Tokyo is both the capital and most populous city of Japan with 13.6 million inhabitants (2016). The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous
metropolitan area in the world (37.8 million). Tokyo is situated on the main island of Honshu and is the seat of the Emperor of Japan and the Japanese government.
The Tokyo metropolitan government administers the 23 Special Wards of Tokyo.
Tokyo ranked first in the world in the Safe Cities Index. In 2015, Tokyo was named the Most Livable City in the world and Michelin Guide has
awarded Tokyo by far the most Michelin stars of any city in the world.
Tourism in Tokyo is a major industry. In 2006, 4.81 million foreigners and 420 million Japanese visited Tokyo.
We recommend you stay in Tokyo for at list 3 nights. Main sights recommended are:
Tokyo Skytree Tower, the world’s tallest free-standing broadcast tower, one of the most popular Tokyo's tourist spots.
The Imperial Palace, the residence of Japan's Imperial Family, located on the former site of Edo Castle, in a large park in the center of Tokyo.
Shinjuku, a central ward of Tokyo, a major commercial and administrative centre, housing the busiest railway station in the world.
Visit the beautiful Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, an oasis in the city.