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Tokyo 東京

Tokyo (東京), the capital and the largest city of Japan. Together with New York & London, it is one of the world three financial centers.

Formerly called Edo (江戸), it was the site of the Tokugawa Shogunate (徳川幕府) military government from 1603 until the Meiji Restoration (明治維新). When the Emperor moved from Kyoto to here in 1868, it became Japanís new capital and was renamed Tokyo.
Imperial Palace 皇居
Imperial Palace 皇居
Asakusa Kannon Temple 浅草寺
Asakusa Kannon Temple 浅草寺
Ginza 銀座
Ginza 銀座
Shinjuku 新宿
Shinjuku 新宿
Meiji Shrine 明治神宮
Meiji Shrine 明治神宮
Okura Museum of Art大倉集古館
Okura Museum of Art
大倉集古館
Akihabara秋葉原
Akihabara
秋葉原
Hotel Okura Tokyo
Hotel Okura Tokyo
Crowne Plaza ANA Narita
Crowne Plaza ANA Narita
SayonaraTokyo Banana
Sayonara
Tokyo Banana