Tokyo is also home to the Imperial Palace and the capital city of Japan. The monuments of Tokyo are worth visiting. The seat of the Government and Parliament also situated here. Tokyo is a melting pot of...
Category - Tokyo
Tokyo is Japan’s capital and the world’s most populous metropolitan city. It is also one of Japan’s 47 official residence, consisting of 23 central city wards and multiple cities, towns, and villages west of the city center. There are two parts of Tokyo one is The Izu and the second one is Ogasawara Island. Tokyo was known as Edo, prior to 1868. it was one a small castle town in the 16th century then became Japan’s political center in 1603 when Tokugawa Ieyasu established his feudal government there. Edo had grown into one of the world’s most populous cities, a few decades later. The emperor and capital moved from Kyoto to Edo with the Meiji Restoration of 1868 which was renamed Tokyo (“Eastern Capital”). Tokyo’s large parts were destroyed in the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and after the air raids of 1945.
Now Tokyo offers a seemingly unlimited choice of shopping, entertainment, culture, and dining to its residents as well as tourists. Tokyo’s history can be praised in districts such as Asakusa and in many excellent museums, historic temples, and gardens. Tokyo also offers a number of attractive green spaces in the city center and within relatively short train rides at its outskirts, contrary to common perception.
The Harajuku, a district in Tokyo is famous for its alternative street fashion. If you want to see Japan’s most extreme teenage cultures and styles, come this beautiful land. The center of Harajuku’s teenage culture is Takeshita Dori. The national symbol of Tokyo is the cherry blossom. In April, the trees flower for two weeks, this period is known as Hanami. The biggest Tower is a communications and observation tower in the Shiba-Koen district in Tokyo. It was originally a copy of the Eiffel Tower, hence their similar appearance. In Tokyo, you will find here the most top-rated restaurants in the world. It is a land of over 14 three-star Michelin restaurants.