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japan >> Yurakucho (Tokyo Guide)

The Yurakucho district lies one stop south of Tokyo Station along the JR Yamanote Line. Together with the adjacent Ginza district, Yurakucho offers a wealth of shopping and dining opportunities. Yet at the same time, Yurakucho has a more approachable, relaxed atmosphere than its upscale neighbor, See more >> Tokyo Guide: yurakucho

tokyo >> Tokyo Station and Marunouchi (Tokyo Guide)

Located between the Imperial Palace and Tokyo Station, Marunouchi is one of Japan's most prestigious business districts. During the Edo Period, Marunouchi was located within the outer moats of Edo Castle and contained the residences of some of Japan's most powerful feudal lords. Together with nei See more >> Tokyo Guide: marunouchi

tokyo >> Tokyo National Museum (Tokyo Guide)

The Tokyo National Museum is the oldest and largest of Japan's top-level national museums, which also include the Kyoto National Museum, the Nara National Museum and the Kyushu National Museum. It was originally established in 1972 at Yushima Seido Shrine and moved to its current location in Ueno See more >> Tokyo Guide: museum

tokyo >> Kanda (Tokyo Guide)

Kanda is a city district of Tokyo, northeast of the Tokyo Imperial Palace. It is not a prime tourist district, but more of a typical local district with residential areas and numerous universities. Kanda has traditionally been an academic center, and is therefore frequented by young people. It use See more >> Tokyo Guide: myojin

tokyo >> Edo-Tokyo Museum (Tokyo Guide)

The Edo-Tokyo Museum is housed in a unique looking building in the Ryogoku district. The museum's permanent exhibition vividly illustrates the past of Tokyo through its exhibits and covers many features of the capital from the Edo Period to relatively recent decades. See more >> Tokyo Guide: museum

japan >> Tokyo Skytree (Tokyo Guide)

The Tokyo Skytree is a television broadcasting tower and landmark of Tokyo. It is the centerpiece of the Tokyo Skytree Town in the Sumida City Ward, not far away from Asakusa. With a height of 634 meters , it is the tallest structure in Japan and the second tallest in the world at the time of its See more >> Tokyo Guide: tokyo

tokyo >> Todoroki Valley (Tokyo Guide)

The Todoroki Valley is probably central Tokyo's most unconventional green space. Located in the middle of the densely populated Setagaya city ward, it is an attractive walking trail, leading for about one kilometer through a narrow, wooded valley along a small river. See more >> Tokyo Guide: Valley

tokyo >> Kiyosumi Teien (Kiyosumi Gardens) (Tokyo Guide)

The grounds of Kiyosumi Teien were originally the residence of an Edo era merchant, and eventually changed ownership to a feudal lord who turned them into a garden. During the Meiji Period, the founder of Mitsubishi bought the garden to entertain his guests. It was donated to the city of Tokyo and See more >> Tokyo Guide: teien