Tokyo is the enormous and wealthy capital of Japan, overflowing with culture, commerce and, most of all, people. The core of the most populated urban area in the world, Tokyo is a fascinating and dynamic metropolis that brings high-tech visions of the future side by side with glimpses of old Japan.
Shinjuku is a central ward of Tokyo, known as the metropolis' second center.
皇居 (Imperial Palace) is a historic site and park, rated 4.6 of 5
Ikebukuro is a section of Tokyo's Toshima ward. It is one of the three major metropolitan sub-centers on the Yamanote Line, along with Shinjuku and Shibuya.
Roppongi is a section of Tokyo's Minato ward famous for its nightlife, much of which is geared at foreigners.
東京タワー (Tokyo Tower) is a monument / landmark and scenic lookout, rated 4.8 of 5
If you want to get a feel for old Tokyo, Ueno in the Taito district is a good place to start.
増上寺 (Zojoji Temple) is a temple and buddhist temple, rated 4.5 of 5
Shibuya is a shopping and eating district popular with a lot of young Tokyoites.
Asakusa is a part of Tokyo's downtown Taito district best known for its many temples, particularly Sensōji.
Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward is the center of the city and in many ways the center of all Japan.
Shinagawa is one of the 23 wards of central Tokyo, and is also a major railway station in south-central Tokyo.
日本橋 is a bridge and monument / landmark, rated 4.6 of 5
Odaiba is a large artificial island in Tokyo, Japan, featuring many hypermodern and just plain strange buildings memorably described as the result of an acid-soaked pre-schooler's architecture class.
21_21 DESIGN SIGHT is an art gallery, rated 4.7 of 5
Bunkyō is in Tokyo, north of the Imperial Palace. The name means roughly "Capital of Culture" and, indeed, it's best known as the home of the sprawling University of Tokyo and a series of aristocratic parks and villas.
Akihabara is Tokyo's "Electric Town", located on the eastern side of the central Chiyoda ward.
新宿御苑 is a garden and park, rated 4.8 of 5
Gotanda is part of Shinagawa and a Yamanote Line station between Osaki and Meguro.
明治神宮外苑 is a park and trail, rated 4.6 of 5
Setagaya is in western Tokyo, and is the most populous and the second largest of the city's 23 wards.
Sumida Ward lies east of central Tokyo. It is home to a famous cherry blossom viewing area in spring, the Sumida River Fireworks Festival in summer, and Tokyo's main sumo stadium where tournaments are held three times a year.
For the young and fashionable teenager, spending time in Harajuku on the weekends is practically a necessity.
二重橋 is a bridge and historic site, rated 4.2 of 5
Taitō is a northeastern district of Tokyo. Talk to a Tokyoite about "downtown", and he will think …
The Ginza district of Tokyo, literally "Silver Mint", is in the Chuo ward.
明治神宮 is a shrine and other great outdoors, rated 4.8 of 5
Suginami is in Tokyo, west of Shinjuku. Suginami is mostly a residential area which will provide a great view of real Japanese living in Tokyo.
Chuo is a central ward in Tokyo. While the name literally means "Center", this ward loses out in prestige to neighboring Chiyoda, home to the Emperor among others.
Nakano ward, adjacent to Shinjuku, is the near edge of the endless urban sprawl of western Tokyo.
小石川後楽園 is a garden and park, rated 4.5 of 5
Nerima, Itabashi, and Kita are a trio of suburban wards in north and northwestern Tokyo, bordering Saitama and outer Tokyo's Tama region.
浅草寺 雷門 (Kaminarimon Gate) is a monument / landmark and buddhist temple, rated 4.7 of 5
Minato is a ward in central Tokyo. The name means "port", referring to its seaside location, although due to reclamation many areas in the district are quite far from the sea these days.
Toshima is a ward in northwest Tokyo, Japan. The main train hub for the area is Ikebukuro, covered in a separate article.
檜町公園 is a park and lake, rated 4.4 of 5
Jiyugaoka is centered in Meguro but also extends into Setagaya and includes Okusawa.
勝鬨橋 is a bridge and outdoors & recreation, rated 4.4 of 5
Ebisu is a district of Tokyo, Japan. Ebisu is a station on the JR Yamanote line, one stop south of Shibuya.
Meguro is a largely residential district in southwest Tokyo, named after the Meguro River.
根津美術館 (Nezu Museum) is an art museum and public art, rated 4.7 of 5
Eastern Tokyo covers the wards of Adachi, Katsushika, Edogawa, Kōtō and Arakawa.
Shinbashi is a district of central Tokyo which is a significant business center and commercial area, although not quite as busy as Shinjuku or Shibuya to the west.
Ota Ward is a suburban area of Tokyo, located between Shinagawa and Kawasaki.
お台場海浜公園 is a park and beach, rated 4.7 of 5
The Peninsula Tokyo
Rated 4.3 of 5
1-8-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda
☎ +81 3-6270-2888
Marunouchi Hotel
Rated 3.8 of 5
1-6-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda
☎ +81 3-3217-1111
Imperial Hotel
Rated 4.6 of 5
千代田区 内幸町1−1−1
☎ +81 3-3504-1111
Hotel Metropolitan Marunouchi
Rated 4.1 of 5
千代田区 丸の内1-7-12
☎ +81 3-3211-2233
Rated 4.5 of 5
2-10-3 Nagatacho, Chiyoda
☎ +81 3-3503-0109
Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo
Rated 4.3 of 5
丸の内トラストタワー本館, 1−8−3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda
☎ +81 3-6739-7888
Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu
Rated 3.5 of 5
2-14-3 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku
☎ +81 3-3580-2311
Hotel Grand Palace
Rated 3.7 of 5
1-1-1 Iidabashi, Chiyoda
☎ +81 3-3264-1111
New Otani
Rated 4.3 of 5
4-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda
☎ +81 3-3265-1111
Grand Central Hotel
2 Chome-2 Kanda Tsukasamachi, Chiyoda
☎ +81 3-3256-3211
Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo
Rated 4.4 of 5
2-1-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku
☎ +81 3-3270-8800
Mitsui Garden Hotel Ginza Premier
Rated 4.2 of 5
8-13-1 Ginza, Chuo
☎ +81 3-3543-1131
ANA InterContinental Tokyo
Rated 4.0 of 5
1−12−33 Akasaka, Minato
☎ +81 3-3505-1111
Royal Park Shiodome Tower
Rated 4.3 of 5
港区 東新橋1-6-3
☎ +81 3-6253-1111
Conrad Tokyo Hotel
Rated 4.2 of 5
1-9-1 Higashi Shinbashi, Higashishinbashi, Minato-ku
☎ +81 3-6388-8000
Hotel Tokyo Dome
Rated 4.3 of 5
文京区 後楽1-3-61
☎ +81 3-5805-2111
Remm Akihabara
Rated 4.4 of 5
千代田区神田佐久間町 1-6-5
☎ +81 3-3254-0606
Tokyo Prince Hotel
Rated 4.5 of 5
3-3-1 Shibakoen, Minato
☎ +81 3-3432-1111
The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo
Rated 4.7 of 5
ミッドタウン・タワー, 9 Chome-7−1 Akasaka, Minato
☎ +81 3-3423-8000
Grand Hyatt Tokyo
Rated 4.6 of 5
6-10-3 Roppongi, Minato
☎ +81 3-4333-1234
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