Tokyo GuideTokyo is the capital of Japan. At over 12 million people in the official metropolitan area alone, Tokyo is the core of the most populated urban area in the world, Greater Tokyo. HotelsFind hotels in Tokyo, including Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tokyo, The Peninsula Hotel Tokyo, Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi, Imperial Hotel Tokyo, The Capitol Hotel Tokyu, Dai Ichi Hotel Tokyo and Concieria Azabu Juban. Places and AttractionsExplore popular places and attractions around Tokyo including Tokyo International Forum, Ueno Zoo, Roppongi Hills, 109, Tsukijishijo Station, National Diet Building and Kanda Shrine. RestaurantsDiscover restaurants around Tokyo including Aoyama, Ministry of Justice, Tokyo Midtown, 日比谷松本楼, 厩橋川連, 酒肆 吾妻橋 and プロント イルバール東京国際フォーラム店.
Popular in TokyoShinjukuShinjuku is a central ward of Tokyo, known as the metropolis' second center. The area surrounding Shinjuku Station is a huge business, commercial, and entertainment center located atop the world's busiest railway station complex. RoppongiRoppongi is a section of Tokyo's Minato ward famous for its nightlife, much of which is geared at foreigners. ShibuyaShibuya is a shopping and eating district popular with a lot of young Tokyoites. It's within walking distance from two other large shopping districts - Omotesando and Harajuku - as well as being quite close to Yoyogi Park and the Meiji Jingu shrine.
In TokyoChiyodaTokyo's Chiyoda Ward is the center of the city and in many ways the center of all Japan. OdaibaOdaiba 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. SetagayaSetagaya is in western Tokyo, and is the largest of the city's 23 wards. Setagaya has a reputation as an upscale residential district, and features many areas of greenery. GinzaThe Ginza district of Tokyo, literally "Silver Mint", is in the Chuo ward. It is considered the high fashion center of the city and contains many upscale shops and restaurants. AkihabaraAkihabara is Tokyo's "Electric Town", located on the eastern side of the central Chiyoda ward. HarajukuFor the young and fashionable teenager, spending time in Harajuku on the weekends is practically a necessity. IkebukuroIkebukuro 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. AsakusaAsakusa is a part of Tokyo's downtown Taito district best known for its many temples, particularly Sensōji. ShinagawaShinagawa is one of the 23 wards of central Tokyo, and is also a major railway station in south-central Tokyo. BunkyoBunkyō 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. GotandaGotanda is part of Shinagawa and a Yamanote Line station between Osaki and Meguro. UenoIf you want to get a feel for old Tokyo, Ueno in the Taito district is a good place to start. ChuoChuo is a central ward in Tokyo. While the name literally means "Center", this district loses out in prestige to neighboring Chiyoda, home to the Emperor among others. SumidaSumida 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. One day in TokyoThis itinerary is a one-day tour of Tokyo, the capital of Japan. The following is a hectic whirlwind tour of Tokyo, which will … TaitoTaitō is a northeastern district of Tokyo. Talk to a Tokyoite about "downtown", and he will think of the Taito district: the … SuginamiSuginami is in Tokyo, west of Shinjuku. Suginami is mostly a residential area which will provide a great view of real Japanese living in Tokyo. NorthNerima, Itabashi, and Kita are a trio of suburban wards in north and northwestern Tokyo, bordering Saitama and outer Tokyo's Tama region. ToshimaToshima is a ward in northwest Tokyo, Japan. The main train hub for the area is Ikebukuro, covered in a separate article. EbisuEbisu is a district of Tokyo, Japan. Ebisu is a station on the JR Yamanote line, one stop south of Shibuya. MeguroMeguro is a largely residential district in southwest Tokyo, named after the Meguro River. ShinbashiShinbashi 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. EastEastern Tokyo covers the wards of Adachi, Katsushika, Edogawa, Kōtō and Arakawa. AkasakaAkasaka is one of Tokyo's central business districts, full of corporate headquarters and expensive hotels. MinatoMinato 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. OtaOta Ward is a suburban area of Tokyo, located between Shinagawa and Kawasaki. The name "Ota" is a combination of Omori and Kamata, two former wards which merged to form Ota Ward. ShiodomeShiodome is a district of the Minato ward of central Tokyo, Japan. One of the newest quarters of the city, almost entirely built after 2000, Shiodome has been transformed from a derelict railway cargo terminal to a miniature city of skyscrapers. Kasai Rinkai ParkKasai Rinkai Park is the largest park in central Tokyo, located just across the Edogawa River from Tokyo Disney Resort. NakanoNakano ward, adjacent to Shinjuku, is the near edge of the endless urban sprawl of western Tokyo. KunitachiKunitachi is a city in Tokyo prefecture. The naming of Kunitachi comes from its location: sandwiched between Kokubunji City and Tachikawa City, the first kanji in each city was combined, making it Kunitachi.
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