Minato is a ward in central . The name means "port", referring to its seaside location, although due to reclamation many areas in the district are quite far from the sea these days.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

is a large artificial island in , , featuring many hypermodern and just plain strange buildings memorably described as the result of an acid-soaked pre-schooler's architecture class. Photo: Ploync, CC BY 4.0.

is an expensive section of 's Minato ward famous for its nightlife, much of which is geared towards foreigners. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of 's central business districts, full of corporate headquarters and expensive hotels. Photo: Aimaimyi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an area in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, located adjacent to and , near and the Hamarikyu Gardens. Photo: Yosemite, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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The is a suspension bridge crossing northern between Pier and the waterfront development in Minato, Tokyo, . Photo: 名無し野電車区, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a development project in Tokyo and one of Japan's largest integrated property developments, located in the district of Minato, Tokyo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The National Art Center is a museum in , Minato, Tokyo, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a public park in Minato, Tokyo, built around the temple of . Photo: SElefant, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a district of central which is a significant business center and commercial area, although not quite as busy as Shinjuku or Shibuya to the west. Photo: LERK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is part of and a Yamanote Line station between Osaki and . Photo: na0905, CC BY 2.0.

is major district of Shibuya-ku in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: kcomiida, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The district of , literally "Silver Mint", is in the ward. Photo: AwOiSoAk KaOsIoWa, CC BY-SA 3.0.


35.6432° or 35° 38' 35.6" north
139.7401° or 139° 44' 24.2" east
Open Location Code
9 metres (30 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
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Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Minato, Tokyo
  • Achinese: Minato
  • Arabic: Minato, Tokyo
  • Arabic: ميناتو
  • Arabic: ميناتو، طوكيو
  • Armenian: Մինատո
  • Asturian: Minato
  • Azerbaijani: Minato
  • Basque: Minato
  • Belarusian: Міната
  • Bengali: মিনাতো-কু
  • Bulgarian: Минато
  • Catalan: Minato
  • Cebuano: Minato-ku (distrito)
  • Cebuano: Minato-ku
  • Chinese: Minato-khu
  • Chinese: 港区 (东京都)
  • Chinese: 港区
  • Chinese: 港區 (東京都)
  • Chinese: 港區
  • Czech: Minato
  • Danish: Minato
  • Dutch: Minato-ku
  • Dutch: Minato
  • Egyptian Arabic: ميناتو, طوكيو
  • English: Minato, Tokyo
  • English: Minato-ku
  • Esperanto: Kvartalo Minato-ku
  • Esperanto: Kvartalo Minato
  • Estonian: Minato
  • Finnish: Minato
  • French: Minato
  • Galician: Minato, Toquio
  • Galician: Minato
  • Gan Chinese: 港区 (东京都)
  • Gan Chinese: 港區 (東京都)
  • Gan Chinese: 港區
  • Georgian: მინატო
  • German: Minato
  • German: Minato-ku
  • Greek: Μινάτο
  • Gujarati: મિનાટો-કુ
  • Haitian: Minato
  • Hebrew: מינאטו
  • Hindi: मिनाटो -कू
  • Hungarian: Minato
  • Indonesian: Minato
  • Italian: Minato
  • Japanese: Minato-ku
  • Japanese: みなとく
  • Japanese: 東京都港区
  • Japanese: 港区
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  • Javanese: Minato, Tokyo
  • Kannada: ಮಿನಾಟೊ-ಕು
  • Korean: 도쿄도 미나토구
  • Korean: 동경도 항구
  • Korean: 미나토구
  • Korean: 항구
  • Latvian: Minato īpašais rajons
  • Lithuanian: Minatas
  • Lithuanian: Minato seniūnija
  • Macedo-Romanian: Minato
  • Malay: Minato
  • Marathi: मिनिटो-कू
  • Min Nan Chinese: Minato-khu
  • Norwegian: Minato
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Minato
  • Occitan (post 1500): Minato
  • Persian: میناتو-کو، توکیو
  • Persian: میناتو
  • Persian: میناتو، توکیو
  • Polish: Minato
  • Portuguese: Minato
  • Portuguese: Tóquio/Minato
  • Pushto: ميناتو
  • Romanian: Minato
  • Russian: Минато
  • Scots: Minato, Tokyo
  • Scots: Minato
  • Serbian: Minato
  • Serbian: Минато
  • Serbo-Croatian: Minato, Tokijo
  • Serbo-Croatian: Minato
  • Sinhala: මිනටෝ-කු
  • Spanish: Minato
  • Spanish: Minato Tokio
  • Spanish: Minato Tokyo
  • Swedish: Minato
  • Tagalog: Minato, Tokyo
  • Tagalog: Minato
  • Tamil: மின்டோ-கு
  • Telugu: మినాటో-కు
  • Thai: มินะโตะ
  • Thai: เมืองมินาโตกุ
  • Thai: แขวงมินาโตะ
  • Turkish: Minato
  • Ukrainian: Мінато
  • Ukrainian: Район Мінато
  • Urdu: میناتو، ٹوکیو
  • Vietnamese: Cảng khu
  • Vietnamese: Minato
  • Vietnamese: Quận Minato
  • Waray (Philippines): Minato
  • Welsh: Minato
  • Yue Chinese: 港區 (東京都)
  • Minatochō

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