Tokyo station, the central station of Shinkansen (bullet trains) and local trains is located at Marunouchi. Lots of people visit Tokyo station everyday that about 470,000 people enter Tokyo station’s ticketing gates in a day. Many main offices of leading companies and commercial complexes are located at Marunouchi. Marunouchi, the center of business and various stores, is a beautifully maintained town in Tokyo!
Where is Tokyo Station/Marunouchi area
Tokyo station, one of the largest stations in Japan!
Tokyo station, the center of transportation is a beautiful and huge station located in Marunouchi! The building itself is surely a highlight yet there are lots to see in Tokyo station. It has Tokyo Station Gallery, a museum in Tokyo station, Tokyo Station Hotel, a historical hotel in Tokyo station, and many shopping spots. Beyond that, Tokyo station’s illumination in the night is stunning!
An exquisite town with museums and historical sights!
Marunouchi was the area of Daimyo’s (feudal lord) mansions in the Edo period (1603~1868) and Edo Castle was built in today’s Imperial Palace area which tells Marunouchi has a long history. In 1890, Mitsubishi Estate bought the area and developed Marunouchi to the town of business, cultural sights, and shopping areas. You can enjoy historical sights and various museums at this sophisticated town!
Wide selections of shopping spots and souvenir stores at Marunouchi!
Marunouchi has numerous places to enjoy shopping from the underground area of Tokyo station, commercial complexes, and shopping streets. Tokyo station’s underground is the largest underground shopping areas in Japan! As Tokyo station is a hub of transportation, lots of stores sell Tokyo souvenirs including unique Japanese sweets. Shopping complexes also have various restaurants to enjoy Japanese cuisine!