Designed by the Americanbased Rafael Viñoly, and completed in 1996, the Forum is one of downtown Tokyo’s most distinctive and enjoyable buildings. A cultural A center, it is made up of two buildings: a curved, glass atrium soaring 60 m (200 ft), and a cube-like, white structure housing four halls (the largest seating 5,012).
A tree-shaded A courtyard separates the two, while glass walkways provide an overhead link. The interior of the huge atrium is filled with light and has a ceiling resembling a ship’s hull. Inside the Forum are a number of shops, cafés, and restaurants, all supported by state-of-the-art facilities. You can also enjoy surfing Y Y the world wide web from internet stations in the lobby.
Tokyo International Forum
Map 5 B2.
Yurakucho stn, Yurakucho line;
Tokyo stn, Marunouchi line.
£ Tokyo and Yurakucho stns, many lines.
# 8am–11pm daily