10 amazing facts about Tokyo

The Tokyo Metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in the world. It has a population of over 40 million.

Tokyo was formerly known as Edo.

Shinjuku Station in Tokyo is the busiest train station in Japan, and possibly the world. It is estimated that the station handles more than 3.6 million passengers every day.

Toranomon Hills is the tallest building in Tokyo. It is 258 m (846 ft) tall.

Tokyo Skytree is the tallest structure in Tokyo. It is 634 m (2,080 ft) tall.

Almost every major city in Japan is connected to Tokyo by the bullet train network.

Tokyo is located on the Honshu island of Japan. Honshu is the largest and the most populous island in Japan.

Mount Fuji, a stratovolcano is less the 100 kilometers (62.13 miles) from Tokyo. Mount Fuji is the tallest mountain in Japan. It has an elevation of 3,776 m (12388.5 ft).

Tokyo Metropolitan area has the highest GDP for a metropolitan area in the world.

Tokyo has hosted the olympic games twice, in 1964 and in 2020.