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Free Rooftop Gardens to Enjoy Panorama at Kitte Tokyo, Right Next to Tokyo Station

Enjoy rooftop gardens panorama from "Kitte Tokyo" commercial complex next to Tokyo station for free, and enjoy some authentic Japanese shops & restaurants.

Commercial complex building “Kitte Tokyo”

Kitte Tokyo

Kitte Tokyo is a business and commercial complex building located less than one minute from Tokyo station’s “Marunouchi South Exit”. There are some symbolic features to the building that represent the original Tokyo Station. The original building used to be a post office and it was built in 1933.  In 2013, it was renovated and preserved into Kitte Tokyo.

Kitte Tokyo

The exterior structure and design of the original architecture were unchanged and the interior was renovated into a modern commercial complex. A high-rise building was also constructed above for business use. The name of this building “Kitte” means “postal stamp (Kitte 切手)” in Japanese.

 

Rooftop Gardens

Rooftop Gardens

This commercial complex might look similar to another one of those modern complex buildings that you can find anywhere in Tokyo, but the rooftop gardens are a must visit. Though this rooftop gardens is located on the 6th floor of the building, which might sound not so high enough to achieve panoramic view of Tokyo, you will be impressed by the scenery of the surrounding high-rise buildings and the beautiful architecture of Tokyo Station’s main building. The contrast of nature with green gardens and the modern concrete towers is also an interesting spectacle to enjoy. Furthermore, this very well maintained and relaxing rooftop gardens is free of charge.

 

Much More to Discover at Kitte Tokyo

If you ever plan to visit the Rooftop Gardens of Kitte Tokyo, you should also discover the shops and restaurants in the building. Many shops and restaurants specialized in authentic Japanese food, crafts, and gifts. Furthermore, Kitte Tokyo is a tourist friendly commercial complex that provides useful support and information for travel in Tokyo or Japan. These are just a few examples of the Kitte Tokyo’s shops and services, but there is much more to discover.

#1. Sushi Restaurant, “Nemuro Hanamaru”

Nemuro Hanamaru is a sushi restaurant where people can pick up small sushi plates that go around in front of your bar table with reasonable place. They specialized in using fresh fish from Hokkaido which is well-known for the quality seafood. Considering this restaurant is very popular, you might need to wait in line, but it would be worth trying for sushi using fresh fish.

Nemuro Hanamaru

Hours:
11:00 AM – 11:00 PM (Monday – Saturday)
11:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Sundays and National Holidays)

Floor: 5th Floor

Phone: 03-6269-9026

Website: Nemuro Hanamaru

 

#2. Miso Soup Specialty Restaurant, “Misogen”

Do you know what “Miso Soup” is? For Japanese people, it could be the most authentic and traditional Japanese food that everyone likes and eats almost everyday day and night. The soup is made with Japanese traditional seasonings such as Miso (味噌) which is made from fermented soybeans. Every region in Japan has its own specialty Miso fabrication traditions and flavors. Because of its delicate yet great aroma, everyone will definitely fall in love after tasting the soup. At Kitte Tokyo, you can enjoy a bowl of tasty soup with many varieties of Miso and special ingredients.

Misogen

Hours:
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Monday – Saturday)
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Sundays and National Holidays)

Floor: B1 Floor

Phone: 03-6256-0831

Website: Misogen (Japanese)

 

#3. Tourist Information, “Tokyo City I”

Tokyo City I
Photo Credit:Tokyo City i

If you have any questions or need any information about your travel in Tokyo or in Japan, “Tokyo City I” at Kitte Tokyo is a must visit. Within the spacious area, there are many people to assist guests with any kind of information and can provide you tips. There is assistance in four languages; Japanese, English, Chinese, or Korean. They provide servies such as purchasing tickets and reserving flights.

Tokyo City I

Hours: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Floor: 1st and B1 Floor

Website: Tokyo City I

 

#4. Tax Free Shopping & Free Translation Services by Phone

Kitte Tokyo can has tax free shops for foreign visitors, the purchase must be 5,400 yen in total or more (including tax) and you must show your passport.

At most of the shops and restaurants in Kitte Tokyo, there is a telephone translation service to help assist with shopping and information for a smooth and comfortable experience. Services are provided in English, Chinese, or Korean. Shop clerks at each shop can provide details on how to use this service.

 

Access & Information

Though Kitte Tokyo is just one minute from Tokyo Station, please carefully look at the exit name, “Marunouchi South Exit”, since Tokyo Station is a very large and complex it could become a maze for those who have never visited. So, just remember the exact exit name then everything should be easy to find.
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Kitte Tokyo

Address: 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo

Access: 1 minute from Tokyo Station, Marunouchi South Exit

Hours (Shops):
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Monday – Saturday)
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Sundays and National Holidays)

Hours (Restaurants & Cafes):
11:00 AM – 11:00 PM (Monday – Saturday)
11:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Sundays and National Holidays)

Webise: Kitte Tokyo

 

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