A guide to touring Tokyo Chuo City

A guide to touring Tokyo Chuo City

Introduction of Chuo City

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The five themed videos, each represented by a single Kanji character, and the digest version come together to comprise a total of six.
Each is created in four languages - Japanese, English, Korean and Chinese (traditional / simplified), and are released in three patterns: 3 minutes, 1.5 minutes and 15 seconds.

  • Walk (歩ARUKU)
  • Walk (歩ARUKU)
  • Take a stroll around the city and come into contact with traditions and trends.
  • 遊(ASOBU)
  • Activity (遊ASOBU)
  • Enjoy Tokyo even more through a variety of experiences that you can only find here.
  • Food (食TABERU)
  • Food (食TABERU)
  • In one of the greatest gourmet cities in the world, eat your way through Edo and Tokyo.
  • Colors (彩IRODORI)
  • Colors (彩IRODORI)
  • Feel the beauty of the seasons in the center of Tokyo.
  • People (人HITO)
  • People (人HITO)
  • Craftspeople at the top of their fields give a warm Japanese welcome to visitors from around the world.
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Recommended walking routes


We have selected four trip courses to help you to fully explore Chuo City, which offer the opportunity to enjoy the Edo period atmosphere, eat gourmet food, or visit a shopping area!

Top 10 Tourist Attractions

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  • TOP1

    Tsukishima Monja Street

  • Tsukishima Monja Street
  • Monjayaki is the origin of Japanese cheap sweets. It is widely known as the representative taste of downtown Tokyo. You can enjoy the fun cooking and eating methods. Please visit Tsukishima where there are a lot of good restaurants, delicious aromas in the air and smiling faces. Monjayaki Souvenir Sets and local maps are available at the Office of the Tsukishima Monja Promotional Cooperative Society.
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  • TOP1

    Bridge Niigata

  • Bridge Niigata
  • The Bridge Niigata managed by the Daishi Bank showcases the food products, skills, tourism, nature, traditional craftworks and other Niigata-brand items in 3- to 7-day short-term events. There are many rare products unique to local businesses. Please visit the event to experience “Niigata” when you go through the booth curtain to enjoy its charm.
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  • TOP1

    Tokyo Kyukyodo

  • Tokyo Kyukyodo
  • Kyukydo has been operating for over 350 years since being founded in Kyoto as a druggist. With the philosophy "Protecting and nurturing Japan's traditions and culture", we have a number of great products with a sense of the season that suit the modern life of Japanese people as well as observing traditions and conventions. On the 1st floor there is letter paper, envelopes, postcards, greeting cards, money envelopes, seasonal products, etc., and on the 2nd floor there is incense, brushes, Chinese ink, ink stones, paper, materials for calligraphy, etc., and notebooks of Washi displayed for sale.
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  • TOP1

    Pokémon Center TOKYO DX

  • Pokémon Center TOKYO DX
  • A "Pokémon Center" is an official Pokémon store that not only sells game software, card games and a full and varied range of original merchandise, but also offers services and promotional campaigns that any Pokémon fan is sure to love.
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  • TOP1

    DOVER STREET MARKET GINZA

  • DOVER STREET MARKET GINZA
  • A concept store from London directed by Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons. This concept store uniquely sells various brands from design house brands to street brands as well as all the brand of Comme des Garcons. On each floor, sculptures, art pieces, photographs, and objets d'arts are also displayed as a part of the shop space. The music environment in the store is produced by a sound artist in New York; it is a store that stimulates your entire senses.
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  • TOP1

    YAESU SHOPPING MALL

  • YAESU SHOPPING MALL
  • YAESU SHOPPING MALL, stretching in the basement of an area around the Yaesu exit of Tokyo Station, is one of the biggest underground shopping malls in Japan, with a variety of attractive shops ranging from gourmet and fashion to everyday sundries and services. Equipped with parking lots that can accommodate 774 cars, the mall is situated in a location with outstanding access by both train and car.
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Chuo City by Boat

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  • Around Nihonbashi and Kyobashi

    Nihonbashi is a traditional town with countless long-established shops. Tokyo Chuo City Tourist Information Center is located in the Kyobashi area, which is currently a focus of attention.

  • Around Ginza

    Ginza is a leader of Japan's major downtown area, full of well-known department stores and overseas brand boutiques.

  • Around Tsukiji and Hatchobori

    The market for fish, vegetables, etc. is renowned for leading Tokyo's food culture for generations. Besides the market, there are many famous or historic sights.

  • Around Ningyocho

    The historic town is very popular for Edo period inspired automaton clocks and traditional Japanese confectionery shops.

  • Around Tsukishima and Harumi

    While the waterfront retains an urban atmosphere, the old town has a totally different vibe. If visiting the area, you will want to enjoy local gourmet food such as tsukudani and monjayaki.

Pre-travel information


Full of useful information that you should know before travelling to Japan, including etiquette, weather, and traffic information.