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 an expensive section of 's ward famous for its nightlife, much of which is geared towards foreigners.

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.

is one of 's central business districts, full of corporate headquarters and expensive hotels.


is a district of central which is a significant business center and commercial area, although not quite as busy as or to the west.

is a district of the ward of central , .


  • Location:  , , , ,
  • Population:  255,000
  • Latitude:  35° 39' (35.65°) north
  • Longitude:  139° 44' (139.7333°) east
  • Elevation:  17 meters (56 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Minato
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Minato, Tokyo

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English:  Minato City Japanese:  港区

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