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About Tokyo


Tokyo, Japan’s busiest city, mixes with ultramodern and traditional, from modern skyscrapers and buildings to historic temples. The lavish Meiji Shinto Shrine is known for its towering gate and surrounding woods while the Imperial Palace sits amid large public gardens. The city also boasts many art galleries and museums, ranging from classical art (in the Tokyo National Museum) to a reconstructed kabuki theater (in the Edo-Tokyo Museum) and has a very rich live music scene. There are various summer concert festivals held around Tokyo and live concerts throughout the year. Do check out online for the events and schedule. Tokyo is the place for luxury, leisure, fashion and culture which is well known not only in Japan but throughout the whole world. Ever since FIFA World Cup was co-hosted by Japan in 2002, the city has become more foreigner-friendly, with signs in Japanese, English and Korean. People find that most locals are very welcoming and proud of their city, and are invested in helping newcomers to have a positive experience in Japan. Expats or foreign students moving to Tokyo will find themselves in a bustling city, alive with activities and events, ensuring that there is something for everyone.

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