TOKYO 23 SPECIAL WARDS

Tokyo 23 Special Wards form the core of the Tokyo urban area. The Tokyo 23 Special Wards include the main wards of Shinjuku, Shibuya, Chuo, Shiyoda, Minato and Shinagawa.

TOKYO 23 SPECIAL WARDS

Adachi
Adachi is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo. Adachi is to the north of central Tokyo. Adachi attractions include Nishiarai Daishi Temple, Toneri Park, Higashi Ayase Park, Urban Agricultu...

Arakawa
Arakawa is one the 23 special wards of Tokyo and is to the north of central Tokyo. Although Arakawa derives its name from the Arakawa River, the river actually doesn't run through or next to...

Bunkyo

Bunkyo
Bunkyo is one of the 23 Special Wards of inner Tokyo. Bunkyo includes the University of Tokyo, Chuo University, Toyo University, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo Dome, Yushine shrine, Gokokuji T...

Chiyoda

Chiyoda
Chiyoda is the central ward of Tokyo which is famous for the Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokyo Station and National Diet Building....

Chuo

Chuo
Chuo literally means center (of Tokyo) and historically this was the case. Chuo includes Nihonbashi - the traditional commercial center housing the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Bank of Japan and...

Edogawa

Edogawa
Edogawa is the most easterly of the special 23 wards of Tokyo. Edogawa is mainly a residential area. Edogawa attractions include Edogawa Boat Race Course, Edogawa Stadium and Kasai Rinkai Pa...

Itabashi
Itabashi is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo and is to the north west of central Tokyo. Itabashi name is derived from the "plank bridge" which used to cross the Shakujii River as far ba...

Katsushika
Katsushika is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo and is to the north north east of central Tokyo. Katsushika attractions include Mizumoto Park, which is the largest park in Tokyo and a pop...

Kita
Kita is one of Tokyo's special wards in north Tokyo. Kita includes Asukayama Park which is one of main cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo....

Koto

Koto
Koto is to the east of central Tokyo and is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo. Koto includes the districts of Ariake, Aomi, Kameido, Kiba, Kiyosumi, Shirakawa, and Toyosu. Ariake and Aomi...

Meguro
Meguro is one of Tokyo's central wards southwest of the Tokyo metropolitan centre. Meguro is a largely residential district, named after the Meguro River, which features beautiful cherry blo...

Minato

Minato
Minato is one of the 23 Special Wards of inner Tokyo. Minato includes: Asakusa one of Tokyo's central business districts, full of corporate headquarters and exclusive hotels, Daiba which for...

Nakano
Nakano is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo which is to the north west of central Tokyo, just to the east of Shinjuku. Nakano attractions include Nakano Sun Plaza, Arai Yakushi Shingon Te...

Nerima
Nerima is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo which is to the north west of central Tokyo. Nerima is the birth place of anime in Japan, and today several anime production studios still rema...

Ota
Ota is one of the 23 Special Wards of Tokyo, which is to the south of central Tokyo and has a significant exposure to Tokyo Bay. Ota is dominated by Haneda Airport, but other attractions in ...

Setagaya
Setagaya is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo which is to the west of central Tokyo. Setagaya is divided into five districts: Setagaya, Kitazawa, Tamagawa, Kinuta and Karasuyama. Setagaya...

Shibuya

Shibuya
Shibuya is a central ward of Tokyo famous for its fashionable shopping district, with department stores and shopping malls filled with boutiques. Shibuya also includes Harajuku with its shop...

Shinagawa

Shinagawa
Shinagawa is one of the 23 Special Wards of inner Tokyo and is to the south of the center of Tokyo with some of the ward on the coast of line of Tokyo Bay. Shinagawa includes Shinagawa Aquar...

Shinjuku

Shinjuku
Shinjuku is one of the key parts of central Tokyo which features Tokyo's main sky scrapper area, significant shopping and entertainment areas, plus the world's busiest train station, Shinjuk...

Suginami
Suginami is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo which is to the north west of central Tokyo. Suginami features many anime studios including Bones, Sunrise, Satelight and many more small stu...

Sumida

Sumida
Sumida is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo. Sumida is to the north east of central Tokyo. Sumida attractions include Tokyo SkyTree, Ryogoku Kokugikan, Edo Tokyo Museum, Asahi Brewerie...

Taito

Taito
Taito is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo and is to the north east of central Tokyo. Taito includes the districts of Ueno and Asakusa. Taito attractions include Sensoji Temple, Asakusa S...

Toshima
Toshima is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo and one of the eight central wards. Toshima is to the north east of central Tokyo and includes the business and entertainment district of Ikeb...

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