Spectacles unique to Japan’s number one city

HOME > DISCOVER × TOKYO > SPECIAL REPORT: TOKYO’S NUMBER ONES > Spectacles unique to Japan’s number one city

Main content starts here.

Tokyo's number ones Back to Discover × Tokyo

Spectacles unique to Japan’s number one city

The metropolis of Tokyo offers cityscapes unique to the capital of Japan.
Witness them yourself and feel the dynamic splendor that photographs can’t capture.    

Scramble crossing at Shibuya Station

The sight of masses of people crossing the intersection on a weekend afternoon is often depicted as a symbol of Tokyo.

Location

JR Shibuya Station Hachiko Exit

Remarks

For a full view, go to Taro Okamoto’s Asu no shinwa (Myth of Tomorrow) mural displayed in the passageway connecting the Keio Inokashira Line and JR lines.

Night view from World Trade Center Building Seaside Top Observatory

This popular spot commands a perfect view of Tokyo at night. It is listed in the New Three Greatest Night Views of Japan / 100 Selected Night Views.

Location

Linked directly from JR / Tokyo Monorail Hamamatsucho Station, Toei Subway Daimon Station.

Remarks

Adults 620 yen; Hours 10:00–20:30 (reception closes at 20:00)

* Hours may be extended in summer and winter

Skyscraper district of Shinjuku 

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building and group of Shinjuku skyscrapers around it are a spectacle of Tokyo. Each building has a number of restaurants on the basement and top floors.

Location

Around Nishishinjuku 2-chome, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, Shinjuku Park Tower, Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower, Shinjuku Sumitomo Building, etc.)

 

SEARCH GO TOKYO