1. Tokyo Facts

    Travel Tokyo Facts

    Tokyo (東京 Tōkyō) is the capital of Japan since 1868, replacing Kyōto (“Capital City”) and means “Eastern Capital”. It was called Edo (江戸) before that and was the centre of the Tokugawa shogunate from 1603 to 1868. Tōkyō is located on the Kantō Plain (関東平野 Kantō heiya), at the mouth of several...