Marunouchi

Marunouchi
Marunouchi is the main commercial district boarded by the Tokyo station, Imperial Palace and the Tokyo International Forum to the south in Yurakucho. The Marunouchi area is also home to Imperial Theatre and the Tokyo Post Office. The easiest way to get to the area is by one of the many rail lines to Tokyo station or by a short stroll from the popular Ginza area.

Marunouchi

Marunouchi

About Marunouchi

Meaning “inside the circle” Marunouchi is essentially that, the centre of Tokyo. The district is home to Tokyo’s main financial district, the Imperial Palace, plenty…


Tokyo Station

Marunouchi Map

Marunouchi is home to the huge Imperial Palace park and Tokyo Station. This massive station is where many visitors arrive to Tokyo on the Shinkansen bullet train or Narita Express.


Tokyo imperial palace

Imperial Palace Kouko

The Kouko or Imperial Palace is located where the Edo Castle once stood in the 17th to 19th Century. There are quite a few features…


Imperial Theater

Imperial Theater

Tokyo’s Imperial Theater is a theatre located opposite the Imperial Palace’s detached court gardens and the palace complex moat. The Imperial Theater is noted for…


Mitsubishi Iichigokan Museum

Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum

This art museum holds the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Collection featuring graphic art and artefacts from the late nineteenth century. The Maurice Joyant Collection, a display of…


National Diet Building

National Diet Building

The National Diet Building has nothing to do with food or weight loss, it is in fact the country’s Parliament building, like the Capital Building…


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Nippon Budokan

Located in Kitanomaru Park, just outside the Imperial Palace grounds in the central Tokyo suburb of Marunouchi, is the well known martial arts hall known…


Tokyo International Forum

Tokyo International Forum

Opening in 1997, the Tokyo International Forum is a masterpiece in modern engineering and design. With 11 stories above the ground and 3 below, the…