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Bunkyo Civic Center Observatory


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TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to see unique architectural building with semicircular observatory
2: to see landscape with Tokyo Skytree®


The landscape with Shinjuku Skyscrapers and Mt. Fuji

If you visit Bunkyo Civic Center Observatory, you can see the scenery from the central part of Tokyo.

This observatory is located at the 25th floor in Bunkyo Civic Center. It is about 100 meter high. You can go up to the observatory by elevator that has a window, seeing open ceiling space in the building.

You can look around the 270-degree scenic view to the east direction, the north direction and the west direction through diagonal windows from the observatory of unique semicircular shape.

You can view Tokyo Skytree® to the east, Mt. Tsukuba to the north, and Shinjuku skyscrapers to the west direction, in addition to the scenery of Bunkyo City including Yasuda Building at the University of Tokyo to the northeast and Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens to the southwest direction.

If the weather permits, you can look at Mt. Fuji behind Shinjuku skyscrapers, while you simultaneously see a high-rise building near the observatory toward the similar direction.

For your information, Bunkyo Civic Center is a multiple facility that has the Bunkyo City Office, Bunkyo Civic Hall and so on. It is unique that you can see the assembly hall of Bunkyo City Congress through the window in the observatory.

Bunkyo Civic Center was constructed in 1994. It is a small public observatory of Bunkyo City in Kasuga, Bunkyo City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Kasuga Station and so on.

Event Information

Finished Event Information

"Sky View Lounge BAR"
from November 18, 2016 (Friday) to November 20, 2016 (Sunday)
from December 8, 2017 (Friday) to December 9, 2017 (Saturday)
from August 24, 2018 (Friday) to August 25, 2018 (Saturday)
from November 16, 2018 (Friday) to November 17, 2018 (Saturday)
from May 24, 2019 (Friday) to May 25, 2019 (Saturday)
from June 28, 2019 (Friday) to June 29, 2019 (Saturday)
from July 19, 2019 (Friday) to July 20, 2019 (Saturday)
from August 23, 2019 (Friday) to August 24, 2019 (Saturday)
from September 27, 2019 (Friday) to September 28, 2019 (Saturday)
from October 25, 2019 (Friday) to October 26, 2019 (Saturday)
from November 15, 2019 (Friday) to November 16, 2019 (Saturday)
November 22, 2019 (Friday)
from December 13, 2019 (Friday) to December 14, 2019 (Saturday)
from February 7, 2020 (Friday) to February 8, 2020 (Saturday)
from February 28, 2020 (Friday) to February 29, 2020 (Saturday) Cancelled
from March 27, 2020 (Friday) to March 28, 2020 (Saturday) Cancelled


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
This observatory opens from 9:00 to 20:30.

Closed Day
This observatory is closed on the closing day of the whole building, the third Sunday in May, and year-end and new year holiday from December 29 to January 3 in the following year.

Admissions Fee
It is free.

It takes about 1 minute from Kasuga Station and Korakuen Station.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Kasuga Station (Toei Subway: Mita Line, Oedo Line)
◎ Korakuen Station (Tokyo Metro: Marunouchi Line, Namboku Line)
◎ Suidobashi Station (JR East: Sobu Line, Chuo Line, Chuo Main Line)
◎ Suidobashi Station (Toei Subway: Mita Line)

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

Name in English
Bunkyo Civic Center Observatory

Name in Roman Letters
Bunkyo Shibikku Senta Tenbo Raunji

Name in Japanese

1-16-21, Kasuga, Bunkyo City, Tokyo, 112-8555

Telephone Number



Purpose: Architecture

Purpose: Observatory

Purpose: Scenery

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