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Guide to Tokyo Districts including Harajuku, Ginza, Roppongi, Asakusa, Kabukicho, Akihabara,Ueno, Ikebukuro, Golden Gai and Nishi-Shinjuku. Tokyo is sub divided into wards or cities, which are then further sub divided into districts or neighborhoods. Some what confusingly Shibuya is the name of both district and ward (city). Please see our Shibuya Guide that covers both the ward and the district.

Popular Tokyo Wards (Cities)

Shibuya, Shinjuku, Chuo, Chiyoda and Minato.

Famous Tokyo District Shibuya

Famous Tokyo District Shibuya

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    Akihabara

    Akihabara is famous for its high tech shopping (electric town), entertainment and amazing themed cafes including meido cafe. Akihabara district is home to hundreds of shops selling every technological gadget you can imagine, from cameras, to robots and wifi just about everything. The district built its reputation as the place to go in Read more [...]

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    Ginza

    Ginza Tokyo is an up market shopping district in central Tokyo featuring major department stores, international fashion brand stores, galleries, restaurants and some distinctive architecture. Our guide includes an extensive array of shops and landmarks along with a detailed interactive map. Ginza in Japanese literally means “Silver Mint”, which historically related to Read more [...]

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    Asakusa

    Asakusa District of Tokyo is most famous for Sensoji Temple (sometimes referred to as Asakusa Temple), a long with the surrounding temples and shrines. The district features many festivals run by the many temples and shrines in the area. The most popular festival is Sanja Matsuri which is held in May Read more [...]

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    Kabukicho

    Kabukicho is the entertainment district of Shinjuku Ward. Kabukicho is filled at night with bright colored neon signs which light up the narrow streets packed with bars, restaurants, cinemas and hostess bars.

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    Golden Gai

    Golden Gai is several narrow lane ways filled with hundreds of bars and food outlets within Kabukicho District of Shinjuku Ward.. Golden Gai translates to ’Golden District’ and is a hidden world of cultures which makes Tokyo so unique as a city. Golden Gai is just a couple of small Read more [...]

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    Harajuku

    Harajuku is a significant fashion and shopping district, but it also includes Tokyo’s most popular shine, Meiji Jingu Shrine and one of the most significant parks in Tokyo, Yoyogi Park. There is even a fashion style named after the district that features some extreme clothing and hairstyles. The district is Read more [...]

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    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 artificial island in Tokyo Bay. Daiba includes section water front area on the north eastern part of Odaiba. Daiba features many attractions including Fuji Read more [...]

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    Ueno

    Ueno District is north east of the center of Tokyo in the Taito Ward. Ueno is most famous for Ueno Park which is Tokyo’s most popular location for viewing cherry blossom. Ueno Station is also a major transport hub. Ueno attractions include Ueno Zoo, Saigo Takamori Statue, Tokyo National Museum, Read more [...]

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    Ikebukuro

    Ikebukuro is a commercial and entertainment district to the north east of central Tokyo in Toshima (one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo). Ikebukuro is focused around Ikebukuro Station, which combines the JR East, Seibu Ikebukuro Line and the Tobu Tojo Lines. Ikebukuro Station is the second busiest station Read more [...]

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    Ebisu

    Ebisu is a district of Shibuya which is home to many bars, izakaya style restaurants, boutiques and patisseries. All these lifestyle attractions make Ebisu one of the most expensive parts of Tokyo to live in. The name Ebisu comes from the name of one of the Japanese Seven Gods of Read more [...]