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.
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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 . Photo: Yosemite, 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. is situated 2 km northwest of Minato. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The National Art Center is a museum in , Minato, Tokyo, . is situated 2½ km northwest of Minato. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a contemporary art museum founded by the real estate developer Minoru Mori in the in the complex both of which he built in , . is situated 2 km northwest of Minato. Photo: Syced, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a concert venue in the central district of , Japan. is situated 2½ km north of Minato. Photo: Wikimedia, 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.


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