Pathology Week 2019 Meeting & Hospitality
Tokyo is located in the heart of Japan which is the capital of Tokyo city. It is the world's most populous metropolis. It consists of 23 central city wards and multiple cities, towns, and villages west of the city center. Some of the islands like Izu and Ogasawara Islands also exist in Tokyo city.
Tokyo geography has 39 million and over 50% more people with a $2.5 trillion economy which is larger than that of any other city. Tokyo is officially governed as a "metropolitan prefecture", which differs and combines elements of a city and a prefecture, a unique characteristic to Tokyo.
Tokyo was known as Edo since 1868, which is a small castle town in the 16th century. Tokugawa Ieyasu had established his feudal government in 1603 where Edo became Japan's political center. A few decades later, Edo had grown into one of the most populous cities in the world. The Capital & emperor moved with Meiji Restoration from Kyoto to Edo which was renamed ‘Tokyo’
Tokyo population in Japan is 8336599 according to the geographical database. Tokyo had an estimated 2016 population of 9,262,046. They made up the boundaries for about 23 wards of Tokyo, which was officially dissolved in 1943. It is a major commuter city in Japan.
Tokyo has the world’s busiest metro system which opened in 1927 and greatly expanded in 1963. Its mass transit system runs underground and is the busiest in the world ferrying more than 8.7 million commuters a day whereas more than 3.2 billion annually about 200 miles of tracks.
Tokyo in terms of religious endowment it has a lot of offers for tourists. Tokyo is mostly known for temples and a beauty of great architecture. They are the places which provide a peaceful atmosphere to the visitors. Some of the most famous temples of the city such as Gokuku-Ji Temple and the Sensoji Temple.
Tokyo tower was constructed in the year 1958. The tower rises about 333 meters high from the ground which lasts as the 2nd tallest structure in Japan.
Tokyo national museum was established in 1871 as a section of the Ministry of Education. The collection of the museum includes art, antiquities, wide range of books collection, calligraphy, sculptures, archeological findings, ceramics, lacquerware, textiles, metalwork, arms, armor, photographs, rubbings, and material for academic research.
Tokyo is a center of cultures in Japan. It is originated from the ethnic culture called “Jomon” and is influenced first from Chinese, Korean, Greek, Indian, European, American, and finally developed a unique culture of its own.
Tokyo events include O-Shogatsu, Ippan Sanga, Dezome-Shiki, and Sumo Tournaments etc.
We are anxiously waiting to meet you in Tokyo, Japan!!