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Tokyo (東京都 Tōkyō-to?), is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. Tokyo also includes a number of bedtowns, farmland, mountain villages and islands in two pacific island chains, the Izu Islands and the subtropical Ogasawara Islands. The prefectures of Japan are the countrys 47 sub-national jurisdictions: one metropolis (都 to), Tokyo; one circuit (道 dō), Hokkaidō; two urban prefectures (府 fu), Osaka and Kyoto; and 43 other prefectures (県 ken). ... Tokyo City (東京市 Tōkyō-shi) was a Japanese municipality located in the center of the Tokyo urban area. ... The Greater Tokyo Area (東京都市圏 Tōkyō-toshiken), also the Tokyo-Yokohama area, is a large metropolitan area in Japan consisting of the metropolis of Tokyo and the prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama. ... Location Map of Islands The Izu Islands (伊豆諸島) are a group of volcanic islands stretching south and east from the Izu Peninsula of Honshu, Japan. ... A map of the Ogasawara Islands south of Japan The Ogasawara Islands (小笠原諸島) are an archipelago of over 30 subtropical islands some 1,000 km directly south of central Tokyo, Japan. ...


Although not a single city, Tokyo is considered the capital of Japan since it is home to the Japanese government and emperor. About 12 million people—10 percent of the country's population—live in Tokyo, while approximately 33–35 million people live in the entire Greater Tokyo conurbation, making it effectively part of the most populated urban area on earth. Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Tokyo, the seat of the Government of Japan and home of the Emperor, is the capital of Japan. ... This article describes the structure of the Japanese Government. ... For the CPR ocean liner, see Empress of Japan. ...


Tokyo has many tourist attractions. It would indeed take weeks to see all the major ones. Thanks to a very convenient train and subway system (with signs in English), it is easy to visit most of these attractions. Here are only some of them (in random order).

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Summary

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Shrines, temples, and castles

The Imperial Palace, Meiji Shrine, and Sensoji Temple are the three most popular ones in Tokyo. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The central sanctuary where the Meiji emperor is enshrined. ...

Panorama of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo Map of the Imperial Palace and surrounding Gardens Nijubashi Bridge at the Imperial Palace. ... Sensō-ji (金龍山浅草寺, KinryÅ«-zan Sensōji) is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Taitō Ward, Tokyo. ... Sensoji Temple The Kaminarimon is the outer gate of the Sensoji, Asakusas famous temple. ... The central sanctuary where the Meiji emperor is enshrined. ... The State Guest-House (Geihinkan; 迎賓館) is a facility in which the government of Japan accommodates visiting state dignitaries. ... Torii Gate at Yasukuni Shrine The main building of Yasukuni Shrine Yasukuni Shrine 75th anniversary Stamp (1944) Yasukuni Shrine ) is a Shinto shrine located in Tokyo, Japan, dedicated to the spirits of soldiers and others who died fighting on behalf of the Emperor of Japan. ... Tokyo Tower rises above the Great Gate of Zojoji Sanroku-zan Zojoji (増上寺: Zōjōji) is a Buddhist temple in the Shiba neighborhood of Minato-ku in Tokyo, Japan. ... Tsukiji Honganji Tsukiji Honganji (築地本願寺), sometimes archaically romanized Hongwanji, is a Jodo Shinshu Buddhist temple located in the Tsukiji district of Tokyo, Japan. ... Gokokuji (護国寺) is a Buddhist temple in Tokyos Bunkyo-ku. ...

Festivals and events

Tokyo holds many festivals large and small throughout the year.


Spring (March-May)

Sanja Matsuri in Asakusa.
Sanja Matsuri in Asakusa.
  • Bunkyo Tsutsuji Matsuri (azalea festival) at Nezu Shrine in Bunkyo-ku.
  • Fuji Matsuri (wisteria festival) at Kameido Tenjin Shrine in Koto-ku.
  • Hinode Matsuri (sunrise festival) at Mitake Shrine in Ome.
  • Kachiya Festival at Katori Shrine in Koto-ku.
  • Kanda Myojin Omikoshi Togyo at Kanda Myojin Shrine in Chiyoda-ku.
  • Kappa Matsuri at Ebara Shrine in Shinagawa-ku.
  • Kifune Matsuri at Kifune Shrine in Ota-ku.
  • Kurayami Matsuri (black night festival) at Okunitama Shrine in Fuchu.
  • Meiji Shrine Spring Festival at Meiji Shrine in Shibuya-ku.
  • Osunafumi Taisai (walking-on-sand ritual) at Tamagawa Daishi Temple in Setagaya-ku.
  • Sanja Matsuri at Asakusa Shrine in Taito-ku.
  • Shishi Matsuri (lion dance festival) at Nagasaki Shrine in Toshima-ku.
  • Takigi Noh (open-air torchlight Noh performance) at Zojoji Temple in Minato-ku.
  • Yayoi Matsuri ceremony by the Edo Shobo Kinen-kai (Edo Civilian Fire Fighters' Association) in the vicinity of Sensoji Temple in Taito-ku.

Asakusa Sanja Festival Matsuri Shinto Shrine Mikoshi Tokyo Japan I took this photograph and contribute it to the public domain. ... Asakusa Sanja Festival Matsuri Shinto Shrine Mikoshi Tokyo Japan I took this photograph and contribute it to the public domain. ... Stalls selling food or toys are a familiar sight at festivals throughout Japan. ... Sensoji Temple The Kaminarimon is the outer gate of the Sensoji, Asakusas famous temple. ... The central sanctuary where the Meiji emperor is enshrined. ... The Sanja Festival ) is one of the Three Great Festivals of Edo (present day Tokyo), along with the Kanda Festival and Sanno Festival, and is known as one of the wildest. ...

Summer (June-Aug.)

  • Koenji Awa Odori
  • Asakusa Samba Matsuri
  • Sumida Fireworks in Asakusa and Sumida Ward
  • Tokyo Bay Fireworks
  • Jingu Fireworks
  • Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri

Fall (Sept.-Nov.)

  • Tokyo Jidai Matsuri in Asakusa
  • Oeshiki in Ikegami, Honmon-ji

Winter (Dec.-Feb.)

  • Hatsumode New Year's Prayers at Meiji Shrine, Sensoji, and other major shrines and temples
  • Dezome-shiki Fireman's Parade at Tokyo Big Sight
  • Setsubun at Sensoji and other major temples

Hatsumode (Japanese: 初詣, hatsumōde) is the first shrine visit of the New Year in Japan. ... Setsubun, Tokuan shrine In Japan, Setsubun (節分) is the day before the beginning of each season. ... Sensōji (金龍山浅草寺, Kinryū-zan Sensōji) is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Taitō Ward, Tokyo. ...

Others

A Sumo match (Ozeki Kaio vs. ... Ryōgoku Kokugikan ) is an indoor sporting arena located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Tsukiji as seen from Shiodome End of the fresh tuna auction at Tsukiji. ...

Parks and gardens

Ueno park during sakura matsuri. ... Ueno park during sakura matsuri. ... “Cherry Blossom” redirects here. ... People enjoying cherry blossoms Ueno Park (上野公園 Ueno Kōen) is a spacious public park located in the Ueno section of Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan. ... Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑, Shinjuku Imperial Gardens ) is national park with an eminent garden in Tokyo it is in Shinjuku (Tokyo, Japan). ... Showa Memorial Park ) is a park in Akishima and Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan. ... People enjoying cherry blossoms Ueno Park (上野公園 Ueno Kōen) is a spacious public park located in the Ueno section of Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan. ... Categories: Japan geography stubs | Parks ... A public park of Tokyo located at the mouth of the Sumida River]] in Chuo Ward. ... Inokashira Park Inokashira Park (井の頭公園 Inokashira Kōen) is a park located in the cities of Musashino and Mitaka in Tokyo, Japan. ... Kichijoji station The Temple in Inokashira park Cherry blossoms in Inokashira park, Kichijoji Isetan Entrance to Inokashira Park, Kichijoji Kichijōji (吉祥寺) is a neighborhood in the city of Musashino in Tokyo, Japan. ... Lake of Koishikawa Korakuen Garden Koishikawa Korakuen and the Tokyo Dome Koishikawa Korakuen Garden of Tokyo is in Bunkyo Ward adjacent to Tokyo Dome City. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Kasai Rinkai Park (葛西臨海公園 Kasai Rinkai Kōen), which officially opened on June 1st, 1989, is in Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan. ... Cherry blossoms in Kinuta Park, March 2004 Kinuta Park (砧公園, Kinuta Kōen) is in Setagaya, Tokyo. ... JINDAI BOTANICAL GARDEN Location: Jindaiji Motomachi 5-31-1- Chofu City Tokyo 182-0017 How to get there: From Chofu (Keio Line) Odakyo bus, destination Mitaka or Kichijoji. ...

Flowers

The Jindai Botanical Garden has a multitude of flowers such as the roses in this garden.
The Jindai Botanical Garden has a multitude of flowers such as the roses in this garden.
  • Ume blossoms (Feb.-March)—Yoshino Baigo in Ome, Mukojima Hyakkaen Garden, Hanegi Park in Umegaoka
  • Cherry blossoms(sakura) (Late March-early April)—Ueno Park and Shinobazu Pond, Yoyogi Park, Shinjuku Gyoen, Inokashira Park in Kichijōji, Chidorigafuchi Imperial Palace moat near the Budokan, Aoyama Cemetery, Sumida Park and River near Asakusa, International Christian University
  • Wisteria (Late April-early May)—Kameido Tenjin Shrine in Koto Ward
  • Azaleas (Late April-early May)—Nezu Shrine, East Garden of the Imperial Palace, Shiofune Kannon Temple in Ome
  • Roses (mid-late May)—Jindai Botanical Garden in Chōfu
  • Irises (early-mid June)—Meiji Shrine, Horikiri Iris Garden
  • Hydrangeas (June-July)—Takahata Fudo Temple, Hino

Download high resolution version (2033x650, 391 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2033x650, 391 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... JINDAI BOTANICAL GARDEN Location: Jindaiji Motomachi 5-31-1- Chofu City Tokyo 182-0017 How to get there: From Chofu (Keio Line) Odakyo bus, destination Mitaka or Kichijoji. ... Binomial name Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc. ... “Cherry Blossom” redirects here. ... People enjoying cherry blossoms Ueno Park (上野公園 Ueno Kōen) is a spacious public park located in the Ueno section of Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan. ... Categories: Japan geography stubs | Parks ... Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑, Shinjuku Imperial Gardens ) is national park with an eminent garden in Tokyo it is in Shinjuku (Tokyo, Japan). ... Inokashira Park Inokashira Park (井の頭公園 Inokashira Kōen) is a park located in the cities of Musashino and Mitaka in Tokyo, Japan. ... For the computer game Budokan, see Budokan: The Martial Spirit For the style of Karate, see Budokan Karate-do The Nippon Budokan ), often shortened to just Budokan, is an arena in central Tokyo. ... International Christian University ) is a non-denominational private university located in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan. ... The central sanctuary where the Meiji emperor is enshrined. ...

Scenic views


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Shopping and entertainment

Tokyo has various shopping districts famous for specific products. Akihabara is well-known for electronics stores, Shinjuku for camera and book shops, Ginza for department stores and luxury goods, Shibuya and Harajuku for teenage fashion, and Jinbocho for used (and new) books.

  • Shibuya—Teen fashion
  • Harajuku—Street/teen fashion
  • Shinjuku—Cameras, computers
  • Omotesandō—Fashion, luxury brands
  • Ginza—Department stores, luxury brands
  • Ueno—Museums and art exhibitions
  • Jinbōchō—Used and new books
  • Ameya Alley Market(usually called Ameyoko) near Ueno
  • Akihabara—Electronic appliances, Otaku culture
See also: Tourism in Japan

Shibuya ) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. ... For other uses of Harajuku, see the disambiguation page Harajuku Station at night Three teens outside Harajuku Station Rockabilly dancers in Yoyogi Park Harajuku (原宿)   is the common name for the area around Harajuku Station on the Yamanote Line in the Shibuya ward of Tokyo, Japan. ... Shinjuku ) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. ... Omotesandō street as seen from an overpass Prada Aoyama Tods Omotesando building Omotesandō ) is an avenue, subway station and neighbourhood in Tokyo stretching from Harajuku station, the foot of the famous Takeshita Street, to Aoyama-dori where Omotesandō station can be found. ... The Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan The Wako department store occupies a busy corner in Ginza Ginza (銀座) is a place in Chūō Ward, Tokyo named after the silver coin foundry or Ginza established here in 1612 (Edo period). ... Shinobazu Pond and Bentendo Hall in early spring Tokyo National Museum Pagoda of Kaneiji, now in Ueno Zoo Rodins Gates of Hell in front of the National Museum of Western Art Ueno (上野) is a district in Tokyos Taitō Ward, best known as the home of Ueno Station... Jinbōchō, November 2004 Jinbōchō ) is a neighborhood of Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, known as Tokyos center of used-book stores and publishing houses, and as a popular antique and curio shopping area. ... Akihabara in 2007 Akihabara ), also known as Akihabara Electric Town ), is a neighborhood in Tokyo, Japan. ... Otaku ) is a derisive Japanese term used to refer to people with obsessive hobbies, most commonly manga, anime or hentai. ... View of Odaiba in the distance from the Rainbow Bridge, with the Fuji TV studio in the background Odaiba (お台場) (sometimes known as Daiba) is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, Japan. ... Roppongi Hills Roppongi ) is a district of Minato Ward, Tokyo, Japan, famous as home to the rich Roppongi Hills area, an active night club scene, and a relatively large presence of Western tourists and expatriates, though the vast majority of visitors and residents are Japanese. ... The Nippon Budokan Hall (日本武道館;Nippon Budōkan) is an arena in central Tokyo. ... Tokyo Dome Baseball at the Tokyo Dome The Tokyo Dome and the amusement park Tokyo Dome City Attractions. ... View of Odaiba in the distance from the Rainbow Bridge, with the Fuji TV studio in the background Odaiba (お台場) (sometimes known as Daiba) is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, Japan. ... Tokyo Disney Resort logo Resort Map The Tokyo Disney Resort is a theme park and vacation resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, just east of Tokyo. ... Chiba Prefecture ) is located in the Greater Tokyo Area of Honshu Island, Japan. ... Tourists in Kyoto enjoy a ride in a rickshaw in front of Nonomiya Shrine Tourists visit spots in all prefectures in Japan. ...

Cultural Highlights in Tokyo

Museums

Tokyo has numerous museums and art galleries. This list is by no means exhaustive.

  • Tokyo National Museum
  • National Museum of Western Art
  • Edo-Tokyo Museum
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
  • Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo in Kiba
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Ebisu Garden Place
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space
  • Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
  • Kokugikan Sumo Museum
  • Fukagawa-Edo Museum in Koto Ward
  • Japanese Sword Museum
  • Tokyo Opera City
  • Mori Art Museum in Roppongi Hills

Download high resolution version (1112x508, 192 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1112x508, 192 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Tokyo National Museum. ... Shinobazu Pond and Bentendo Hall in early spring Tokyo National Museum Pagoda of Kaneiji, now in Ueno Zoo Rodins Gates of Hell in front of the National Museum of Western Art Ueno (上野) is a district in Tokyos Taitō Ward, best known as the home of Ueno Station... The Tokyo National Museum. ... National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. ... Established in 1993, the Edo-Tokyo Museum ) is a museum of the history of Tokyo. ... Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum The Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum ) is an art museum in Tokyo, Japan. ... The Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum (Kanji: 江戸東京建物園, edo tokyo tatemono en) in Tokyo shows historic Japanese buildings. ... Entrance to the museum The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (東京都写真美術館, Tōkyō Shashin Bijutsukan) is a photography gallery (with cinema) in Meguro-ku, a short walk from Ebisu station in southwest Tokyo. ... Tokyo Opera City seen from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings observation deck Tokyo Opera City is a high-rise building in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo. ... Roppongi Hills Roppongi Hills ) is one of Japans largest integrated property developments, located in the Roppongi district of Tokyo. ...

Theaters

Kabuki-za Theater
Kabuki-za Theater
  • Kabuki-za
  • National Noh Theater (Kokuritsu Nohgaku-do)
  • National Theatre (Kokuritsu Gekijo)

Download high resolution version (1190x754, 195 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1190x754, 195 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Kabuki-za, Tokyos premier Kabuki theater Kabuki-za ) in Ginza is the principal theater in Tokyo for the traditional kabuki drama form. ... Kabuki-za, Tokyos premier Kabuki theater Kabuki-za ) in Ginza is the principal theater in Tokyo for the traditional kabuki drama form. ... Several countries have a National Theatre. ...

Modern architecture

Fashion

  • Omotesandō—Fashion capital of Japan.
  • Harajuku—Street fashion capital of Japan.
  • Shibuya—Teen fashion capital of Japan.

Omotesandō street as seen from an overpass Prada Aoyama Tods Omotesando building Omotesandō ) is an avenue, subway station and neighbourhood in Tokyo stretching from Harajuku station, the foot of the famous Takeshita Street, to Aoyama-dori where Omotesandō station can be found. ... For other uses of Harajuku, see the disambiguation page Harajuku Station at night Three teens outside Harajuku Station Rockabilly dancers in Yoyogi Park Harajuku (原宿)   is the common name for the area around Harajuku Station on the Yamanote Line in the Shibuya ward of Tokyo, Japan. ... Categories: Wards of Tokyo | Japan geography stubs ...

Sports in Tokyo

A sumo match at Ryōgoku Kokugikan.

Tokyo is home to two professional baseball clubs, the Yakult Swallows (Meiji-Jingu Stadium) and Yomiuri Giants (Tokyo Dome). Sumo match at the Kokugikan sumo arena (Ozeki Kaio vs. ... Sumo match at the Kokugikan sumo arena (Ozeki Kaio vs. ... A Sumo match (Ozeki Kaio vs. ... Ryōgoku Kokugikan ) is an indoor sporting arena located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Baseball on the professional, amateur, and youth levels is popular in North America, Central America, parts of South America, parts of the Caribbean, and East Asia. ... The Yakult Swallows (ヤクルトスワローズ Yakuruto Suwarōzu) are a professional baseball team in Japans Central League. ... Meiji-Jingu Stadium (Meiji Shrine Stadium) is a stadium in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. ... The Yomiuri Giants ) are one of the popular Central League baseball teams based at the Tokyo Dome in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. ... Tokyo Dome Baseball at the Tokyo Dome The Tokyo Dome and the amusement park Tokyo Dome City Attractions. ...


The Japan Sumo Association is also headquartered in Tokyo at the Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo arena where three official sumo tournaments are held annually (in January, May, and September). The Japan Sumo Association (日本相撲協会 or Nihon Sumo Kyokai) is the body who operate and control professional sumo wrestling in Japan. ... A Sumo match (Ozeki Kaio vs. ...


Football (soccer) clubs in Tokyo include FC Tokyo and Tokyo Verdy 1969, both of which play at Ajinomoto Stadium in Chōfu. A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... F.C. Tokyo(FC東京) is a J. League team. ... Tokyo Verdy 1969 ) is a football team which plays in Division 2 of Japans J. League. ... Tokyo Stadium (Japanese: 東京スタジアム) is a multipurpose stadium located in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. ... Map of Tokyo with Chōfu highlighted Ajinomoto Stadium The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Jindai Botanical Garden in Chōfu is a popular public park. ...


The city hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics. National Stadium, also known as Olympic Stadium, Tokyo is host to a number of international sporting events. With a number of world-class sports venues, Tokyo often hosts national and international sporting events such as tennis tournaments, swim meets, marathons, American football exhibition games, judo, karate, etc. The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were held in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. ... The National Olympic Stadium is a stadium in Tokyo, that served as the main stadium for the 1964 Summer Olympics. ...


Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, in Sendagaya, Shibuya, is a large sports complex that includes pools, training rooms, and a large indoor arena. Early winter morning at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium Main Arena Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium is a world-class sporting complex in Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, located at , Built in 1954 for the World Wrestling Championship, held that year, it was also used as the venue for gymnastics events at the 1964...


Note

The wards in Tokyo that travellers usually travel around, Chiyoda, Chūō, Minato, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Taitō, occupy only 11.4% of the population of Special wards of Tokyo. Thus, they tend to see business, entertainment and shopping districts. Categories: Wards of Tokyo | Japan geography stubs ... Chūō ) is one of the 23 special wards that form the heart of Tokyo, Japan. ... Tokyo Tower and Zojoji by night, Shiba Park Roppongi Hills Rainbow Bridge connecting central Tokyo to Odaiba Minato (港区 -ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. ... Categories: Wards of Tokyo | Japan geography stubs ... Categories: Wards of Tokyo | Japan geography stubs ... Location of Taitō-ku in Tokyo. ... The special wards of Tokyo are 23 municipalities that together make up the core and the most populous part of Tokyo, Japan. ...


See also

Tourism in Japan Tourists in Kyoto enjoy a ride in a rickshaw in front of Nonomiya Shrine Tourists visit spots in all prefectures in Japan. ...


External links

  • Official Tokyo Tourism Info

 
 

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