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Telecom Center Observatory

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[Overall] Sightseeing
★★★★★★★★☆☆ (8.0/10.0)

◎ Enjoyable
◎ Beautiful
◎ Relaxing
◎ Unique
◎ Japanese

TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to see the landscape of Odaiba area
2: to see the landscape of Aomi Container Port

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[Closed] Telecom Center Observatory is temporarily closed for the time being from December 26, 2020 (Saturday).

Observatory that shows the landscape with Odaiba Area

If you visit Telecom Center Observatory, you can see around the scenery of Odaiba area.

Telecom Center Building has a height of 99 meter. Its shape is similar to that of the Toit de la Grande Arche in Paris, France. There is an observatory at the 21st floor, the top floor of the building. After purchasing a ticket at the 20th floor, you can go up the stairs to the 21st floor.

You can see the 260-degree panoramic view from "North Area" and "South Area" in this observatory. Above all, you can look around Odaiba area including the Ferris Wheel of Palette Town, the Fuji Television Building, Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower in the north. You can also view Tokyo Skytree® and Tokyo Big Site in the northeast, Tokyo Gate Bridge in the southeast. Moreover, you can see the unique view of Aomi Container Port in the south.

Its night scenery is beautiful partly because the Ferris Wheel of Palette Town and Tokyo Gate Bridge are lit-up in the evening.

It opened in 1996. It is a small private observatory at commercial area in Odaiba, Koto City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Telecom-Center station.

Event Information

Finished Event Information

"First Sunrise on New Year Day"
January 1, 2016 (Friday, National Holiday)
January 1, 2017 (Sunday, National Holiday)
January 1, 2018 (Monday, National Holiday)
January 1, 2019 (Tuesday, National Holiday)
January 1, 2020 (Wednesday, National Holiday)

May 27, 2017 (Saturday)

"Telecom Center Observatory 1 DAY BEER GARDEN"
July 14, 2017 (Friday)
August 25, 2017 (Friday)
September 29, 2017 (Friday)
December 1, 2017 (Friday)

"Firework View Event"
August 7, 2017 (Monday)

"Odaiba Sea Art Firework Festival 2017 ~Halloween Beach Festival in Autumn~ View Event"
October 21, 2017 (Saturday)

July 6, 2018 (Friday)

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Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 45 minutes in a regular pace, about 30 minutes in a hurried pace, and about 1 hour in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
It is different between weekday and Saturday, Sunday and national holiday. This observatory opens from 15:00 to 21:00 (last entry: 20:30) on weekday. It opens from 11:00 to 21:00 (last entry: 20:30) on Saturday, Sunday and national holiday.

Closed Day
This observatory is closed every Monday and year-end and new year holidays. In case that Monday is either a national holiday or a substitute holiday, it opens on Monday and closes on the following weekday.

Admissions Fee
It is 500-yen for high school students and over, and 300-yen for elementary and junior high school students.

It takes about 1 minute from Telecom-Center Station.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Telecom-Center Station (Yurikamome: New Transit Yurikamome)
◎ Tokyo-Teleport Station (Tokyo Waterfront Area Rapid Transit: Rinkai Line)

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Name in English
Telecom Center Observatory

Name in Roman Letters
Terekomu Senta Tenboudai

Name in Japanese

Telecom Center EAST 21F, 2-5-10, Aomi, Koto City, Tokyo, 135-0064, Japan

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Purpose: Architecture

Purpose: Observatory

Purpose: Scenery

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