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Diet Building - 国会議事堂

Get to know the systems and functions of the Diet Building. In the Diet Building, visitors can see the lobby, conference hall, central hall with its gorgeous decorations and a rest lounge used by the Emperor. If necessary, services such as interpretation (including sign language) are available but need to be arranged in advance. A shop in the annex sells souvenirs such as sweets in the shape of the Diet Building. The Kensei Kinenkan (memorial hall of the constitution process) is located behind the Diet Building and gardens in both Japanese and Western styles are located to the front of the main building.

House of Councillors Tour


From Tokyo Metro Nagatacho Station (Y16, Z04, N07) Exit 1: 3 mins on foot/Kokkai-gijidomae Station (M14, C07) Exit 1: 5 mins on foot

Location Details

Category Building/Observatory
Address 1-7-1 Nagata-cho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Admission Free of charge (reservations are required for groups of 10 or more)
Open Tours of the Diet Building take place between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (admission until 4:00 p.m.), closed from one hour prior to start of plenary sessions until the end of such sessions
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays

*Information is current as of October 2014.

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