Marunouchi (丸の内) is a business district in Tokyo located in Chiyoda, between Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace. Located between the Imperial Palace and Tokyo Station, it is one of the most prestigious commercial districts of Japan.
Marunouchi is bounded to the east by Tokyo Station, one of Japan’s busiest rail stations and a terminus for several lines of the Shinkansen. Marunouchi is also the financial center of Tokyo, with three of the largest banks in the country having their headquarters there.
Sites in Marunouchi
Tokyo Station Marunouchi Exit
Tokyo Station marunouchi exit has a history of over 100 years, massive handmade brick built, and registered as important assets.
Tokyo Imperial Palace
Tokyo Imperial Palace is where Japanese Emeperor and his families live, formerly known as Edo-Castle during the Tokugawa Shogunate Period.
Shin-Marunouchi Building houses many restaurants to fashion stores with a view of Tokyo Marunouchi gate from imperial palace.
Nakadori Street in Marunouchi Tokyo is the street filled with local street foods and famous illumination at night.
Marunouchi Oazo is a shopping tower surrounded by the busy office towers in the middle of Marunouchi in Tokyo with restaurants and bookstores.
Marunouchi Building is located infront of Tokyo Station Marunouchi Exit and oversees the area with restaurant and fashion shops.
KITTE Marunouchi used to be Japan’s post office, which now is home to shopping complex and view deck of whole Marunouchi Tokyo station.
Access to Marunouchi
Marunouchi Line/Tozai Line/Chiyoda Line/Hanzomon Line