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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.

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Famous Tokyo District Shibuya

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    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 the Minato Ward.

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    Nihonbashi

    Nihonbashi is a business district in the Chuo ward of central Tokyo. Nihonbashi, which literally means Japan Bridge, derives its name from the historic bridge which crosses the Nihonbashi River. The first Nihonbashi (bridge) was wooden and completed in 1603. In 1911, the current stone bridge was completed. Nihonbashi (bridge) read more

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    Ariake

    Ariake is a district in Koto Ward of central Tokyo. Ariake forms part of what is commonly known as Odaiba, a modern development area on an artifical island in Tokyo Bay. Ariake makes up the northern part of Odaiba and includes Tokyo Big Sight and Ariake Colosseum.

  • Yanesen

    Yanesen is an area where historical street still remained, which makes this downtown area rare and attractive. Yanesen area consists of three parts, and the name “Yanesen” is a combination of the first few letters of each part’s name: Yanaka, Nezu and Sendagi. Yanesen is in Bunkyo Ward central Tokyo.

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    Sendagaya

    Sendagaya is a some what unloved district of Shibuya, as many businesses located within Sendagaya use the name of the adjacent ward, Shinjuku in their title. To further add to this lack of identity for the district it includes only minor parts of some significant attractions including Shinjuku Gyoen National read more

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    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 the Shiba District.

  • Kagurazaka

    Kagurazaka District is to east of Shinjuku Station, near Iidabashi Station, in Shinjuku Ward.

  • Meiji Jingu Gaien

    Meiji Jingu Gaien is the outer precient of Meiji Jingu Shrine, but is not directly attached to the shine grounds. Meiji Jingu Gaien is around 1km to the east of Meiji Jingu Shrine. The center piece of Meiji Jingu Gaien is the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery, but the 330,000 sqare read more

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    Nishi-Shinjuku

    Nishi-Shinjuku is Tokyo’s largest skyscraper district and is to the west of Shinjuku Station in the Shinjuku Ward. Several of the tallest buildings in Tokyo are in Nishi-Shinjuku, including many great examples of modern Tokyo architecture.

  • Higashiyama

    Higashiyama is a district within the central Tokyo Ward of Meguro, where shell mounds (remains of shells left by humans) have been found that date back to the paleolithic period (10,000+ years old).