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Information Pages, Guides and Resources

Tokyo and Japan Area Guides

The city of Tokyo is in the Kanto area of Japan and is made up of 23 special wards called ‘ku’ in Japanese. These wards are self-governing municipalities each has it’s own local government and manages many public services, however certain services are still controlled by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government such as the water supply system, sewage, and fire services.

Tokyo - 23 Wards and Prefectures Area Guides

Ward Main Areas Area Guides
Adachi-ku Kitasenju, Takenotsuka Adachi Area Guide
Arakawa-ku Arakawa, Nippori, Minamisenju Arakawa Area Guide
Bunkyo-ku Hongo, Yayoi, Hakusan Bunkyo Area Guide
Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi, Akihabara, Iidabashi Chiyoda Area Guide
Chuo-ku Ginza, Nihonbashi, Kachidoki Chuo Area Guide
Edogawa-ku Kasai, Chuo Edogawa Area Guide
Itabashi-ku Itabashi, Takashimadaira Itabashi Area Guide
Katsushika-ku Tateishi, Aoto, Koiwa Katsushika Area Guide
Kita-ku Akabane, Oji, Tabata Kita Area Guide
Koto-ku Kiba, Kameido, Toyocho Koto Area Guide
Meguro-ku Meguro, Nakameguro, Jiyugaoka Meguro Area Guide
Minato-ku Shinagawa, Roppongi, Aoyama, Azabu Minato Area Guide
Nakano-ku Nakano Nakano Area Guide
Nerima-ku Nerima, Oizumi, Hikarigaoka Nerima Area Guide
Ota-ku Omori, Kamata, Haneda Ota Area Guide
Setagaya-ku Setagaya, Shimokitazawa, Tamagawa Setagaya Area Guide
Shibuya-ku Shibuya, Harajuku, Yoyogi, Ebisu, Hiroo Shibuya Area Guide
Shinagawa-ku Shinagawa, Oimachi, Gotanda Shinagawa Area Guide
Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku, Takadanobaba, Ichigaya Shinjuku Area Guide
Suginami-ku Koenji, Kamiogi, Asagaya Suginami Area Guide
Sumida-ku Kinshicho Sumida Area Guide
Taito-ku Ueno, Asakusa Taito Area Guide
Toshima-ku Ikebukuro, Senkawa, Komagome Toshima Area Guide
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Japan - 47 Prefectures Area Guides

PREFECTURE Main Areas Area Guides
Aichi
Chiba Chiba Area Guide
Gifu
Gunma
Ibaraki
Kanagawa Yokohama Kanagawa Area Guide
Nagano
Nagano
Nigata
Saitama Saitama Area Guide
Shizuoka Ikawa Lake
Tochigi
Toyama
Yamanashi
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Area Guides

We have a selection of guides on the most popular areas in and around the Tokyo region. You can use these guides to get an idea of the place in Tokyo where you would most like to live. Choose an area from the Information Menu.