Before 1868, Tokyo was known as Edo owing its name to a small castle town in the 16th century, that became Japan's political centre. Little by little, Edo changed into one of the world's most populous cities. In 1868, the emperor and the capital were moved from Kyoto to Edo, later called Tokyo or eastern capital. Tokyo was partly destroyed by the Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923 and the air raids of 1945.
Your contribution can be useful for other tourists
|Art & Culture, Shopping, Hi-tech... 0 Km da Tokyo Hotels and accommodation (495)|
Recommended facilities Tokyo
|Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyo Hotel From € 135||Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyo Hotel From € 83|
|Akihabara Washington Hotel Tokyo Hotel From € 72||The Capitol Hotel Tokyu Tokyo Hotel From € 166|