Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building 1

8-1, 2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo Japan

Construction Dates
Floor Count48
Basement Floors3
Building Uses
 - capitol building
 - government
 - observation
 - office
 - parking garage
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - landing pad

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof799 fteonet.ne.jp
Observatories663 ftTokyo Metropolitan Government
Sea level-113 ftTokyo Metropolitan Government
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Architect: Kenzo Tange Associates - ktaweb.com

Built at the height of Japan's bubble economy. It was the tallest building in Japan when built. It was overtaken by the Yokohama Landmark Tower in 1993.

Tallest building in Tokyo from February 1991 to January 2007, surpassing the Sunshine 60 Building and itself being surpassed by the Mid-Town Tower.

Built at a cost of 156.9 billion yen.

Free observation decks are available to the public in both towers.

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