View of Tokyo Government Building is more better than that of Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Skytree is most popular towers in Tokyo.

tokyotowerTokyo Tower

N612_skytreewomiageruTokyo Skytree
The view from Tokyo Tower or Skytreee  is very beautiful.
PEZ_skytreekaranomachinamiThe view from Skytreee.

Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Skytree are very beautiful.

KAZ78_yorunotokyoTokyo Tower is prettier at night.

skytree1Skytree with Sumida River.

But,Tokyo Tower and Skytree will be expensive.
Tokyo Tower’s fee is 1,600 yen / per 1 person.
Tokyo Skytree’s fee is 3,090 yen / per 1 person,not reserve.

The Tokyo Government building is the best place to take a city view. It is FREE.


The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Tokyo Tocho)in Shinjyuku is a famous place which is free observation decks.

P1060673_RObservation decks.

P1060698_RViews from observation decks.

With favorable weather conditions, famous landmarks such as Mount Fuji, the Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo Tower, can be seen from the observatories. Observation decks has a cafe and a souvenir shop.

■ The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building  Infomation
< Opening Hours>
OPEN : 9:30
CLOSE : 23:00
*Open year round
< Access >
2-8-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo

< Near station >
Shinjyuku Station (JR)
Tocho-mae (Toei Oedo Line )
< Route form Shinjyuku Station(JR) >

都庁1Leave Shinjyuku  station by the East Exit.

都庁2Go straight.

都庁4Turn left.

都庁3Go straight.

都庁5Going Right.

都庁6Go straight.

都庁7Going right.

都庁10Go straight.

都庁11Go straight.

都庁12Go straight.

都庁13Going left.

都庁14Turn right.

都庁15Go straight.
You can arrive at the entrance of observation decks in Tocho.