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  • 1 Harajuku Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    There is much to enjoy in Harajuku, a district which showcases the more eccentric side of Tokyo. The wide roads are dotted with unusual buildings, and tourists and sociologists come from all over the world to experience the cultural and social scene...

  • 2 Omotesando Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    With its two perfectly straight ribbons of tarmac lined with zelkovas, or prestigious boutiques, Omotesando Avenue is often compared to the Champs-Élysées. But unlike its Parisian counterpart, which is rather classical, the Japanese avenue gives itse..

  • 3 Odaiba Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Odaiba is a man-made island that was built from scratch in Tokyo Bay to accommodate a major shopping and leisure complex. This futuristic island is accessed not by boat but by a monorail, which passes over the Rainbow Bridge alongside cyclists. Child..

  • 4 Tokyo Imperial Palace Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    In a city that has such a large centre, the real heart of Tokyo is the Imperial Palace. It is, however, empty. It comprises an interminable esplanade, a moat forming a barrier in front of the palace, which comes into view among the trees, but remains..

  • 5 Ryogoku

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Ryogoku is the home of sumo wrestling. As befits a designated entertainment area, the wrestlers' district now has its own "temple" in the form of the enormous Ryogoku Kokugikan stadium. Go to a tournament to see the procession of wrestlers,..

  • 6 Akihabara District

    Architecture, castles and historic districts


    The place to come for electrical appliances in the 1960s, the Akihabara district has remained true to its technological vocation. Today it is a hub for electronic goods, video game and mobile phone industries. Small, highly specialised shops, tucked ..

  • 7 Kanda-Jinbocho District

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    The district of Jinbocho, Japan's book capital, has around 160 bookshops or stalls with a total of some 10 million books on sale. Needless to say, there are books on every subject, and not only in Japanese. You may even be able to find books that are..

  • 8 Yushukan War Memorial Museum

    Museums and art

    3-1-1 Kudankita - Chiyoda-ku

    The Yushukan War Memorial Museum divides opinion. There has been much discussion about this military museum, which has found itself under fire for presenting the history of the wars of the last century from a biased Japanese perspective. This aspect ..

  • 9 Marunouchi District

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Marunouchi means "in the circle", a reference to the fact that this district has expanded within an area demarcated by the moat surrounding the neighbouring Imperial Palace. Skyscrapers, including the historic Marunouchi Building (1923), ar..

  • 10 Chuo-dori

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Chuo-dori, the main shopping street, located at the crossroads in Ginza, boasts a different institution at every turn. The Wako building, one of the oldest department stores in Ginza, would have been over 100 years old if it hadn't been hit by the 19..

  • 11 Harumi-dori

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Tokyo loves designer labels. Here on Harumi-dori you will see plenty of fashionistas, with their manicured nails, sun-bed tans and highlighted hair, taking the shops by storm. Dior is housed in an aluminium-clad building decorated with flashing fibre..

  • 12 Aoyama

    Architecture, castles and historic districts


    The district of Aoyama is known for its smart boutiques housed in eye-catching buildings. Tod's, which sells exclusively Italian brands, has the look of a hastily wrapped parcel. The Prada building, whose exterior of blue-tinged mirrors is girdled by..

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