Tokyo

Japan

Facts

Population

Source: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

13,185,502 (2011)

Area

2,188 km² • 845 mi²

Density

6,026.3 people per km²

15,608.0 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
7

Tallest City in

the World

#
5

Tallest City in

Asia
#
1

Tallest City in

Japan

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Toranomon-Azabudai District Main Tower
325.2 m / 1,067  ft
2 Nihonbashi 1-Chōme Central District Redevelopment
284 m / 932  ft
3 Toranomon Hills Station Tower
265 m / 869  ft
4 Toranomon-Azabudai District West Tower
262.8 m / 862  ft
5 Toranomon Hills
255.5 m / 838  ft
6 Tokyo Ekimae Yaesu 1-Chome East District Redevelopment
249.7 m / 819  ft
7 Midtown Tower
247.9 m / 813  ft
8 Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
243.4 m / 799  ft
9 Sunshine 60 Tower
240 m / 787  ft
10 Tokyo Midtown Yaesu
240 m / 787  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration

12 September 2017

2016 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum

08 July 2016

Videos

17 October 2016

The Largest Megacity in the World: Assessing the Urbanization of the Pearl River Delta

With the world’s urban population expected to increase by roughly 2.5 billion people by 2050, developing an understanding of megalopolises is critical to understanding and...

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Research

01 March 2020

Modern Skyscrapers in the Late 19th Century

Skyscrapers are often seen as a typically American phenomenon. This paper aims at demonstrating that in terms of technology major developments are European and that,...

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Global News

19 January 2023

Office Headquarters Building with Interactive Gallery Opens in Tokyo

Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. has celebrated the official opening of its new Tokyo offices, Yanmar Tokyo, located in the Yaesu area directly opposite Tokyo station....

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