Tokyo by Rob GossTokyo by Rob Goss

Tokyo

byRob Goss

Paperback | December 1, 2013

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City Guide Tokyo offers comprehensive travel advice for what to do and where to go in one of Asia’s most fast-paced cities.Engaging and inspirationalHistory and Culturechapters explain the city’s intriguing and proud past, and the factors influencing contemporary society. The fashion scene, architectural treasures and local cuisine are fully explored so that visitors can gain a sense of how Tokyo’s distinctive character and culture have been shaped. TheBest of Tokyosection gives our recommendations forplanning the perfect trip– from visiting tranquil temples to joining the crowds in Shibuya’s glitzy shopping malls. ThePlaceschapters cover all areas of the city in detail, including Harajuku and Roppongi. There are also plenty of ideas for hopping on Japan’s super-efficient rail network to make excursions to Mount Fuji, Yokohama, and the spectacular former capital, Kamakura. Full-color photographythroughout gives a true flavor of life in the city today.Detailed mapshelp visitors get around, with all major sites cross-referenced with the text, and theTravel Tipsofferselectiveadvice on where to stay, what to eat and practical information on cultural, outdoor and sporting activities.
Title:TokyoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 1, 2013Publisher:APA Publications UK, LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:178005212X

ISBN - 13:9781780052120

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Top Attractions Tokyo
Editor’s Choice Tokyo
Tokyo Enigmas
Tokyoites

FEATURES
Decisive Dates
Creating the Eastern Capital
Festivals
Festivals and Street Performances
Cuisine
Tokyo After Dark
Fashion and Design
Architecture
The Art of Landscaping

PLACES
Introduction
Imperial Palace, Marunouchi and Nihombashi
Yurakucho, Ginza and Shiodomo
Ikebukuro, Meijirodai and Komagome
Shinjuku
Aoyama and Omotesando
Harajuku and Shibuya
Roppongi and Akasaka
Shinagawa, Meguro and Ebisu
Ueno, Yanesen and Hongo
Asakusa
Suidobashi, Ochanomizu, Kanda and Akihabara
Sumida River, Ryogoku and East Tokyo
The Sport of Sumo
Tokyo Bayside
Excursions

TRAVEL TIPS
Transport
Accommodation
Activities
A-Z: Practical Information
Language
Further Reading