Anjali Ajith

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Tokyo: The Beautiful City

Tokyo: The Beautiful City

Post By : Anjali Ajith

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Category : Travel and Leisure

Sub Category : Destinations

19 Jul 2014

Tokyo  is Japan's capital and therefore the world's most inhabited metropolis.

It's additionally one in all Japan's forty seven prefectures, consisting of twenty three middle wards and multiple cities, cities and villages west of the town center. The Izu and Ogasawara Islands also are a part of Tokyo.

Prior to 1868, Tokyo was referred to as Edo. alittle castle city within the sixteenth century, Edo became Japan's political center in 1603 once Tokugawa Ieyasu established his feudalistic government there. many decades later, Edo had big into one in all the world's most thickly settled cities. With the Meiji Restoration of 1868, the emperor and capital rapt from Kyoto to Edo, that was renamed Tokyo ("Eastern Capital"). massive elements of Tokyo were destroyed within the nice Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and within the air raids of 1945.

Today, Tokyo offers a on the face of it unlimited alternative of searching, diversion, culture and feeding to its guests. The city's history will be appreciated in districts like Asakusa, and in several glorious museums, historic temples and gardens. Contrary to common perception, Tokyo additionally offers variety of engaging inexperienced areas within the centre and among comparatively short train rides at its outskirts.

Tokyo is usually named and thought of as a town, however is formally identified and ruled as a "metropolitan prefecture", that differs from and combines components of each a town and a prefecture; a characteristic distinctive to Tokyo. The land portion of Tokyo lies northwest of Tokyo Bay and measures concerning ninety kilometer (56 mi) east to west and twenty five kilometer (16 mi) north to south.

Some of the tourist attractions in Tokya are :

  1. Imperial Palace
  2.  Imperial East Gardens
  3. Tokyo Skytree
  4.  Tokyo Disneyland
  5. Tokyo DisneySea