TOKYO DISTRICTS MAP
Chiyoda, the seat
of Japanese power that includes the
Imperial Palace, the electronics mecca of
Akihabara and the business center of
Chuo, including the famed department stores of the Ginza and the fish markets of Tsukiji.
Minato, the port district (at least in name) which includes the artificial island of Odaiba and the fleshpots of Roppongi.
Shibuya, the fashionable shopping district which also encompasses the teenybopper haven of Harajuku (also home to the Meiji Shrine) and the nightlife of Ebisu.
Shinjuku, home to luxury hotels, giant camera stores and Tokyo's wildest red-light district.
Tokyo - Downtown
Sumida by the river
of the same name, including Ryogoku, home of the Edo-Tokyo Museum and
Tokyo's sumo arena.
Taito and Bunkyo, the heart of downtown Tokyo featuring the temples of Asakusa and the many museums of Ueno.
Toshima including Ikebukuro, another giant train hub
Koto, between the two rivers Sumida and Arakawa, located on just the south of Sumida. It is famous for the former woodland in Kiba, and Kameido Tenjin the shrine worshipping Michizane Sugawara known as a father of study in Kameido.
Tokyo Suburban wards
Tokyo Western cities
Outside the 23
wards, some cities of (relatively minor) interest include
Musashino including Kichijoji
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(Article based on Wikitravel article by Based on work by Bujdos� Attila, Brian Kurkoski, Richard Petersen, Rory, Lee Morgan, Mary, Ted O'Neill, Paul N. Richter, Evan Prodromou, Paul James Cowie, David Le Brun, Colin Jensen and Michele Ann Jenkins and Wikitravel user(s) Jpatokal, Asa-minnie, Huttite, Davejenk1ns, Sjc196, Nils, Tomos, Joi, Luke and Eureka. Article used under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 1.0.)