The South-Eastern center of Tokyo

Chuo is a small district of Tokyo, located in the south-east of Tokyo's heart. It starts under Asakusabashi and includes Ginza, up to the peninsula of Tsukishima, on the cusp of Odaiba.

In Japanese, Chuo means "center" but to tell the truth, the Tokyo district of about ten square kilometers is not that central in the capital.

It is known for being home of most residential, business or commercial districts: for that matter, we can find Tokyo stock exchange here in Nihonbashi, as well as the Bank of Japan.

The JR line with the same name cuts the Great Tokyo horizontally, in order to easily cross the city, from its main train station to Mitaka (local line/Sobu), up to Takao (rapid line) in the Western area.

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Location reachable with the JRP : order your Japan Rail Pass (from ~US$ 281)

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