Being Japan’s cultural and economic centre, Tokyo provides for a large number of comfortable hotels to accommodate tourists from all over the world.
Tokyo’s city centre consists of the small village Edo (meaning “estuary”), which is dominated by the Imperial Palace (formerly known as Ōta Dōkan, meaning “Edo Castle”).
While staying at a hotel in Tokyo, you should make sure to see the shrine of the Emperor Meiji, one of Japan’s most important sanctuaries.
The palace is surrounded by a beautiful forest region, which Tokyo’s hotel guests may use for a relaxing walk.
If you are staying at a hotel in Tokyo’s district Kasumigaseki we recommend you to see Japan's ministry buildings.
If you are staying at a hotel in Tokyo’s district Minato the Tokyo Tower, which resembles the Eiffel Tower in Paris, will surely catch your eye.
Standing on the platform of this 333-meter/1,092-feet-high steel construction, you will have a tremendous view over your hotel in Tokyo. You will even be able to see the Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain.
During your stay at a hotel in Tokyo, we recommend you to make a trip to the Ueno Park, where you will be able to visit the Tokyo National Museum, the country's largest museum, which is specializing in traditional Japanese art. In the Edo-Tokyo Museum you will be able to see a replica of Tokyo’s historic city.
If you are staying at a hotel in Tokyo in the month of April you will be able to see the city being immersed in a pink sea of thousands of cherry blossoms.
Tokyo is being traversed by a well-organised network of metros, suburban trains, busses and trams.
Tokyo’s economy is dominated by the heavy industry, optics and machine building.
Total population: 8,483,050 (2005)
Postal codes: 7-digit codes, subdivided into the city’s districts