Tokyo Area Guides
Everything you Need to Know about Tokyo Areas
The ten areas of Tokyo listed in this guide fall roughly into three regions; Northern Tokyo contains Ueno, a premier historical site, once the heart and soul of the Edo period.
The history continues in central Tokyo, home to the Imperial Palace and Ginza district which was the focal-point of western influence after the 1872 fire. The fascinating electronics Mecca of Akihabara is also in central Tokyo.
In western Tokyo you’ll find Japanese culture in all its myriad forms, from the haute couture of Harajuku, to the techno clubs of Roppongi, the upper echelon in Aoyama and Akasaka and the working masses streaming through Shibuya and Shinjuku stations.