BYGS features. Beautiful cities around the world, today with the largest of all metropolises in the world. Tokyo (東京).
Take a tour of the largest metropolis on the planet and quickly and easily discover all that Tokyo the Japanese capital has to offer to its visitors and residents through BYGS.
The Greater Tokyo area is the most populous metropolitan region in the world with approximately 37.8 million inhabitants and is by far the most populous metropolitan region in the world. It is the seat of the emperor of Japan and the Japanese government. Tokyo is in the Kantō region on the southeast side of the main island of Honshu and includes the Izu Islands and the Ogasawara Islands.
The city has 51 of the Fortune Global 500 companies, the largest number of any city in the world. Tokyo ranked third in the International Financial Centers Development Index Edit. The city also hosts several television networks, such as Fuji TV, Tokyo MX, TV Tokyo, TV Asahi, Nippon Television, NHK and Tokyo Broadcasting System.
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Tokyo ranked first on the Global Economic Energy Index and fourth on the Global Cities Index. The city is considered a world alpha city – as listed by GaWC’s 2008 inventory – and in 2014, Tokyo ranked first in the “Best Overall Experience” category on TripAdvisor’s World City Survey (the city also ranked first in following categories: ”Usefulness of the local inhabitants“, ”nightlife“, ”shopping“, ”local public transport“ and ”street cleaning“).
In 2015, Tokyo was ranked the 11th most expensive city for expatriates, according to the consulting firm Mercer, and also the 11th most expensive city in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s cost-of-living survey. In 2015, Tokyo was named the most livable city in the world by Monocle magazine. The Michelin Guide has awarded Tokyo by far the most Michelin stars of any city in the world for 7 consecutive years. Tokyo ranked first in the world in the Safe Cities Index.
The 2016 edition of QS Best Student Cities ranked Tokyo as the 3rd best city in the world to be a university student. Tokyo hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics, the 1979 G7 summit, the 1986 G7 summit and the 1993 G7 summit, and will host the 2020 Summer Olympics and the Paralympic Summer Games 2020.
In BYGS you will find a special category with all the places where the 2020 games will be held.
- Tokyo still surprises its visitors with its incredible numbers such as:
Cities with the greatest number of theaters: New York (420), Paris (353), Tokyo (230), London (214), Istanbul (184).
Cities with the most music venues: Paris (423), Tokyo (385), London (349), São Paulo (294), New York (277)
Cities with the most restaurants: Tokyo (150,210), Shanghai (55,614), London (37,450), New York (24,149), Paris (22,327).
That’s right, there are more than 150 thousand restaurants, not to mention the large number of bars, cafeterias and cafeterias. In BYGS, incredible restaurants are inserted daily so that you have the opportunity to get to know them, getting around without any problems and viewing their offers all over Tokyo.
Tokyo also has a large number of attractions, theme parks and aquariums. Now when it comes to shopping in Tokyo, there are so many options, there are hundreds of shopping malls, department stores and millions of stores that offer everything. What makes it easy in Tokyo is the great train system to get around the city.
The main shopping districts are in the central region of the metropolis, Shibuya, Harajuku and Shinjuku, the districts are more geared towards the young audience because they offer the new trends and eccentricity of Japanese fashion. Akihabara, known worldwide for being the Japanese electronics and manga district, and Ginza, famous for exhibiting the great facades of the most famous brands in the world and refined shopping malls.
We certainly cannot fail to refer to Odaiba, Roppongi, Akasaka, Ikebukuro, Marunouchi and Ueno. The Japanese capital, despite its frightening number of inhabitants, is very well organized and clean. Tokyo has attractions 24 hours a day in its central neighborhoods.
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