- Roppongi. Shopping centers and embassies populate this area. Nightlife abuzz with frenetic area in this district. Tokyo Tower, a subject of several movies and several sentimentalist novels, can be found here – Japan’s version of Paris’ Eiffel Tower. Tokyo tower is a 332.5 meter (1,091 ft) telecommunications and observation tower located in Shiba Park. Roponggi Hills is also home to high end restaurants, the tastiest, but priciest meals to be had in the city.
- Shibuya. Large neons sine brightly in Tokyo’s version of Leicester Square. Young urban souls find their vibe here. Huge screens playing ads and music videos grace this district. For those who love their DVDs and CDs, a huge Tower Records is here. This is Japanese consumerism on fine display.
- Yokohama. The Chinatown that dates back1859 is located here.
Head to your nearest Starbucks coffee. Teahouses are as rare here as they are in Manila or in the US. This is most noticeable as you look across the city’s horizon you can easily spot many coffee shop signs, including a popular and fashionable café called Starbucks.
Shinjuku Station serves as the main connecting hub for rail traffic between central Tokyo and its western suburbs on inter-city rail, commuter rail and metro lines. Considered to be the busiest train station in the world in terms of number of passengers, the station was used by an average of 3.64 million people per day in 2007. It is registered with Guinness World Records.