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Book Description

This fascinating city; the world's largest metropolis, is becoming increasingly popular with and accessible to foreign visitors. Few people today are not affected by the creativity, culture and economy of Tokyo, yet this megacity remains an enigma for many.

Tokyo is the seat of the Japanese government and an economic powerhouse in the global financial market as well as a city at the cutting edge of fashion trends and modern architecture.

This DK Eyewitness Travel Guide provides in-depth coverage of the city, from the looming skyscrapers, neon-bathed streets and flashing video screens of the labyrinthine Shinjuku district to the traditional shrine complex of Meiji Jingu and the arresting mix of contemporary building developments found throughout the city.

Table of Contents

  1. COVER
  2. CONTENTS
  3. DISCOVER
    1. Welcome to Tokyo
    2. Reasons to Love Tokyo
    3. Explore Tokyo
    4. Tokyo Itineraries
    5. Tokyo for Art Lovers
    6. Tokyo for Tradition
    7. Tokyo for Architecture
    8. Tokyo for Parks And Gardens
    9. Tokyo for Foodies
    10. Tokyo On a Shoestring
    11. Tokyo for Families
    12. Tokyo for Geeks
    13. Tokyo Raise A Glass
    14. Tokyo After Dark
    15. Tokyo Off The Beaten Path
    16. Tokyo for Sports Fans
    17. A Year in Tokyo
    18. A Brief History
  4. EXPERIENCE
    1. Western Tokyo
    2. Central Tokyo
    3. Northern Tokyo
    4. Beyond the Center
    5. Beyond Tokyo
  5. NEED TO KNOW
    1. Before You Go
    2. Getting Around
    3. Practical Information
    4. Phrase Book
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Copyright