Tokyo Guides

The Wards & Districts that Forge Tokyo

So you want to come to Tokyo and you’re looking for places to go, things to do, sights to see, and if I had to guess, amazing food to eat — I mean, c’mon, Tokyo is truly the food capital of the world (sorry France). You’re in the right place. After 23 years of living in Tokyo, I’ve learned a few things to help you enjoy this remarkable city. But first, do you know where you’re going within Tokyo? Downtown TokyoWhat is the difference between Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis and Greater Tokyo?The downtown wards come together into neighborhoods Downtown Tokyo Tokyo is a sprawling mega-city that really feels more like a whole bunch of cities came together to form Tokyo (they did). Check out my Tokyo orientation for a quick look at where Tokyo is and how the various wards/districts relate to each other on the map. In a nutshell, there are 23 special wards that…