little confusing, but you access the queue from the underground parking area (if the line is short, I'm sure you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bob H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up around 12.15 to find a Disney like queue which went around a corner with a 30 minute from here sign! It turned out to be fairly accurate. However, at the lift the info on lunch at the top explained the long line....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Coylum
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Long waiting lines and in the end you get upstairs with hundreds of people on top of each others to see Tokyo behind thick glass windows. It is not really worth it. And only two elevators take guests up and down so quite innefficient

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Somewhere O
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Went up the building for free. The queues were shorter at night. Good city views. There is also a toy store on the same floor which did loads of cool stuff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Claire W
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great view from the observation area on the 45th floor. Large gallery area with shops and items to purchase. Quite a small lift to the observation floor from the ground but very fast, well organised security prior to boarding lift. Would recommend, also its free...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikeymost
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Lines were long to get in took about 1/2 an hour standing in a line to get up to the observatory . Everyone was piled into the lift so if you are bad in small places give it a miss. You will have your bags...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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