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World Trade Center Building Seaside Top Observatory

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©World Trade Center Building

[Strongly Recommended!] [Little-Known Secret] [Scenery] [Observatory]

[Overall] Sightseeing
★★★★★★★★★☆ (9.0/10.0)

Features
◎ Enjoyable

◎ Beautiful
◎ Relaxing
△ Unique
◎ Japanese

TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to view the landscape with Tokyo Tower, Zojoji Temple, and Roppongi Hills
2: to view the landscape with Fuji TV Headquarters Building and Ferris Wheel at Palette Town
3: to see the diorama called "View at Tokyo Harbor"

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©World Trade Center Building

Observatory with one of the most magnificent views in Tokyo

If you visit World Trade Center Building Seaside Top Observatory, you can see a superb scenery in Tokyo.

You can go up to the 40th floor, the top floor of World Trade Center Building, by special elevator after purchasing a ticket at the 1st floor. It is great to view 360-degree panoramic view from 152 meter high.

In partciular, it is overwhelming to view the landscape to the west. You can see Zojoji Temple, Tokyo Tower and Roppongi Hills in the same direction. Also, It is wonderful to see the landscape of the seaside area including Rainbow Bridge, Fuji TV Headquarters Building and Ferris Wheel of Palette Town in the south-east. Moreover, you can look at Tokyo Skytree® toward the north, and Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu Gardens to the east. If the weather permits, it is possible to see Mt. Fuji in the west.

It is also attractive to see various kinds of train cars including Tokaido Shinkansen, Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tohoku Line, Yurikamome and Tokyo Monorail.

There is a diorama called "View at Tokyo Harbor." By pressing a button, the diorama shows the place with the light on. It is possible to find the location of the seaside area including Haneda Airport and Ariake area.

The night scenery is beautiful. While this observatory has a calm atmosphere, you can view the colorful night scenery including the lit-up Tokyo Tower.

It opened in 1970. It has a middle-sized private observatory in the commercial area in Hamamatsucho, Minato City, Tokyo. Its nearest JR station is Hamamatsucho Station.

Event Information

Finished Event Information

"Hamamatsuchō Green Sound Festa Hama Matsuri" (This event is held around Hamamatsuchō.)
November 3, 2015 (Tuesday, National Holiday)

"Extension of Opening Hour during Christmas Period"
from December 1, 2015 (Tuesday) to December 25, 2015 (Friday)
*Opening Hour is Extended until 21:30 (Last Entry: 21:00).

"Winter Illumination"
from November 2, 2015 (Monday) to Tentative

"The Universe Goods Selling"
from July 28, 2016 (Thursday) to October 18, 2016 (Tuesday)

"Hamamatsuchō Green Sound Festa Hama Matsuri" (This event is held around Hamamatsuchō.)
November 3, 2016 (Thursday, National Holiday)

"Extension of Opening Hour during Christmas Period"
from December 1, 2016 (Thursday) to December 25, 2016 (Sunday)
*Opening Hour is Extended until 21:30 (Last Entry: 21:00).

"Winter Illumination"
from November 2, 2016 (Wednesday) to Tentative

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©World Trade Center Building

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it takes 45 minutes at a leisurely pace, 30 minutes in a quicker pace, and 1 hour at a slow pace.

Opening Hours
It opens from 10:00 to 20:30 (last entry: 20:00). Opening hours can change during summer, winter, year-end and new-year periods.

Closed Day
While it basically opens every day, it closes on days when the whole building is closed, and year-end and new-year periods.

Admissions Fees
It is 620-yen for high school students and adults, 360-yen for elementary school students and junior high school students, 260-yen for infants. For those 65 years and older, they can receive a silver discount to 500-yen with proof of age.

Access
It takes 1 minute from Hamamatsucho Station on foot.

Nearest Railway Stations
◎ Hamamatsucho Station (JR East: Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tohoku Line)
◎ Monorail Hamamatsucho Station (Tokyo Monorail: Haneda Airport Line)
◎ Daimon Station (Toei Subway: Asakusa Line, Oedo Line)
◎ Takeshiba Station (Yurikamome: New Transit Yurikamome)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
◎ With Significant Other
◎ With Family
◎ With Children

Name in English
World Trade Center Building Seaside Top Observatory

Japanese Name in Roman Letters
Sekai Boueki Senta Biru Tenboudai Shisaido Toppu

Name in Japanese
世界貿易センタービル展望台シーサイドトップ
せかいぼうえきせんたーびるてんぼうだいしーさいどとっぷ

Address
2-4-1, Hamamatsucho, Minato City, Tokyo, 105-6140, Japan

Telephone Number
03-3435-6026

URL
http://www.wtcbldg.co.jp/wtcb/facility/seaside/index.html

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