Tokyo, known as the “East Capital” with a population of more than 13 million inhabitants, is the biggest city in Japan and one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.
Tokyo is also the most populated area in the world, with more than 30 million inhabitants.
It’s a place everyone should visit once in their life, full of unique entertainment options and unforgettable sightseeing spots.
Formerly known as Edo, it officially became the capital after Emperor Meiji moved his seat to the city from the old capital of Kyoto in 1868; at that time, Edo was renamed Tokyo.
Tokyo is the centre of Japanese culture, finance, and government being also a major transportation hub with 13 subway lines and more than 100 surface routes, a world economic and industrial centre and the home of a large number of world-class institutions of higher education, having the highest concentration of universities in Japan.
The Shinjuku district, where the Japanese language school is located, is the entertainment centre of Tokyo, with thousands of restaurants, bars, nightclubs, karaoke joints and game centres.
Shinjuku station is the world’s busiest station, and students are often overwhelmed when they arrive here for the first time and realize just how many exits there are.
Shinjuku will leave you with memories you will never forget, and you’ll see and meet some of the most interesting people in the world, just meters from where you have Japanese class each day.
If you like eating, Tokyo is your place as it is the city with more Michelin stars than anywhere else, being called the world's Gastronomic capital.