List of Famous Tokyo Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Tokyo Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Tokyo skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Tokyo architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Tokyo are included on this list. Information about these Tokyo buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Tokyo and older historic landmarks.

This list contains buildings like Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building and Tokyo Tower.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Tokyo?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Tokyo. Famous architectural houses within the city of Tokyo are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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    Alice City

    Alice City is an underground city that the Taisei Corporation has proposed to build in Tokyo, Japan, as building underground costs less in the now highly built-up Tokyo. The plan proposes that many industrial facilities would be better suited to having subterranean equivalents e.g. warehouses, ...more

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    • City/Town: Tokyo, Japan, East Asia, Asia
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    Atago Green Hills is an urban complex, located in Atago, Minato-ku in central Tokyo between the Kamiyacho and Onarimon subway stations. Constructed by building tycoon Minoru Mori, the complex incorporates offices, residences, shops, gardens, temples and museum. more

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    • City/Town: Japan
    • Opened: Jan 01 2001
    • Created By: César Pelli
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    Bunkyo Civic Center

    The Bunkyo Civic Center is the government building for Bunkyo ward in Tokyo, Japan. Its 25th floor houses a free observation deck. The building was completed in 1994. It has been described as a "colossal Pez candy dispenser" by The Japan Times. The building is near the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo Dome Hotel, ...more

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    • City/Town: Japan
    • Opened: Jan 01 1994
    • Structural Height (m): 146.0
    • Floors: 28
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    Capsule Inn Akihabara

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    • City/Town: Tokyo, Japan, East Asia, Asia
    • Building Function: Capsule hotel
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    The Densu Building or Dentsu Headquarters Building is a high-rise building in the Shiodome area of Minato, Tokyo, Japan. The building houses the corporate offices of Dentsu. 48 floors rise to 213.34 m, it is the eleventh-tallest building in Tokyo and second-tallest in Shiodome. It was designed by French ...more

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    • City/Town: Tokyo, Japan
    • Opened: Jan 01 2002
    • Structural Height (m): 210.09
    • Floors: 48
    • Created By: Jean Nouvel, Jon Jerde
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    DIB-200 is a possible mixed use supertall skyscraper project proposed by Kajima Construction and designed by Sadaaki Masuda and Scott Howe. If constructed, it would be 800 metres tall. The name stands for Dynamic Intelligent Building of 200 stories. The design consists of 12 cylindrical modules 50 ...more

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    • City/Town: Tokyo, Japan, Earth, Asia, East Asia
    • Structural Height (m): 800.0
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    Harumi Island Triton Square

    Harumi Island Triton Square is a high-rise office and residential complex in the Harumi district of Chūō, Tokyo, Japan. It consists of four towers, one of which is significantly shorter than the others; the three tall towers are the source of the name "Triton," and the total number of four is the source ...more

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    • City/Town: Japan
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    Izumi Garden Tower

    The Izumi Garden Tower is a 216 m high-rise building in the Roppongi district of Tokyo. The tower features a high-end hotel, luxury apartments with views of Tokyo and the Tokyo Tower, a fitness center, offices, shops and restaurants. When construction was completed in 2002, the tower was the tallest ...more

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    • City/Town: Tokyo, Japan
    • Opened: Jan 01 2002
    • Structural Height (m): 216.0
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