Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories
Enjoy a full view of Tokyo from 202 meters above the ground.
The observatories are places for visitors to deepen their understanding and
interest in Tokyo and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government while enjoying an amazing
To access the observatories take the Observatory Elevator from the 1st Floor
of Main Building No. 1.
Observatory Hours (Entry ends 30 minutes before closing.)
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
*In August 2014, one of the observatories will be open from 7:00 a.m.
*The South Observatory closes at 5:30 p.m. (However, it closes at 11:00 p.m. on days that the North Observatory is closed.)
Admission: Free of charge
South Observatory: First and third Tuesday of every month
North Observatory: Second and fourth Monday of every month
*When one of the days listed above falls on a holiday, the observatory will be
open on the holiday but closed the following day.
*The observatories will be closed during the New Year's holiday season
(29-31 December and 2-3 January) and on May 18,2014 for inspection. Note: the observatories are open on January 1.
Dining, cafés, etc.
Café (South Observatory)
Café and Bar (North Observatory)
*Operates as a café during the afternoon and a bar at night (last order
is at 10:00 p.m.)
Shop (South and North Observatories)
- The observatories open at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 23, 2014 because the "TOKYO MARATHON 2014" is held on that day.