Tokyo, Japan’s bustling capital, mixes modern with traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers cherry trees, attractive gardens and historic temples. Prior to 1868, Tokyo was known as Edo, a small castle town in the 16th century. In 1603 Edo became Japan’s political center. Today, Tokyo offers a seemingly unlimited choice of shopping, entertainment, culture and dining to its visitors. What is unique to Tokyo is that is made up of smaller cities without one true city centre. One of the most popular attractions in Tokyo is The Imperial Palace, located in the district of Taitō. Other districts of interesting include Asakusa , where the city’s history can be appreciated. Further places of interest to visit include Ueno Park, the city’s largest green space ,and Tokyo Skytree – the world’s tallest free-standing broadcast tower. Also worth a visit is Japan’s premier shopping district, GinzaTokyo is your starting point for your Japan experiences.