The Most Populous Metropolis

Known for its sophisticated railways, quirky fashion, public gardens, national museums, tech havens, diverse neighborhoods, and cultural tradition, Tokyo is much more than a bustling capital city. Situated on the eastern coast of Honshu, this Japanese hub displays its juxtaposition of past and future for all who visit.

Whether you’re looking to explore the neon-lit skyscrapers of Shibuya, the revered historic temples of Asakusa, or the bohemian cafés of Shimokitazawa, Tokyo has just about everything.


Travel Guide

See the Shrines and Temples of Tokyo

Plan Your Visit

Must-See Neighborhoods

To help you out, we’ve put together a list of the city’s most iconic urban hubs. From Akihabara to Ueno, here are Tokyo’s best-known neighborhoods.

Best Markets

Tokyo has a tradition of lively marketplaces where locals and tourists alike experience the culture and offerings of the capital. If you’re visiting, here are some of the markets you should add to your itinerary!

For Your Itinerary

If you’re not sure where to start, here’s a guide to help you make the most of your visit to one of the world’s most fascinating cities.

Meet Tokyo Residents

Essentials Guide

Learn About Geisha Culture in Japan

Photography Collection

Postcards from Tokyo

From the Blog

10 Epic Villages You Must Visit in Japan

Japan’s abundance of villages can be overwhelming if you’re trying to plan a trip, but there are some epic ones that just can’t be overlooked.

Green Spaces, Urban Places

A number of cities across the globe are embracing the revitalizing effects of green spaces in their urban places. Here are a few of our favorites.

Chasing the Bloom

The juxtaposed beauty and fragility of cherry blossoms have captivated the Japanese people for centuries. With their short but breathtaking and peaceful bloom season, the flowers become a metaphor for the fleeting nature of life.

These Dreamy Photos of Japan Will Have You Packing Your Bags

Gabriele Colzi typically uses his camera to showcase his home country of Italy. But on a recent trip to the other side of the world, Gabriele turned his attention to Japan. His dreamy photos capture a magical quality not usually associated with the island nation.

Capturing Calm and Chaos in Japan

Chaos and calm. Those are the two things photographer Thibaut Buccellato wanted to capture when he visited Japan.