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On Tuesday 24 March 2020, the International Olympic Committee and The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.
A new schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay will be decided in accordance with the decision made on the specific dates of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games.
The following information was compiled and released before the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games was announced on 24 March 2020.
Municipalities hosting Regional Flame Celebrations
Torch Relay Route
- Shinjuku City > Nakano City > Toshima City > Kita City > Bunkyo City
* The relay route, the municipalities the Torch Relay will travel through, the order in which it travels, the location of the Flame Celebration and any other information provided above are subject to change.
Places of interest in Tokyo
The Tokyo leg of the Torch Relay begins in Tokyo's famous skyscraper district. Some of the attractions people can expect in Tokyo include; A vibrant city where people from all over the world interact; the educational district; a base for culture and para-sports. Following its time in Tokyo, the flame will head to the Flame Lighting Ceremony.