Kanto Region 関東地方 Japan History Prefectures Cities Destinations

Containing Tokyo, a top metropolis of world as well as The Capital Of Japan, Kanto is the main island of Japan Located in the Eastern side of Honshu

    Containing Tokyo, which is a top metropolis of world as well as The Capital Of Japan, Kanto is the main island of Japan Located in Eastern side of Honshu. It is the most populous region of the country & political and economical center of Japan. It is Most Productive region of Japan Because of its most Extensive lowland.


Brief Summery and History :

    World Kanto means ''East Of the Barrier'' ,Kanto region is most Populated region in the country it contains many large Universities, Hospitals and industries of the Country. Region was the central and most important part during Kamakura Period (1185-1333) and Edo Period (1603-1687). The year 1923 was one of the most Sorrowful time in the history of Kanto Japan when a massive Earthquake Occurred Which took about a half million lives and many places and parts of Kanto were destroyed by it, This Earthquake is remembered and called as Great Kanto Earthquake.

Japan Containing Tokyo, a top metropolis of world as well as The Capital Of Japan, Kanto is the main island of Japan Located in the Eastern side of Honshu

Prefectures and Cities of Kanto :

    Kanto consists on total seven prefectures which are Tokyo, Ibaraki Prefecture, Tochigi Prefecture, Gunma Prefecture, Saitama Prefecture, Chiba Prefecture, and Kanagawa Prefecture. These prefectures are divided into many cities towns and villages. These are the cities and towns according to their prefectures ;

Tokyo:

    Adachi , Arakawa , Bunkyo , Chiyoda , Chofu , Chuo , Edogawa , Fuchu , Fussa , Hachioji , Hamura , Higashimurayama , Itabashi , Katsushika , Kita , Kokubunji , Koto , Kunitachi , Machida , Meguro , Minato , Mitaka , Musashimurayama , Musashino , Nakano , Nerima , Nishitokyo , Okutama Town Oshima Town Ota , Setagaya , Shibuya , Shinagawa , Shinjuku , Suginami , Sumida , Tachikawa , Taito , Tama , Toshima.

Ibaraki Prefecture:

    Ami Town Chikusei , Hitachi , Hitachinaka , Inashiki , Ishioka , Kamisu , Kasama , Kashima , Mito , Moriya , Omitama , Sakuragawa , Tokai Village Tsuchiura , Tsukuba , Ushiku , Yachiyo Town.


Japan Containing Tokyo, a top metropolis of world as well as The Capital Of Japan, Kanto is the main island of Japan Located in the Eastern side of Honshu


Tochigi Prefecture:

    Ashikaga , Kanuma , Nasu Town Nasushiobara , Nikko , Nishikata Town Ohtawara , Oyama , Sano , Shimotsuke , Tochigi , Utsunomiya.

Gunma Prefecture:

    Kanra Town Kiryu , Kusatsu Town Maebashi , Meiwa Town Nanmoku Village Numata , Ota , Shibukawa , Takasaki.

Saitama Prefecture:

    Ageo , Asaka , Chichibu , Higashimatsuyama , Kasukabe , Kawagoe , Kawaguchi , Koshigaya , Kumagaya , Misato , Miyoshi Town Namegawa Town Niiza , Ogawa Town Saitama , Shobu Town Soka , Sugito Town Tokorozawa , Tsurugashima , Wako , Warabi.


Japan Containing Tokyo, a top metropolis of world as well as The Capital Of Japan, Kanto is the main island of Japan Located in the Eastern side of Honshu


Chiba Prefecture :

     Abiko, Chiba, Choshi , Funabashi , Ichihara , Ichikawa , Kamagaya , Kamogawa , Kashiwa , Kimitsu , Kisarazu , Kyonan Town Matsudo , Mobara , Motono Village Nagareyama , Narashino , Narita , Oamishirasato Town Sakae Town Sakura , Shiroi , Tateyama , Urayasu , Yotsukaido.

Kanagawa Prefecture:

    Atsugi , Ayase , Ebina , Fujisawa , Hadano , Hakone Town Hayama Town Hiratsuka , Isehara , Kamakura , Kawasaki , Miura , Odawara , Oiso Town Sagamihara , Yamato , Yokohama , Yokosuka , Yugawara Town Zama , Zushi.


Japan Containing Tokyo, a top metropolis of world as well as The Capital Of Japan, Kanto is the main island of Japan Located in the Eastern side of Honshu

Most Famous Places / Things to do :

    Below are described some must to visit places in Kanto region of Japan :

Lake Ashinoko , Hakone-machi
Yubatake , Kusatsu-machi
Kegon Falls , Nikko
Lake Chuzenji , Nikko
Enoshima Island , Fujisawa
Mt. Takao , Hachioji
Chichijima Island , Ogasawara-mura
Hahajima Island , Ogasawara-mura
Pola Museum of Art , Hakone-machi
Fukuroda Falls , Daigo-machi
Ryuzu Waterfall , Nikko
Yudaki Falls , Nikko
Fukiwarenotaki Falls , Numata
Meguro River , Tokyo
Yunoko Lake , Nikko



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