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Minato is one of the 23 Special Wards in central Tokyo. The name means "port", referring to its seaside location, although due to reclamation many areas in the district are quite far for the sea these days.

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MINATO ATTRACTIONS

MINATO DISTRICTS

Akasaka

Akasaka
Akasaka is one of Tokyo's central business districts, full of corporate headquarters and exclusive hotels. Akasaka, part of the Chiyoda Ward, is not far from Tokyo Imperial Palace. Akasaka a...

Daiba

Daiba
Daiba is a district in Minato Ward of central Tokyo. Daiba forms part of what is commonly known as Odaiba, a modern development area on an artifical island in Tokyo Bay. Daiba includes secti...

Roppongi

Roppongi
Roppongi is a district in central Tokyo famous for its nightlife and very popular with foreigners. Roppongi also features many of the embassies. Roppongi is to the west of central Tokyo in t...

Shiba

Shiba
Shiba District is within the Minato ward in central Tokyo. Shiba District attractions include Tokyo Tower and Shiba Park, which includes Zojoji Temple. The Minato Ward Office is locate in th...

MINATO ISLANDS

Odaiba

Odaiba
Odaiba is the common name given to a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, connected to the mainland by the scenic Rainbow Bridge. Odaiba attractions include Fuji TV Studios, Daikanransha Fe...

MINATO LANDMARKS

Akasaka Palace

Akasaka Palace
Akasaka Palace is a former imperial residence which is now used by the Japanese Government as a State Guest-House (Geihinkan) to accommodates visiting dignitaries while they are staying in ...

Fuji TV Studios

Fuji TV Studios
Fuji TV Studios is a distinctive building designed by Kenzo Tange is a major land mark of Tokyo. Fuji TV Studios, in Odaiba, offers great views from its second highest floor for free. There ...

Roppongi-dori Intersection

Roppongi-dori Intersection
Roppongi-dori Intersection at the corner of Gaien-higashi-dori is generally considered to be the focus of the Roppongi District of Minato Ward, and is a popular meeting point. Roppongi-dori ...

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty replica in Odaiba....

MINATO OBSERVATION DECK or LOOKOUT

Hachitama Observation Deck

Hachitama Observation Deck
Hachitama Observation Deck is the sphere of the ultra modern looking Fuji TV Studios Building. Hachitama Observation Deck provides an amazing interior view, with its high sphereical ceiling....

Seaside Top

Seaside Top
Seaside Top observation deck is the top floor of the 40 story high World Trade Center Tokyo Building in Hamamatsucho District of Minato Ward Tokyo. Seaside Top provides a unique full length ...

Tokyo City View

Tokyo City View
Tokyo City View is the observation deck on the 52nd floor of the Mori Tower Building which is part of the Roppongi Hills complex. In addition to the Tokyo City View, there is an open air obs...

Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Tower is a Japanese icon and famous site in Tokyo. Tokyo Tower features public observation deck and cafe. The Tokyo Tower design is based on the Eiffel Tower, but is 333 meters tall (9...

MINATO TEMPLES

Sengakuji Temple

Sengakuji Temple
Sengakuji Temple is famous as the location of the graves of Asano Takumi no Kami Naganori and the 47 Ronin, who were involved in the Revenge of the Forty-seven Ronin, also known as the Reven...

Zojoji Temple

Zojoji Temple
Zojoji Temple is a famous Buddhist temple, which is frequently seen in pictures with Tokyo Tower in the background, holds six of the fifteen Tokugawa shogun graves. Zojoji Temple, which ensh...

MINATO MUSEUMS and ART GALLERIES

Mori Art Museum

Mori Art Museum
Mori Art Museum is an art gallery which frequently holds special exhibitions. Mori Art Museum is on the 53rd floor of the Mori Tower Building which is part of the Roppongi Hills complex in t...

National Art Center
The National Art Center, in Roppongi Tokyo, is an art gallery which mainly focuses on modern art and paintings (20th century). The National Art Center uses its 47,960 sqm to display 600 piec...

Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum is an art museum in Minato Ward Tokyo, but is actually close to the Meguro Station. While the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum Building is a relatively...

MINATO GARDENS and PARKS

Aoyama Cemetery
Aoyama Cemetery, in Minato Tokyo, was Japan's first public cemetery. Today Aoyama Cemetery is a popular location for viewing cherry blossom in early April....

Kaihin Park

Kaihin Park
Kaihin Park in Odaiba is a seaside park which features one of two beaches in mainland Tokyo, but swimming is not recommended as the water is rather polluted. Along the beach runs a boardwalk...

Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden

Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden
Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden is one of the two surviving Edo Period Japanese gardens in Tokyo. Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden, also known as Kyu Shiba Rikyu Onshi Teien (Former Shiba Villa Gardens), is ju...

Shiba Park
Shiba Park is a park in Minato Ward, Tokyo, built around the temple of Zojoji. The park is between the Minato Ward offices and the Tokyo Tower. Many of the footpaths in the park offer exce...

MINATO BRIDGES

Rainbow Bridge

Rainbow Bridge
Rainbow Bridge is a suspension bridge over the Tokyo Port, on the northernmost part of Tokyo Bay, connecting the Shibaura Wharf and the new waterfront development area, known as Odaiba. Rain...

MINATO TRAIN STATIONS

Shinagawa Station
Shinagawa Station, just to the north of Shinagawa Ward in the Takanawa District of Minato Ward in central Tokyo, is one of only two stations in the Tokyo area where the Tokaido Shinkansen st...

MINATO EMBASSY and CONSULATES

Embassy of the United States in Tokyo
Embassy of the United States in Tokyo in the exclusive district of Akasaka in Minato Ward of Tokyo is the primary diplomatic represenative of the United States of America in Japan....

MINATO SHOPPING

Aqua City Odaiba

Aqua City Odaiba
Aqua City Odaiba is a six story shopping and entertainment complex in Odaiba. Aqua City Odaiba features a 13 screen cinema, Japan's largest gourmet zone, Sony ExploraScience and extensive ra...

Decks Tokyo Beach

Decks Tokyo Beach
Decks Tokyo Beach shopping mall, featuring Sega Joypolis (A giant game center / amusement arcade) and Little Hong Kong. From the 15th of June 2012, a new Legoland Discovery Center will be op...

Roppongi Hills

Roppongi Hills
Roppongi Hills is an up market and extensive shopping and entertainment complex in the Roppongi District of Tokyo. Roppongi Hills includes the Mori Tower a 53 story high skyscraper, Mori Art...

MINATO SKYSCRAPER

Atago Green Hills

Atago Green Hills
Atago Green Hills, officially known as Atago Green Hills Mori Tower, is a 48 story skyscraper with 42 floors above ground. Atago Green Hills, completed in 2001, is a mixed use building with...

Mori Tower

Mori Tower
Mori Tower is a 53 story high skyscraper which forms part of the Roppongi Hills complex, which includes retail space, offices and residential levels. Mori Tower includes an observation deck,...

World Trade Center Tokyo

World Trade Center Tokyo
World Trade Center Tokyo is a 40 story skyscraper in the Hamamatsucho District of Minato Ward Tokyo. The World Trade Center Tokyo Building when completed in 1970 was Japan's tallest skyscrap...

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