Minato is a ward in central Tokyo. 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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Roppongi is an expensive section of Tokyo's Minato ward famous for its nightlife, much of which is geared towards foreigners.

Odaiba is a large artificial island in Tokyo, Japan, featuring many hypermodern and just plain strange buildings memorably described as the result of an acid-soaked pre-schooler's architecture class.


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

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

Shiodome is a district of the Minato ward of central Tokyo, Japan.


  • Location:  , , , ,
  • Population:  248,000
  • Latitude:  35° 39' 29" (35.6581°) north
  • Longitude:  139° 45' 6" (139.7517°) 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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