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. The area surrounding Shinjuku Station is a huge business, commercial, and entertainment center located atop the world's busiest railway station complex.
Shibuya 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.
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.
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.
Shiodome 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.
Kunitachi 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.