Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Intermediatheque

Dedicated to interdisciplinary experimentation, Intermediatheque cherry picks from the vast collection of the University of Tokyo (Tōdai) to craft a fascinating, contemporary museum experience. Go from viewing the b…
Top Choice Palace in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Imperial Palace

The Imperial Palace occupies the site of the original Edo-jō, the Tokugawa shogunate's castle. In its heyday this was the largest fortress in the world, though little remains of it today apart from the moat and ston…
Top Choice Museum in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

National Museum of Modern Art (MOMAT)

Regularly changing displays from the museum's superb collection of more than 12,000 works, by both local and international artists, are shown over floors two to four; special exhibitions are mounted on the ground fl…
Gardens in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Imperial Palace East Garden

Crafted from part of the original castle compound, these lovely free gardens allow you to get close-up views of the massive stones used to build the castle walls, and even climb the ruins of one of the keeps, off th…
Landmark in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station celebrated its centenary in 2014 with a major renovation and expansion. Kingo Tatsuno's original elegant brick building on the Marunouchi side has been expertly restored to include domes faithful to th…
Park in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Kitanomaru-kōen

This large park north of the Imperial Palace is home to noteworthy museums as well as the Nippon Budōkan concert hall. The gate at the park’s northern end, Tayasu-mon, dates from 1636, making it the oldest remaining…
Viewpoint in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Chidori-ga-fuchi

Chidori-ga-fuchi is the best known of the moats surrounding the Imperial Palace because it is one of the city's most popular hanami (cherry blossom viewing) spots. There's a 700m long pedestrian path (for strolling,…
Architecture in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Tokyo International Forum

This architectural marvel designed by Rafael Viñoly houses a convention and arts centre, with eight auditoriums and a spacious courtyard in which concerts and events are held. The eastern wing looks like a glass shi…
Museum in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Bridgestone Museum of Art

Amassed by Bridgestone founder Ishibashi Shōjiro, this is one of the best French impressionist collections you will find in Asia – although it is closed for renovations until late 2019. When it reopens, the European…
Museum in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Crafts Gallery

Housed in a vintage red-brick building, this annex of MOMAT stages excellent changing exhibitions of mingei (folk crafts): ceramics, lacquerware, bamboo, textiles, dolls and much more. Some exhibits feature works by…