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is located in central Tokyo and has a number of great tourist attractions
including the Imperial Palace where the Emperor of Japan lives.
Tourist attractions in Chiyoda include the Imperial Palace, Hie Jinja and Kanda Myojin (shrines), Holy Resurrection Cathedral, Criminology Museum of Meiji University, Tokyo Animation Centre and Akihabara - Electric Town where you can buy all sorts of electronics goods including computer parts and accessories.
Getting to Chiyoda
Tokyo Station is located in Chiyoda and is an easy walk 10 minute walk to the Imperial Palace.
Restaurants in Chiyoda
The best place to get something to eat in Chiyoda is within the Marunouchi Building and the Shin Marunochi Building which are the 2 very tall buildings you can see next to Tokyo Train Station. Within these buildings there are over 100 restaurants to choose from. Here are some recommendations:
Isola Smeralda Italian Restaurant (reviews) 5th Floor Marunouchi Building Chiyoda Tokyo Prefecture 100-0005. Ph: 03 5288 6228. Just a few minutes walk from Tokyo JR Station. For restaurant reviews for Isola Smeralda Italian Restaurant click here.
Piacere Italian Restaurant Level 28 Shangri-la Hotel Marunouchi Trust Tower Main, 1-8-3 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100-8283 Ph: (81 3) 6739 7888. Open for breakfast Mon - Fri 6.30am - 10am, Sat & Sun 7am - 10.30am. Open for lunch 7 days a week from 11.30am - 2.30pm. Open for dinner 7 nights a week from 6pm - 10pm.
Last updated 8th October 2011
The Imperial Palace East Garden is open to the public everyday except Mondays and Fridays. The Imperial Palace itself is only open to the public on 2 days of the year, the day after New Years Day and on the Emperor's birthday.
Hotels in Chiyoda
Shangri-la Hotel Tokyo Marunouchi Trust Tower Main, 1-8-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo. Ph: +81 3 6739 7888.
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