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Tokyo is the most densely populated urban area in the world yet its
Tokyo culture is original and distinct, and its influences--from manga to fashion to high tech gadgetry--are far-reaching. At the same time, residents put
The Japanese capital is made up of 23 wards. Architecture skews modern. Investors from Hong Kong, Singapore
The expat community is heavily located in three areas, Minato, Shibuya
Within Minato, which is south of central Tokyo, is desirable Azabu a quiet, upscale area known for trendy cafes, parks
Azabu and the neighboring tree-lined community of Hiroo attract expats, diplomats and executives who like the semi-suburban feel within a central location. Nearby Shirokane is home to the established Tokyo elite. Some homeowners even enjoy a rarity in Tokyo--a private garden. Other desirable areas are located in pockets of more commercial districts like Omotesando, Tokyo’s fashion district.
Those seeking more green scenery find it in Denenchofu located in southwest Tokyo, a premier suburb of elegant homes and manicured gardens. Denenchofu was established more than a century ago and designed as a garden suburb. Home to celebrities and star athletes, some have described it as the Beverly Hills of Tokyo.
As a global city, Tokyo is used to the spotlight.