Mori Tower is a 54-story high-rise building housing an art museum, a cinema complex, restaurants, cafes, stores, the offices of Barclays Capital, Ferrari Japan, Goldman Sachs, TV Asahi, J-WAVE,Konami, Rakuten, Livedoor, Yahoo! Japan, salesforce.com, and the Grand Hyatt Tokyo. The Pokémon Company has its headquarters in the Mori Tower. The first six levels of Mori Tower contain retail stores and restaurants. The top six floors house the Mori Art Museum and the Tokyo City View with panoramic views of the city. A new exit fromRoppongi Station empties into a glass atrium filled with large television screens and escalators, as well as several shops and restaurants. The rest of the building is office space. -wikipedia
The building is a faithful recreation of the original Mitsubishi Ichigokan which stood on the same location.
Originally completed in 1894 and designed by British architect Josiah Conder, the building was torn down in 1968. The construction company responsible for the current incarnation used portions of the original plans and materials used at the time of the original construction. The new building, built out of red brick and cast concrete, have three stories above ground and two stories below. - Wikipedia
I found my way on the rooftop of a building in south Harajuku and took around 40 photo with my 50mm lens and then stitch them all together to produce this super high resolution photo. Click and hold to pan around and use your mouse wheel to zoom in and out. If you like this photo please check my other HD photos under the tag seadragon.
Even though Shinjuku is more of a business district, there is over 300 000 Tokyoite living in this ward, which makes the residential area very vast!
Some of you might have notice, lots of post recently was about Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe etc…. But now I am back in Tokyo! So all the post for the next few month will be about the greatest city in the world! If you have suggestion about events or areas you would like me to shoot, leave a comment and I will do my best!
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