Tokyo is one of the biggest city in the world with, named Tokyo Metropolis. Also, Tokyo is the capital of Japan and the largest metropolitan area from Japan. Launched in 1457, a feudal castle near to the Edo village, develop, in twenty-first century, the most modern technologies in the world. Although it was destroyed twice, in 1923 because of a large earthquake, and in 1945 from the bombings of the World War II, in recent decades the city image has dramatically changed, combining perfect the ancient world, the modern world and the latest technologies.
Touristic Destinations in Tokyo:
Odaiba - the city of the future. The Fuji TV building is one of the most representative buildings in the area, on the 25th floor we finding a gigantic observation globe, from glass, where we can see an unique view of the Tokyo city. Venus Fort – “a city in a city” specially designed for women. On the outside is not attractive, seems more like a military aircraft hangar, but indoors you will find a modern shopping center, exclusively decorated in Italian style: fountains, cobbled streets, arched galleries, everything to relax you and to create for a few hours an Italian old city image. In Aqua-City you will find the largest shopping malls from Japan, more than 150 cafes and restaurants, ultra-modern cinemas, a place that you can’t missed, a place that can accommodate up to 3,000 visitors. Sega Joypolis is a virtual paradise of games, don’t forget, you are in Japan.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden – in Japan, the beauty of the nature is a sacred thing and it is appreciated that in any other part of the world. Tokyo has an impressive number of parks, over 7000, the biggest park is Shinjuku Gyoen, a park that occupying 58.3 ha and has about 20,000 trees, 1,500 of them are cherry trees. From the mid of February to April, offers a great and original picture, and in the period with bloom trees is one of the most visited area in Japan. In November, the tourists come to admire the blooming chrysanthemums, cultivated by traditional techniques.
Tokyo Tower – after the war, the government sought a monument to symbolize the rebirth of Japan as a world superpower, so they decided to build its own Eiffel Tower in the heart of the capital. Its construction was completed in 1958 and entered into the record books as the tallest steel tower in the world.
Tokyo is a place that combines the modern with cultural. It is a great place for travel destinations and if you go here you will never forget this vacantion.