After the Emperor Meiji said that he wanted Japan to catch up with the West, he ordered that Japanese buildings from the times of the shôguns should be destroyed and that more buildings should be built in western architecture.
Tokyo-Eki Station was modelled after its counterpart in Amsterdam. Its red brick building is, nonetheless, very nice to look at.
Because the station has been expanded it is sometimes difficult to find the right exit for the historic part. Therefore, keep good track of the signs that guide you to it.
Fondest memory: Walking around Tokyo station to find it, and then getting into this great hall of the old station.
Situated between Tokyo Station and Tokyo Imperial Palace, Japan's most prestigious business district of Marunouchi.
Many of Japan's largest companies, particularly from the financial sector.
The main attractions are the recently opened Marubiru and Marunouchi Oazo.
Fondest memory: Tokyo Station is one of Japan's busiest railway stations and the terminal of multiple shinkansen lines.
The station includes an art gallery, hotel and department store.
As I mentioned on another tip, there is no name of the place Tokyo. But this.
Tokyo station is the only place that the word just "Tokyo" is used as a name of a place on a map.
some facts: This station is the first rail station in Japan that build in 1914 when the first rail was set in between with Shimbashi.