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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.

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Shinjuku is a central ward of Tokyo, known as the metropolis' second center.

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.

Roppongi is a section of Tokyo's Minato ward famous for its nightlife, much of which is geared at foreigners.

If you want to get a feel for old Tokyo, Ueno in the Taito district is a good place to start.

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.

Toshima is a ward in northwest Tokyo, Japan. This guide incorporates Ikebukuro, a section of Toshima and one of the three major metropolitan sub-centers on the Yamanote Line, along with Shinjuku and Shibuya.

Shinagawa is one of the 23 wards of central Tokyo, and is also a major railway station in south-central Tokyo.

Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward is the center of the city and in many ways the center of all Japan.

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.

Gotanda is part of Shinagawa and a Yamanote Line station between Osaki and Meguro.

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.

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.

Setagaya is in western Tokyo, and is the most populous and the second largest of the city's 23 wards.

Meguro is a largely residential district in southwest Tokyo, named after the Meguro River.

For the young and fashionable teenager, spending time in Harajuku on the weekends is practically a necessity.

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.

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.

Eastern Tokyo covers the wards of Adachi, Katsushika, Edogawa, Kōtō and Arakawa.

Nakano ward, adjacent to Shinjuku, is the near edge of the endless urban sprawl of western Tokyo.

Nerima, Itabashi, and Kita are a trio of suburban wards in north and northwestern Tokyo, bordering Saitama and outer Tokyo's Tama region.

Ebisu is a district of Tokyo, Japan. Ebisu is a station on the JR Yamanote line, one stop south of Shibuya.

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.

Ota Ward is a suburban area of Tokyo, located between Shinagawa and Kawasaki.

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.

Akasaka is one of Tokyo's central business districts, full of corporate headquarters and expensive hotels.

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2-1-1 Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo
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2 Chome-10-3 Nagatacho, Chiyoda
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4 Chome-10-30 Takanawa, Minato
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3-2-9 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku
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6-10-3 Roppongi, Minato
+81 3-4333-1234

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