Tokyo neighborhood map
Map of Tokyo neighborhoods. Tokyo neighborhood map (Kantō - Japan) to print. Tokyo neighborhood map (Kantō - Japan) to download. Tokyo is comprised of so many neighborhoods, each of which has their own character as its shown in Tokyo neighborhood map. Some of these Tokyo neighborhoods represent youth culture; others hark back to history, while a few bigger areas are just giant melting pots of culture and people. If you spend a week in Tokyo, then imagine as if each day you are visiting a different city, and then Tokyo will begin to make sense.
As soon as you step off the train you can feel the vibrancy of this famous of Tokyo neighborhoods in the east side of Tokyo. In the neighborhood of Akihabara you will find heaps of otaku (or nerds) and rub shoulders with salarymen and technology enthusiasts. The west side of Tokyo is the sexy modern side as its mentioned in Tokyo neighborhood map. The neighborhood of Shitamachi (Asakusa, Ueno etc) is the old and less appealing side of the city. But, it is cheap.
Tokyo is huge, so it is important to stay somewhere convenient. The best neighborhoods to stay are Shinjuku, the Tokyo Station Area, Ginza/Hibiya, Shibuya or Roppongi as you can see in Tokyo neighborhood map. Other decent neighborhoods to stay include Nihombashi, Shinagawa, Hamamatsucho and Shiodome. Try to stay near a Yamanote Line (Tokyo loop line) station. If you can not do that, be sure you are near a subway station.