Godzilla Head, Tokyo

Godzilla Head, Tokyo

Godzilla Head is one of the most recent tourist attractions in Tokyo. It is a sculpture that was created for the 1992 film "Godzilla vs. Mothra." The 80-ton head is located on the Shinjuku Toho Building's Hotel Gracery Shinjuku's Godzilla Terrace.

Tourist can spot Godzilla Head from a distance on Kabukicho Ichiban-gai Street, but the best views are on Central Road. The area where the streets meet is called Godzilla Road in honor of the statue.

The public art piece was put on display in 2015. It was created by Toho Eizo Bijutsu, the producer of "Godzilla vs. Mothra." The life-size model has a height of about 39 feet (12 meters). It has been named as one of the best public art sculptures by "Time Out Tokyo."

The head is clearly visible from street level. However, those who want a closer view can head inside the building. Patrons of the cafe or hotel are welcome to head to the terrace for a full view of the massive sculpture.

Godzilla Head isn't a static art piece. From noon through 8 PM there are hourly roars. Music and roaring blares out to the city streets while Godzilla's eyes light up and smoke emits from its mouth. The show can be seen from the terrace or from the street below.
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Sight Name: Godzilla Head
Sight Location: Tokyo, Japan (See walking tours in Tokyo)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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