Yurakucho is a district in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo. In 1933, the Japan Theatre opened here, and in 1934 Takarazuka Revue was inaugurated, which turned Yurakucho into a theatre quarter. Besides that, the headquarters of major Japanese newspapers, such as Mainichi, Asahi and Yomiuri are also located here. The area is currently undergoing reconstruction for the Itocia Building, a 21-story high entertainment complex with cafes, restaurants and movie theatres. The landmark of Yurakucho is a TOHO movie theater called "Marion". It is located inside Marunouchi Piccadilly Center and has 4354 seats. There are a lot of other theatres in Yurakucho which accounts for its fame as a theatre quarter since 1930. Additionally, the Tokyo International Forum, serving as an International Convention Center, is also located in Yurakucho. Classical music concerts, dance performances, seminars, workshops and other events are held here.
Train: The nearest station is Yurakucho Station.
Car: Take the Kasumigaseki Interchange on the Metropolitan Expressway. There are a lot of parking lots in the area.
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