A guide to touring Tokyo Chuo City

A guide to touring Tokyo Chuo City

Introduction of Chuo City

Chuo City, located at the center of Tokyo's 23 wards, is an old "town" that has flourished over 400 years as the cultural, informational, and business hub of Japan.
Chuo City continues to stay ahead of its times, while maintaining its long history and tradition with each area having its own distinct atmosphere. Ginza and Nihonbashi are some examples of inviting locations. These areas are full of unique charm and attract many travelers from Japan and around the world.

Chuo City, located at the center of Tokyo's 23 wards, is an old "town" that has flourished over 400 years as the cultural, informational, and business hub of Japan. Chuo City continues to stay ahead of its times, while maintaining its long history and tradition with each area having its own distinct atmosphere. Ginza and Nihonbashi are some examples of inviting locations. These areas are full of unique charm and attract many travelers from Japan and around the world.

Cultural, informational, and business hub of Japan!

Chuo City is a town with a long history that is home to areas such as Ginza, a leader of Japan's major shopping area, and Nihonbashi, a departure point for roads that lead to regions all around Japan.
Tsukiji has prominence in food culture, and Ningyocho has long-established shopping arcades. Facing the Sumida River and Tokyo Bay are areas such as Tsukuda and Tsukishima where you can explore the quaint streets and visit restaurants of various cuisine.
Not only does Chuo City provide a broad variety of experiences in traditional performing arts and artwork, but also plays an important role in being a central source of the latest information with new establishments and large commercial facilities continuously being built in the area.

Chuo City is a town with a long history that is home to areas such as Ginza, a leader of Japan's major shopping area, and Nihonbashi, a departure point for roads that lead to regions all around Japan. Tsukiji has prominence in food culture, and Ningyocho has long-established shopping arcades. Facing the Sumida River and Tokyo Bay are areas such as Tsukuda and Tsukishima where you can explore the quaint streets and visit restaurants of various cuisine. Not only does Chuo City provide a broad variety of experiences in traditional performing arts and artwork, but also plays an important role in being a central source of the latest information with new establishments and large commercial facilities continuously being built in the area.

4-chome Ginza Crossing
4-chome Ginza Crossing
AMAZAKE YOKOCHO in Ningyocho
AMAZAKE YOKOCHO in Ningyocho

Traditional and state-of-the-art existing in harmony!

Chuo City continues to develop and stay modern while staying committed to urban development that preserves history and architectural masterpieces.
Chuo City boasts a unique landscape where the old and new exist side by side. Here, traditional buildings and modern high rises exist in harmony.

Chuo City continues to develop and stay modern while staying committed to urban development that preserves history and architectural masterpieces. Chuo City boasts a unique landscape where the old and new exist side by side. Here, traditional buildings and modern high rises exist in harmony.

KYOBASHI EDOGRAND
KYOBASHI EDOGRAND
Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower
Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower
Kabukiza
Kabukiza
KYOBASHI EDOGRAND

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KYOBASHI EDOGRAND
Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower

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Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower
Kabukiza

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Kabukiza

Full of seasonal entertainment!

While Chuo City may appear to be a hard-working business district, its expression changes with each season. In spring, cherry trees and others blossom in beautiful flowers and the city is bustling with people. In summer, you can stroll around the waterfront or drink at a rooftop beer garden.
In autumn, the streets are dressed with leaves of red and yellow. In winter, the main streets and shops have a romantic atmosphere decorated with incredible illuminations.
Chuo City is rich in seasonal entertainment all year round.

While Chuo City may appear to be a hard-working business district, its expression changes with each season. In spring, cherry trees and others blossom in beautiful flowers and the city is bustling with people. In summer, you can stroll around the waterfront or drink at a rooftop beer garden. In autumn, the streets are dressed with leaves of red and yellow. In winter, the main streets and shops have a romantic atmosphere decorated with incredible illuminations. Chuo City is rich in seasonal entertainment all year round.

Autumn foliage in Hama-rikyu Gardens
Autumn foliage in Hama-rikyu Gardens
Cherry blossoms in Tsukuda 1-chome
Cherry blossoms in Tsukuda 1-chome

Chuo City area guide

Around Nihonbashi and Kyobashi
Once the center of Edo culture, today, the area is abundant of buildings, such as department stores, that represent Japanese modern architecture. Recent redevelopments continue to bring many stylish commercial buildings to the area.
Around Ginza
The downtown area is full of department stores and prestige brand boutiques. There are many uniquely designed buildings making the area attractive to wander around.
Around Ningyocho
Business districts and nice old shopping street can be found in this area. Here, you will find a welcoming atmosphere, as well as traditional food and craftsmanship.
Around Tsukiji and Hatchobori
Tsukiji is a market district that’s overflowing with energy even from early in the morning, packed with stores selling fish and other fresh ocean produce along with a wide range of restaurants. Hatchobori, meanwhile, is peppered with historical sites and places to enjoy gourmet dining.
Around Tsukishima and Harumi
Tsukishima is a historic area famous for its monjayaki. Harumi has a wharf where luxury passenger ships dock, while the neighboring park comes highly recommended for walks.

Videos of Chuo City

Tokyo Chuo City tourism introduction movie

Tokyo Chuo City tourism introduction movie